Media Release by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Media Availability and Event Schedule at Singapore Airshow 2020
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, most comprehensive institution of higher learning specializing in aviation and aerospace, will participate for the eighth consecutive year in the Singapore Airshow 2020 on Feb. 11-16 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 CD13 and Aero Campus at C05.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (FEB. 11-16):
- Tuesday, (Feb. 11)
4 p.m. at Chalet – Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Embry-Riddle Asia and PT Aviasi Direcktori Indonesia, a consulting organization for aviation services and business in Indonesia. This MoU outlines the collaboration between both organizations in relation to the offering of short courses for the Indonesia aviation industry.
- Wednesday (Feb. 12)
o 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Chalet – Developing Women in Aviation Leadership and Management Workshop, a collaboration between Embry-Riddle Asia and Developing Global Leaders Asia. In this interactive workshop, participants will prepare an elevator speech for use in various networking situations, create a career stakeholder map to help navigate their professional journey and discuss how to leverage mentors and sponsors to achieve their goals.
o 3:15 p.m. at CAAS Pavilion – Signing of Annex to existing MoU between Embry-Riddle and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) on collaboration to offer aviation-related short courses.
- Thursday (Feb. 13)
o 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. at Chalet – STEM Education – More Than Just Coding and Fixing Light Bulbs, presented by Chester Low, Senior Manager, STEM Inc. Science Center Singapore. Learn more about STEM Education from Chester, which oversees the STEM Applied Learning Programmes (ALP) in Singapore.
o 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. at AeroCampus - UAV/ Drone Career Talk at Aero Campus, presented by David Cirulli. Learn more about opportunities in the rapidly growing industry.
o 2 p.m. – 3 p.m, at Chalet – Design Thinking for Flight Safety User Lab, presented by Embry-Riddle Asia UNIV 101 Students. The objective of this design thinking in aviation lab experience is to enhance the future of flight safety without compromising a passenger’s comfort within the aircraft. Student designers will present on how they have utilised design aspects to improve the current in-flight safety.
o 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at The Great Room Centennial Tower (3 Temasek Avenue, Level 18, Centennial Tower, Singapore 039190). Embry-Riddle Asia Campus will host an Alumni and Friends of the University reception. This is expected to be the campus' largest alumni gathering to date, following the recent commencement ceremony which brought the total number of Embry-Riddle Asia students receiving degrees to more than 500 since the campus’ first commencement ceremony in 2012. This event is closed to the public, but media are invited to attend (contact information below).
o MoU discussion between Embry-Riddle Asia and Science Centre Singapore on out-of-classroom programs to help enrich students’ educational experience.
- Friday, (Feb. 14)
1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. at AeroCampus – Setting Yourself Up for Success in the Aviation Industry Talk, presented by Embry-Riddle Asia. Find out how your choice of education helps to set you up for success in the future.
- NOTE: Starting Thursday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 16, Embry-Riddle Asia also will have a presence in the Singapore Airshow Aero Campus (SAAC) – an area devoted to aspiring aviation professionals of tomorrow who want to learn about developments in the aviation and aerospace industry and explore higher education and career opportunities in the aerospace and aviation sector.
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 news releases, photos, video, logo usage or additional information, should contact Ginger Pinholster, Assistant Vice President, News & Research Communications, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; (386) 226-4811 ; email@example.com.
MEDIA INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
Onsite university and campus officials’ availability at the Embry-Riddle Chalet during the show:
- Matthew Flaherty, Interim Vice Chancellor and Head of Asia at Embry-Riddle Asia (Tuesday-Friday)
Embry-Riddle experts will be available to 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)
- Rapidly growing UAV/ drone industry
- 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 seventh 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 anyone from the Media Contacts.
- Matthew Flaherty, Interim Vice Chancellor and Head of Asia, Embry-Riddle Asia, +65 9635 2404 / firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vanessa Soh, Senior Marketing Executive, Embry-Riddle Asia, +65 9771 7979 / email@example.com
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 approximately 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.
ABOUT EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation, aerospace, engineering and related degree programs. The university is also a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. A nonprofit, independent institution, Embry-Riddle offers more than 80 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and Security & Intelligence. The university educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., through the Worldwide Campus with approximately 125 locations in the United States, Europe and Asia, and through online programs. For more information, visit www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.
Embry-Riddle educates nearly 34,000 students at its residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona, at approximately 125 Worldwide locations and through online degree programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report as being among the Nation’s Top Five.
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Friday 07 Feb 2020
Pavilion: chalet, Booth: CD13