AVALON 2017

EXHIBIT

PROGRAM

INDUSTRY-ONLY TRADE DAYS TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY TO FRIDAY 3 MARCH

Tuesday 28 February to 2pm Friday 3 March

  • Open to industry professionals and trade exhibitors only
  • Exhibition Pavilion open 9am – 5pm
  • Admission on the trade days is strictly reserved for accredited industry visitors over 16 years of age. For further information, please visit our trade registration page.
TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY
0700 - 0900
Exhibitor Access to the event
0900 - 1000
US Comparative Technology Office (CTO) Industry Briefing
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group
(CASG)
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests.
Pre-registration not required
0900 - 1700
Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition pavilion open to Industry Professionals and Exhibitors
0930 - 1600
Australian Airports Association (AAA) Victoria Division Meeting
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Australian Airports Association
Open to all AAA and ACI members and invited guests
Pre-registration is required
0930 - 1000
AVALON 2017
Official Opening Ceremony
Intersection of Taxiway Alpha and Charlie
(Wet weather venue – Airshow Conference Centre)
Hosted by
Aerospace Australia
By invitation only
1000 - 1500
Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS) “Transforming Australia with Drone Technology” Conference
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Australian Association for Unmanned Systems
(AAUS)
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests
Pre-registration required and
registration fee is applicable
1000 - 1600
Airservices Forum – Future ATM: Harnessing the Power of Technology
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Airservices Australia
Open to all exhibitors, trade day
visitors, industry stake holders,
media and invited guests
Pre-registration is required
1015 - 1030
U.S. International Pavilion Welcome Reception & Opening Ceremony
U.S. International Pavilion, Hall 3
Hosted by
Kallman Worldwide, Inc.
Sponsored by
General Atomics Aeronautical
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests
1030 - 1045
Team Reaper Australia AIR7003 - Team Launch
U.S. International Pavilion, Hall 3
Hosted by
General Atomics Aeronautical
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests
1200 - 1230
Flying Display
1330 - 1400
Flying Display
1330 - 1430
F-35 Industry Briefing
Hosted by
Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group
(CASG)
Open to current F-35 industry partners.
Pre-registration required
1400 - 1600
AVALON 2017
Innovation Pitchfest
Innovation Theatrette
Exhibition Hall 1
Hosted by
Aerospace Australia Limited
in collaboration with
Defence Science Institute (DSI)
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests.
1500 - 1600
F-35 Media Briefing
Hosted by
Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group
(CASG)
Open to accredited media only
1630 - 1800
Flying Display
1730 for a
1830 start
Official Victorian State Reception
Hosted by
the Governor of Victoria
By invitation only
1900 for
1930 - 2230
Defence SA VIP Dinner
Hosted by
Defence SA
By invitation only
1900 -
UK High Commission Reception
Co-hosted by
British High Commissioner Her Excellency Mrs Menna Rawlings and RAF, Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen John Hillier, KCB, CBE, DFC.
By invitation only
1945 for a
2000 start
Victorian Government VIP Dinner
Hosted by
the Governor of Victoria
By invitation only
WEDNESDAY 1 MARCH
0800 - 0900
Exhibitor Access to the event
0900 - 1700
Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition pavilion open to Industry Professionals and Exhibitors
0900 - 1200
Victorian Skills Commissioner - Aviation Skills Forum
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Victorian Skills Commissioner
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests.
Pre-registration not required
0900 - 1200
17th Australian International Aerospace Congress
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Royal Aeronautical Society and Engineers Australia
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests
Pre-registration not required to attend Avalon 2017 sessions.

