AEA South Pacific Connect Conference

November 18-19, 2019

Hilton Adelaide Hotel - Adelaide, Australia


Monday, November 18

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. AEA Registration Open
8 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Official Conference Welcome
8:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. Regulatory Update
Moderated by Ric Peri, AEA V.P. Government & Industry Affairs.

CASA Welcome & Update
Presented by Jayson Rowe, Senior Engineer Avionics

CAA NZ Welcome & Update - Update on the New Southern Sky program.
Steve Smyth, Director New Southern Sky

Morning Break Sponsored by Astronics
11 a.m. - Noon Vicom
Overview on the recent IFR6000 updates & user operation, which will include important steps not to miss prior to starting testing.
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Lunch
Lunch Sponsored by Gogo Business Aviation
12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. BendixKing
New STCs and the AeroCruze series of autopilots. AeroVue Touch, AeroFlight (KI300/KA310), and AeroCruze 230 were STC’d in July. BendixKing recently announced the acquisition of TruTrak. This technical session will dive into the AMLs for the applicable products and talk about the newly minted line of AeroCruze 100 autopilots. Expect a walkthrough of each newly STC’d product, what it is compatible with, as well as the future for integration for the entire product suite. If you have more questions or are looking for a product demo, be sure to stop by their display table in the exhibit hall.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Genesys Aerosystems
S-TEC 3100 installation best practices, troubleshooting tips and upcoming updates.
Afternoon Break Sponsored by Nav-Aids Ltd.
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. OEM Product Info Sessions
  • Aspen Avionics Inc.
  • Astronics Max-Viz
  • FreeFlight Systems
  • Laversab Inc.
  • Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics
3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
7:15 p.m. AEA Dinner - Sammy’s on the Marina
A perfect setting for the South Pacific dinner event. Come and enjoy the 270-degree sea views of the gorgeous marina, beach and a breathtaking sunset that evening at 8:01 p.m. – you might even spot some dolphins! Known for its fabulous seafood platters and delicious mains, wonderful local wine and beer – the evening will long be remembered.
Dinner Event Sponsored by Fieldtech Avionics Inc.
Transportation to/from is on your own.

Tuesday, November 19

7:45 a.m. - Noon AEA Registration Open
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Collins Aerospace
The Winning Power of CASP:  Learn techniques to grow your profits without sacrificing hangar space. Close more deals, overcome objections, and gain customer loyalty while increasing your revenue. 
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Managing Risk
Understanding the risk management process and the tools to effectively and efficiently incorporate risk management into your everyday operations.
Morning Break Sponsored by Avidyne Corp.
10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Garmin
Installation, configuration and maintenance training topics for TXi, G3X Touch for Certificated Aircraft, G5, GFC 500, GFC 600, new GPS/GNX products, and relevant topics for dealers.
Lunch Sponsored by Garmin

Last updated Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Every attempt not to deviate from the above schedule will be made; however, the AEA reserves the right to make changes when necessary without notice. Please check back often to ensure you have the latest schedule.



The AEA would like to thank the following sponsors.

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Linda Adams, or 816-347-8400

2019 AEA Connect Conferences

South Pacific

November 18-19, 2019

Adelaide, Australia


2020 AEA Connect Conferences


January 23-24, 2020

Cologne, Germany