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Legislative Day & Annual Repair Symposium

Legislative Day and the Annual Repair Symposium are ARSA’s premier events, providing a regular venue for members and invited guests from around the world to network and discuss issues that matter to the repair station community. For three days in March, the association brings the aviation world to the nation’s capital.

2017 Event Information – Mar. 15-17 – Arlington, Virginia & Washington, D.C.

The 2017 Legislative Day and Annual Repair Symposium will be held March 15-17 at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia (Click here to get it on your Outlook calendar). For more information, use the drop-down menus below.

To register, scroll down and complete the form on the bottom of this page. Registrations submitted before Jan. 1, 2017 will be invoiced at the same rate as 2016. After the new year, 2017 prices will go into effect.

Why is the event so valuable? See what 2014 attendees have to say (can’t see the video? Want to share it with someone else? Click here to view it in a new browser window)…

Event Schedule (Agenda Coming Soon)

March 15, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Legislative Day
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Symposium Registration Table Open
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Ice Breaker Reception

March 16, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Welcome & “Opening Salvos”
12:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch (with Special Guest Speaker)
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Afternoon Plenary Sessions
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Club Lounge Happy Hour

March 17, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast & Annual Membership Meeting
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Location & Hotel Accommodations

The 2017 Legislative Day and Annual Repair Symposium is hosted at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia.

The Ritz-Carlton (Click for information)
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202 United States

A block of rooms will be available for ARSA attendees at special prices. The registration code will be published here as soon as it is made available.

The Weston Award

The Leo Weston Award for Excellence in Government Service

First bestowed on Leo Weston himself in 2005, the Weston award honors an instrumental figure in ARSA’s birth by recognizing individuals who embody his commitment to the industry’s safety and success. The symposium provides a venue for association members and invited guests from around the world to network and discuss issues that matter to the aviation maintenance industry. It is the perfect time to respect the history of the repair station community and honor the good works of those who support it.

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Previous Years

Click Here to See What Happened in 2016

Pictures from previous events (click the year): 20162015, 2014, 2013

2016 Sponsors - Join them in 2017

Thank you to the organization’s whose generous support made the 2016 Legislative Day and Annual Repair Symposium possible. For information about 2017 opportunities, contact ARSA’s Member Resources Coordinator Caroline Kneip (

Thank you to the 2016 sponsors:

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AviationWeek Barfield
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Sonico TPS-Aerospace

2017 Legislative Day & Annual Repair Symposium
Registration Form

  • Spouses are invited to attend the Wednesday evening Ice Breaker and Thursday Club Lounge Happy Hour. Separate registration is required for spouse attendance at the general sessions or Legislative Day.
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