Business aviation has long been committed to environmental sustainability. 2022 NBAA-BACE offers the following sessions related to climate change and guidance to help your flight operation meet your company’s sustainability goals.

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Climate Risks & Business Aviation

Location: Orange County Convention Center, Innovation Zone

Join us for an introduction, categorization and explanation of the climate risks facing business aviation. We’ll also include predictions and estimations of the impact climate has on the industry. Participants will walk away from this session with a better understanding of why this is so relevant for our industry, and how climate risks could impact the industry’s future survival.

This course is eligible for CAM application and recertification credit.

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Supporting UAS in Your Flight Department

Location: Orange County Convention Center, S230AB

Should the flight department embrace unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations as an extension of “business aviation”? The aircraft and missions may be drastically different, but a successful UAS operation shares the same aviation fundamental foundation as the corporate flight department. Learn how to accept and enjoy the opportunity to successfully support your company’s UAS initiatives.

This course is eligible for CAM application and recertification credit.

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Emerging Tech Zone Reception

Location: Orange County Convention Center, Emerging Tech Zone

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Urban Air Mobility: Creating the Future Airspace Operations

Location: Orange County Convention Center, S230GH

Urban air mobility (UAM) and advanced air mobility (AAM) are transformative technologies that will revolutionize how cargo and passengers are locally transported. This highly disruptive technology will transform transportation domain as we know it. Imagine an urban landscape where roads are no longer part of the topography, but the airspace above is full of aerial vehicles safely transporting persons and property. Un-crewed air traffic management, new technicians and new models of aviation business will be required as technological advancement and market demand increases. How will the industry respond? These technological advancements have prompted significant public policy challenges and the need for new laws regarding navigable airspace. How will regulations change to meet the required developments? How will the workforce be developed at the high school and post-secondary institutions of higher education? This presentation will be an intensive examination on the technological, regulatory and educational influences on the creation of the Urban Airspace Environment.

This course is eligible for CAM application and recertification credit.

4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Environmental Sustainability 101

Location: Orange County Convention Center, Education Theater 2

Join NBAA’s Environmental Subcommittee for a session covering the basics of environmental sustainability and its implications for the planet and industry. You will learn about what environmental sustainability means for the business aviation community and the major concepts and developments happening in the industry. You will also walk away with a new understanding of why sustainability should be a priority for everyone – now more than ever!

This course is eligible for CAM application and recertification credit.

4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Tomorrow’s Flight Department – The Opportunities and Challenges of AAM Integration (Operations)

Location: Orange County Convention Center, Education Theater 1

Is your flight department ready for emerging aircraft technologies? This panel session will address advanced air mobility (AAM) and the technologies associated with it. You will learn how these advanced technologies can change our global future for the good – as well as the challenges that must first be overcome to do so, particularly at the local level. You’ll then dive into the barriers that are currently keeping these technologies grounded, such as community acceptance, infrastructure, and legal, regulatory and policy hurdles.

This course is eligible for CAM application and recertification credit.

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