Gold Sponsor
Collins Aerospace

 

Collins Aerospace, a unit of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Gold Sponsor
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
 
 
Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2018, Delta was named to Fortune’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being   named the most admired airline for the seventh time in eight years.  Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented seven consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 313 destinations in 54 countries on six continents.
Gold Sponsor
Honeywell Aerospace
 

Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft. The Aerospace business unit builds aircraft engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wireless connectivity systems, mechanical components and more. Its hardware and software solutions create more fuel-efficient aircraft, more direct and on-time flights and safer skies and airports. For more information, visit www.honeywell.com or follow us at @Honeywell_Aero.

Gold Sponsor
National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA)
 
 
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) represents over 20,000 controllers, engineers and other safety-related professionals, with membership from every state, territory and possession of the United States.  Certified in 1987, they are one of the strongest and most influential labor unions in the federal sector, and a direct affiliate of the AFL-CIO. Highly skilled and fully committed to ensuring the safety of every flight, our team of safety professionals is proud to represent not only the interests of our membership, but the safety interests of the flying public as well. Safety Above All is the litmus test in which all decisions are based as we   continually strive to improve and enhance aviation safety in order to maintain the safst air traffic control system in the world.
 
 Gold Sponsor
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
 

 

Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 11,000 members and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world’s largest civil aviation trade show.

Silver Sponsor - Awards Luncheon
Jeppesen
 

For more than 80 years, Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today, this pioneering spirit continues as Jeppesen delivers transformative information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of aircraft operators around the globe. Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and part of the Digital Aviation & Analytics capability of Boeing Global Services.

Silver Sponsor - Awards Luncheon
The Boeing Company
 

Boeing has a long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation. The company continues to expand its product line and services to meet emerging customer needs. Its broad range of capabilities includes creating new, more efficient members of its commercial airplane family; designing, building and integrating military platforms and defense systems; creating advanced technology solutions; and arranging innovative financing and service options for customers. With corporate offices in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 140,000 people across the United States and in more than 65 countries. This represents one of the most diverse, talented and innovative workforces anywhere.

Badge & Lanyard Sponsor
Deloitte
 

Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. Our people work across more than 20 industry sectors to deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society. Please see www.deloitte.com/about to learn more.

Bronze Sponsor
Airbus
 

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of €64/$72 billion and employed a workforce 134,000 strong. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a global leader in providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as being one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions available in today’s market.

Bronze Sponsor
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
 

 

Since 1939, AOPA has protected the freedom to fly by creating an environment that gives people of all ages the opportunity to enjoy aviation and all it has to offer. As the world’s largest community of pilots and aviation enthusiasts with representatives based in Frederick, MD, Washington, DC, Wichita, KS, and seven regions across the United States, AOPA’s events, initiatives and services bring current and future pilots together and make aviation more accessible to everyone.

Bronze Sponsor
Airlines for America (A4A)
 
 
 
Airlines for America (A4A) advocates on behalf of its members to shape crucial policies and measures that promote safety, security and a healthy U.S. airline industry. We work collaboratively with airlines, labor, Congress and the Administration and other groups to improve air travel for everyone.  Annually, commercial aviation helps drive nearly $1.5 trillion in U.S. economic activity and more than 10 million U.S. jobs. Airlines for America (A4A) vigorously advocates on behalf of the American airline industry as a model of safety, customer service and   environmental responsibility and as the indispensable network that drives our nation’s economy and global competitiveness.
 
Bronze Sponsor
Garmin
 

 

Garmin’s aviation business segment is a leading provider of solutions to OEM, aftermarket, military and government customers. Garmin’s portfolio includes   navigation, communication, flight control, hazard avoidance, an expansive suite of ADS-B solutions and other products and services that are known for innovation, reliability, and value. For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.

 
Bronze Sponsor
wolfSSL
 

 

wolfSSL is an open source TLS library and is the first commercial TLS 1.3 implementation for applications, devices, IoT and the cloud. Securing more than 2-billion connections, wolfSSL’s products offer optimal performance, rapid integration, leverage hardware crypto and support for the most current standards including certification to DO-178C DAL A. wolfSSL takes pride in being the most comprehensively tested and supported cryptography available. Products include the wolfSSL embedded SSL library, wolfCrypt embedded crypto engine, wolfCrypt FIPS 140-2 validated (Certificates #2425 & 3389), wolfBoot, wolfMQTT, wolfSSH and wolfSSL JNI wrapper. As strong believers in open source, the majority of wolfSSL’s products are dual licensed under both the GPLv2 as well as standard commercial licensing. All of wolfSSL’s products are 100% made in the USA and have been since the company’s inception in 2004. All products are backed by 24/7 support.

 NotePad Sponsor
The Cargo Airline Association
 
 
 
The Cargo Airline Association is the nationwide voice for members of the all-cargo air carrier industry and others in the air cargo marketplace that depend on these services. Located in Washington, DC, the Association is responsible for representing the industry before federal and state regulatory bodies, the United States Congress and, when necessary, in the federal and state courts. The Association also acts as a resource tool for its members and serves as an educational voice of the industry.
 
 Networking Break Sponsor
General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)
 

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) represents over 110 of the world’s leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, components and related services. GAMA’s members also operate repair stations, fixed based operations, pilot and maintenance training facilities and they manage fleets of aircraft. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with a European office in Brussels, Belgium, GAMA represents the interests of its members to government agencies throughout the world. These interests include legislation, safety regulations and standards, market access, development of aviation infrastructure and aviation security. GAMA also works to promote the interests of general aviation worldwide through the development of worldwide standards as well as through its public information and education programs.

 Networking Break Sponsor
The MITRE Corporation
 

 

MITRE’s mission-driven team solves problems for a safer world. Through our federally funded R&D centers, including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Center for Advanced Aviation System Development (CAASD), and public-private partnerships, we work across government and the aviation community to tackle challenges to the safety, stability, and well-being of our nation. We serve the public’s interest by discovering new possibilities and pioneering systems engineering solutions to bring ATM/CNS innovation to civil aviation around the world.

Charging Station Sponsor
Regional Airline Association (RAA)
 

 

The Regional Airline Association (RAA) serves as a unified voice of advocacy and support for North American regional airlines aimed at promoting a safe, reliable, and healthy regional airline industry.  The RAA serves as an important network connecting regional airlines, industry business partners, and policymakers in strengthening the industry as well as promoting regional airline interests in a changing business and policy environment. In the United States, RAA member airlines employ 59,000 individuals, operate 42 percent of the flights, and provide the only source of scheduled, passenger air service to two-thirds of the nation’s airports.

Speaker Ready Room Sponsor
Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA)
 

 

The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) is the largest airline pilot union in the world and represents more than 61,000 pilots at 33 U.S. and Canadian airlines. Founded in 1931, the Association is chartered by the AFL-CIO and the Canadian Labour Congress. Known internationally as US-ALPA, it is a member of the International Federation of Air Line Pilot Associations.