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Manitoba Aviation CONFERENCE 2023

Saturday and Sunday, February 25th & 26th 

In person ATP licence exam preparation course presented by Harv's Air 


Monday, February 27th 

Madison Room Ellice Room 
 Manitoba Aviation Career Fair - 11 am to 7 pm  Manitoba Aerial Applicators Association training session
   Participant breakfast - 8 am to 9 am
  Training sessions - 9 am to 4 pm 
  Canadian Owners and Pilots Association Pilot Safety Seminar
  COPA reception with President Jim Ferrier - 6 pm to 7 pm
   Aviation Safety Seminar sponsored by Aircraft Canada - 7 pm to 10 pm


Tuesday, February 28th

 Madison Room  Ellice Room
Participant breakfast sponsored by Red River College - 8 am to 8:45 am  
Greetings from the Honourable Doyle Piwniuk, Manitoba Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure - 8:45 am to 9 am  
Session 1: Elwyn Adrian, Transport Canada - Evolving Relationship Between Transport Canada & Industry - 9 am to 9:20 am  
Session 2: Trevor Critch, Transport Canada - TC Airworthiness - 9:20 am to 10 am Session 3: Jo-Anne Tabobandung, FNTI - Increasing Indigenous Flight Training - Follow-Up from 2022; Sinead Anderson, CalmAir - Hiring Indigenous AMEs; Nangmalik Qanatsiaq, Inuk Student Pilot - 9:20 am to 10 am
Energy Break sponsored by SEC & Co - 10 am to 10:30 am  

Session 4: Anthony Norejko, CBAA - Canada's Action Plan to Decarbonize the Aviation Sector; Dan Rutherford, FastAir - Implementing a Carbon Neutral Plan - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Session 5: Jack Kearley, Transport Canada - TC Flight Ops Working Group - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Lunch sponsored by FastAir - 11:30 am to 12:45 pm Manitoba Aviation Council Annual General Meeting - noon to 12:45 pm
Session 6 Capt Peter Black, ALPA - Opportunities to Improve Safety for Passengers and Crews in our Far North; Todd Burns, Cypher Environmental - A Case Study, Northern Runway Stabilization - 12:45 pm to 2 pm Session 7Doug Tomalin, Transport Canada - TC FTU Working Group - 12:45 pm to 2 pm
Session 8: Peter Roker, DF Steer - Trends in Aviation: How to Minimize the Cost of Insurance in a Changing Marketplace; Anthony Norejko -The Aviation Compensation Survey Results - 2 pm to 3 pm Session 9: Transport Canada - Airports Working Group - 2 pm to 3 pm
Energy Break sponsored by Alliance Maintenance Services - 3 pm to 3:30 pm
 
Session 10: National Associations / Councils - Presidents' Panel - Jim Ferrier - COPA, John McKenna - ATAC, Trevor Mitchell - HAC, Anthony Norejko - CBAA - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm  

Reception sponsored by Canadian Propeller - 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Manitoba Aviation Council Awards Banquet - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

- Manitoba 99s scholarship presentations

- dinner

- MAC member scholarships

- Top Flight Award

- silent auction and draws

 


Wednesday, March 1st

 Madison Room  Ellice Room
Participant breakfast sponsored by Propworks - 8 am to 8:45 am  
Terry Slobodian - Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada - 8:45 am to 9 am  
Session 11UAV Panel - Alan Chapman, NAV CANADA; Jim Ferrier, COPA; Cindy Haughton, Transport Canada; Volatus Aerospace - 9 am to 10 am Session 12Manitoba Airports: An interactive opportunity to develop, with NAMO, short and long term plans for the future; Funding opportunities; Strategizing for the way forward - 9 am to 10 am
Energy Break sponsored by Volatus Aerospace - 10 am to 10:30 am
 
Session 13Eric Vermette, Transportation Safety Board - Fond du Lac: What Happened, Why – and How to Prevent Something Similar - 10:30 am to 11:30 am Session 14Ask the Lawyers: A Potpourri of Today's Hot Legal topics for Aviation, Pitblado Law - 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Lunch - 11:30 am to 1 pm 
NAV Canada Area Operators Consultation Meeting (AOCM) - 1 pm to 4 pm 





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