Review the schedule for the 2022 NBAA Leadership Conference, taking place Feb. 7-9, 2022, in Fort Worth, TX. All events, unless otherwise noted, will take place in the Texas Ballroom at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel.

Monday  |  Tuesday  |  Wednesday

Monday, Feb. 7, 2022

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

NBAA PDP Course: Planning to Excel
(Pre-Conference Event)

Location: Texas Ballroom H

​​Bob Mason, Daedalus Group

Strategic planning is an essential part of every leader’s responsibilities, but too often it has become complex and time consuming. It doesn’t have to be.

Planning to Excel™ returns to the basics with a proven planning system that uses a unique proprietary model to make planning a logical, understandable and easy-to-implement process. The Planning to Excel™ model was originally developed in U.S. Air Force operations and maintenance organizations and has been successfully used in organizations of all sizes.

This course fulfills PDP Objectives L1 – L2.

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Conference Registration

Location: Texas Ballroom Foyer

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Location: Texas Ballroom Foyer

Join your fellow Leadership Conference attendees at the welcome reception. Reconnect with your existing industry contacts and meet new people who will be by your side during your leadership journey.

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

NTBAA and NBAA YoPro Social Hour

Location: Whiskey and Rye at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel

The fun will continue as the North Texas Business Aviation Association (NTBAA) and NBAA host a YoPro social hour. Non-YoPros are welcome too! Stop by for drinks and hors d’oeuvres at Whiskey and Rye located on the lobby level at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel.

Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022

7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Conference Registration

Location: Texas Ballroom Foyer

7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Location: Texas Ballroom Foyer

8 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Conference Kickoff – Return to Service

Brad Self, VF Corporation
Dave Salvador, Gogo Business Aviation

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

NBAA President & CEO Welcome – Industry Update

Ed Bolen, NBAA President & CEO

8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Emerging from the Pandemic – How Growth Occurs in a State of Discomfort

Bill Eckstrom, CEO & Founder, Ecsell Institute and TED Talk Speaker

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Morning Networking Break

Location: Texas Ballroom Foyer

Morning refreshments, including coffee and tea, are included in the conference registration fee.

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Welcome Back

10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Navigating the Turbulence of Change

Dr. Amy Grubb, Digital Transformation Advisor to the CIO

12 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Red Tail Flight Academy Presentation

Anne Palmer

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch

Location: Fort Worth Ballroom

Lunch is included in the conference registration fee.

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Welcome Back

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Leadership Under Pressure: How to be Your Best When it Matters Most

Dr. Mark Lowry, Licensed Clinical Psychologist Partner at Winning Mind, LLC

Sponsored by In-Flight Crew Connections

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Afternoon Networking Break

Location: Texas Ballroom Foyer

Afternoon refreshments, including soft drinks and snacks, are included in the conference registration fee.

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Welcome Back

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Love is Free. Guac is Extra: How to Empower Employees & Build a Connected Culture

Monty Moran, Author & Former CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill

4:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Closing Announcements

6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Evening Networking Event

Location: Ashton Depot

Looking to keep the fun going? Join fellow attendees for an evening of networking, food, drink and some Texan surprises at the Ashton Depot. This historic train station has been converted to the perfect place to kick back with old friends and make new connections all while embracing some Fort Worth culture.

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022

7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Conference Registration

Location: Texas Ballroom Foyer

7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Location: Texas Ballroom Foyer

8 a.m. – 8:15 a.m..

Welcome Back

8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Creating a Dynamic Workplace Where Innovation and Open Communication Thrive

Ryan Hawk, Author & Founder and Host of the Learning Leader Podcast

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Morning Networking Break

Location: Texas Ballroom Foyer

Morning refreshments, including coffee and tea, are included in the conference registration fee.

10 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Business Aviation Management Committee (BAMC) Update

Sonnie Bates, CAM, BAMC Chair
Joe Barber, CAM, BAMC Vice-Chair

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Become Your Fullest Self, An Interview with Ryan Hawk and Monty Moran

For the first time in NBAA history, watch a live podcast recording between keynote speaker Ryan Hawk, author and host of the Learning Leader Podcast (recognized by Apple Podcast as an “all time best-seller”) and Monty Moran, author and former CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill.

They’ll discuss inward leadership – the art of discovering your strengths, values, passions and talents, and channeling that knowledge to becoming the best version of yourself. Through self-reflection, curiosity and vulnerability, it is possible to become a more effective and powerful leader.

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Workshop Introduction

Conference Co-Chairs

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Attributes and Implementation: A Guide to Inclusive Leadership

Josh Mesinger & Jennifer Pickerel, BAMC Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Working Group co-chairs

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m..

Lunch

Location: Fort Worth Ballroom

Lunch is included in the conference registration fee.

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Welcome Back – Speaker Introduction, Sponsorship Recognition and Housekeeping

Conference Co-Chairs

1:45 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Navigating the Storms of Leadership

Reed Timmer, Extreme Meteorologist and Storm Chaser

3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Afternoon Networking Break

Location: Texas Ballroom Foyer

Afternoon refreshments, including soft drinks and snacks, are included in the conference registration fee.

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Welcome Back

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Creatively Motivating an Exceptional Team

Jess King, Senior Peloton Instructor, Speaker and Actress

Sponsored by Gogo Business Aviation

4:45 p.m.

Closing Comments & 2023 NBAA Leadership Conference Announcement

Conference Co-Chairs

 

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