For Students and Faculty The University Aviation Association offers students the opportunity to network with aviation industry leaders and members of Congress during the 2018 UAA Aviation Policy Seminar for Students, taking place the first week in January in Washington, DC. This Seminar is recommended for juniors, seniors, graduate students, faculty, or those with a good background in aviation.
Hotel accommodations: Holiday Inn Capitol (550 C Street, SW Washington, DC 20024). The University Aviation Association for check-in beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, check-out Friday, January 11, 2019. The rate is $159 per night. Please note, this rate does not include DC tax, currently 14.95%. You may book reservations directly online by clicking on the web link here UAA. You may also make reservations by calling 1 877-572-6951 and referencing group name UAA and booking code UA8. Please call 1-877-572-6951 and reference your confirmation number. Please obtain a cancellation number when canceling a reservation. Deadline date to make the reservation is Monday, December 10, 2018. Reservation requests received after the deadline date will be subject to availability and prevailing rate.
• Students and faculty facilitators will spend the week on-site in the nation’s capital attending briefings & seminars from the NTSB, the FAA, Congressional staff, and industry associations agencies such as NBAA and RAA
• Students will be able to network with others from across the country and gain valuable exposure to leaders in these organizations.
• Students will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of how these agencies interact in establishing aviation policy and what job opportunities may be available in the aviation industry.
• Faculty and students will gain valuable insight into how they can participate in the process now and in the future