UTAH AERONAUTICS CONFERENCE
2022

Aviate, cultivate and educate. Three words in the aviation industry that set the stage for Utah’s first-ever aeronautics conference. The Utah Aeronautics Division held the event May 9-11 in Provo, Utah. And it was a huge success, with more than 500 professionals in the aviation industry in Utah and across the country attending.

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Fixed-Base Operator
(FBO) Best Practices

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Presenters:
Derek Smidler, CB Aviation
Kris Whitehead, TAC Air

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Business Aviation Industry Update

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Presenters:
Kristi Ivey, NBAA
Jeff Hansen, UBAA

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Utah Advanced Air Mobility Infrastructure
Study

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Presenters:
Michael Dyment, NEXA
David Sacharny, Blyncys

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Backcountry Training Panel

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Presenters:
Roy Evans II, UBCP
Alina Pringle, West Desert
Flight Craig Hunt, DNR
Wendy Lessig, RAF

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Air Traffic Controllers
Panel & Pilot Q&A

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Presenters:
Randall Parkman, TRACON
Eric Holcomb, FAA

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Will Your Airport Be
Here Tomorrow?

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Mark Ginter, AOPA

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Federal Aviation
Administration Regional
& National Update

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Presenters:
Grady Stone, FAA

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Drone Flying Safety

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Presenters:
Scott Pratt, PMG Vegetation

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Salt Lake International
Airport: What’s New and
Upcoming

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Presenters:
Michael Wiliams, Salt Lake City Department
of Airports

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Introduction to Electric
Power Systems

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Presenters:
Nate Milliecam, EPS

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Smarter Way to Enable
Advanced Air Mobility
Through Public Private
Partnerships in Utah

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Presenters:
Darshan Divakaran, AFWERX Panel

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How to Get Into Aviation
Panel

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Presenters:
Stacie Whitford, Cornerstone Aviation
Mike Logan, USU

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Hangar Development

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Presenters:
Mike Ginter, AOPA 

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Garmin Pilot; a Powerful
Tool to Plan, File, Fly & Log

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Presenters:
Matt Bunnell, USU

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NTSB Accident Scenarios

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Presenters:
Josh Cawthra, NTSB

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Airline Update Panel

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Presenters:
SkyWest
Breeze
Nate Lavin, Salt Lake International Airport

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Airport Managers: Airport
Economics and
Development Panel

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Presenters:
Richard Stehmeier, St. George Regional Airport
Travis Biggs, Heber Valley Airport

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Advanced Air Mobility in Utah Panel

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Presenters:
Tim Bean, Fortem Technologies
Borja Martos, Flight-Level
Engineering
Nathan Millecam, Electric
Propulsion Systems
David Oord, Wisk
Nicholas Flom, Deloitte

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Utah Flight School
Industry Panel

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Presenters:
Stacie Whitford,
Cornerstone Aviation
Jason Clark, FLT Academy
Randon Russell, Randon Aviation

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ROTAX Familiarization &
Service

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Presenters:
Mark Pringle, Rocky Mountain Kit Planes

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Community Outreach
Through Youth Aviation
Education

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Presenters:
Carley Walker, STEM Flights

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How Data Drives the Economics of an Airport

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Presenters:
Grant Bishop, Silent Falcon UAS

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Safety Mountain Flying

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Presenters:
Craig Hunt, DNR
Cory Wolf, DNR

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Advanced Air Mobility
Regulations

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Presenters:
Parimal Kopardekar, NASA
Rese Cleaver, DroneUp
David Oord, Wisk
Robin Riedel, McKinsey

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AAAE & NASAO & ACI-NA
Update On Recent
Federal Regulation

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Presenters:
Jessica Nagasako, NASAO
Pete Higgins, ACI-NA
Kristian Wade, AAAE

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Boeing in Utah

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Presenters:
Mark Gaspers, Boeing
Theordore Kerzie, Boeing
Patrick Leffel, Boeing

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Aviation Weather Hazards
and Elevated National
Weather Service Decision
Support Services

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Presenters:
Kevin Barjenbruch, NWS Weather Forecast Office SLC

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Ask an AME! Questions
for your Aviation
Medical Examiner
Roundtable

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Presenters:
Dr. Letitia Archuleta, Aviation Medicals

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FAA Safety Team: The Purpose of the FAAST Team and Its Mission

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Presenters:
Richard Jeffs, FAA

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Drone Technology Usage for Emergency Responses

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Presenters:
Ben Goddard, UDOT

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Utah Airport Operators
Association

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Presenters:
Rich Stehmeier (UAOA)

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Advanced Materials for AAM Aircraft

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Presenters:
Tulinda Larsen, UAMMI
Norma Nelson, UAMMI

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Utah Legislators Panel

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Presenters:
Curt Bramble
Adam Robertson
Robert Spendlove
Cheryl Acton

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Why Upset Recovery
Training is for Everyone

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Presenters:
Barry Hancock, Spirit Airlines

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What You and the Civil Air Patrol Can Give To Each Other

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Presenters:
Colonel Jason Hess, CAP

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Ask an AME! Questions for your Aviation Medical
Examiner Roundtable

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Presenters:
Dr. Letitia Archuleta, Aviation Medicals

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Ask a Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE)!

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Presenters:
Chris Eyring, FAA
Kelli Peay, Peay Aviation LLC

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Runway to the Future

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Presenters:
Ryan Waguespack, NATA

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Preventative Maintenance Panel

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Presenters:
Brandon Dildine, Lycoming
Dan “Wookie” Robinson, USU Aggie Drone Academy

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Utah Educators Panel: Aviation
Education Opportunities

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Presenters:
Amy Monson, USU
Cade Clark, Helicopter
Association International
Sandy Hemmert, Granite School District

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EIS Aviation Development
Strategy

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Presenters:
Hilary Fletcher, Jviation
Dejan Eskic, Kem Gardner

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Zipline Drone Delivery

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Presenters:
Joseph Marshall, Zipline

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ACRP: Your Research Program

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Presenters:
Joe Navarrete, Airport Cooperative Research Program

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Scenario Analysis and Regulations

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Presenters:
Cheryl Acton, Utah legislator
Josh Cawthra, NTSB

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