Fri, Apr 25, 2008
Meetings Start In Europe In May, End In Australia In
If there's one primary theme the Aircraft Electronics
Association would like its 2008 convention attendees to leave
Washington, DC with, it's that AEA is a truly international
organization, with members in 35 countries. To drive that point
home further, AEA has plans for three international meetings before
the end of 2008.
AEA will host its 22nd annual AEA Europe Meeting in May; its
annual AEA Canada Meeting in September; and its 11th annual AEA
South Pacific Meeting in November. AEA Regional Meetings also will
take place this fall in the East, Central and West regions of the
The AEA has announced the dates, deadlines and hotel information
for all of it 2008 Regional Meetings, including:
- AEA Europe Meeting: May 15-17, in Cologne,
Germany. Meeting registrations will be accepted at AEA
headquarters until May 2. An optional full-day training course will
be offered May 15. Meeting hotel: Hyatt Regency Cologne; telephone:
+49 (0)221 828 1234. Room rates: Single, 150,00 euros; double,
- AEA Canada Meeting: September 3-5, in Calgary,
Alberta. The deadline for early registration is Aug. 27.
An optional full-day training course will be offered Sept. 3.
Meeting hotel: Sheraton Cavalier Hotel; telephone: 403-291-0192.
Room rates: Single or double, $159 CDN per night. Reserve rooms by
- AEA East Meeting: September 10-12, in Savannah,
GA. The deadline for early registration is Sept. 5. An
optional full-day training course will be offered Sept. 10. Meeting
hotel: Hyatt Regency Hotel; telephone: 800-233-1234. Room rate:
Single or double, $150 per night. Reserve rooms by Aug. 10.
- AEA Central Meeting: September 24-26, in Kansas City,
MO. The deadline for early registration is Sept. 19. An
optional full-day training course will be offered Sept. 24. Meeting
hotel: Embassy Suites at KCI; telephone: 816-891-7788. Room rates:
Single or double, $134 per night. Reserve rooms by Aug. 24.
- AEA West Meeting: October 22-24, in Reno. NV.
The deadline for early registration is Oct. 17. An optional
full-day training course will be offered Oct. 22. Meeting hotel:
Grand Sierra Resort Hotel; telephone: 775-789-2000. Room rates:
Single or double, $89 per night. Reserve rooms by Sept. 22.
- AEA South Pacific Meeting: November 13-14, in Palm
Cove, Queensland, Australia. The deadline for early
registration is Nov. 5. Meeting hotel: Novatel Palm Cove Resort;
telephone: 61-7-4039-9401. Room rates: Single or double, $109 AUD
per night. Reserve rooms by Oct. 13.
The AEA also has set the dates and locations for its annual AEA
International Convention & Trade Show through 2011:
- 2009: Dallas, TX from April 1-4, at the Gaylord Texan
- 2010: Orlando, FL from April 7-10, at the Gaylord Palm
- 2011: Reno, NV from March 30-April 2, at the Grand Sierra
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