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HAI HELI-EXPO

February 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - March 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

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Las Vegas Convention Center

HAI HELI-EXPO is where the global helicopter industry gathers to build professionals, networks, and solutions. Looking for your next aircraft, vendor, mentor, job, or professional development opportunity? You’ll find them all in Las Vegas at HAI HELI-EXPO 2018!

  • 20,000 industry professionals, including 20% from international destinations
  • 700+ exhibitors and 60+ aircraft on display
  • 100+ education courses, seminars, workshops, and forums
  • 1 million+ square feet of meeting and exhibit space
  • Helicopter fly-in February 23-24 and fly-out March 1-2

You can’t afford to miss HAI HELI-EXPO if you:

  • Manufacture or operate helicopters or drones
  • Produce or distribute aviation products or services
  • Provide aviation training through simulation or schools
  • Work for an aviation regulator or other government agency

All events will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

Friday Feb. 23, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Maintenance Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 1)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Operator Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 1)
Saturday Feb 24, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Maintenance Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 2)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Operator Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 2)
Sunday Feb. 25, 2018
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM SMS: From the Top Down* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Public Aircraft* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Maintenance Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 3)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Operator Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 3)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Effective Leadership in Business Aviation* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Flying in the Wire and Obstruction Environment – Part 1* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Aerodynamics without Equations* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Introduction to Vertical Reference Long-Line and External-Cargo Training* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Mountain Flying Ground School* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Night Vision Goggles from Beginning to End* (Professional Education Course, Day 1)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Part 135 Management Boot Camp – Part 1* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Recurrent Human Factors: Fatigue Risk Management Workshop* (Professional Education Course) (SOLD OUT)
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM HFI Scholarship Golf Tournament* (Las Vegas National Golf Course)
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Drug & Alcohol Testing Programs: Regulatory Basics to Business Needs* (Professional Education Course)
Monday Feb 26, 2018
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM HAI Safety Symposium: Life Cycle of a Helicopter Accident (RSC)
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Technical Committee Meeting
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Aeronautical Decision-Making: Is My Brain Trying to Kill Me?* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Aerospace Physiology and Human Performance Update* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Flying in the Wire and Obstruction Environment – Part 2* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM HEC, Hoist, Congested-Area Planning, and Utility Rigging* (Professional
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Flight Instructor Refresher Course* (Professional Education Course, Day 2)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Maintenance Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 4)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Operator Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 4)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Keys to a Successful Transaction* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Heli-Success Career Development Seminar* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM– 5:00 PM Night Vision Goggles from Beginning to End* (Professional Education Course, Day 2)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Operational Risk Management for Helicopters* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Part 135 Management Boot Camp — Part 2* (Professional Education Course)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Regulatory Comprehension for Maintenance* (Professional Education Course)
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Safety Directors Forum (RSC)
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM USHST All-Hands Meeting
12:00 PM – 600 PM Military to Civilian Transition Workshop
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Helicopter Tour Operators Committee Meeting
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM HAI HELI-EXPO Welcome Reception (sponsored by Bell Helicopter)
Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM HAI Annual Membership Meeting & Breakfast
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM CFI Mentoring Program
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Building a Positive Relationship with the Government (RSC)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Crew Resource Management (CRM) – A Military Perspective (RSC)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Finally, the “Business of Managing Safety” (RSC)
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Good Data Drives Good Decisions (RSC)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Maintenance Programs – Managing Risks and Asset Value (RSC)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Risk Tolerance – a Study in Pilot Personalities (RSC)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3(RSC)
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 FAA ADS-B Update
10:30 AM – 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 AM – 5:00 PM HFI Helicopter Industry Career Fair
1200 PM – 12:20 PM Maximizing your Experience at HAI HELI-EXPO (HAI CONNECT)
12:20 PM – 1:00 PM 1st Time Attendee Meetup (HAI CONNECT)
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Restricted Category Committee Meeting
1:00 PM – 1:20 PM Legislative Update: How HAI is working for you! (HAI CONNECT)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM 2018 HAI Accreditation Program of Safety (HAI-APS)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Fly Neighborly Forum
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM NTSB Helicopter Investigations – 3 Case Studies (RSC)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM What Do I need to Know About My Flight Gear? (RSC)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM HFI Career Roundtable
