Avionics News February 2016 - 8
to speak at AEA
On Thursday, April 28, FAA Administrator
Michael P. Huerta will open the morning regulatory session during the AEA International
Convention & Trade Show in Orlando, Florida.
Moderated by Ric Peri,
AEA vice president of government and industry affairs, join
FAA invited leadership team
members from headquarters,
including Huerta, along with
officials from directorate and
field and regional offices, as
Michael P. Huerta participants discuss important
regulatory topics affecting
your avionics business in 2016 and beyond.
Topics include the FAA's reauthorization in
2016; the Part 23 rewrite affecting aircraft
design, certification and maintenance; and
updates on the FAA's efforts toward ADS-B implementation. And no regulatory update with the
FAA would be complete without addressing the
international growth in the UAS marketplace.
deadline is April 1
The deadline to make an advance
registration and save $90 per person off the
on-site registration fee is April 1. Advance
registrations are now being accepted at aea.
A full registration includes all seminars and
training sessions, AEA Exhibit Hall entrance for
two full days with a light lunch, and the AEA's
No advance registrations will be accepted
after April 1. On-site fees are $740 for AEA
members and $915 for non-members.
Make hotel room
Room block nearly sold out
To guarantee the special AEA room rate of $214
per night, make your reservation directly with the
hotel no later than March 25. A hotel reservations link
is available at aea.net/convention.
However, please note that the hotel room block
is already nearly sold out as of press time, so act
accordingly and make your accommodations quickly.
Although the deadline to reserve a hotel room is
March 25, availability may not last much longer due to
high demand. Do not wait and take care of this today.
In addition, the AEA does not work with any housing agencies, so make your hotel accommodations
via the link on the AEA Convention website. Should
you receive a call offering lower rates, it is a scam to
obtain your credit card information.
Marriott's Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, Florida 34746
Grow your business.
Train your technicians.
Meet with your dealers.
Don't miss out on more than 75 hours of regulatory, technical and business management training
and professional development, all approved for
credit toward the AEA's Avionics Training Excellence
Award, as well as accepted for FAA IA renewal and
the AMT Awards Program.
View the AEA Convention training schedule online