Event Registration - University Aviation Association
2019 Aviation Policy Seminar for Students & Faculty
1/8/2019 - 1/11/2019

January 8-11, 2019, Washington, DC

Early bird registration deadline is Saturday, December 1. Early registration is $300; late registration is $350 IF space is available...LAST YEAR SOLD OUT. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

The Seminar: The University Aviation Association offers students and faculty the opportunity to interact with aviation industry leaders and members of Congress during the 2019 UAA Aviation Policy Seminar. The seminar takes place in January in Washington, DC. More information about the Seminar can be found at www.uaa.aero; select “conference/events”. This Seminar is recommended for juniors, seniors, graduate students, and faculty with a good background in aviation management.

Students, faculty, and institution facilitators will spend the week crisscrossing the nation’s capital attending briefings & seminars from NTSB, FAA, Congressional staff, and industry associations agencies such as NBAA & RAA.

Attendees will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of how these agencies interact in establishing aviation policy and the opportunities available in the aviation industry.

Hotel accommodations: Holiday Inn Capitol (550 C Street, SW Washington, DC 20024). The University Aviation Association for check-in beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, check-out Friday, January 11, 2019. The rate is $159 per night.  Please note, this rate does not include DC tax, currently 14.95%. You may book reservations directly online by clicking on the web link here UAA. You may also make reservations by calling 1 877-572-6951 and referencing group name UAA and booking code UA8.  Please call 1-877-572-6951 and reference your confirmation number. Please obtain a cancellation number when canceling a reservation. Deadline date to make the reservation is Monday, December 10, 2018. Reservation requests received after the deadline date will be subject to availability and prevailing rate.

Book A Flight: Reservations and ticketing discounts are available via www.delta.com/meeting. Select Book Your Flight and this will bring you to the Book A Flight page. Enter the meeting code NMR7F in the box provided. Reservations may also be made by calling our Delta Meeting reservations at 1-800-328-1111.

Meals: Dinner the first night and breakfast Wed/Thur/Fri morning will be provided as part of the conference program at no cost to attendees. You should only need to allot for lunch and dinner daily for Wed through Fri and fast-food options are available within walking distance.

Dress Code: Smart casual, Shirt and tie required Wednesday & Thursday. School shirts Tuesday & Friday

Tentative Event Schedule (Subject To Change)

Tuesday, January 8 (starts at 4:00 p.m.)

4:00 pm - 8:00pm

Overview / Team meeting / Dinner included

Wednesday, January 9

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • FAA Overview & Breakouts
  • Airline Consolidation and Pilot Shortage
  • Airport Infrastructure Funding
  • ATC Modernization Challenges
  • Commercial UAS Integration
  • Aviation Sub-committee, GAO, and
  • Congressional Representatives
  • Team Meetings

Thursday, January 10 

9:00 am 

Industry Association Visits

  • Airlines 4 America
  • RAA
  • NBAA
  • ALPA
  • ICAO

5:00 pm - Team Meetings

Friday, January 11 (ends at 4:00 pm)

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • NTSB facility visit
  • Team Meetings
  • Culminating Session / Out-briefing

Registration ends on December 28, 2018