Continuing Education Seminar

Date: March 14, 2015
Time: 7:30 AM – 5:45 PM
Parking will be in the same lot as previous years.
Location: Science and Engineering Resource Center
(Adjacent to the Hill Center)
Rutgers University
Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
Directions to Science and Engineering Resource Center

2015 Registration Forms:
Simple Online Registration
Microsoft Office Adobe Acrobat


2015 GEBA Continuing Education Safety Seminar Schedule
“Spring Training for Balloonists”
Time Topic Instructor Room
7:30 – 7:55 Registration and Refreshments Lobby
7:55 – 8:00 Welcome (General Session) Tony Saxton
8:00 – 9:15 Accident Analysis Sam Parks
9:15 – 10:15 Aeronautical Decision Making Carroll Tietsworth
10:15 – 10:55 Morning Break – Trade Show and Refreshments Lobby/Hallway
10:55 – 11:55 Break Out Session #1
Propane Safety Bill Rose
Power line Demonstration and Safety Jonathan Carter
Dealing with the FAA during an investigation Sam Parks
11:55 – 12:00 Return back to Room 118
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Landowner Relations Kevin Knapp
1:55 – 2:55 Break Out Session #2
Balloon Event Flying and Decision Making Larry Konash
Power line Demonstration and Safety Jonathan Carter
Crewing – Transitioning from Crew to Pilot Peter Griswold
2:55 – 3:00 Transition Between Breakout Sessions
3:00 – 4:00 Break Out Session #3
Propane Safety Bill Rose
Lighter-Than-Air Theory David Lee
Insurance John Griffin
4:00 – 4:30 Afternoon Break and Refreshments Lobby/Hallway
4:30 – 5:30 Weather Peter Griswald
5:30 – 5:45 Surveys – 50/50 – Door Prizes Tony Saxton


GEBA Member Pilot: $50.00

GEBA Member Other Than Pilot: $35.00

GEBA Member Junior Balloonist: $35.00

Non-Member Pilot: $80.00

Non-Member Other Than Pilot: $65.00

Non-Member Junior Balloonist: $65.00

Attention Non-Members: Please note that it makes financial sense to become a GEBA Member. You may join the club and register for the Seminar at the same time by clicking on the “Join GEBA” button located on the top blue bar.


Registration Questions or Problems? Please contact a Board Member.