2024 - Catalyzing Change: Accelerating Advanced Air Mobility and Prioritizing Aviation Mental Health

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The National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS) is an industry-focused professional development event featuring keynote speakers, industry panels, and research poster presentations. The 2024 conference will be held on February 27 – 28 in the Mori Hosseini Student Union Events Center on the Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.


Mori Hosseini Student Union Events Center


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 – Advanced Air Mobility

8:00 am  Registration/Check In
8:30 am Welcome: Kelly M. Austin, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Jennifer L. Homendy, Chair, National Transportation Safety Board
9:45 am  Industry PanelIntegrating AAM into a Multimodal System
11:15 am Discussion: Public Perceptions of AAM
11:45 am Lunch
12:45 pm Keynote Speaker: Mr. Billy Nolen, Chief Safety Officer, Archer Aviation
2:15 pm Industry PanelTraining the Way to AAM
3:30 pm Reception & Advanced Air Mobility Poster Session

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 – Aviation Mental Health

8:00 am         Registration/Check In
8:30 am         Breakfast & Aviation Mental Health Poster Session
10:00 am       Industry Panel: Breaking the Stigma: Fostering Mental Health Care in Aviation
11:30 am       Breaking the Stigma: A Community Conversation
12:00 pm       Lunch
1:00 pm         Keynote Speaker: Dr. Susan E. Northrup, Federal Air Surgeon, Federal Aviation Administration
2:15 pm         Industry Panel: Synergy in Action: Aviation Mental Health Initiatives in Government, Industry, and Academia


Entry to All Conference Events Tuesday & Wednesday
Coffee Station Tuesday & Wednesday
Welcome Reception Tuesday
Lunch Tuesday & Wednesday
Breakfast Wednesday


Please direct questions about the conference to Daytona.NTAS.conference@erau.edu

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29 – Chief Instructor / Flight Director Roundtable

Please see the Roundtable website for more information.


Entry to All Roundtable Events Thursday
Lunch Thursday

Please direct questions about the Roundtable to Ken Byrnes, byrnesk@erau.edu

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Tuesday, February 27
Accelerating Advanced Air Mobility
Wednesday, February 28
Prioritizing Aviation Mental Health