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The Convention Schedule

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Tuesday, February 25
8:00AM 6:00PM CFI Revalidation Clinic Atlantis Resort-Treasures AB
Wednesday, February 26
8:00AM 5:00PM CFI Revalidation Clinic Atlantis Resort-Treasures AB
9:00AM 6:00PM Only Stemme Owners Group Meeting Atlantis-Grand 3
10:00AM 8:00PM Exhibit Hall Set-Up By Assignment Reno Sparks Convention Center - Hall 1
10:00AM 5:00PM Registration Reno Sparks Convention Center
6:00PM 8:00PM Soaring Safety Foundation Safety Seminar
Approved by the FAA "FAASTeam" as a "WINGS" educational safety seminar. Attendees can register in advance for WINGS credit by logging in at www.faasafety.gov (FREE ADMISSION)
Atlantis Resort - Grand 5-7
6:00PM 8:00PM Registration Atlantis Resort - Grand Foyer
Thursday, February 27
7:00AM 5:00PM Registration Reno Sparks Convention Center
7:30AM 8:45AM Aerobatic Pilots Breakfast Atlantis Resort-Treasures A
7:30AM 8:45AM SSA Instructors & Tow Pilots Breakfast Atlantis-Treasures BC
8:00AM 8:45AM Exhibitor's Appreciation Coffee & Pastries Reno Sparks Convention Center - Hall 1
8:55AM 9:00AM Ribbon Cutting - Opening of the Exhibit Hall Reno Sparks Convention Center
9:00AM 5:00PM Exhibit Hall Reno Sparks Convention Center - Hall 1
9:00AM 9:45AM The Worst Way to End your Soaring Career
Rich Carlson
Reno Sparks Convention Center - Room A1
9:00AM 9:45AM Youth and Growth
Bill Daniels
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
9:00AM 9:45AM So You Think You Want a Motorglider?
Dave Nadler
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
10:00AM 10:45AM Soaring History
Wolfgang Klemperer
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
10:00AM 10:45AM Report from OSTIV SDP Meeting in Toulouse, France
Helmut Fendt
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
10:00AM 10:45AM Ab Initio Training in Primary Gliders
John Joss
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
11:00AM 11:45AM Turbulators in Practice
Loek Boermans
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
11:00AM 11:45AM The Cloudstreet Project
Mike Abernathy
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
11:00AM 11:45AM Avoiding Extinction-A Case for Touring Motorgliders
Paul Randall
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
12:00PM 1:15PM Commercial Operators & Business Members Luncheon Atlantis Resort-Treasures B
12:00PM 1:15PM Experimental Soaring Assoc/Homebuilders Luncheon Atlantis - Treasures A
1:30PM 2:15PM The Evolution of Sailplane Wing Design
Mark Maughmer
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
1:30PM 2:15PM How is our Instruction Standards and Discrepancies
Garrett Willat
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
1:30PM 2:15PM Emergency Bailout Procedures
Allen Silver
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
2:30PM 3:15PM German Gliding and Its Representatives in the Inter-War Years
Crellin
Reno Sparks Convention Center - A1, A2, A3
3:30PM 4:15PM Condor - Training Seminar
Scott Manley
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
3:30PM 4:15PM Building a Club using XC Soaring
Vangunsven and Bamberg
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
3:30PM 4:15PM Glider In-Flight Decision Making and the Impact of Technology
Tom Johnson
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
4:30PM 5:15PM Stress and Decision Making
Chapman
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
4:30PM 5:15PM Stall/Spin Glider Training in Canada
Dan Cook
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
4:30PM 5:15PM Condor Training Seminar
Scott Manley
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
Friday, February 28
7:00AM 5:00PM Registration Reno Sparks Convention Center
7:30AM 8:45AM Old Timer's Breakfast Atlantis Resort-Treasures A
7:30AM 8:45AM Competition Pilots Breakfast Atlantis Resort-Grand 2-3
9:00AM 9:45AM 40 Years of the VSA
Simine Short
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
9:00AM 9:45AM DG Motorglider Maintenance
Chris Klix
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
9:00AM 9:45AM The History of the Torrey Pines Gliderport
Gary Fogel
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
9:00AM 5:00PM Exhibit Hall Reno Sparks Convention Center - Hall 1
9:00AM 12:00PM SSA Board of Directors Meeting Atlantis Resort - Room Emerald BC
10:00AM 10:45AM Teaching Weather
Dan Gudgel
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
10:00AM 10:45AM Composite Aircraft Repair
Robert Mudd
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
10:00AM 10:45AM Building Your HP-24 Sailplane
Bob Kuykendall
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
11:00AM 11:45AM Changes in Atmospheric Composition
Bob Thompson
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