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Air Medical Committee Meeting
1:20 PM – 2:00 PM UAS Meetup (HAI CONNECT)
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Salute to Excellence Winner Interviews (HAI CONNECT)
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Utilities, Patrol, and Construction Committee Meeting
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Safety Management Systems for Small Fleet or Private Operators (RSC)
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM “Tipped Off”: Improving Human Performance Through Fundamental Safety Tips (RSC)
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM ICAO Update Workshop
3:30 PM – 3:50 PM Helicopter Career opportunities hosted by University of North Dakota (HAI CONNECT)
3:50 PM – 4:30 PM Students Meetup (HAI CONNECT)
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM HAA Flight Risk Analysis/OCC Then & Now (RSC)
3:30 PM – 3:50 PM Helicopter Career opportunities hosted by University of North Dakota (HAI CONNECT)
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Twirly Birds Annual Meeting (Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino)
Wednesday Feb. 28, 2018
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Applied Aeronautical Knowledge (RSC)
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM The Cost of a Poor Investigation (RSC)
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Flight Operations Committee Meeting
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM Aerial Firefighting and Natural Resources Committee Meeting
8:00 AM – 12:30 PM IHST Regional Partners Meeting
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Manufacturer Technical Briefings
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Finance & Leasing Committee Meeting
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Safety Committee Meeting
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM Membership Committee Meeting
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Government Service Committee Meeting
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Offshore Forum
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Responding to Safety & Global Growth (RSC)
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Safety Performance Indicator’s…What the heck are they? (RSC)
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Special Instrument Procedures and Increased Risk Management (RSC)
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Turbine Engine Hygiene
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee Hour with HAI Staff (HAI CONNECT)
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Airworthiness Defined: Safety Management in Small Operations (RSC)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Integrating UAS into Your Existing Flight Department (RSC)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM RodRadar: Breakthrough Wire and Pylon Detection Radar for Helicopters (RSC)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Spatial D the IIMC Killer (RSC)
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Annual DOI/USFS Interagency Fire Briefing
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Fly Neighborly/Environmental Committee Meeting
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Veteran’s Photo at HFI Heritage Booth C8131
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM FAA Maintenance Q & A (HAI CONNECT)
11:20 AM – 12:00 PM Maintenance Meet-up (HAI CONNECT)
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM The Next Generation of Simulator Helicopter Training (RSC)
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM “Tipped Off”: Improving Human Performance Through Fundamental Safety Tips (RSC)
12:00 PM – 12:20 PM Helicopter Careers for Women (HAI CONNECT)
12:20 PM – 1:00 PM Helicopter Careers for Women Meetup(HAI CONNECT)
1:00 PM – 1:20 PM Retirement / Personal Financial Planning with Merrill Lynch (HAI CONNECT)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Heliport Accident Prevention (RSC)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Evidence, evidence, evidence – a thorough helicopter investigation (RSC)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Functional Safety Management for UAS Certification (RSC)
1:00 PM- 2:00P M The Hot Seat: Surviving a Deposition After a Rotorcraft Accident (RSC)
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM What’s Your Attitude (RSC)
1:00 PM- 2:30 PM Offshore Forum
1:20 PM – 2:00 PM Public Safety Meetup (HAI CONNECT)
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM Heliport Committee Meeting
2:00 PM – 2:20 PM 2018 Scholarship Winner Interviews (HAI CONNECT)
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM UAS Committee Meeting
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM 40 Years of Helicopter Operations: Lessons Learned (RSC)
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Rotor Blade Preventive Maintenance (RSC)
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Best Practices in Maintenance Recordkeeping (RSC)
2:30 PM – 2:50 PM Hear an Inspiring Story from one of our Nation’s Wounded Warriors (HAI CONNECT)
3:00 PM – 3:20 PM Solutions to Challenges in Maintaining Your Medical Certificate (HAI CONNECT)
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Pilot Meetup (HAI CONNECT)
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Productive Management of Hazard and Incident Reports(RSC)
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Using Practical Human Factors to Prevent Accidents (RSC)
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM HAI Salute to Excellence Awards Dinner (Wynn Encore)
Thursday March 1, 2018
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM Affiliate Symposium
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM General Session FAA: Face to Face
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM Sneak Peak: New! HAI Online Education (HAI CONNECT)
11:20 AM – 12:00 PM UPAC Meetup (HAI CONNECT)
12:00 PM – 12:20 PM Trail Blazer Interview (HAI CONNECT)
12:20 PM – 1:00 PM Tour Operators Meetup (HAI CONNECT)
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Training Committee Meeting
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Operator Management – Advanced* (Professional Education Course, Day 1)
1:20 PM – 2:00 PM Aerial Firefighting Meetup (HAI CONNECT)
2:00 PM – 2:20 PM HAI CEO and Chairman of the Board Interview (HAI CONNECT)
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Closing Networking Reception (HAI CONNECT)
Friday March 2, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Operator Management – Advanced* (Professional Education Course, Day 2)
Saturday March 3, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Helicopter Operator Management – Advanced* (Professional Education Course, Day 3)

Details

Start:
February 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States
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Phone:
(702) 892-0711