Redbird Migration 2019

October 15-17 | Englewood, CO (KAPA)

 

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Over the last 9 years, Migration has become the leading conference for flight training professionals and this year promises to be even better. This year Migration will be hosted at Wings Over the Rockies' new Blue Sky Aviation Gallery located on the south side of Denver's Centennial Airport (KAPA). Migration will feature presentations from a wide range of industry leaders and small group break-out sessions focused on providing solutions to the real world problems facing flight schools and universities.

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Why Attend?

Migration is designed to inspire and equip you to take your flight training business to the next level. Hear the latest big ideas and innovative solutions from our Keynote speakers.

You'll leave Migration with pages upon pages of actionable tactics that you can apply the minute you get back to the flight line.

You'll be among your people with 300+ attendees from all over the world representing a wide range of flight training practitioners. Migration is known for it's networking and relationship building and this year will be no different.

From the venue (in a hangar at Colorado's busiest GA airport) to the content of every Keynote and breakout session, to the people you meet -- a love of aviation is core to what makes Migration so powerful.

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William Ampofo
William Ampofo
Vice President, Business Aviation & General Aviation, Boeing Global Services

William Ampofo has functional responsibility for sales & marketing, business development, channel management, e-Commerce and program execution to establish Boeing as a market leader in the business aviation and general aviation sectors. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Supply Chain, for Aviall, a Boeing Company subsidiary, and spent 22 years at United Technologies Corporations—at its Corporate Headquarters, Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, and UTC Aerospace Systems—in various finance, information technology, corporate strategy, and operations roles.

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Main Session Speaker
Commander Kirk Lippold
Commander Kirk Lippold
United States Navy (Ret.)

Commander Kirk Lippold, USN (Ret.) was the Commanding Officer of the USS Cole when it came under a suicide terrorist attack by al Qaeda in the port of Aden, Yemen. During his command, he and his crew distinguished themselves by saving the American warship from sinking. Today, Commander Lippold is a popular inspirational figure and leadership speaker who remains in high demand with Fortune 500 companies, leading financial institutions, top industry associations, the Department of State, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and state-level governments, both in the United States and internationally.

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Main Session Speaker
Erika Armstrong
Erika Armstrong
"A Chick in the Cockpit"

A former international corporate, airline, Red Cross, and 24-hour air ambulance pilot/captain, Erika Armstrong has an extensive social media network of passionate avgeeks, and is a Professor of Aviation at MSU Denver, Director of Instructional Design at Advanced Aircrew Academy, and award-winning staff writer for Colorado Serenity magazine. She is the author of "A Chick in the Cockpit" and "The Art of Being a Pilot" (coming out in 2019) and has over eighty published articles. She is a contributing editor and professional pilot columnist at Plane & Pilot, Disciples of Flight, NYC Aviation, Flying.com, Serenity, Mountain Connection, Contrails, General Aviation News, LinkedIn Influencer, and Business Insider.

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Main Session Speaker
George Bye
George Bye
Bye Aerospace Founder, CEO, and Chairman

The creative innovator behind the all-electric Sunflyer General Aviation Aircraft, George Bye has two decades of experience as an Engineer, Enterpreneur and Executive who conceives, designs, and develops all-electric manned and drone aircraft. As a fighter pilot in the Air Force, he flew many missions during Desert Shield and Desert Storm and then trained other fighter pilots. He is an ATP-rated pilot with over 4,000 flying hours.

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Innovation Panel
Dave Hirschman
Dave Hirschman
AOPA Pilot Editor at Large

An accomplished writer, Dave Hirschman joined AOPA in 2008. He is the author of "Hijacked: The True Story Of The Heroes Of Flight 705" and he previously covered FedEx as a business news reporter for the Commercial Appeal and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has an airline transport pilot certificate and instrument and multiengine flight instructor certificates. Dave flies vintage, historical, and Experimental airplanes and specializes in tailwheel and aerobatic instruction.

 

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Media Panel
Gregory Bowles
Gregory Bowles
Joby Aviation Head of Government Affairs

With a focus in the area of legislation, regulation, and policy, Gregory helps create an environment which fosters innovation in the general aviation industry. Prior to joining the team at Joby, he served as GAMA's Vice President for Global Innovation & Policy and was responsible for developing new paths for the integration of emerging GA technologies and assessing technological shifts that may require changes to the way aircraft are designed, manufactured, maintained, or operated.

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Innovation Panel
  • 12:00 PM
    Check-In Open
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Welcome Reception
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Dinner
  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Main Sessions
  • 10:40 AM - 11:30 AM
    Breakout Session 1
  • 11:40 AM - 12:30 PM
    Breakout Session 2
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Lunch
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Migration Challenge
  • 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
    Breakout Session 3
  • 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
    Breakout Session 4
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Reception
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Dinner
    AOPA Flight Training Experience Awards
  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM - 9:40 AM
    Main Sessions
  • 10:05 AM - 10:55 AM
    Breakout Session 5
  • 11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
    Breakout Session 6
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Exploration of Flight

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Exploration of Flight at the Blue Sky Aviation Gallery

Just as earlier generations of youth have been motivated to follow in the footsteps of heroes, today’s youth need inspiration and motivation to become the explorers, discoverers, and achievers of tomorrow. The hands-on experiences provided by Exploration of Flight will educate, entertain and inspire. Every experience will have an educational foundation. In no other institution will a visitor be so uplifted into a journey of exploration and discovery.

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Blue Sky Aviation Gallery
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Englewood, CO 80112

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