• 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Event Seating Requests & Ticket Sales Deadline 3/31!

Department of the Army has accepted the AAAA Proffer for the 2017 Summit!

  • WHY ATTEND
  • Agenda
  • Summit Fact Sheet

mobile app 260 300The annual Summit is the ONLY opportunity for the ENTIRE Army Aviation Community to gather in one place at one time focused solely on Army Aviation issues. Download and Share!

Soldiers, Industry, Acquisition, R&D, Retired, Veterans, Maintenance, Logistics, Simulation, Special Operations, Training and Doctrine, MEDEVAC, Active Duty, Army National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve, and Army Aviation Leadership all take part! Even NATO holds their Helicopter Integrated Service Working Group (HISWG) meeting at this event.

NETWORK

Make connections and develop new contacts! There are many opportunities each day for professional development!

RECOGNITION

11 Army Aviation individuals and units will be recognized at the Summit! The Awards are as follows:

  • Joseph P. Cribbins Department of the Army Civilian of the Year Award
  • James H. McClellan Aviation Safety Award
  • Rodney J.T. Yano Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year Award
  • Army Aviation Soldier of the Year Award
  • Henry Q. Dunn Crew Chief of the Year Award
  • Michael J. Novosel Army Aviator of the Year Award
  • Robert M. Leich Award, USAR Aviation Unit of the Year Award
  • John J. Stanko ARNG Aviation Unit of the Year Award
  • Active Aviation Unit of the Year Award
  • Outstanding Aviation Unit of the Year Award

The formal, black tie, Army Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet is being held Thursday, April 27. 5 new members will be inducted.

AAAA is recognizing our "Golden Eagles" (50+ years) members with a special Golden Eagles reception!

VOICE

Join thousands in the General Sessions to hear Leadership messages. Participate in Q&A in the Networking Exhibit Center.

Stop by the AAAA Community Booth and let us know how we can make your membership experience even better!

SUPPORT

AAAA’s mission is to Support the Army Aviation Soldier and Family!

  • Soldier Café will provide discounted meals and a relaxing atmosphere for Soldiers and their Families.
  • Soldier Appreciation Dinner Concert on Friday, April 28 – Casual and Fun!
  • Spouse Professional Sessions and Spouse Tours
  • Chapter Sponsored Soldier program enables each chapter to send one junior Soldier to the Summit.
  • Scholarship Booth provides information on how you can qualify for support!

mobile app 260 300General Agenda:

April 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | Professional Agenda | Social Agenda PDF

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Exhibitor Move In

1000-1200     AAAA National Executive Board Meeting

1300-1700       Registration Center Open

1400-1600     AAAA Scholarship Foundation Board Meeting

1815-2030       Awardee/NEG Dinner (Invitation Only)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

0800-1130     AAAA Chapter Officer Workshops             

0900-1900       Registration Center Open

1130-1530       Spouse Event

1500-1600     AAAA President’s Industry Reception

1600-1900       Networking Exhibit Center (NEC) Open

1600-1900     Early Bird Opening Reception

1930-2100       Industry Receptions

Thursday, April 27, 2017

0700-0045       Speakers Green Room Pre-Brief & Breakfast (Invitation Only)

0730-1700       Registration Center Open

0730-1700       Soldier Café (Military ID Required – No Retired) Sponsored by Team Chinook

0800-1100     Professional Sessions

1100-1230     Spouse Professional Sessions

1100-1700       Networking Exhibit Center Open

1100-1700     Warriors To The Workforce Hiring Event

1130-1300     Scholarship & Museum Donation Luncheon

1130-1400     Q&A with Air Frame PMs and TCMs (NEC hall center stage)

1300-1500       Spouse Event

1330-1445     Q&A with Army Aviation Senior Leaders (NEC hall center stage)

1330-1645     Deep Dive Working Groups

1400-1445     Q&A with Aviation Senior Leader

1445-1545     Q&A with Industry Leaders (NEC hall center stage) 

1800-2100     Army Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

2030-2300       Industry Reception

Friday, April 28, 2017

0700-0745       Speakers Green Room Pre-Brief & Breakfast (Invitation Only)

0730-1530       Registration Center Open

0730-1700       Soldier Café (Military ID Required – No Retired) Sponsored by Team Chinook

