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Preliminary Schedule Helps You Plan Your Trip

October 17th, 2011
The tentative schedule for this year’s ICAS Convention will provide you with a rough outline of what will happen when. The program begins with an Air Force Open House Workshop on Saturday. Sunday activities include the Air Shows 101 Air/Ground Operations Training Seminar, Sponsorship for Events Workshop, education sessions, and exhibitor set-up. On Sunday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. is the traditional opening reception. Monday morning we’ll begin with an opening keynote address by air show legend Bob Hoover, followed by the announcement of the North American military jet team schedules. 10:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Monday is the first exhibit hall session, followed by more education sessions on Monday afternoon, and a second exhibit hall session from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. We’ll conclude the first full day of the convention with the much anticipated ICAS Has Talent show on Monday evening from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m., organized and conducted by the ICAS Foundation. Tuesday begins with education sessions (including the highly regarded Air Boss 201 Workshop) between 8:00 a.m. and noon, followed by the ICAS Marketing Competition Awards Luncheon. Tuesday afternoon is dedicated to an exhibit hall session from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday begins with the Annual Membership Meeting from 9:00 to 10:15 a.m., followed by the last exhibit hall session for this year’s convention from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. After the final series of education break-out sessions on Wednesday afternoon, convention delegates will change into their formal wear for the traditional Chairman’s Banquet from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.