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Schedule: Start Planning Your Experience

Subject to change. Be sure to check on site and the HAI HELI-EXPO® app to confirm dates, times, and locations.

All events will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center unless otherwise noted

Experience HAI HELI-EXPO by attending our events, educational courses, meetings, and so much more! This schedule is a preview of what you have to look forward to, but note that this information is subject to change. Reconfirm times and dates by viewing the HAI HELI-EXPO 2020 Program & Exhibit Guide or by downloading our HAI HELI-EXPO show app. Location information will be provided onsite, and can be found in your show app or on monitors throughout the convention center.

Don’t miss out! Expand your knowledge by taking the 2020 Rotor Safety Challenge! The Rotor Safety Challenge, better known as the RSC, is free for HAI HELI-EXPO 2020 attendees and exhibitors.

If you are interested in attending our Professional Education Courses, click here to see each course with a description!

* Separate registration / ticket required.

  • Fri.
    1/24/2020
  • Sat.
    1/25/2020
  • Sun.
    1/26/2020
  • Mon.
    1/27/2020
  • Tue.
    1/28/2020
  • Wed.
    1/29/2020
  • Thu.
    1/30/2020
  • Fri.
    1/31/2020
  • Sat.
    2/01/2020
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management - Day One (located at Sheraton Park Hotel at Anaheim Resort)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management: Introduction - Day One (located at Sheraton Park Hotel at Anaheim Resort)
  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM
    • Aircraft Fly-In Pilot Briefing
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Aviation Safety Programs and Emergency Preparedness (located at Sheraton Park Hotel at Anaheim Resort)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management - DayTwo (located at Sheraton Park Hotel at Anaheim Resort)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management: Introduction - Day Two (located at Sheraton Park Hotel at Anaheim Resort)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • The Dirty Dozen: Recurrent Training (located at Sheraton Park Hotel at Anaheim Resort)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • UAS: Best Practices for Their Use in Inspections (located at Sheraton Park Hotel at Anaheim Resort)
  • 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Aircraft Fly-In Pilot Briefing
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Regulatory Comprehension for Operations
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • UAS Integration: Introduction
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Effective Leadership in Business Aviation
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Enhancing Your Culture of Compliance
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Flying in the Wire and Obstruction Environment: Part 1
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Aerodynamics without Equations
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Flight Instructor Refresher Course - Day One
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management - Day Three
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management: Introduction - Day Three
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Introduction to Long Line
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Part 135 Management Bootcamp: Day 1
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Proactive Fatigue Risk Management for Helicopter Operations
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • UAS Maintenance: General Practices
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Understanding and Implementing an Effective SMS
  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM
    • Aircraft Fly-In Pilot Briefing (back-up day)
  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • HFI Scholarship Golf Tournament
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Regulatory Comprehension for Maintenance
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • UAS Integration: Advanced
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Regulations Affecting Aircraft Part Purchase and Sale
  • 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • Technical Committee Meeting
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Aeronautical Decision-Making:  My Brain Is Trying to Kill Me
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Aerospace Physiology and Human Performance Update
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Aviation Survival and Egress Training with EBD
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • External Cargo Rigging
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Fatigue Risk Management Workshop
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Flying in the Wire and Obstruction Environment: Part 2
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Flight Instructor Refresher Course - Day Two
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management - Day Four
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management: Introduction - Day Four
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Mountain Flying and NVG Ground School
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Operational Risk Management for Helicopter Operations
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Part 135 Management Bootcamp: Day 2
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Powered Vertical Lift Infrastructure Development, Today & Tomorrow
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Record-Keeping and Regulatory Compliance
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • SMS for Business Aviation
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Understand Your Culture through Individual Personalities
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Vuichard Helicopter Safety Seminar for Pilots
  • 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    • HAI Safety Symposium: Wanted Alive (the NTSB Most Wanted List)
  • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Safety Directors Forum: Elevating Safety Culture and Professionalism