0800-1100     Professional Sessions

1000-1200       Spouse Event

1100-1530       Networking Exhibit Center Open

1100-1530     Warriors To The Workforce Hiring Event

1100-1200     Deep Dive Working Groups

1100-1300       Cub Club Luncheon & Social – COL(R) Sid Achee

1200-1430     Q&A with Army Aviation Senior Leaders (NEC hall center stage) 

1430-1530     Q&A with Air Frame PMs and TCMs (NEC hall center stage)

1730-1830       Golden Eagles (50 Year and Above Members ) Reception

1800-2200     AAAA Soldier Appreciation Dinner Concert

  • 2017 marks the 75th Anniversary of Army Aviation! mobile app 260 300
    • On June 6, 1942, the War Department authorized Army Land Forces to be assigned two L-4 Cub aircraft in each Artillery Battalion. Totally distinct and separate from the Army Air Forces, this marked the beginning of today’s modern Army Aviation with all its Lift, Cargo, Scout and Attack capability.
  • The 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center April 26-28.
  • 11 National Awards are presented during the Annual Summit to recognize Army Aviation’s outstanding individuals and units
  • 5 New members of the Army Aviation Hall of Fame will be inducted on Thursday, April 27 at the Army  Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet.
  • Over 250 Army & Industry exhibitors occupy more than 200,000 net square feet of exhibit space
  • Over 9,000 attendees expected
  • Over $50,000 is raised for Army Aviation college scholarships
  • Warriors To The Workforce Hiring Event for transitioning Army Aviation Soldiers
  • On Friday, April 28, Informal Soldier Appreciation Dinner Concert featuring Multi-platinum MCA Nashville recording artist, Josh Turner will close out the Summit
  • WHY ATTEND

mobile app 260 300The annual Summit is the ONLY opportunity for the ENTIRE Army Aviation Community to gather in one place at one time focused solely on Army Aviation issues. Download and Share!

Soldiers, Industry, Acquisition, R&D, Retired, Veterans, Maintenance, Logistics, Simulation, Special Operations, Training and Doctrine, MEDEVAC, Active Duty, Army National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve, and Army Aviation Leadership all take part! Even NATO holds their Helicopter Integrated Service Working Group (HISWG) meeting at this event.

NETWORK

Make connections and develop new contacts! There are many opportunities each day for professional development!

RECOGNITION

11 Army Aviation individuals and units will be recognized at the Summit! The Awards are as follows:

  • Joseph P. Cribbins Department of the Army Civilian of the Year Award
  • James H. McClellan Aviation Safety Award
  • Rodney J.T. Yano Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year Award
  • Army Aviation Soldier of the Year Award
  • Henry Q. Dunn Crew Chief of the Year Award
  • Michael J. Novosel Army Aviator of the Year Award
  • Robert M. Leich Award, USAR Aviation Unit of the Year Award
  • John J. Stanko ARNG Aviation Unit of the Year Award
  • Active Aviation Unit of the Year Award
  • Outstanding Aviation Unit of the Year Award

The formal, black tie, Army Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet is being held Thursday, April 27. 5 new members will be inducted.

AAAA is recognizing our "Golden Eagles" (50+ years) members with a special Golden Eagles reception!

VOICE

Join thousands in the General Sessions to hear Leadership messages. Participate in Q&A in the Networking Exhibit Center.

Stop by the AAAA Community Booth and let us know how we can make your membership experience even better!

SUPPORT

AAAA’s mission is to Support the Army Aviation Soldier and Family!

  • Soldier Café will provide discounted meals and a relaxing atmosphere for Soldiers and their Families.
  • Soldier Appreciation Dinner Concert on Friday, April 28 – Casual and Fun!
  • Spouse Professional Sessions and Spouse Tours
  • Chapter Sponsored Soldier program enables each chapter to send one junior Soldier to the Summit.
  • Scholarship Booth provides information on how you can qualify for support!
IMPORTANT DATES
♦ 12/1: Online Registration Opens
♦ 12/1: Ticket Sales Open
♦ 12/1: Hall of Fame Table Sponsorships Open
♦ 3/31: Ticket Sales Close
♦ 4/1: Registration Rates Increase
4/10: Last Day for Registration Refunds

♦ 4/21: Online Registration Closes
♦ 4/25: On-Site Registration Opens at 1pm
♦ 4/26-28: 17SUMMIT Event

golf 260 150

futuresummits

Network | Recognition | Voice | Support

az 17network  az 17recogn  az 17voice  az 17support

THANK YOU to our Sponsors!

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3