Preliminary Schedule

This preliminary schedule is subject to change. Reconfirm dates, times, and locations on site; complete information will be printed in the Official Program & Exhibit Guide for HELI-EXPO 2012.

Saturday, February 11
8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Attendee & Exhibitor Registration Open
8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
HAI Safety Symposium
8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
IS-BAO Auditor Accreditation Workshop
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
HAI Finance & Leasing Committeee Finance, Accounting, & Tax Interactive Seminar
9:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M.
Technical Committee Meeting
9:00 A.M – 11:30 P.M.
IHST Infrastructure Workshop
10:30 A.M – 12:30 P.M.
IHST's SMS & Decision Making Workshop
12:30 P.M – 1:30 P.M.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Research to Support IHST's Accident Reduction Goals
1:30 P.M – 5:30 P.M.
IHST Accident Intervention Strategy Workshop
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Electronic News Gathering Committee Meeting
7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
HAI’s Annual Welcome Reception
@ Hilton Anatole. HAI’s Board of Directors welcomes you to Dallas and to HELI-EXPO 2012! Catch up with friends and colleagues and make new acquaintances – everyone is invited! Attendees with full-registration badges will find invitations included with their registration materials. If you arrive in Dallas too late to pick up your registration materials, your business card will admit you to the party.
* The Exhibit Hall will be open Sunday, February 12 - Tuesday, February 14
Sunday, February 12 
8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Attendee & Exhibitor Registration Open
8:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.
HAI’s Annual Membership Meeting and Breakfast
@ Dallas Convention Center. (Breakfast starts at 8:00 a.m. Meeting begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Be informed about the activities of your Association. In addition to a hearty breakfast, you will hear the latest HAI reports and meet this year’s slate of candidates for election to HAI’s Board of Directors. Make an informed voting decision — plan to attend this year’s meeting!
Remember, associations are only as strong as the degree of participation of its members!
8:30 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.
Introduction to HAI's Accreditation Program and OVerview of IS-BAO
9:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M
Finance & Leasing Roundtable
9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
CFI Mentoring Programs
9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Voting for the HAI Board of Directors (for Regular Members Only)
9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
ICAO Annex 14 Update Workshop
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Safety Committee Town Hall Meeting
10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Manufacturers Technical Briefings (For more information see the program guide)
  • Turbomeca, MD Helicopters, Rolls-Royce, Scott's Bell 47, Kaman Aerospace, Honeywell, Eurocopter
10:45 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.
Exhibitor Sesion: Engine Protection-Realizing Return on Investment (ROI) Quickly
10:45 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.
Exhibitor Session: The Ultimate Guide to Helicopter Environmental Control Systems
10:45 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
HELI-EXPO 2012 Opening Ceremony
11:00 A.M. – 11:45 P.M.
Exhibitor Session: Improving Component Performance by Surface Enhancement Using Selective Plating
11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit Hall Open
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Human Resources Committee Meeting
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Safety Directors Forum
11:15 A.M. – 11:45 A.M.
HAI Press Conference
12:30 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.
Pilot Mentoring Program
1:00 P.M. – 1:45 P.M.
UGST Oress Conference
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Access to the National Air Space Systems
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Air Medical Services Committee Meeting
1:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
HAI Job Fair
1:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.
Offshore Committee Meeting
1:30 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.
HFI Industry Outreach to Students
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Helicopter Tour Operators Committee Meeting
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Utilities Patrol and Construction Committee Meeting
2:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.
HFI Maintenance Tech Mentoring Program
3:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Third Annual  Helicopter Pilot Roundtable
5:00 P.M. – 8:0 P.M.
Twirly Birds Annual Meeting
Monday, February 13 
8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Attendee & Exhibitor Registration Open
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Manufacturers Technical Briefings (For more information see the program guide)
  • Sikorsky, Pratt & Whitney, AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter, Enstrom, Rolls-Royce, Robinson, Schweizer
     
8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Flight Operations Committee Meeting
8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
Government Service Committee Meeting
8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
Restricted Category Aircraft Committee Meeting
8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
Finance & Leasing Committee Meeting
8:30 A.M. – 9:30 A.M.
Safety Committee Meeting
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
General Aviation Associations CEO Town Hall
This event will provide an opportunity for all attendees to learn about the various shared interest of the General Aviation associates and how the various representatives of our community’s associations work together on issues of common interest. There will be an opportunity for questions at the end.
10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Exhibit Hall Open
10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Government Contracting Committee Meeting
10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit Hall Open
10:00 A.M. – 11:15 P.M.
Exhibitor Session:Cutting-Edge Solutions to Reduce Aircraft Operating Costs
10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Acoustics/Environmental Committee Meeting
10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Flight Training Committee Meeting
11:00 P.M. – 11:45 A.M.
Exhibitor Session: Garmin Helicopter Solutions
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Autorotations - Reality Exposed
1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Heliport Committee Meeting
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Aerial Applications Committee Meeting
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Annual DOI/USFS Interagency Fire Briefing
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Economics Committee Meeting
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Insurance Committee Meeting
1:30 P.M. – 3:30P.M.
Meet the Airframe Manufactures CEO Forum
3:00 P.M. – 5:00P.M.
Tour Operators’ Program of Safety Meeting
3:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Fly Neighborly Committee Meeting
8:00 P.M. – 11:30 P.M.
HAI’s “Salute to Excellence” Awards Dinner
@ Hilton Anatole. Join the HAI Board of Directors in honoring those whose remarkable talent and professionalism enrich our industry, and whose courage and skills have saved lives under extreme conditions – despite extraordinary odds. Tickets for the awards dinner must be purchased separately; advanced purchase is recommended, but tickets will be sold onsite on a space available basis. Seating reservations must be made before noon, Monday, February 13, either online or at the Awards Dinner Desk in the registration area of the Convention Center. Tables of 10 are available, but do fill up quickly, so request these early.
Tuesday, February 14 
8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Attendee & Exhibitor Registration Open
8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
Affiliate Symposium
8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Why SMS in Maintenance
9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Heliport Design Workshop
9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Meet the Regulators
10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Exhibit Hall Open
12:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Joint Board & Committee Chairs Meeting