Schedule at a glance

Saturday, April 28
7:30 a.m.–2 p.m. AIA Golf Tournament and Lunch for Golfers
8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. AIA Sporting Clay 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 29
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. The Pilot Shortage: If it’s real what can we do about it?
  • Mitchell Young, USAIG
  • Katie Pribyl, AOPA
9–10 a.m. Claims Presentation – Claims Gone Bad
  • Paul Leonard, Charles Taylor Aviation
10–11 a.m. Space Insurance Update
  • Scott Ross, Global Aerospace
11 a.m.–Noon E & O Claims from Beginning to End
  • John Scott Hoff, Cremer Spina
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch
1–2 p.m. Insurance and the Rise of the Drones
  • Anthony Mormino, Swiss Re Management
  • Gerald Deneen, Swiss Re Management
2–3 p.m. Power Down or Fire Up: Lithium Battery Risk at Altitude
  • Ted Dunlap, RTI Forensics
  • Dana Schulze, NTSB
  • John Deleeuw, American Airlines
  • Robert Corcoran, Global Aerospace
3–4 p.m. Current uses of safety management systems and the effects on risk and insurance
  • Raymond L. Mariani, Murray, Morin & Herman
  • Mark Pestana, Faculty, USC Aerospace Safety Program
  • Priscilla Kehoe, Group Senior Director for Safety Insurance and Risk at BBA Aviation plc
4–5 p.m. Bad Faith Decision
  • Deborah Elsassser, Clyde & Co
Monday, April 30
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 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. General Session
9 a.m.– 9:15 a.m. President’s Welcome
9:15–10:00 a.m. Doris Höpke , Munich Re
10 –10:15 a.m. CAIP/CAIP Gold Award
10:15–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30–11:10 a.m. Ed Bolen, President, NBAA
11:10 a.m. –12 p.m. Guy Buesnel, Spirent
12 –12:15 p.m. Pinnacle Award
12:15 – 1 p.m. Lunch
1 – 1:45 p.m. LUNCHEON SPEAKER - Captain Mark Kelly, NASA
2–4 p.m. DIVISION SESSIONS
Attorney/Claims - Glenn Vallich, USAIG
Agent/Brokers - Queuing Up at AIA
6–9 p.m. Monday Night Party at Austin City Limits
Tuesday, May 1
7 a.m.–8 a.m. Breakfast
8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Continuing Legal Education sessions
8–9 a.m. Air Show Panel
  • Paul Lange, Law Offices of Paul A. Lange, LLC
9–10 a.m. FAA: Friend or Foe
  • Jim Strawinski, Strawinski & Stout, P.C.
10–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30–11:30 a.m. Experimental Aviation: Industry, Claims, Litigation, and Releases
  • Laura Heft, Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
11:30–12:30 p.m. An Approach to Evaluating and Litigating Traumatic Brain Injuries in Aviation
  • Kerry A. Mahedy and Brandon A. Woodard, Montgomery Rennie Jonson