COVID-19 impact chat: focus on aviation

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In this “COVID-19 impact chat” we focus on the companies that work in our innovation ecosystems, with a conversation featuring representatives from the aviation industry who will explore the threats and opportunities the sector is facing thanks to the pandemic.

Join us at 3-3:34pm CEST on July 14th to hear from Vicente Padilla, the MD and co-founder of Aertec (based in Andalusia Technology Park, Spain), Fernando Ferraz, COO of Akaer Group (based in Parque Tecnológico São José dos Campos, Brazil) and Martin St Amour, Senior Operation Manager at GE Aviation (based in Bromont Science Park, Canada) who will discuss how the crisis has affected the industry, and explore opportunities & pivots as they have risen to the challenges posed by COVID-19. The webinar will be moderated by Luis Sanz: IASP Advisory Council President, former aerobatic pilot and avid traveller.

About the speakers
Fernando Ferraz is the COO of Akaer Group, a Brazilian engineering company that has been operating since 1992 in the aerospace and defence sectors nationally and internationally, offering high tech content services and innovative solutions.

Vicente Padilla is the co-founder and CEO of AERTEC Solutions, an aeronautics company that has carried out projects and studies in 40 countries. They participate in the world’s largest aerospace programmes and have reference projects at 160 international airports.

What’s an event without networking? The webinar lasts 45 minutes and you are invited to stay on for another 15 minutes to say hello to colleagues and IASP staff!

The webinar is free for IASP members. All other participants can sign up for a 60€ fee (please register at the link below and IASP staff will be in touch about payment.) Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Once you have registered, please keep an eye out for the confirmation email with the link to join the session. 

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    14 July 2020
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