Singapore Airshow 2018 logo

Embry-Riddle Media Availability and Event Schedule at Singapore Airshow 2018

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s oldest and largest institution of higher learning specializing in aviation and aerospace, will participate for the seventh consecutive time in the Singapore Airshow 2018 on Feb. 6-11 at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore.

Throughout the week, university representatives and leadership as well as faculty, students, graduates and special guests will be at the Embry-Riddle Chalet at CS20 and Exhibition stand at N77.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (FEB. 6-11):

  • Tuesday (Feb. 6)
    • News release – Official announcement of new Flight Minor in partnership with Singapore Airlines to allow Embry-Riddle Asia bachelor’s in Aeronautics students to get hands-on flight training at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach, Fla., campus.
  • Wednesday (Feb. 7)
    • Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Chalet – Women in Aviation International-Singapore Chapter Leadership Panel and Networking Reception with special guests representing Asian Business Aviation Association, Boeing Singapore, Thales Solutions Asia Pte Ltd. and University Weather. Panel will discuss their respective organizations’ efforts to nurture a culture of gender diversity and inclusion as well as share best practices.
  • Thursday (Feb. 8)
    • 10:15 a.m. at Chalet – Special guest Sir Stephen Dalton, President of the Royal Aeronautical Society, will speak to students.
    • 7-9 p.m. at the WingsOverAsia hangar at Seletar Airport (#03-01 WOA Aviation Hangar 66, Seletar Airport, Singapore 797509).  Embry-Riddle Asia Campus will host an Alumni and Friends reception expected to be the campus' largest graduate gathering in its history. Event is closed to the public, but media is invited to attend (contact information below). Alumni can register to attend here.
  • Sunday (Feb. 11)
    • 2-4 p.m. at Chalet - Cafe Aviators event featuring current female undergraduate students discussing and sharing experiences as students at Embry-Riddle Asia.
  • NOTE: Starting Thursday, Feb. 8 through Sunday, Feb. 11, Embry-Riddle Asia will also have a presence in the Singapore Airshow Aero Campus (SAAC) – an area devoted to aspiring aviation professionals of tomorrow to learn about developments in the aviation and aerospace industry and explore higher education and career opportunities in the aerospace and aviation sector.

MEDIA INFORMATION:

All news releases, announcements and university information will be posted on Singapore Airshow’s official website via e-Press Box and through direct email.  

Media requesting to be added to news release distribution, photos, video, logo usage or additional information, should contact Melanie Hanns, Senior Communications Advisor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; (386) 226-7538; melanie.hanns@erau.edu.

MEDIA INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:

Onsite university and campus officials’ availability at the Embry-Riddle Chalet during the show:

  • Dr. John R. Watret, Chancellor of Embry-Riddle Worldwide (Monday-Friday)
  • Dr. Graham Hunt, Vice Chancellor and Head of Embry-Riddle Asia (Monday-Friday)
  • Matthew Flaherty, Executive Director of Enrollment and Campus Operations at Embry-Riddle Asia (Monday-Friday)
  • Dr. Kenneth Witcher, Dean of the College of Aeronautics at Embry-Riddle Worldwide (Tuesday-Friday)

    Embry-Riddle representatives will be available to expertly speak on a variety of topics currently in the news and trends in higher education on a global scale:

  • Impending commercial pilot supply shortage (particularly in Asia)
  • State of aviation and aerospace business and what it will mean to the future of the industry
  • Embry-Riddle’s long-standing role in educating existing and future leaders in aviation, aerospace, engineering, space and beyond.
  • Innovation in developing higher-education delivery platforms for traditional students, working professionals and military seeking high-demand, industry-relevant degree programs.
  • Embry-Riddle Asia – a Singapore-based campus in its sixth year offering accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs including Aeronautics, Engineering Fundamentals and Aviation Business Administration.

Media seeking to attend the Embry-Riddle specific events and request interviews with Embry-Riddle senior leadership, faculty, students and graduates onsite, should contact Matthew Flaherty, Executive Director of Enrollment and Campus Operations at Embry-Riddle Asia at +65 9635 2404 or by email at matthew.flaherty@erau.edu


ABOUT EMBRY-RIDDLE ASIA
Embry-Riddle Asia, based in Singapore and launched in January 2011, offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as online programs through academic and business partnerships in Asia. As a part of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Worldwide Campus and in association with the Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA), Embry-Riddle Asia offers part-time, blended-delivery graduate programs specifically for working professionals as well as part-time and full-time undergraduate and graduate degrees for students looking to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degree while working or before entering the workforce through a partnership with ERC Institute. Degrees conferred in Singapore carry the same accreditation and industry recognition as Embry-Riddle’s residential campuses in the United States, and locally are approved by the Committee for Private Education (a division of the Ministry of Education) for delivery through ERC Institute. For more information, go to asia.erau.edu or follow on Twitter (@ERAUasia) and Facebook at facebook.com/EmbryRiddleAsia.

ABOUT EMBRY-RIDDLE WORLDWIDE

Embry-Riddle Worldwide serves more than 23,000 students online and at 125 campuses in the United States and globally including 17,000 active-duty and student veterans. The university’s tradition of educating service members began in 1970 at Fort Rucker in Alabama and has grown to include base locations in Europe, the Middle East, Singapore, Japan and South Korea. For more information, go to worldwide.erau.edu or follow on Twitter (@ERAUWorldwide) and Facebook at facebook.com/EmbryRiddleWorldwide.

EDUCATION is the Door to YOUR FUTURE

LEARN MORE about our DEGREES

Add a Comment

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 80 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and Security & Intelligence. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., through the Worldwide Campus with more than 125 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and through online programs. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit erau.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.