Attendees at the symposium – the industry’s leading networking event for anyone involved in large or small programs across the commercial, space and defense/security sectors – will be able to earn 0.5 continuing education units (CEUs) through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus.
In addition, discounted registration to the 2017 Aviation Week Program Excellence Symposium and Awards Banquet is available to all Embry-Riddle students and faculty when they use Priority Code PE_Edu.
The symposium, scheduled for Oct. 23 at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, Va., will feature topics that include U.S. Air Force program priorities, Defense Department approaches to acquisition, urban/air mobility, the new space frontier, the future of military aircraft, the digitalization of the aerospace and defense industry, and processes and practices that will improve program performance quickly.
Speakers will range from program managers and executives to Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Pentagon pricing czar Shay Assad.
Sponsored by Siemens PLM Software, the symposium will conclude with an annual Program Excellence Awards Banquet to honor stellar performance across the industry.
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