Aero Day 2018 - October 4

10/04/2018

Coming up fast! If you are interested in getting involved in aerospace and looking to start a career in the space and aeronautics industry, Aero Day 2018 is for you!

AERO DAY TALKS (8-207 Patrick D. Daniel/Enbridge Conference Room)
Become inspired and learn about the inner workings of the aerospace sector from experts currently working in the industry!


12:30 - 1:30 pm:
GEOFF RITCHIE
- Senior Director, Key Accounts, Invest Alberta
- Former Director, Aerospace and Defence Technologies, Government of Alberta
"A Personal Career Tour Through the Aerospace Sector"

Mr. Geoff Ritchie is an aerospace engineer with a career that spans the Royal Air Force, air accident investigations, airline operations, maintenance management, leasing and asset management, aircraft new build project management, financing and contracts. He has aviation experience in multiple environments on a global scale including; military, corporate, entrepreneurial, and government.

2:00 - 3:00 pm:
STEVEN FAHEY
- Aircraft Structures Engineer, Avmax
"How to attach anything to a helicopter"


Mr. Steven Fahey's career began in 1999 at Aero Design, where he spent 13 years designing, prototyping and testing repairs and modifications to aircraft and helicopters all across Canada. Afterward, he spent 5 years with Field Aviation supporting complex modifications to aircraft for coast guards, border surveillance and security for international governments. Today at Avmax Aviation, he is part of an engineering team that supports the operations of a fleet of over 100 aircraft.

3:00 - 4:00 pm:
KURTIS KRAEMER
- Aircraft Structures Engineer, Avmax
"Highlights and lessons learnt from a still-young aerospace career"


Mr. Kurtis Kraemer holds both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Carleton University, and is registered as a Professional Engineer in Alberta. His career has included both government and industry positions in Ottawa, Montreal, and Calgary, and a wide range of military, commercial, and R&D projects. He is currently a Transport Canada delegated aircraft structures engineer at Avmax, based in Calgary.

For FREE tickets, please visit here.

AERO DAY NETWORKING MIXER (Fred Pheasey Engineering Commons)
Join us for our first ever aerospace-focused Networking Mixer! Take advantage of

this unique opportunity to meet and connect with key members of Alberta's

diverse and growing aerospace sector, representing the areas of academia, government and industry. Food will be provided.

For FREE tickets, please visit here.