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Speaker Schedule

February 27, 2023

Speaker Schedule | February 27, 2023

Ballroom 4: Skydiving

Speaker NameSeminar NameTimeDuration
John LeBlancEvolution of Canopy Planforms8:00105 min
Brian Krause and Kirk Verner Hosted by James La BarrieFireside Chat: Performance Team Building10:00105 min
T.K. Donle, Dr. Aaron Rubin, & Dr. Ben MasseyPIA-High Altitude Skydiving Operations (HASO). Best Practices Guidelines. Briefing & Discussion12:00105 min
Matt LeonardWhat is Canopy Flocking?2:0045 min
Cheryl Stearns Hosted by James La BarrieFireside Chat: Bouncing Back3:00105 min

Ballroom 3: Skydiving

Speaker NameSeminar NameTimeDuration
Melanie CurtisInfluence and Impact through the Lens of Professional Skydiving8:0045 min
Yuliya PangburnFlying Your Canopy is an Inevitable Part of the Skydive - SO Start Loving It!9:0045 min
Nicole RichardsCommunication in a Modern Skydiving World10:0045 min
Marylou LaughlinBehind The Scenes of Judging11:0045 min
Steve "Pickles" SimpsonSponsorship. How to Get Sponsors and Conduct Ourselves to Once we Have Them12:0045 min
Greg WindmillerCanopy Collision Avoidance1:00105 min
John HartGetting your Pro-rating is just a start of a journey to become a Professional Demonstration jumper3:0045 min
Fred WilliamsCPS' Mount Everest Expedition4:0045 min

Ballroom 2: Technical

Speaker NameSeminar NameTimeDuration
Catherine MollmannClassification and disposition of raw material and manufacturing defects
Matt ZwickerDesign of Parachute Structural Joints9:0045 min
Jens GronemeyerAltimeter Settings in Tactical Jumping / Maintenance10:0045 min
Dr. Ryan JacksonSport Skydiving at High Altitudes Needing Oxygen. Safe?11:0045 min
Jonathan KingMalfunction Review Board Lessons Learned12:0045 min
Julien PeelmanDefining New Standards1:0045 min
Jo OosterveerHow to Become an EU Rigger, Equivalents to the FAA System, Requirements to Renew and maintain Valid License2:0045 min
Stanisław RzewuskiHow the Guiness World Record of Highest Tandem Parachute Jump Was Set and Proven3:0045 min
T.K. DonleSpring Loaded Pilot Chute Hesitations4:0045 min

Ballroom 5: Management & Government

Speaker NameSeminar NameTimeDuration
Brian VacherModern Flight Planning – Developing the Plan for Instructors and Students8:0045 min
Cheryl DelucaGovernment Contracting 1019:0045 min
Amber WrightEfficient, Safe and Profitable! How to manage your AFF school10:0045 min
Dennis BullardWith Lives on the Line, Every Personality Matters11:00105 min
Shannon PilcherBuilding a Better Business Through Better Teamwork1:0045 min
TBDTBD2:0045 min
Larry OxenhamDon't Kill your Golden Goose - Protect & Perpetuate your Business3:00105 min

Ballroom 1: Rigging Room #1

Speaker NameSeminar NameTimeDuration
Todd ShoebothamPacking the TL2 Single Parachute BASE Rig8:0045 min
Mark KruseHow to Run a Profitable and Efficient Rigging Loft9:00105 min
Peter BanyPacking the Sigma 2 Tandem Reserve Canopy11:00105 min
Derek ThomasDiscussion on Rigger Training - Long Ear Packing1:00105 min
Charlie MarkinPacking a "Softie" Seat Emergency Parachute System3:0045 min
Panel includes: Kevin Gibson, Jeff Johnston, Mark Kruse, Tom Parker, Andi Paulsen, Pablito Perazzoli, Kirk Smith Moderator: Abbie MashaalRigger Q&A4:0045 min

Ballroom 2: Rigging Room #2

Speaker NameSeminar NameTimeDuration
Rory CorriganBasic Sewing Machine Fixes8:0045 min
Tom Parker & Steve "Pickles" SimpsonPacking the Javelin Odyssey, A Master Class.9:00105 min
Pablito PerazzoliPacking a Reserve11:0045 min
Shlomo PearlSkyhook System in UPT & Sunpath Harness/Container Technical & Rigging Info12:00105 min
Hannah AlbrechtParachute Patching and a Discussion of More Extensive Canopy Repairs2:00105 min