The Air & Space Industry Symposium on
Gender Balance
Powered by the Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW)
24 - 26 May 2017
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Vancouver, BC
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Canada
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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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Aylin Ararat Gökalp

Hürkuş Chief Engineer, TAI
Turkey

CPT Cameron Tribe

Airline Training Pilot
Australia

Davida Forshaw

International Airline Pilot
Australia

Deborah Feng

Associate Center Director, Mission Support, NASA Ames Research Center
United States of America

Dr. Brian Rubineau

Associate Professor, McGill University
Canada

Dr. JoAnne Wehner

Research Assistant, Stanford University
United States of America

Dr. Leila Alem

Principal Consultant, ThoughtWorks
Australia
Jennifer Murray at Bell

Jennifer Murray

World Record Holding Helicopter Pilot
United Kingdom

Schedule

The symposium takes place from May 24 to 25, 2017. We offer an optional Professional
Development Course taught by Dr. JoAnne Wehner, Ph. D. on May 26, 2017.
The schedule is subject to changes.
Day 1
24 May 2017
Day 2
25 May 2017
Day 3
26 May 2017
18:30 - 20:00

President’s Reception

08:30 - 09:15

Registration / Breakfast

Discussion Panel – Latest Research Findings

Discover the latest research findings from the world’s leading researchers and academics.
Russ Niles
Dr. Brian Rubineau
Dr. JoAnne Wehner
Dr. Leila Alem
10:45 - 11:15

Networking Coffee Break

Discussion Panel – Innovative Approaches

Lyne Wilson
Russ Niles
Aylin Ararat Gökalp
Deborah Feng

Fly It Forward® Award Luncheon

Enjoy an action packed delicious lunch that features a keynote address by world renowned, Jennifer Murray, and the 2017 Fly It Forward® Challenge award ceremony.
Jennifer Murray at Bell
Jennifer Murray
15:30 - 16:00

Networking Coffee Break

Training Track – Advancing training in aviation using emerging tech

Discuss how emerging technology can help level the playing field with Dr. Leila Alem.
Dr. Leila Alem

Optional – Networking Dinner Cruise

Vancouver boasts one of the most beautiful city harbour in the world, and what better way to see Vancouver than from the water. After an invigorating day of learning, sit...
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Optional – Professional Development Course – Enabling & Leveraging Diversity

A perfect mix of theory and hands-on scenarios, this Professional Development Course taught by Dr. JoAnne Wehner will provide you with new tools to increase diversity in your teams and...
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Dr. JoAnne Wehner

Location

Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
1180 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC CANADA V6E 4R5
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Tickets

The number of seats is limited. Tickets are non-refundable. However, they may be transferred to a different attendee upon request.
Pass – Youth Under 25
195.00 CAD

Conference Bag

All Standard Sessions + Video Recordings

President’s Reception

Fly It Forward® Award Luncheon

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Pass – Standard
345.00 CAD

Conference Bag

All Standard Sessions + Video Recordings

President’s Reception

Fly It Forward® Award Luncheon

$100 Voucher for Optional Professional Development Course (first 50 to register)

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Pass – Group Rate (10+)
295.00 CAD

Conference Bag

All Standard Sessions + Video Recordings

President’s Reception

Fly It Forward® Award Luncheon

$100 Voucher for Optional Professional Development Course (first 50 to register)

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Virtual Pass
145.00 CAD

30-day Access to All Video Recordings

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Networking Dinner Course
135.00 CAD

3-hour Cruise in Coal Harbour, Stanley Park & English Bay

3-course Dinner

Entertainment

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PDC – Dr. JoAnne Wehner
695.00 CAD

Enabling & Leveraging Diversity – Professional Development Course taught by Dr. JoAnne Wehner

Course material

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