Saturday, April 27 – begins at 9:30 a.m.

Schedule of Events

9:30 a.m. – State of the Industry Presentation/Q&A

Where: Davison Hall, Room 113 (807 Hergot Avenue)
Industry presentation by the Industry Advisory Board with individual breakout sessions for students discussing careers in airlines, corporate, military, and aviation management.

Noon – Burger Burn Cookout

Where: Ruston Aviation Hangar (125 Flightline Drive)
Cost: Your generous donations (to fund student scholarships)
Presented by Ruston Aviation and the Louisiana Tech Department of Professional Aviation

1:30 p.m. – Faculty/Staff Alumni Meeting

Where: Flight Operations Classroom (102 Aviation Boulevard)
All faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome

2:30 p.m. – Industry Advisory Board Meeting

Where: Flight Operations Classroom (102 Aviation Boulevard)
Board members only

6:00 p.m. – AVFEST Awards Banquet

Where: Davison Athletics Complex (1454 West Alabama Avenue)
Cost: $35 (Tickets must be purchased online in advance)**
Hosted by the Department of Professional Aviation

**Banquet tickets will be available for purchase online after Feb. 15. The deadline for ticket purchases is April 13. Tickets will be unavailable for purchase at the door.

Hotel Accommodations (AVFEST group rates for April 26-27)

Courtyard by Marriott Ruston
1309 Maxwell Boulevard
Ruston, LA 71270

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Ruston
1707 Roberta Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270

Hampton Inn Ruston
1315 N Trenton Street
Ruston, LA 71270

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ruston
1312 Hospitality Street
Ruston, LA 71270