Sept. 26, 2003
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Aviation Conference to be held in West Des Moines
– The Iowa Aviation Conference, to be held Oct. 16-17 in West Des
Moines, will provide an opportunity to learn more about the benefits and
challenges facing aviation in Iowa and the nation.
conference will be held at the West Des Moines Marriott.
The event is co-sponsored by the Iowa Department of Transportation’s
Office of Aviation and Iowa Public Airports Association, and is open to the
are invited to “An Event to Celebrate!”
Orville Wright (as played by Jim Spence) will be stopping by to help
celebrate 100 years of powered flight. Other invited speakers are Colonel Bud
Day, Sioux City native and former prisoner of war;
Pamela Hamilton from the Transportation Security Administration; and
Experimental Aircraft Association officials Steve Buss and Dick Knapinski.
interested in Iowa’s air transportation system is welcome to attend. Seminars
will focus on education, planning and a discussion of aviation issues facing
Iowa. Recent conferences have included community leaders, legislators,
educators, business representatives and members of the aviation community.
the conference by visiting www.iowaairports.org
and click on the 2003 Iowa Aviation Conference box located in the middle of
the Web page; calling Association Insight at 515-251-8640; or via e-mail at email@example.com.