To attend AIAC17 sessions on 27 and 28 February at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) pre-registration and a registration fee is applicable
0930 - 1600
Next Generation World Airports Conference
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Airbiz
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests.
Pre-registration not required
0930 - 1600
Growing MRO Business in the Indo/Asia/Pacific Region
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Aviation Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul Business Association (AMROBA)
Sponsored by
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests.
Pre-registration not required
1200 - 1230
Flying Display
1330 - 1400
Flying Display
1400 - 1600
AVALON 2017
Innovation Pitchfest
Innovation Theatrette
Exhibition Hall 1
Hosted by
Aerospace Australia Limited
in collaboration with
Defence Science Institute (DSI)
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests.
1400 - 1600
Australian Business Aviation Association (ABAA) & International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Australian Business Aviation Association (ABAA)
Open to all members of ABAA and other interested parties
By invitation only
1400 - 1600
Centre for Defence Industry Capability 'Enabling a globally successful Australian Defence industry' Briefing
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Centre for Defence Industry Capability
(CDIC)
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests.
1530 - 1700
Victorian Government Networking Event
Victorian Government Pavilion
Exhibition Hall 2
Hosted by
Victorian Government
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests.
1600 - 1700
Defence SA Networking Hour
Defence SA Stand
Exhibition Hall 3
Hosted by
Defence SA
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests.
1615 - 1645
AVALON 2017
Innovation Awards
Innovation Theatrette
Exhibition Hall 1
Hosted by
Aerospace Australia Limited
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests.
1630 - 1800
Flying Display
1830 for
1900 - 2100
Queensland Government Defence and Business Leaders' Reception
Hosted by
Queensland Department of State Development
By invitation only
1900 - 2100
U.S. VIP Reception
Eureka 89
7 Riverside Quay
Southbank, Melbourne
Organised by
Kallman Worldwide, Inc.
Platinum Sponsor - Raytheon Sponsored by Boeing, General Atomics Aeronautical, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman
By invitation only
THURSDAY 2 MARCH
0800 - 0900
Exhibitor Access to the event
0800 - 1645
Aerospace Environment Working Group (AEWG) Symposium
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Aerospace Environment
Working Group (AEWG)
Open to all interested representatives of small-to-medium enterprises and large corporations, both within Australia and abroad
Pre-registration required
0900 - 1700
Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition pavilion open to Industry Professionals and Exhibitors
0900 - 1200
AOPA Pacific Dialogue
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association of Australia (AOPA)
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests
Pre-registration not required
0900 - 1200
Safeskies Australia Industry Seminar
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Safeskies Australia
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests
Pre-registration not required
0900 - 1200
17th Australian International
Aerospace Congress
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Royal Aeronautical Society and Engineers Australia
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests
Pre-registration not required to attend Avalon 2017 sessions.

To attend AIAC17 sessions on 27 and 28 February at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) pre-registration and a registration fee is applicable
1200 - 1230
Flying Display
1215 - 1715
Flight Test Society of Australia (FTSA) Symposium
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Flight Test Society of Australia (FTSA)
Open to FTSA members and invited guests
Pre-registration required
1330 - 1400
Flying Display
1400 - 1600
The Australian Aviation Associations Forum (TAAAF) Members General Assembly
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
The Australian Aviation Forum (TAAAF)
Open to all members of all TAAAF member associations
Pre-registration not required
1600 - 1700
U.S. International Pavilion Networking Reception Supported by the Victorian Government
US Pavillion
Exhibition Hall 3
Hosted by
Kallman Worldwide, Inc.
By invitation only
1630 - 1800
Flying Display
FRIDAY 3 MARCH
0800 - 0900
Exhibitor Access to the event
0900 - 1430
Flight Test Society of Australia (FTSA) Symposium
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Flight Test Society of Australia
(FTSA)
Open to FTSA members and invited guests
Pre-registration required
0900 - 1700
Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition pavilion open to Industry Professionals and Exhibitors
0900 - 1700
Drone Showcase open to Industry Professionals, Exhibitors and General Public visitors
1400 - 1700
Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition pavilion open to the Public
1400 - 2115
Flying Display and Friday Night Alight spectacular
1700 - 1900
Women in Aviation International, Australian Chapter - Function
Airshow Conference Centre
Hosted by
Women in Aviation Australia
(WAI Australia)
Open to all exhibitors, trade day visitors, industry stake holders, media and invited guests
Pre-registration required

GENERAL PUBLIC DAYS

Friday 3rd March from 2pm

  • Gates open to the public from 2pm
  • Public Flying displays from 2pm – 9:15pm (approx.)
  • Friday Night Alight spectacular
  • Ground exhibits from 2pm
  • Exhibition Pavilion open to the public from 2pm – 5pm
  • Gold Pass holders can enter the Airshow site from 9am
  • Gold Pass holders aged over 16 years can enter the exhibition pavilion from 9am. Those aged 16 and under can access the exhibition pavilion from 2pm.

 

SATURDAY 4th MARCH - SUNDAY 5th MARCH

  • Gates open to the public from 8am to 6pm daily
  • Flying displays from 10am to 4:30 pm (approx.) daily
  • Ground displays 8am to 6pm daily
  • Exhibition Pavilion open to the public from 9am – 5pm
  • Historic re-enactment arena displays throughout the day.

 

Further information including a preliminary flying display program will be available in early January 2017.

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