Women in Aerospace Canada

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WIA Annual Christmas Party – December 5, 2018

Join WIA Canada at Culinary on December 5th 2018 for our Annual Christmas Party Co-Sponsored by UTC Aerospace and Safran Landing Systems, and New additional sponsors this year Service Steel Aerospace, Shimco and Promation Engineering. Roll up your sleeves, put on an apron and work with colleagues and WIA members in an enjoyable, hands-on team cooking experience. Upon arrival we will break into teams and take instructions from the Professional Chefs, Wine Tasting with Culinaria Sommelier, and Craft Beer Tastings with Brew Master Joe Mrav from Grain & Grit all while enjoying a cocktail. When we have finished our learning and tasting we will be directed into our private dining room where we will be served the delicious meal we have helped create.

OAC Aerospace Unplugged & 25th Anniversary – October 30, 2018

The Ontario Aerospace Council invites Members of Women in Aerospace Canada to attend the 3rd Annual Aerospace Unplugged event being held in Toronto. This year’s event will mark the 25th Anniversary of the Ontario Aerospace Council. WIA members can purchase tickets at the Affiliate Member rate through the OAC website.

SOLD OUT – Lunch, Presentation and Tour MDA Corporation October 16, 2018

Join WIA Canada on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 for a Lunch, Presentation and Tour of MDA Corporation. Presentation by Pat Greene, Technical Lead, Space Station Program. As prime contractor on such iconic robotic programs as Canadarm1 on the Space Shuttle and Canadarm2 & Dextre on the International Space Station, MDA applies its renowned expertise to further space exploration and advancing science. On Earth, that expertise is addressing exciting new applications in medical, nuclear and industrial automation markets.

DEFSEC Networking Event Halifax October 4, 2018

Women in Aerospace Canada Atlanticis hosting a Networking Event to take advantage of the many women working in the aerospace industry visiting Halifax for DEFSEC 2018. Join us for casual conversation, networking, and informal mentoring with locals and visitors.

Northern Lights Foundation Annual Gala Awards Dinner September 29, 2018

Join the Women in Aerospace Canada Table at the Northern Lights Gala Awards Dinner!! The Foundation’s national awards program, The Elsie MacGill Awards (“The Elsie”) was established in 2009, and each year honours up to eight women for their contributions in specific aviation and aerospace disciplines. Award categories are: Flight Operations, Government, Business, Education, Pioneer, Engineering and Rising Star.

Through a nomination and judging process honourees are named each year and they are recognized each fall at a gala dinner. The event highlights the honourees’ life history through a combination of visuals, display materials and speakers who have known her throughout her personal and business life.

Lunch with Joyce Carter, President & CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority October 11, 2018

Join us on Thursday October 11, 2018 for lunch with Joyce Carter – President and CEO of the Halifax International Airport Authority. Twice named one of Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 50 CEOs, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn about Joyce’s career trajectory from dreams of becoming a flight attendant as a young girl to becoming the President & CEO of the largest airport in the Atlantic provinces, and the 8th largest airport in Canada.

WIA Ontario Summer Social – Bring a Friend Networking Event August 22, 2018

Let’s celebrate this sizzling summer in style! Join WIA on the patio of the Clubhouse Eventspace for a Summer Cocktail Networking Evening. WIA invites you to bring friends and colleagues to join you in a networking event overlooking the Royal Woodbine Golf Course. Share what you did over the summer and what you hope to do in the upcoming months, all while enjoying a delicious selection of hors d’oeuvres. We look forward to seeing familiar faces and meeting new friends.

For this event only, bring up to 3 friends at the member priced ticket.

Your ticket includes one Cocktail ticket and Hors D’oeuvres. Cash Bar available. Free Parking on site. Don’t forget your business cards.

Lunch with Richard Aboulafia: Aviation Industry Authority July 26th – Halifax

Join us on Thursday July 26, 2018 for a lunch presentation with Richard Aboulafia, Vice President of Analysis at Teal Group. An aviation industry authority, Richard manages clients in the commercial and military aircraft field and has advised numerous aerospace companies on the trends and forecasts in the industry. Richard appears regularly on such media outlets as ABC, BBC, Bloomberg, Reuters, CBS, CNN, NBC, NPR and PBS. He is a Contributing Columnist at Aviation Week and Forbes.

