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Summer Program in Aerospace

Are you a professional seeking aerospace technical or management expertise?

Join us this summer for a new McGill – ÉTS program in aerospace.

Gain valuable insights from 11 industry experts and 8 leading researchers and professors. This program will give you the unique opportunity to visit some of the top OEM’s in the world, and to network with other aerospace professionals.

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Date: August 11 - 22, 2014
Location: 688 Sherbrooke Street West
"Early Bird" Fees: Full Program: CAD $ 3,510 | Per Course: CAD $ 2,155 | Per day – CAD $ 535
For registrations received up to June 1, 2014

Program includes:

  • Opening Receptions
  • Morning & afternoon refreshments daily
  • Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Industry Visits

Click here to register.


Best Practices in Aerospace Management

AUGUST 11 - 15, 2014

A five-day intensive practical course divided into five sessions providing a broad view of aerospace industry management best practices from leading Canadian experts.

Who Should Attend

Aerospace professionals  who need to better understand the effects of aviation regulation and certification on aerospace businesses, increase their skills in the areas of strategic planning, program management and supply chain management, and implement operational excellence in their work environments. The course will also benefit professionals from other sectors who have aerospace companies as their clients or who wish to join this industry in the future.

Best Practices in Aerospace Management

Time

Session / Instructors

Monday, August 11
9am – 5pm Session 1: Aerospace Business & Strategy
Claude Lauzon, Aerospace Strategy Consultant, instructor at McGill University and HEC Montreal
5pm – 7pm Opening Cocktail Reception & Networking
Salle Papineau, ETS
Tuesday, August 12
9am – 5pm Session 2: Aviation Regulation & Certification
Joanne Diamant Boustead, Chief Engineer, Airworthiness & Certification, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Wednesday, August 13
9am – 5pm Session 3: Program Management in Aerospace
Christian Faucher, Senior Manager, Engineering, Support to Global Operations, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Thursday, August 14
9am – 12 noon Session 4: Managing a complex supply chain in a competitive environment
Stephen Evans, Bombardier
2pm – 5pm Visit to Pratt & Whitney Canada and Presentation: Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE)
Friday, August 15
9am – 12 noon Session 5: Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement in Aerospace
Normand Sawyer, Director, Integrated Continuous Improvement System, Bombardier
12 noon – 2:00pm Lunch & Learn - Guest Speaker: Dr. Narjess ABDENNEBI
Chief, Economic Analysis and Policy Section
Air Transport Bureau, ICAO
“Latest trends in Sustainable Air Transport Development”
2:00pm – 5pm Session 5: Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement in Aerospace
Normand Sawyer, Director, Integrated Continuous Improvement System, Bombardier


Advanced Manufacturing and Materials for Aerospace

AUGUST 18 - 22, 2014
A five-day intensive practical course divided into six sessions providing a vision of trends in manufacturing and materials which will shape the future of the aerospace industry.

Who Should Attend?

Aerospace engineers, especially those working in R&D and academia as well as professionals wishing to broaden their knowledge and learn about the latest in composites, intelligent and additive manufacturing, surface treatment and coatings, materials, manufacturing systems and processes.

Advanced Manufacturing and Materials for Aerospace

Time

Session / Instructors

Monday, August 18
9am – 5pm Session 6: Composite Materials for Aerospace
Dr. Pascal Hubert, Professor, McGill University
Vincent D’Arienzo, Technical Fellow, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada
5pm – 7pm Opening Cocktail Reception & Networking
Salle Papineau, ETS
Tuesday, August 19
9am – 5pm Session 7: Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace
Dr. Vladimir Brailovski, Professor, École de technologie supérieure
Dr. Mathieu Brochu, Associate Professor, McGill University
Wednesday, August 20
9am - 12 noon Session 8: Intelligent Manufacturing for Aerospace
Dr. Helmi Attia, Manager of Advanced Material Removal Processes, Aerospace Manufacturing, National Research Council Canada
François Perron, Pratt & Whitney Canada
2pm – 4pm Visit to Bombardier and Presentation: Technology Trends for Aircraft
Thursday, August 21
9am – 12 noon Session 9: Surface Treatments and Coatings for Aerospace
Dr. Simon Durham, Vice-President, Research and Development, MDS Coatings         
Dr. Philippe Bocher, Professor, École de technologie supérieure
9am – 12 noon Visit to Bell Helicopter and Presentation: Technology Trends for Helicopters
Friday, August 22
9am – 12 noon Session 10: Light and High Strength Alloys Materials
Dr. Stephen Yue, Director, McGill Institute for Aerospace Engineering
Dr. Mohammad Jahazi, Professor, École de technologie supérieure
12 noon – 2pm Lunch & Learn
Guest Speaker: Dr. Chris Markou, Assistant Director, Engineering and Environment, IATA
Presentation: Aircraft maintenance: trends and challenges
2pm – 5pm Session 11: Manufacturing Systems and Processes
Dr. Yaoyao Fiona Zhao, Assistant Professor, McGill University
Dr. Serafettin Engin, Fellow in Metal Cutting, Pratt & Whitney Canada


Cancellation Policy

All cancellation & substitution requests must be made in writing to melissa [dot] fafard [at] etsmtl [dot] ca. The following Cancellation Policy applies to all registrations:

Up to 14 days prior to the start date: Full refund.
14-7 days prior to the start date: Refund of 50% of the course fees.
Within 7 days of the start date: No Refund, however suitable participation substitution will be permitted.

If no notice is given prior to the start of the event(s) and you fail to attend, you will be liable for the full course fee.

McGill & ETS reserve the right to cancel this program 14 days prior to its start in case of insufficient registrations.


Contact Information

McGill: 514-398-5454
pd [dot] conted [at] mcgill [dot] ca

AÉROÉTS: 514-396-8464
Melissa [dot] Fafard [at] etsmtl [dot] ca