  • 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    • US Helicopter Safety Team Steering Committee Luncheon
  • 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    • Mil2Civ: Landing Jobs in the Civil Helicopter Industry
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    • Helicopter Tour Operators Committee Meeting
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 AM
    • Public Aircraft Operations
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    • US Helicopter Safety Team All-Hands Meeting
  • 3:00 PM– 4:00 PM
    • International Helicopter Safety Foundation (IHSF) Regional Partner Meeting
  • 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    • HAI HELI-EXPO Welcome Reception (Grand Plaza)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Building a Professional Relationship with the Government
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Good Data Drives Good Decisions
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Helicopter Ditching and Egress: Evaluate, Prepare, Perform
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Scott Bell 47 Technical Briefing
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Advanced Preflight: A Clear Path to Safety
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    • Rolls-Royce M250 Technical Briefing
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    • Safety Ignited! Industry in Action
  • 9:10 AM – 10:10 AM
    • Airbus EC135 Technical Briefing
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Anatomy of a Mishap
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Aviation Fatigue: Identification and Mitigation
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Best Practices in Maintenance Record-Keeping
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Rotor Track and Balance and Vibration Analysis
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Safety Committee - Safety Ignite
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Vision to Reality: Seeing 20/20 with EHVS
  • 10:10 AM – 11:40 AM
    • Bell Light Helicopters Part 27 206/407/429/505 Technical Briefing
  • 10:20 AM – 11:20 AM
    • Safran Arriel 1 / 2 Technical Briefing
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Aviation Human Factors: Protecting Us from Ourselves
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • BowTie Method for Safety Management - Part 1: Safety Risk Management
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Concept to Commissioning: ICAO Heliport Design Processes
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Decision-Making Stories
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Fuel: The Lifeblood of Your Helicopter
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Navigating the Legal Process of an Accident
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Offshore Forum
  • 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    • HAI Helicopter Industry Career and Mentoring Fair
  • 11:20 AM – 12:20 PM
    • Safran Arriel/Makila 1 / 2 Technical Briefing
  • 11:40 AM – 1:20 PM
    • Bell Medium Helicopters Part 29 204/205/212/412 Technical Briefing
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    • Self-Disclosure
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    • The IIMC Threat: Avoidance and Survival
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    • The Intersection of Safety and the Law
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    • The Vuichard Recovery: A Better Way Out of the Vortex Ring State
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    • Honeywell T53 Technical Briefing
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    • FAA ADS-B Update
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    • Hey, You’re an A&P – Sign This!
  • 1:00 PM –2:30 PM
    • HAI Accreditation Program of Safety (APS): Getting Ready to Fly to a Higher Standard
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    • Air Medical Services Committee Meeting
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    • Training Committee Meeting
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    • Urban Air Mobility Forum
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
    • Essential Skills for CRM Instructors
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
    • LOSA: Helicopter Operators Realizing Benefits
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
    • Managing Risk in a High-Risk Environment
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
    • Practical Aspect of Transit Flying in the Mountains
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
    • Family Assistance Operations: The Big Picture
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    • Honeywell LTS101 / HTS900 Technical Briefing
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    • P&W PW200/PW210 Technical Briefing
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    • Fitness for Duty: Fatigue in Helicopter Operations
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    • Flying Blind
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    • Helicopter Scenario-Based Training: FAA PEGASAS Research Update
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    • Managing a Helipad System Network
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    • sUAS Maintenance: Whose Job is it?
  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    • What Do I Need to Know About My Flight Gear?
  • 2:40 PM – 3:40 PM
    • Lycoming Piston Engines Technical Briefing
  • 2:40 PM – 3:40 PM
    • P&W PT6T/PT6B/ PT6C Technical Briefing
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
    • Eye Tracking: What Are We Looking At?
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
    • Nontechnical Skills: From Theory to Practice
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
    • Offshore Evacuations with Floats with Integrated Life Rafts
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
    • Train and Live
  • 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM
    • Enstrom TH28/480, F28/280 Technical Briefing
  • 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM
