I am very excited to announce the presenters for the 2018 edition of the Great Eastern Balloon Association's Continuing Education Seminar! It will be held on Saturday, March 4th at the prestigious Princeton University in Princeton, NJ.
Our 2018 Spring Training for Balloonists edition will once again be a choose-your-own format with 3 hours of breakout sessions making the seminar truly an individualized learning program!
Our presenters are:
Jonathan Standley - Drones and Regulations
Accident Analysis (on an accident in recent years) - Henry Rosenbaum
Aeronautical Decision Making (on the accident above) - Mark Meyer and Kevin Knapp
Propane Emergencies - Henry Rosenbaum
Competition - Greg Miller
Crew Safety and Techniques - Jimmy Doerer (BFA Master Crew Chief) and Barb Magnano
Knots and Ropes (hands on course) - Bill Rose
Weather - David Nicosia from the National Weather Service
What you miss when you are not at your annual inspection (yes, we are going to inspect a balloon!) - Bert Padelt
The seminar includes a continental breakfast, hot lunch and afternoon beverage break. There is also a trade show with multiple vendors on the breaks.
You can register for the seminar and join the club (it really is the cheaper option!) at this link: http://www.gebaballoon.org/committees/membership/<http://www.gebaballoon.org/committees/membership/>
You an register for the seminar only at this link: http://www.gebaballoon.org/training/continuing-education-seminar/<http://www.gebaballoon.org/training/continuing-education-seminar/>
The price is $50 for member pilots ($85 for non-member) and $35 for member crew ($70 for non-members).
Last year we had 191 attendees from 15 states - this truly is a can't miss seminar! We are looking forward to seeing you there!
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