Preliminary Schedule

This preliminary schedule is subject to change. Reconfirm dates, times, and locations on site; complete information will appear in the HAI HELI-EXPO 2016 Program & Exhibit Guide and the HAI HELI-EXPO show app.

Don’t Miss Out: Take the 2016 HAI Rotor Safety Challenge! It’s free for HAI HELI-EXPO 2016 attendees and exhibitors. All Challenge events are marked RSC on the schedule below.

All events will take place at the Kentucky Exposition Center unless otherwise noted. *Events marked with an asterisk (*) require a separate registration.

Friday, February 26Saturday, February 27, 2016
8:00 am 5:00 pm Professional Education Courses* (Kentucky International Convention Center)
Sunday, February 28, 2016
8:00 am 5:00 pm Professional Education Courses* (Kentucky International Convention Center)
10:00 am 12:00 pm Helicopter Tour Operators Committee Meeting
11:30 am 6:00 pm HFI Scholarship Golf Tournament*
(Fuzzy Zoeller’s Covered Bridge Golf Club)
Monday, February 29, 2016
8:00 am 10:00 am HAI Safety Symposium: Safety and the Bottom Line (RSC)
8:00 am 5:00 pm Heli-Success Career Development Seminar* (Professional Education Courses)
8:00 am 5:00 pm Professional Education Courses* (Kentucky International Convention Center)
8:30 am 4:00 pm Technical Committee Meeting
8:30 am 4:30 pm Proper Planning: The Key to Successful Helicopter Acquisitions* (Finance & Leasing Course) (Professional Education Courses)
10:30 am 12:00 pm Safety Directors Forum: The Impact of Recent Accidents on the Helicopter Industry (RSC)
1:00 pm 2:00 pm 2016 HAI Accreditation Program of Safety (HAI-APS)
1:00 pm 3:00 pm USHST Executive Committee Meeting
3:30 pm 5:00 pm Rotorcraft ASIAS Presentation
7:00 pm 8:30 pm HAI HELI-EXPO Welcome Reception
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
8:00 am 10:00 am HAI Annual Membership Meeting & Breakfast
8:00 am 11:00 am CFI Mentoring Program: Teaching Flight Maneuvers and SBT Concepts
8:00 am 12:00 pm Military to Civilian Transition Workshop*: (Professional Education course)
8:30 am 4:30 pm HAI Rotor Safety Challenge Sessions (RSC)
9:00 am 10:30 am Offshore Forum
9:30 am 12:30 pm Voting for the HAI Board of Directors (for Regular Members Only)
10:00 am 12:00 pm Safety Committee Town Hall (RSC)
10:00 am 5:00 pm Manufacturer Technical Briefings
10:15 am 10:30 am HAI HELI-EXPO Opening Ceremony
10:30 am 12:00 pm ADS-B Meeting
10:30 am 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 am 5:00 pm HAI Helicopter Industry Career Fair
11:00 am 12:00 pm HFI Maintenance Tech Mentoring Panel
12:00 pm 2:00 pm Huey Owners and Type Certificate Holders Forum
1:00 pm 2:00 pm HFI Pilot Mentoring Panel
1:00 pm 2:30 pm Finance and Leasing Committee Roundtable
1:00 pm 3:00 pm Air Medical Committee Meeting
1:00 pm 4:30 pm HAI Auditor Training Course*
2:30 pm 3:30 pm HFI Industry Outreach to Students Panel
2:00 pm 4:00 pm Utilities, Patrol, and Construction Committee Meeting
2:30 pm 5:00 pm ICAO Annex 14 Update Worksho (Canceled)
5:30 pm 8:00 pm Twirly Birds Annual Meeting (Marriott Louisville Downtown)
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
8:00 am 10:00 am Flight Operations Committee Meeting
8:00 am 10:00 am Government Service Committee Meeting
8:00 am 12:00 pm IHST Regional Partner Panel
8:00 am 4:30 pm HAI Rotor Safety Challenge Sessions (RSC)
8:30 am 10:00 am Finance and Leasing Committee Meeting
8:30 am 10:00 am Safety Committee Meeting
8:30 am 10:30 am Unmanned: UAS in the Mix
9:00 am 5:00 pm Manufacturer Technical Briefings
10:00 am 12:00 pm Business Management Workshop
10:00 am 12:30 pm Aerial Firefighting and Natural Resources Committee Meeting
10:00 am 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 am 12:30 pm Electronic News Gathering Committee Meeting
10:30 am 12:30 pm Fly Neighborly / Environmental Committee Meeting
1:00 pm 3:00 pm Annual DOI/USFS Interagency Fire Briefing
1:00 pm 3:00 pm Business Management Committee Meeting
1:00 pm 3:00 pm Finer Points of Restricted Category/ Military Surplus Type Certification
1:00 pm 4:00 pm Heliport Committee Meeting
2:00 pm 5:00 pm UAS Committee Meeting
7:00 pm 9:30 pm HAI Salute to Excellence Awards Dinner*
Thursday, March 3, 2016
8:00 am 11:00 am Affiliate Symposium
8:00 am 12:00 pm Chief Pilot Roundtable (Canceled)
8:00 am 12:00 pm Fatigue Risk Management
8:00 am 4:00 pm Fundamentals of IS-BAO Workshop*
8:30 am 10:30 am FAA: Face to Face
10:00 am 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 pm 12:30 pm Training Committee Meeting
11:00 am 12:30 pm USHST SMS Working Group
1:00 pm 3:00 pm 14 CFR 27 Single-Engine IFR Certification Initiative (Canceled)
1:00 pm 4:00 pm SAE Hoist Standards Committee Meeting (Canceled)
1:00 pm 5:00 pm Advanced Helicopter Operator Management* (Professional Education Course)
Friday, March 4 – Saturday, March 5, 2016
8:00 am 4:00 pm IS-BAO Auditor Accreditation Workshop* (Friday only)
8:00 am 5:00 pm Advanced Helicopter Operator Management* (Professional Education Course)