Still trying to decide how to fill up your time at MRO Americas? With the extensive list of activities MRO Americas 2018 has to offer it can be tough to pick what exactly to do. Below we have listed three beneficial events that should be incorporated into anyone’s schedule.
MRO AMERICA’S UNIVERSITY: SAFETY RISK MANAGEMENT (SRM)
This MRO Americas University course can be useful for all of those working within the aviation industry. The hands-on workshop is designed to teach its participants the full SRM process, including the processes functions and how to apply them, hazard identifications and SRM analysis and risk mitigation. The course is taught by Mike Rioux, COO JDA Aviation Technology Solutions. RIoux has an impressive background in safety risk assessment and is extremely knowledgeable in system management. This course is great to attend no matter what part of the aviation industry you work in. Due to the aviation industry’s unforgiving manner when it comes to errors, safety management is extremely important.
ANNUAL INDUSTRY ANALYSIS AND FORECAST
This one hour presentation will consist of a “forecast” of the future of the aviation industries. Brian Prentice from Aviation and Aerospace – Oliver Wyman/Cavok and Richard Brown from ICF International will analyze the status and current trends of the MRO and aviation industry. In their presentation they will discuss the challenges and opportunities they foresee in the future. This event was include in last year’s MRO Americas and is returning this year because of popular demand.
AEROSPACE MAINTENANCE COMPETITION
This competition is presented by Snap-on and offers current and future maintenance professionals an opportunity to showcase their skills and compare to their peers across the country. To compete in the competition a team of five members needs to be formed and then entered into one of the six categories:
- Commercial Aviation
- General Aviation
- Repair and Manufacturing
Although this competition is meant for those working as technicians, it is a great opportunity for others working within the aviation industry to observe what exactly technicians do and how important their job is to overall safety.