Convention Agenda

Saturday, September 10

12:00 – 5:00pm Registration Meeting Prefunction
12:30 – 1:00pm Lunch for NASAO Workshop Attendees Redbud Suite Prefunction
12:30 – 4:00pm NASAO Workshop: State Block Grant Program Redbud Suite
4:00 – 5:00pm FAA Airport Inspection Update Redbud Suite

Sunday, September 11

7:30 am – 7:00 pm Registration Meeting Prefunction
8:00 – 9:30am NASAO Annual Member States Meeting Redbud Suite (State Members Only)
9:30 – 10:30am NASAO State Members Roundtable Meeting Redbud Suite (State Members Only)
9:30 am – 5:30 pm Exhibitor Move In Regency Ballroom A-C
11:00 am – 4:30 pm BMW Excursion Meet in Hyatt Lobby (Pre-registration Required)
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Ribbon Cutting and Welcome Reception Regency Ballroom A-C

Monday, September 12

7:30 – 8:30 am Breakfast with Exhibitors Regency Ballroom A-C
7:30 am – 5:00 pm Expo Hall Regency Ballroom A-C
8:30 AM Guest Program: Greenville Foodie Tour Meet in Hyatt Lobby
8:30 – 9:00 am Welcome and Opening Session Regency Ballroom D-H
9:00 – 10:15 am General Session: Innovative State Aviation Programs Regency Ballroom D-H
10:15 – 10:45 am Break with Exhibitors Regency Ballroom A-C
10:45 am -12:00 pm General Session: A Future in Aviation Integrating Unmanned Aircraft into the National Airspace System – A Case Study in North Dakota Regency Ballroom D-H
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch Keynote Speaker & Awards  Studio 220
1:30 – 2:30 pm Concurrent: Our Future Workforce: What
State Agencies are Doing to Develop the
Pipeline
Regency Ballroom D-H
1:30 – 2:30 pm Concurrent: Performance of Airport Asphalt Pavement Constructed Using State Specifications Redbud Suite
2:45 – 3:45 pm Concurrent: The Emerging Role of States in Promoting Aviation STEM Workforce Development Programs at the High School Level Regency Ballroom D-H
2:45 – 3:45 pm Concurrent: Innovative Contracting for Statewide Pavement Maintenance Implementation Redbud Suite
3:45 – 4:15 pm Break with Exhibitors Regency Ballroom A-C
4:15 – 5:15 pm General Session: Making the Case for Greater State Investment in Airports – A Case Study in North Carolina Regency Balloom D-H
6:00 PM State Directors Photo Falls Location on the way to Gather Greenville
6:00 – 9:00 pm Monday Evening Event at Gather Greenville Meet in Hyatt lobby for transportation

Tuesday, September 13

7:30 – 2:00pm Registration Meeting Prefunction
7:30 – 8:30 am Breakfast with Exhibitors Regency Ballroom A-C
7:30 – 8:30 am Expo Hall Regency Ballroom A-C
8:30 – 9:30 am General Session: FAA Reauthorization:
Opportunities to Address Challenges to the
Aviation Industry
Regency Ballroom D-H
9:30 – 10:30 am Concurrent: The Ground to Air Planning Group: A Collaboration with the National League of Cities Regency Balloom D-H
9:30 – 10:30 am Concurrent: Getting the Lead Out – The Charge Toward Fleetwide Unleaded Fuel / Bringing FAA Weather Camera Safety and Efficiency Benefits to CONUS Redbud Suite
10:30 – 11:00 am Break with Exhibitors Regency Ballroom A-C
11:00 – 12:00 pm General Session: Update from Washington with FAA Regency Ballroom D-H
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch with Exhibitors Regency Ballroom A-C
1:00 PM Guest Program – Make Made Jewelry Meet in Hyatt Lobby
1:00 – 2:30 pm Expo Hall Close Out & Raffle Drawings Regency Ballroom A-C
1:00 – 2:30 pm FAA Regional Administrators Roundtable Redbud Suite (State Members Only)
2:30 – 3:30 pm Concurrent: A Look at Federal & State Policies for the UAS & AAM Industries Regency Ballroom A-C
2:30 – 3:30 pm Concurrent: What are the Challenges & Solutions to Air Service Serving Small Communities Redbud Suite
2:30 – 4:30 pm Expo Hall Vendor Move Out
3:45 – 5:00 pm General Session: What are the Opportunities for State Aviation Leaders with Drones & AAM Technologies? Regency Ballroom D-H
5:45 – 9:00 pm Tuesday Evening Event: NOMA Square/Roost Restaurant NOMA Square

Wednesday, September 14

8:30 – 9:45 am NASAO Workshop: Attracting Investment in Hangars Regency Ballroom F-H
9:00 – 10:00 am NASAO Board Meeting  Redbud Suite (State Members Only)
10:00 – 12:00 pm NASAO/AASHTO Meeting Redbud Suite (State Members Only)
10:00 – 11:15 am NASAO Workshop: Cutting Edge Technologies Regency Ballroom F-H
12:30 – 2:30 pm Lockheed Martin Tour  (Pre-registration Required) Meet in Hyatt Lobby