National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS)


SAVE THE DATE: August 14 - 16, 2017

NTAS 2.0 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach Campus

Registration for NTAS 2.0 is now Open

Become an NTAS 2.0 Sponsor

Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities for NTAS 2.0 are now open. Click the links above to learn more. Make your plans now to attend NTAS! We are creating an exciting agenda that includes:

• Monday, August 14: Full-Day
• Tuesday, August 15: Full-Day
• Wednesday, August 16: Symposium ends at 1:00pm with Lunch and Keynote Speaker

2017 Call for Abstracts – Papers, Posters, or Presentations

We are pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts (for Papers, Posters, or Presentations) for the 2017 National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS). The conference will be held August 14-16, 2017, at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach campus.

We invite abstract proposals based on the topic areas listed below in the conference details. Additional information is available via the Abstract Information link under the Author Corner. The submission period is February 16 – April 3, 2017.

Action & Dates

Abstract Deadline

April 3, 2017

Abstract Decision 

May 12, 2017

Paper Submission Deadline

July 15, 2017

Poster Submission Deadline

July 15, 2017

Presentation Deadline

August 1, 2017


August 14-16, 2017


Submit your abstract proposal for the 2017 conference (< click here).

In response to the changing aviation environment, the National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS) provides a forum to enhance the partnership between academia and industry. This event brings the entire "value chain" together in aviation including suppliers, training management software and courseware, flight training devices, aircraft, and support products. This unique gathering enhances the exchange of best practices, interaction among employers, suppliers, and educators, and builds relationships that result in better training and education. This year’s conference will also focus on current research conducted in academia and industry.

This year's NTAS 2.0 conference will be dedicated to the following areas:

• Pilot supply
• Flight training
• Improving instructor pilot teaching quality
• Safety in aviation
• Technology in aviation
• Leadership /management in aviation organizations
• Aviation courseware
• Emerging issues in aviation:
- Human factors
- Generational training
- Professionalism in aviation
- Alternative fuels
- Alternative propulsion
- ADS-B 2020 mandate
• Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality
• Aviation and aerospace STEM education K-12

Information will be updated soon regarding hotel accommodations, registration, and sponsor opportunities. We look forward to seeing everyone in August.

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