Schedule at a glance

Saturday, April 29
7:30 a.m.–2 p.m. AIA Golf Tournament and Lunch for Golfers
8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. AIA Sporting Clays Tournament
2–5 p.m. Registration Desk open
4–5 pm. Education Committee Meeting
5:30–7 p.m. Quick Pick-Up Registration Open
5:30–6 p.m. New Member/First-Timer Reception
6–7:30 p.m. Opening Reception
Sunday, April 30
7 a.m.–4 p.m. Registration Desk open
7–8 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ✈ Continuing Insurance Education Sessions
8–9 a.m. ✈ Inadequate Liability Limits: Impacts on Insureds,
Brokers, Claimants and Insurers

Jonathan M. Stern, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
9–10 a.m. ✈ So Much is Riding on Your Tires
Kimberley Stufflet, Preferred Aviation UW
10–11 a.m. ✈ “Any Doctor’s Appointment You Walk Away From…”
Mitchell A. Garber, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.M.E., Engineering
Systems, Inc.
11 a.m.–Noon ✈ Insuring and Defending Public Entities
Alan Farkas, SmithAmundsen Aerospace
Michael Calhoun, Aon Risk Solutions
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch
1–2 p.m. ✈ Worldwide Coverage: International Aviation
Operations and Insurance in 2017

Glen Vallach, USAIG
Mitchell Young, USAIG
2–3 p.m. ✈ How Drones Benefit Aviation and What
You Need to Know

Ted Dunlap, RTI Forensics
Mark Dombroff, Dentons
Ann Taylor, Locke Lord
Art Dawley, Wyvern
3–4 p.m. ✈ Insuring a US Registered Aircraft to a Foreign Operator
Jim Gardner, The James A Gardner Company, Inc.
Jeff Towers, TVPX
Vic D’Avanzo, USAIG
Ken Forsyth, Crawford Aviation
4–5 p.m. ✈ Is your Insurance License in Jeopardy?
Frank Kimmel, Kimmel Aviation Insurance Agency
David McCredie, McCredie Insurance Agency
Todd McCredie, McCredie Insurance Agency
John Howard, Silver Eagle Agency
Monday, May 1
7 a.m.– 3 p.m. Registration Desk open
7:30–8:45 a.m. Past Presidents’ Breakfast
8–9 a.m. Breakfast with exhibitors
9 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. General Session
9–9:15 a.m. President’s Welcome
9:15–10 a.m Keynote Speaker: John A. Kuhn, CEO/ Global Insurance,
Sompo International Insurance
10 –10:15 a.m. CAIP/CAIP Gold Award
10:15–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30–11:10 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Mark Baker, President, AOPA
11:10 a.m. –12 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Scott Schappell,Ph.D.,
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
12 –12:15 p.m. Pinnacle Award
12:15 – 1 p.m. Lunch
1 – 1:45 p.m. Luncheon Speaker: Burt Rutan, Aerospace Legend
2–4 p.m. Division Session
Attorney/Claims:
 The Invisible Hijacker
Robert J. Williams, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis
Agent/Brokers: o Queuing Up at AIA
6–9 p.m. Monday Night Party – Beach Party
Tuesday, May 2
7 a.m.–8 a.m. Breakfast
8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Continuing Legal Education sessions
8–9 a.m. Tackling Difficult Insurance Coverage Issues
Ed Glady, Sanders & Parks, P.C
9–10 a.m. Coverage Issues Relating to Claims Under
The False Claims Act

Stephen Wood, Chuhak & Tecson
10–10:15 a.m. Morning Break
10:30–11:30 a.m. Trying the Aviation Case: Ethical and Practical
Pitfalls from Experienced Aviation Counsel

  • Lisa Savitt, The Axelrod Firm, P.C.
  • Leane Capps, Polsinelli
  • Aileen Camacho, HFW
  • Michele C. Sears, Wilson Elser
  • Elizabeth Vasseur-Browne, Cooling & Herbers
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Steering Clear of Sanctions: Managing Client
Document Retention and Production Obligations

  • Jack Harrington, SmithAmundsen Aerospace