Join AWMI at AeroDef 2018!
Agenda for Wednesday, March 28
Women in Manufacturing Breakfast
7:00 AM – 7:45 AM (Room 104C)
This breakfast is geared toward women who have chosen or are interested in careers in aerospace manufacturing and want to network with others in the industry. The breakfast offers an opportunity to hear from key leaders and attendees will have the opportunity to network with others who share similar interests.
Presentations by Bethany Orozco (EnCorps STEM Teachers Program) and Dr. Daniel Dennies (DMS, Inc.)
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Bethany will be sharing a brief overview of their program, empowering STEM professionals to transform public education by teaching in high-needs schools. She will be followed by Dr. Daniel Dennies is a licensed metallurgical Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of California with over 35 years of experience in various raw material, forging, aerospace, and aircraft related industries as a technical specialist, technical manager, and program manager. The majority of which has been in the aerospace industry working on projects such as the Space Shuttle Main Engine, the National Launch System, the National Aerospace Plane, expendable launch systems like Delta and Titan, and the International Space Station. Dr. Dennies has prepared a presentation on failure analysis.
Recharge with AWMI
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Room 104A is your spot to recharge your electronics and rest your weary feet for a spell and do some networking in the AWMI community.
Material Corrosion Analysis – Presented by Thomas (Tom) Ackerson
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Thomas (Tom) Ackerson has nearly thirty years’ experience as a failure analyst, metallurgist and engineer. He currently serves as Business Unit Manager for IMR Test Labs – Louisville. IMR is a full-service commercial material testing organization with 5 locations worldwide, and is part of the Curtiss-Wright family of companies.
The Association of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI) is an organization of professionals, founded in California in 1981, to promote and develop the growth of women in the metal industries. AWMI believes that women in similar industries can benefit themselves and their companies through relationships, education and shared knowledge.
The programs and activities of AWMI are intended to enhance members’ skills and experience, address challenges confronting the industry, and promote members’ career growth with the ultimate goal of increasing the number of women employed in the metal industries. Membership is open to both women and men who are seeking to develop all aspects of their professional development and career advancement.
Your registration also includes the following:
- Exhibit floor access March 27 and March 28, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm, featuring 220+ leading technology and solution providers
- Keynote, panel discussions and featured presentations in The Deck
- Networking receptions on the exhibit floor March 27 and March 28
- Awards presentations on March 27 and March 28