Convention Agenda- Subject to Change

Saturday, September 10

12:00 PM 5:00 PM Registration
12:30 PM 1:00 PM Lunch for Attendees
12:30 PM 4:00 PM NASAO Workshop  -Block Grant Session All conference attendees
4:00 PM 5:00 PM FAA Airport Inspection Update All conference attendees

Sunday, September 11

7:30 AM 7:00:PM Registration
8:00 AM 9:30 NASAO Annual Member States Meeting State members only
9:30 AM 10:30 NASAO State Members Roundtable Meeting State members only
9:30 AM 5:30 PM Exhibitor Move-in
11:00 AM 4:30 PM Off-Site Event BMW  All conference attendees welcome (off-site event pre-registration required).
6:00 PM 7:30 Ribbon Cutting and Welcome Reception

Monday, September 12

7:30 AM 5:00 Registration
7:30 AM 8:30 Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 AM 5:00 PM Expo Hall
7:30 AM 8:00 AV Check
8:30 AM 9:00 Welcome with Governmnent Official
9:00 AM 10:15 General Session 1 with Innovative State Aviation Programs
10:15 AM 10:45 Break with Exhibitors
10:45 AM 12:00 General Session 2- 2. A Future in Aviation: Integrating Unmanned Aircraft into the National Airspace System – A Case Study in North Dakota
12:00 PM 1:30 Lunch Keynote Speaker & Awards
12:00 PM 4:00 Guest Program
1:30 PM 2:30 Concurrent 1-Education Track- Our Future Workforce – What State Agencies are Doing to Develop the Pipeline
1:30 PM 2:30 Concurrent 2-:Pavement Track-Performance of Airport Asphalt Pavement Constructed using State Specifications
2:30 PM 3:30 Concurrent 3- Education Track- The Emerging Role of NASAO Members in Promoting Aviation STEM Workforce Development Programs at the High School Level
2:45 PM 3:45 Concurrent 4-Pavement Track-Innovative Contracting for Statewide Pavement Maintneance Implementation
3:45 PM 4:15 Break with Exhibitors
4:15 PM 5:15 General Session 3-Making the Case for Greater State Investment in Airports- A Case Study in North Carolina
6:00 PM 9:00 Off-Site Event -Gather Greenville-Buses depart 6:00

Tuesday, September 13

7:30AM 2:00 Registration
7:30 AM 8:30 Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:30 AM 2:30 PM  Exhibit Hall
8:30 AM 9:30 General Session 4-FAA Reauthorization
9:30 AM 10:30 Concurrent 5-AAM, Drones & UAS Technologies Track-The Ground to Air Planning Group: A Collaboration with the National League of Cities
9:30 AM 10:30 Concurrent 6-Best Practices, Innovation & Strategies Track-Getting the Lead Out – The Charge Toward Fleetwide Unleaded Fuel
10:30 AM 11:00 Break with Exhibitors
10:30 AM 1:00ish Guest Program
11:00 AM 12:00 General Session 5- Update from Washington with FAA Official- & Previewing the 2023 convention with Jerry Chism
12:00 PM 1:00 Lunch with Exhibitors
1:00 PM 1:15 PM NASAO Class Picture (State Directors or Designee Only) State members only
1:15 PM 2:30 PM Expo Hall Close Out & Raffle Drawing- Visit Arkansas Possible Demos…
1:15 PM 2:15 PM Concurrent 7-FAA Regional Administrators Roundtable (State Members Only)
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Concurrent 8-AAM, Drones & UAS Technologies Track-A Look at Federal & State Policies for the UAS & AAM Industries
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Concurrent 9–Best Practices, Innovation & Strategies Track-What are the Challenges & Solutions to Air Service Serving Small Communities
2:30 PM 4:30 PM Expo Hall Vendor Move Out
3:45 PM 5:00 PM General Session 6-What are the Opportunities for State Aviation Leaders with Drones & AAM Technologies? – Close out
5:45 PM 9:00 PM Evening Event-NOMA Square/Roost Restaurant

Wednesday, September 14

9:00 AM 10:00 NASAO Board Meeting – New 2022/2023 Board State members only
10:00 AM 12:00 NASAO /AASHTO Meeting State members and Center advisors only
8:30 AM 9:45 NASAO Workshop-Attracting Investment in Aviation Hangars Open to all conference attendees
10:00 AM 11:15 NASAO Workshop -Innovative Aviation Technologies Open to all conference attendees
12:30 AM 2:30 Tour-Lockheed Martin-Invite Only Open to all conference attendees – pre-registration required