GREEN BAY, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Conference will be held May 2-4, 2011 at Hotel Sierra/KI Center in Green Bay. Headlining the speakers will be Wisconsin Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb; Wisconsin Aeronautics Director David Greene; EAA President & CEO Rod Hightower; General Aviation Manufacturers Association President and CEO, Pete Bunce; FAA Great Lakes Region Administrator Barry Cooper; FAA Great Lakes Region Airports Manager Susan Schalk; FAA Airports District Manager Steve Obenauer; and National Weather Service Manager Richard Mamrosh.
Topics will include “Wildlife Hazards;” an update on the Experimental Aircraft Association; Social Media Outreach; Stormwater Utilities; Airport Grant Assurances; Blizzard Response/Recovery; Changes in NOTAMS; Aviation Weather Resources for Pilots, Fixed Base Operators and Airport Managers; and Sustainability Programs.
Special events will include a reception at the Legend’s Room at Lambeau Field, home of Super Bowl Champions, the “Green Bay Packers;” an awards luncheon; banquet; golf tournament at Brown County Golf Course; and a clay shooting tournament at Little Creek Lodge Hunting Club.
On Tuesday, May 3, the Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association will hold its annual meeting in the morning, and present its “Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year Award” at the noon luncheon.
Registration is $75 and includes Monday’s reception at Lambeau Field; and all meals, events, and social hours. Complimentary registration is available for airport commissioners and board members with a paid staff registration.
The full conference agenda, hotel information, and registration forms are posted on the Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) website: www.wiama.org. Register online using PayPal or your credit card, or print and mail the registration form and pay by check.
To exhibit or for additional information, contact Pete Drahn at 715-358-2802 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For hotel reservations contact the Sierra Hotel at 920-432-4555 or 800-474-3772.
The Wisconsin Aviation Conference is sponsored by a coalition of professional aviation organizations: Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA); Wisconsin Business Aviation Association (WBAA); Wisconsin Aviation/Airport Consultants, Suppliers & Sponsors; and Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA).