New night vision conference introduced
August 24, 2011 By Melissa Damota
Aug. 24, 2011 —Night Flight Concepts (NFC) and Aviation Specialities Unlimited (ASU) have joined forces to create NightCon 2011 – an annual night vision conference for civil and para-public operators. The inaugural event goes Sept. 15-16 in Dallas, Texas.
Aug. 24, 2011 — Together Night Flight Concepts (NFC) and Aviation Specialities Unlimited (ASU) will present NightCon 2011 – an annual night vision conference for civil and para-public operators to be held in Dallas, Texas September 15-16th. The event will provide industry professionals with an opportunity to obtain information, education, and guidance on Night Vision Goggle (NVG) implementation, operations, and maintenance issues.
“In recent years, night vision imaging systems have provided airborne operators with incredible capability. However, that capability has introduced a level of complexity with new equipment, training and maintenance requirements for operators,” explains Night Flight Concepts President Adam Aldous. “We are very pleased to help host a conference that will focus on addressing the key challenges, opportunities and solutions for night operations.”
“NightCon2011 is a new forum dedicated to the needs of civil, government and para-public operators using night vision imaging systems (NVIS),’’ notes Aviation Specialties Unlimited President, Mike Atwood. “Experts from industry and government will be under one roof to discuss the most important topics in night vision. Presenters will discuss challenges faced by users and share critical insights pertaining to night vision program planning and support in different operational environments.”
NightCon 2011 – Night Vision Conference
NightCon will be held over a two-day period providing an open session, panel forum, vendor displays, and educational presentations. It will provide a forum for operators to interact with each other and night vision experts to further enhance NVG education, safety and success in night operations.
Multiple speakers engaged in day-to-day NVG issues
Lectured topics on NVG operational and maintenance issues.
Panel discussions with FAA and NVG subject matter experts regarding issues that affect the NVG community with question and answer opportunities.
• Breakout sessions designed to facilitate face-to-face discussions with NVG regulators and subject matter experts
• Opportunities for end users to interact with product and service vendors.
• Catered luncheon included on both days.
Visit www.nightcon.com to learn more and register today.