The Air & Space Industry Symposium on
Gender Balance
Powered by the Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW)
May 30 - June 1, 2018
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Toulouse
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France
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What

The iWOAW Symposium serves as a meeting space where industry professionals and academics can discuss key issues related to the advancement of women in the technical and management occupations of the air and space industry and as a platform where existing approaches to address these issues are reviewed and new ones, sketched.

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Why

As the global leader in aviation outreach for girls of all ages, iWOAW aims to enable a much-needed conversation about the training and working environments that female newcomers will find, an element that will not only ensure retention of female employees but also enhance career appeal.

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Who

Human resources professionals for aerospace companies, professionals working in the industry’s male-dominated occupations, academics interested in gender balance issues, and anyone concerned with the advancement of women in the technical and management occupations of the air and space industry.

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Béatrice Vialle

Airline Captain / Concorde Pilot
France
Can Erel

Can Erel

Deputy Director General, DGCA
Turkey

Heather Huhtanen

Gender Equality & Security Consultant
Switzerland

Schedule

The symposium takes place from May 30 to June 1, 2018.
The schedule is subject to changes.
Day 1
30 May 2018
Day 2
31 May 2018
Day 3
01 Jun 2018
18:30 - 20:00

President’s Reception

08:00 - 09:00

Registration / Breakfast

Discussion Panel – Latest Research Findings

Learn the latest research findings in the field of gender balance from leading academics.
10:45 - 11:15

Networking Coffee Break

Discussion Panel – Innovative Approaches

Discover the tips and tricks of organizations currently leading the industry when it comes to gender balance.
Can Erel
Can Erel
12:30 - 14:00

Networking Luncheon

Managing everyday bias

This workshop will introduce the concept of implicit bias with a focus on gender bias. Participants will engage in activities to raise personal awareness and explore strategies based on research...
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Heather Huhtanen

Gender-based Challenges in Airline Training & Testing Environment

This workshop will explore some practical solutions on how to make the airline training and checking environment a better experience for female pilots. Karin will begin a brainstorming session to...
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Karin Juergensen

Inclusive Training Curriculum Development Part 1: Language and Content

Part I of the workshop will cover the fundamentals for developing training curriculum using language and selecting content that directly and indirectly aims to advance inclusion with a focus on...
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Heather Huhtanen
15:30 - 16:00

Networking Coffee Break

Inclusive Training Curriculum Development Part 2: Facilitation Design Features

Part II of the workshop will focus on the facilitation design features that are necessary to include within training curriculum in order to advance inclusion and increase retention and resonance.
Heather Huhtanen

Leveraging the power of diverse teams

Diversity offers both potential costs and benefits for organizations. Research highlights that properly managed diverse teams outperform homogeneous teams. This workshop explores the challenges of managing a diverse team.

Fly It Forward® Award Ceremony

Keynote Speaker – Béatrice Vialle was one of the first women accepted at ENAC, the first female pilot hired by Air Littoral, and one of only 3 women to pilot...
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Béatrice Vialle
20:00 - 23:00

OPTIONAL – Networking Dinner River Cruise

Designing women-friendly environments

Designing looks that attract new customers and cultivate brand loyalty are the bread and butter of retailers. This workshop explores design elements that will give an edge to organizations seeking...
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10:15 - 10:45

Networking Coffee Break

Leveraging the iCWF label

Join our President to learn more about qualifying for the iWOAW Certified Women Friendly label and using it to attract more women towards your organization.

Location

Holiday Inn Toulouse Airport
1 Place du Bicentennaire de la Révolution Française, 31700 Blagnac Book Your Room
+33 5 34 36 00 20

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Tickets

The number of seats is limited. Tickets are non-refundable. However, they are transferable upon request.
University Student Pass
150.00 EUR
  • Access to
    • all standard sessions
    • Fly It Forward® Award Ceremony
  • Breakfast
  • Morning & afternoon breaks
  • Lunch
  • All conference materials
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Full Pass
425.00 EUR
  • Access to
    • all standard sessions
    • President’s Reception
    • Fly It Forward® Award Ceremony
  • Continental breakfast
  • Morning & afternoon breaks
  • Lunch
  • All conference materials
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Group Pass for 5
1,750.00 EUR
  • Save 75 EUR per person
  • Access to
    • all standard sessions
    • President’s Reception
    • Fly It Forward® Award Ceremony
  • Continental breakfast
  • Morning & afternoon breaks
  • Lunch
  • All conference materials
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Virtual Pass
275.00 EUR
  • 10-day Access to All Video Recordings
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36Days
5Hours
15Mins
58Secs

Sponsors

Thank you to our valued sponsors.


Contributing

Sponsorship is a key factor in the success of the iWOAW Gender Balance Symposium.

Sponsorship packages are available to iWOAW Certified Women Friendly allies and start at 2,500 EUR.

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