2023 NCWG Conference Seminar Descriptions
2023 North Carolina Wing Conference Seminars
(Updated 17 January 2023)
ADS-B, Antennas, and Airplanes, Oh my
Automatic Dependent Surveillance- Broadcast (ADS-B) has become the new
standard in aircraft monitoring and tracking for private companies and ATC
Facilities across the United States and the world. This seminar examines how ADSB works, crafting an
antenna for ADS-B frequencies using common household items, and tracking aircraft via use of a
Raspberry Pi computer and free downloadable software.
Blood Borne Pathogens: Protecting Yourself and Others
This informative seminar is designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of
coming into contact with blood borne pathogens and teaches attendees how to
protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing
materials. This seminar is appropriate as an introductory class or a
refresher/update for all CAP members.
Go to BATT for others in distress
We live in a culture and day where stress is all around us. Everyone deals with
issues – some heavier than others. Suicide is on the rise. Emotional issues are
growing. As CAP personnel, we need to be on the alert to those around us and be
willing to help. We go to BATT for others by Being there for them; Actively
listening; and Taking Time for them.
Volunteer University - The Key to a Successful Senior Program: A Case Study.
A brief overview of Volunteer University that then concentrates on the benefits
of having an in-house Vol U instructor and how this directly effects the success of
the unit's senior member program.
Composites in Aerospace Applications
Learn ongoing composite developments affecting aerospace design AND
provides training materials for aerospace training for seniors to transmit to cadets.
NCWG Operations Overview
An overview of where we are and where we are headed as an Operations
directorate. You will have an opportunity to meet the people behind the emails
and ask questions and provide feedback on all things Operations. Attendees are
encouraged to provide questions ahead of time that may benefit the group for
presentation and discussion. Please email them to Maj Robert Call
Leadership theories and application
Explore leadership theories that are present in modern organizations. There are
several theories that will help to enhance unit leadership and cohesion. The
evolution of leadership theories and their applications will start with the birth of
scientific management and the Great Man theory and progress through more
modern theories including transactional and transformational leadership, servant
leadership and authentic leadership. How the use of several theories can help to
enhance a leaders ability to provide direction and guidance, and aid in reaching
the organizations mission, vision and strategic goals. This seminar is not CAP
specific, and the topics described within the seminar have applications outside of
CAP, crossing all organizations.
The GOOD, the BAD and the Ugly of FUNdraising/Finance
Key points for effective unit FUNdraising/finances highlighting squadron
successes and an open forum with the wing finance team to address your questions
Activity Safety Risk Management
We will cover a few examples of risk profiles for various sub-activities and the
importance of adequate adult supervision in risk mitigation.
Building the Health Services Program for the NC Wing
HS Regulation and Specialty Track guidelines, this will be an opportunity for
Health Service Officers in the NCWG to bring up questions of concern, discuss
developing various elements of a solid Health Services Program and related issues.
Emergency Services, How We Train
Discussion of best practices for conducting training and evaluations. Topics will
include SET procedures, what does and does not count for training, promoting
advanced and aviation training for Cadets, and a Q&A.
How to edit and create CAPtivating photos and short videos
Learn the proper way to use social media in posting your stories and
photographs! We will show you how to change and edit your photographs so they
may be used for social media and your Squadron or Wing websites. We will also
teach you how to make short movies and clips that can be used on social
media. Everyone should learn the technology of today and how to use it!
Fundraising that Works
Personnel & Writing Awards
Seminars are subject to change