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36th Annual Conference

The Year of High Growth: Managing a Rapid Evolution in Aviation/Aerospace

November 5-7, 2024

Dublin, Ireland

Registration Fees

Member: $950 early / $1100 regular
Non-Member: $1300 early / $1450 regular
Active Military: $600

Registration for the conference will open this summer. Book your hotel room now!

Hotel Information

Group Rate: €250.00 per night

Venue: Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin; Golden Ln, Dublin, D08 VRR7, Ireland

Hotel Reservation:
To secure your hotel reservation, please email: reservations.royal.dublin@radissonblu.com

Or call one of the phone numbers below and reference the IAWA Room Block:

 - 353 1 898 2930
 - 353 1 898 2931
 - 353 1 898 2932

The hotel cut off date is September 28, 2024.

Note: The hotel will collect a credit card to guarantee your reservation at the time of booking, but an advance deposit is not required.

Confirmed Sessions

Workshop: The Art of Negotiation (CLE Credits)
Join us for a workshop aimed at strengthening your conflict management and negotiation skills and techniques.

Workshop: Aviation Risk Management in an Uncertain World
A discussion of how Global aviation companies evaluate and control risk in an increasingly unstable geopolitical environment, including business strategies and insurance solutions for: 
- Protecting employees and assets in high-risk regions
- Managing disruption to operations and supply chains
- Anticipating and preparing for future challenges

Workshop: Avoiding Turbulence: Mental Health and Wellbeing for Women in Aviation 

Regulation in Aviation – Understanding the Impact of Regulation at International, Regional and National Level
i. Regulating the relationship between airline and passenger – is legislation needed to regulate this relationship?
ii. Regulating market access and competition - is legislation needed to regulate this relationship?
iii. Regulating infrastructure
iv. Enforcement of air law provisions (excluding safety)
v. Where is international regulation required/adequate, and where not (IACO/regional/national legislation)

The Future of Sales and Customer Management in the Current High-Growth Business and Complex Supply Chain Environment
The aerospace and defense industry is currently under intense pressure to grow. In this Panel, we will discuss how to build up a seamless customer journey in the era of high growth and demand that is surrounded by production and supply chain limitations. Let's dive into the transformative journey to the Future of Customer Management & Sales.

Collaboration for What’s Next: Securing Aviation and Defense in the Digital Age
Collaboration between the military and commercial sectors is key to protecting the critical infrastructure within the aviation and defense systems in this new digital age, and Integration of information and data sharing across allies is essential to protect against rising security threats, including cyber threats.

Aircraft Leasing – A High Growth Industry with Career Opportunities

Preparing for the Unthinkable
In the age of real time news at everyone's fingertips, the days of getting ahead of a crisis are far gone. Now more than ever, aviation requires pre-planning and discipline to maintain any control of a crisis event. 

This panel will explore the experiences of an incident from the 121 and 135 perspectives, expectations from regulators, and hear from representatives whose business it is to coach air carriers in managing the myriad stakeholders of a tragedy. 

Agenda at a Glance

*Subject to change

Monday, November 4
Optional Literary Pub Crawl (evening)

Tuesday, November 5
IAWA Career Symposium
First-Timer's Coffee
Past & Present Scholarship Recipient Meetup
Pre-Conference Workshops
Industry Tour
Welcome Reception & Dinner

Wednesday, November 6
General Sessions
Gala Reception & Dinner at the Round Room at the Mansion House

Thursday, November 7
General Sessions
Closing Lunch

Mission Statement

To cultivate and advance women leaders in the aviation and aerospace industries through a global network.

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