SOIRÉE RÉSEAUTAGE SUR LES TOITS DE MONTRÉAL – July 5th 2018

*** COMMANDITAIRE PREMIUM NOLINOR AVIATION ***
— Soirée réseautage d’exception pour l’industrie aéronautique en version 360 sur les toits de Montréal —
Au programme une soirée ensoleillée avec une vue à couper le souffle !
Nous aurons la chance d’accueillir un(e) conférencier(ère) surprise !
Nous pourrons discuter d’opportunités d’affaires autour d’excellentes bouchées et trinquer au plaisir d’être ensemble.
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Stationnements payants disponibles autour de l’hotel + parking sous-terrain
PS: en cas de pluie, l’événement aura lieu juste en face du Renaissance Hotel sur la belle terrasse couverte du ZIBO (1235 Boul. Robert-Bourassa)

ÉVÉNEMENT WOMEN IN AEROSPACE – CONFÉRENCE/RÉSEAUTAGE – MAI 16, 2018

Mesdames, Mesdemoiselles et chers Messieurs, WIA-Québec vous convie à une soirée d’exception le 16 mai à 17h30 au cœur de l’univers passionnant du Cosmodôme !
Nous aurons le plaisir d’accueillir notre conférencier Steve Langlois (W2C) afin d’échanger sur le positionnement du Président américain (D.Trump) et des impacts sur l’ALÉNA pour l’industrie aéronautique.
Achetez vite votre billet, les places sont limitées !
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Ladies and Gentlemen, WIA-Québec invites you to an exceptional evening on May 16th at 5:30 pm at the amazing Cosmodôme !
We will have the pleasure of welcoming our speaker Steve Langlois (W2C) to discuss the positioning of the US President (D.Trump) and the impacts on NAFTA for the aviation industry.
Buy your ticket quickly,number is limited !

WIA St. John’s, NL: Re-Ignite Your Ambition on June 11th 2018

It’s 2018…what are you doing to Re-Ignite Your Ambition? Are you ready to strive for bigger projects, ask for a seat at the table, and put your hand up for more challenging assignments and bigger positions in your career? Plan to join us Monday June 11, 2018 for an interactive workshop with professional coach Andrea Janzen to address the leadership opportunities and challenges that are unique to women and the harm induced when we fail to recognize our own potential. This workshop will help women in aerospace acknowledge our capabilities, see the bigger picture, and re-ignite our ambition. The workshop will be followed by a panel discussion with Carmele Peter, Tamara Schock, and Dr. Alyson Byrne.

Aerospace Studies – Scholarships Available – Apply Today

Ontario Aerospace Council Scholarships for Aerospace Studies.
OAC is pleased to be able to offer FOUR scholarships for the 2018-2019 Academic Year for students going into or currently enrolled in an aerospace studies program at a post-secondary institution (college or university) in Ontario. The value of each scholarship is $2,000.00 CAD. Review the application process and apply today!!

SOLD OUT Leveraging Change Management to Improve Your Project Success

SOLD OUT Join WIA Canada at Elliott-Matsuura in Oakville on April 13th, 2018 Lunch & Learn: Leveraging Change Management to Improve Your Project Success. – SOLD OUT

• What do I say to my team members to help them through times of change?
• What is my role in the change process?
• What do I need to do to plan for the change implementation?
• How do I respond to change initiatives when I am not aligned with the change?

Triple “AAA” Career Expo: Aviation, Aerospace, and Air Cadets

Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Nepean Sportsplex in Ottawa, the Air Cadet League and their partners are pleased to present this Career Expo geared to companies, trainers and educators, industry groups and related associations interested in reaching out to Air Cadets for career and workforce development.

The Art of Leadership – Special Offer for Women in Aerospace Canada April 13, 2018

SPECIAL OFFER TO FRIENDS AND MEMBERS OF WOMEN IN AEROSPACE CANADA

The Art of Leadership for Women is returning to Toronto on April 13th, 2018. Women in Aerospace members and their colleagues have an opportunity to participate in this exceptional day of learning.

The Art of Leadership for Women brings together a unique collection of extraordinary, influential women whose talent, drive and passion have established them as dynamic leaders and change agents. From world leaders, business icons, bestselling authors, academics and more, these powerful role models share their personal stories while shining a humanistic lens on many of the narratives and issues confronting women today.

Speakers include:
Malala Yousafzai – Nobel Peace Laureate, International Bestselling Author, and Malala Fund Co-founder
The Hon. Rona Ambrose – Former Leader of Canada’s Official Opposition in the House of Commons
Laura Vanderkam – Bestselling Author & Time Management Expert
Dr. Annie McKee – Bestselling Author, Emotional Intelligence Expert and Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania
Tammy Heermann – Leadership Transformation Expert and Senior Vice President at Lee Hecht Harrison