11:00AM 11:45AM FLARM updated for 2014
Dave Nadler, Urs Rotacher, Lee Kuhlke
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
11:00AM 11:45AM Schleicher's brand new design for 20-meter double seater class-ASG-32
Michael Greiner
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
12:00PM 1:15PM 1-26 Association Luncheon Atlantis Resort-Grand 1
12:00PM 1:15PM Vintage Sailplane Association Luncheon Atlantis Resort-Emerald D
12:00PM 1:15PM Online Contest Luncheon Atlantis Resort-Grand 2
12:00PM 1:15PM Focus on Clubs Luncheon Atlantis Resort-Treasures A
12:00PM 1:15PM Academy of Model Aeronautics Atlantis Resort-Grand 3
1:30PM 2:15PM Development at Jonkers Sailplanes
Jonker
Reno Sparks Convention CenterRoom A3
1:30PM 2:15PM CAD: Cockpit Attention Disorder
Dan Johnson
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
1:30PM 2:15PM CAP Presentation
Bob Semans
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
2:30PM 4:45PM SPECIAL SAFETY MEETING
Richard Maleady & Richard Carlson
Reno Sparks Convention Center - A1, A2, A3
5:15PM 6:00PM SSA General Membership Meeting Atlantis Resort - Grand 5-6
6:00PM 7:00PM Pre-Dinner Reception Atlantis Resort-Grand 1-3
7:00PM 10:00PM Reflections on 40 Years of Test Flying-From Hang Gliders to SpaceShipTwo
Mark Stucky
Atlantis Resort-Grand 4
Saturday, March 1
7:00AM 3:00PM Registration Reno Sparks Convention Center
7:30AM 8:45AM Auxiliary Powered Sailplane Assoc. Breakfast Atlantis-Room Grand 1-2
7:30AM 8:45AM World Class and 13-5 M Class Breakfast Atlantis-Room Emerald D
7:30AM 8:45AM State Governors & Record Keepers Breakfast Atlantis-Room Grand 3
9:00AM 9:45AM On the Minimum Induced Drag of Wings
Al Bowers
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
9:00AM 5:00PM Exhibit Hall Reno Sparks Convention Center - Hall 1
9:00AM 12:00PM SSA Board of Directors Meeting Atlantis Resort - Room Emerald BC
9:00AM 9:45AM Repair Composite Structure Damage
Mike Hoke
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
9:00AM 9:45AM Winch Launch
Uli Neumann
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
10:00AM 10:45AM Soaring & Flying Fighters
Rolland Thompson
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
10:00AM 10:45AM Racing Two Place Sailplanes-Can Two Heads Be Better Than One?
Pete Alexander and Rick Walters
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
10:00AM 10:45AM WinDancer Ultralight Sailplane Design
Dan Armstrong
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
11:00AM 11:45AM What Clouds Tell us About Climate Change
Hal Klieforth
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
11:00AM 11:45AM Soaring Product News
Paul Remde
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
11:00AM 11:45AM Wave Soaring in the Andes
Jim Payne
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
12:00PM 12:45PM Sailplane Tracker
Pedja Bogdanovich and Lane Bush
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
12:00PM 12:45PM The Swedish Flight Safety Approach
Henrik Svensson
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
12:00PM 12:45PM Academy of Model Aeronautics
Bill Pritchett
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
1:00PM 1:45PM Rescue & Water Landing
John Good
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
1:00PM 1:45PM What the NTSB Will Never Say
Cindy Brickner
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
1:00PM 1:45PM Experimental Comparison of Power Requirements for Fixed-, Flapping-, and Rotary-Wing Micro Air Vehicles
Benjamin Pipenberg
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
2:00PM 2:45PM Schempp-Hirth News from Germany
Tilo Holighaus
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
2:00PM 2:45PM Cross-Country Soaring
Boye-Moller
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
2:00PM 2:45PM Long Distance Flying via Touring Motorglider
Richard Pearl, Peter Lert and Al Griseman.
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
3:00PM 3:45PM Certification Flight Testing of a High Performance 21m Sailplane
Richard Starke
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
3:00PM 3:45PM U.S. Air Force
Mark Matticola
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
3:00PM 3:45PM Dual Cross-Country for You
Kempton Izuno
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
4:00PM 4:45PM Transition from CFI to CFI Glider
Hickman
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A3
4:00PM 4:45PM Auxiliary Powered Sailplanes
Stephen Dee
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A2
4:00PM 4:45PM Quest for Flight: Life of John J. Montgomery
Gary Fogel
Reno Sparks Convention Center-Room A1
6:00PM 7:00PM Pre-Banquet Reception Atlantis Resort-Paradise DE/Terrace
7:00PM 10:00PM SSA Annual Awards Banquet - Guest Speaker Jim Payne Atlantis Resort-Paradise ABC