ICAS Convention 2017, Tentative Schedule


Although some of the details are subject to change between now and the Convention in December, ICAS has developed the following tentative schedule to help members plan their travel to and from Las Vegas for the ICAS Convention 2017.


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Saturday, December 2nd

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Air Force Open House Workshop

Sunday, December 3rd

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Exhibitor Move-In
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Air Shows 101: Air/Ground Operations Training Workshop
12:40 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.Aerobatic Competency Evaluator Training
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.First Timers Orientation: An Interactive Introduction to the ICAS Convention
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Sponsorship for Events
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Session #1
Putting on Your First Air Show: Tips and Advice from Veterans
Securing Military Ground Support Equipment: an Introduction
3:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.Introduction to Air Shows for Performers
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Concurrent Session #2
Golden Knights Forum
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Concurrent Session #3
FAA Forum
Putting the Internet to Work for You: Advanced Social Media Tactics and Techniques
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Welcome to Las Vegas Reception

Monday, December 4th

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Opening General Session and Jet Team Schedule Announcements
10:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.Exhibit Session A
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall Lunch
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Session #4
60 Sponsorship Tips in 60 Minutes
Air Boss Safety Stand-Down
Top Ten Ideas for Performers: A Perspective from the Home Office
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Forum
1:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.Air Shows 102: Business Basics
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Session #5
A Practical Introduction to Performer Sponsorships
How to Build and Position an Aerobatic Box: An Interactive Workshop
So, You Didn't Get a Jet Team...
U.S. Navy Blue Angels Forum
4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.Exhibit Session B
6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.North East Council of Air Shows Meeting
NorthWest Council of Air Shows Meeting
South West Council of Air Shows Meeting
United Airshow Grunts Meeting

Tuesday, December 5th

7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.Aircraft Maintenance Roundtable Discussion
U.S. Air Force Roundtable Discussion
U.S. Navy Roundtable Discussion
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Air Boss 201: Advanced Air Boss Workshop
Air Shows 102: Business Basics, Part Two
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Session #6
60 Safety Tips in 60 Minutes
Top Ten Ideas for Event Organizers: A Perspective from the Home Office
U.S. Air Force ACC Forum
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Session #7
Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds Forum
The Psychology and Physiology of Mental Trauma: Recovering Following Tragedy
U.S. Navy Forum
9:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Air Show Performer Safety Stand-Down
Air Show Security Update: Keeping your Spectators and Participants Safe in a Fast-Changing Environment
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Session #8
RCAF/SkyHawks Forum
The Changing Demographics of Air Show Audiences and What It Means to Your Air Show Business
U.S. Marine Corps Forum
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Pinnacle Awards Luncheon
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Keynote: Purpose, Commitment and Character: Attaining and Maintaining a Lifestyle of Excellence
2:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.Exhibit Session C
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.2018 ICAS Convention Exhibit Space Draw
Maple Leaf Forum

Wednesday, December 6th

7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.Air Boss Association of Canada Meeting
U.S. Marine Corps Roundtable Discussion
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Membership Meeting & Keynote: Why and How Millennials Will Soon Become the Air Show Community's Core Constituency
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Exhibit Session D
12:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Exhibitor Move-Out
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Concurrent Session #9
Pre-Show Performer Briefing: Blueprint to a Safe, Successful Show
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Session #10
Air Show Planning and Scheduling Workshop
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Chairman's Banquet Reception
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Chairman's Banquet
9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Survivor Party