    • LORD Elastomeric Bearing Inspection Technical Briefing
  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Young Professionals Network Kick-Off (Anaheim Marriott)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Distractions: The Silent Intruder
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Helicopter Ditching and Egress: Evaluate, Prepare, Perform
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Leonardo Helicopters AW169 Technical Briefing
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Maintenance Safety-First Solutions That Work
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Safety Committee Meeting
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Schweizer Helicopters Technical Briefing
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • What the FRAT?
  • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Heliport Committee Meeting
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    • Leonardo Helicopters AW189 Technical Briefing
  • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    • Government Service Committee Meeting
  • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    • Restricted and Experimental Category Aircraft Committee Meeting
  • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    • Safety Town Hall: What Were They Thinking?
  • 9:10 AM – 10:10 AM
    • Sikorsky S-92 Technical Briefing
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Compliance? Big Deal!
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Simulation: Keep Learning from Your Mistakes
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Special Instrument Procedures and Increased Risk Management
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Turbine Engine Hygiene
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Leonardo Helicopters AW139 Technical Briefing
  • 10:10 AM – 11:10 AM
    • Sikorsky S-76 Technical Briefing
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • A Lawyer's View of Your Aviation Insurance Policy
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Autorotations Reexamined
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Causal Factor Analysis: More Useful Than RCA?
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Navigating ICAO
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Polarimetric Radar Suitable for Sensor-Fusion to Enhance Flight Safety
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • When We Talk Ourselves into an Accident
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Leonardo Helicopters AW109/119 Technical Briefing
  • 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
    • Airbus AS350/ EC130 Technical Briefing
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Salute to Excellence Luncheon*
  • 12:20 PM - 1:20 PM
    • Airbus EC145 Technical Briefing
  • 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
    • GE Aviation CT7-2E1/CT7-8A Technical Briefing
  • 1:20 PM - 2:20 PM
    • MD 500E/500F Technical Briefing
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • BowTie Method for Safety Management - Part 2: Safety Assurance
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • BowTie Method for Safety Management (RSC)
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Improving In-Flight Risk Mitigation by Interdisciplinary Flight Crews
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • National Wildlife Strike Database: Who is in Your Airspace?
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Rolls-Royce RR300 Technical Briefing
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • SMS for Small-Fleet or Private Operators
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • When Management, Maintenance and Flight Crew Errors Create the Perfect Storm
  • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Autorotations: Reality Exposed
  • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Flight Operations Committee Meeting
  • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Fly Neighborly / Environmental Committee Meeting
  • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Committee Meeting
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Utility, Patrol, and Construction Committee Meeting
  • 2:20 PM - 3:20 PM
    • MD 520N/600N Technical Briefing
  • 2:40 PM - 3:40 PM
    • Robinson R22/R44/R66 Technical Briefing
  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
    • After the Accident: Working with the NTSB
  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
    • Anatomy of a Mishap
  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
    • Firefight with Confidence: Bambi Bucket Maintenance
  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
    • IIMC: You Can Survive
  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
    • Managing Complexity to Form a Simple SMS
  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
    • The Connected Helicopter
  • 3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
    • MD 900/902 Technical Briefing
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Structured Risk Analysis for Aerial Work Operations
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • The IIMC Threat: Avoidance and Survival
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • The Vuichard Recovery: A Better Way Out of the Vortex Ring State
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Utah Rotor Pathway Program
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    • Aerial Firefighting and Natural Resources Committee Meeting
  • 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    • Affiliate Symposium
  • 8:30 AM – 10:30 PM
    • FAA: Meet the Regulators
  • 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    • UAST Breakout Sessions
  • 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    • Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team (UAST) Quarterly Plenary
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Annual Aerial Firefighting Interagency Briefing
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management: Advanced - Day One
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management: Advanced - Day Two
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management: Advanced - Day Three