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    • 03/26/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • 03/29/2020
    • Huntsville AL
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    HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA
    March 26 - 29, 2020

    DIXIE-GREAT LAKES CHAPTERS SPRING 2019 MEETING AT THE SPACE & ROCKET CENTER



    Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center for 119 USD per night.  Click here to Book your guest room now at the group rate for FPA Dixie and Great Lakes Chapters

    Book hotel room by March 5, 2020:  Online link above or call 256.830.2222

    ARRIVING:  KHSV, Huntsville International Airport, 2000 Goodson Way, Huntsville AL 35824

    FBO:  Signature Flight Control.  Contact Alfredo Lopez  256.772.9341

    Complimentary Shuttle (Marriott) from airport to the hotel


    CHAPTER MEETING SCHEDULE

    Thursday, March 26:

    Arrivals @ KHSV and Signature Flight Support             

    Complimentary Marriott shuttle.  Call the hotel (256) 830-2222 for pick up; advise location International Airport or Signature

    6:00-7:00 pm    Welcome Reception on the Patio (weather permitting)

    (Dinner on your own)

    Friday, March 27

    6-10 am Breakfast Buffet with voucher Seasons Restaurant

    7:15 am   Sign-in and Welcome   Discovery/Atlantis/Columbia (ground floor)

    7:30 am – 11:45 am     CME Session I

    12:00 noon       Bus pickup for Space and Rocket Center

    Group Lunch and two guided tours

    Redland Marshall NASA Center Bus Tour

    3 stops. Only 1 bathroom break.  Must have US Citizen ID.

    Return to Space and Rocket Center Visitors Center

    Saturn V Space Center tour with guides

    5:00 pm Return to Marriott                              

    Free Evening

    Saturday, March 28

    7-10 am           Breakfast Buffet with voucher Seasons Restaurant

    8:00 am           Sign-in and Announcements Discovery/Atlantis/Columbia (ground floor)

    8:15 am – 12:30 pm     CME Session II

    12:35 pm Chapters Business Meetings

    Lunch on your own and free afternoon

    Saturday  Space & Rocket Center Day Passes for meeting registrants

    6:30 pm Hosted wine and beer reception      Pre-function area     

    7:00 pm Group Dinner and guest speaker    Discovery/Atlantis

    SATURDAY GUEST SPEAKER:  Major General Daniel J. Petrosky USA(ret), 3600 hours flown with 750 combat hours in Bosnia, Desert Storm and Vietnam., former Commanding Officer in Huntsville and head of Army’s aviation.

    Sunday, March 29

    Individual Departures at leisure

    BREAKFAST VOUCHERS are issued to paid meeting registrants for the buffet. Breakfast hours 6:00-10:00 am on Friday; 7:00-11:00 am Saturday.

    Register early to avoid disappointment! By credit card at www.fpadrs.org

    Register by check using the Chapter Registration Form accompanied by a check. Chapter Meetings form.pdf

                                      

    • 05/22/2020
    • 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • 05/26/2020
    • 10:00 PM (EDT)
    • Richmond VA
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    Richmond Virginia
    May 22-26, 2020
    Flying Physicians Association
    66TH ANNUAL MEETING

    Schedule at a Glance.pdf

    Registration form.pdf


    Omni Richmond Hotel is the host hotel.  

    Address: 100 South 12th Street, Richmond VA 23219


    Reservations: 800-843-6664


    Or, reserve your guest room accommodations online:

    https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/richmond/meetings/flying-physicians-association-05212020



    A city of historical significance, Richmond is also known for its beautiful architecture, the impressive James River with category III and IV rapids, and its natural beauty and parks for hiking and biking as well as bird watching and horseback riding.

    See the church where Patrick Henry delivered his inspiring call to arms "Give me liberty or give me death!" and hear the re-enactment. Visit the capital of the Confederacy and appreciate the historical architectural statement of Thomas Jefferson in designing the Virginia State Capitol building.

    Interesting museums abound, craft breweries and eateries that have placed this delightful destination city on the map are just outside the meeting hotel's doors!

    Of special significance, the world's leading international competition for young violinists is ending in Richmond as the FPA Annual Meeting begins! FPA attendees have the opportunity to attend the Closing Gala Concert of the Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition, showcasing the senior and junior winners, the Richmond Symphony and guest performers. Considered "the Olympics" of international competition among young violinists, it's a rare and special opportunity.

    Optional tours and activities provide attendees the chance to explore the Richmond area and become immersed in its history. These include the renowned Ginter Botanical Gardens, Hanover Tavern with a performance by the Virginia Repertory Theater, St. John's Church and the Patrick Henry re-enactment, a CME session at the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Simulation and Patient Safety Center, lunch and tour of the Shirley Plantation and Upper Shirley Vineyard and a visit to Historic Tredegar, Richmond's official gateway to the Civil War.

    Continuing Medical Education and Aviation Education and Safety highlights include:

    May 2020 Annl Mtg Schedule.pdf

    Human Trafficking up close and personal, presented by a special FBI team and designed to educate physicians and health professionals to effectively be involved

    Medicine and Art-two thoughtful presentations about art in medical education. VCU professor relates the link of art to patient healing and physician development and an FPA member discusses how disease processes played a role in the geniuses of the art world

    AsMA Exchange Speaker and Director of the FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute on commercial space flight crew and passenger screening

    NTSB Vice-chair updates on GA accidents and staying alive

    US State Department Director of Operational Medicine and private company COO discuss complex medical evacuation operations and biocontainment transport

    GA long-distance world record holder describes the planning and adventures of his around-the-world-over-both-poles in a homebuilt single-engine aircraft

    Medical and scientific presentations in a broad range of topics of importance to physician-pilots, AMEs, physicians treating pilot-patients, and physicians preparing for missions, from stem cells to transfusions, geriatric patient controlled substance issues to pregnancy.

    VA State Capitol Bldg

    Virginia State Capitol Building designed by Thomas Jefferson and site of the Saturday evening Welcome Reception

    Social Highlights of the Annual Meeting include: 

    • Saturday afternoon Right Front Seaters and Family Member Orientation and Tai Chi Class
    • Saturday evening Welcome Reception in the Virginia State Capitol Rotunda
    • Monday evening 'Stump the IA' aviation session with Mike Busch, the best known A&P/IA in General Aviation
    • Tuesday evening Awards Celebration and Dinner featuring the world's first armless pilot and inspiring speaker, Jessica Cox.

    OPTIONAL Activities and Tours (extra charge) are:

    Friday afternoon 12:15 pm - VCU Medical Simulation and Patient Safety Center hands-on training and CME, including lunch and transportation

    Friday afternoon 1:00 pm - Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens docent-led tours, including lunch and transportation

    Friday evening 5:00 pm - Hanover Tavern and Virginia Repertory Theater including dinner and transportation

    Sunday afternoon 12:30 pm  - Patrick Henry re-enactment at historic St. Johns Church followed by Richmond City Tour.

    Includes box lunch and transportationSunday evening 5:00 pm - Menuhin Gala Finale Concert followed by private group dinner at the Center

    Monday afternoon 12:45 pm - Visit and tour of Virginia's oldest plantation, the Shirley Plantation, including lunch at the Upper Shirley Vineyards. Individual wine flight tastings are available, extra charge, first-come, first-serve. Transportation is included.

    Tuesday afternoon 2:30 pm - Guided tour of historic Tredegar, the official gateway to the Civil War and the nation's first museum to interpret the Civil War from the perspectives of the Union, the Confederacy and the African-Americans.



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