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2016 SLC – What Happened in Montreal

ARSA’s 2016 Strategic Leadership Conference arrived in Montreal on Oct. 5. Whether you were an on-site participant (thank you) or a distant observer, this page is your portal to the maintenance community’s annual executive-level event:

Click here to view the main event page, which includes the agenda
and other general information about SLC.


Click here to access the materials page.
(Participants only – password provided in event materials, contact ARSA for assistance).


Special Updates 

Oct. 7 @ 11:00 a.m.

Coopesa’s Calvo Brings International Perspective to ARSA Presidency
ARSA’s board of directors has announced the election of its new president: Warner Calvo, quality and safety director of Coopesa, R.L. in Alajuela, Costa Rica has accepted the position. The selection was made during the board’s annual meeting, which followed the 2016 Strategic Leadership Conference in Montreal, Canada. Click here to read more.

Oct. 6 @ 10:45 a.m. 

At Its International Conference, ARSA Announces New Global Engagement
On Oct. 6, during its annual Strategic Leadership Conference (SLC), ARSA announced it would be nominating a representative to the Engineering and Maintenance Stakeholder Technical Body (E&M STeB) overseen by EASA’s Management Board. Click here to read more.


The Live Feed

(updated during event, review the posts to see what was happening):


Previous SLC Updates...

The ICAO Assembly and a Final Chance to Register

On Sept. 27, the 39th session of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Triennial Assembly came to order in Montreal. For two weeks, the aviation world convenes in Canada to review and direct ICAO’s work.

Soon, the maintenance community will also land in Montreal for ARSA’s 2016 Strategic Leadership Conference. A few seats remain for this roundtable-style meeting with senior global MRO executives as well as representatives from IATA, ICAO, FAA, EASA and other international aviation organizations.

Click here to learn more about both the assembly and the SLC, see who will be in Montreal and register to join them (registration closes on Oct. 3).

Thank you to all 2016 SLC sponsors. To learn more about the organizations that have stepped up to facilitate leadership for the maintenance community, click the appropriate logo at the bottom of this page.

Moog Aircraft Group and a Full Agenda of Speakers

September 9, 2016

Special thanks to Moog Aircraft Group for its Gold Level Sponsorship of ARSA’s 2016 Strategic Leadership Conference, hosted by IATA in Montreal from Oct. 5-6. Moog’s commitment came on the same day the association unveiled its full schedule of speakers and panelists.

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Register now to be part of this roundtable-style meeting with senior global maintenance executives and presenters from IATA, ICAO, FAA, EASA and other international aviation organizations.

Click here to get your first look at the complete agenda, see who will be featured in Montreal and register to join them (limited spots remain).

 

Don't Sleep in the Cold

August 30, 2016

Time is running out to book hotel accommodations for the 2016 Strategic Leadership Conference in Montreal. Since you’ll need your rest before and after a full day of in-depth discussion with maintenance industry executives, you’d better reserve a room before the Sept. 5 deadline.

Haven’t registered for the SLC yet? Click here to access the registration form and get more information about the event.

Hotel accommodations have been arranged at the W Montreal, just across Square Victoria from IATA.

W Hotel Montreal
901 Square Victoria
Montreal, Quebec, H2Z 1R1, Canada

Group rate for SLC attendees has now passed. Please contact Caroline Kneip (caroline.kneip@arsa.org) directly should you need to make a reservation.

SLC Sponsor Highlight – First Aviation Services & an Evening with Michael Lawson

August 23, 2016

Thank you to First Aviation Services for its Gold Level Sponsorship of the 2016 Strategic Leadership Conference, hosted by IATA in Montreal on Oct. 5-6.

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Specifically, First Aviation’s support will give attendees an evening reception, during which they could meet the Honorable Michael Lawson, the United States’ Ambassador to ICAO. As a special guest at the SLC’s kickoff event on Wednesday, Oct. 5, Ambassador Lawson will share his thoughts on the American role in the global aviation community.

SLC Space is Limited – Register Now

Register now to meet the ambassador on Wednesday night and stick around for a full Thursday agenda, which includes more speakers from ICAO in addition to representatives from IATA, the FAA and other international aviation bodies. Share your expertise and benefit from your colleagues’ insight during discussions of international regulatory cooperation, technical workforce development and global political risk.

Click here for more information about the agenda, to see what’s going on in Montreal and submit your registration.

When the U.S. Senate confirmed Ambassador Lawson in 2014, ARSA profiled him for the hotline newsletter. As you plan your trip to Montreal, take a look back at that edition and learn a little about the ambassador: Click here.

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Click any sponsor logo to visit the organization’s website.



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