Emirates Aviation University Hosts its 3rd International Aviation Management Conference

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 — DUBAI– 23 November 2016 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group, Emirates Aviation University today opened its 3rd International Aviation Management Conference (IAMC).

In its 3rd edition, the two-day conference brought together industry leaders, researchers and aviation management professionals to tackle the challenges and opportunities currently facing the aviation industry under the theme ‘Lessons Learned, Current Challenges, and the Road Ahead”.

IAMC provides an ideal platform for aviation influencers to tackle industry hot topics and share case studies and best practices. It’s also an opportunity for aviation management researchers, academics and authors from all around the world to showcase their papers and present their studies in a dynamic environment. The conference addresses the steady growth in the various sectors of aviation and emphasizes the need for more research on key issues that impact the industry as a whole.

Keynote speakers included Mohammed Ahli, Director General – DCAA, Gary Chapman, President of Emirates Group Services and dnata, Laila Bin Hareb, assistant Director General, Strategy and International Affairs – UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, and Michael Herrero, Area Manager at IATA.

The IAMC 2016 is hosted by EAU with Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) as a principal partner. The conference is also supported by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Dubai Police and Coventry University and sponsored by Dubai Duty Free.

About Emirates Aviation University

Founded as the academic wing of the Emirates Group, Emirates Aviation University (formerly Emirates Aviation College) is a leading educational institution in the Middle East for aeronautical engineering, aviation management, business management, and aviation safety & security studies. Over 15,000 students, including 2,000 Emirates employees, have graduated from the institution since being established in 1991.

The University is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Knowledge & Human Development Authority and offers an extensive range of educational opportunities designed to provide students with the best aviation related specializations. Students can chose from vocational, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that combine the highest standard of academics with the latest development in the field of aviation.

 

Dr Ahmad Al Ali, Vice Chancellor of Emirates Aviation University during his Opening Address at IAMC 2016
Dr Ahmad Al Ali presenting an honorary award to Mohammed Ahli, Director General of DCAA who completed 50 years of accomplishment and work in the aviation sector on November 19, 2016.
From right to left- Laila Bin Hareb, Assistant Director General, Strategy and International Affairs, UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, Nasser Bin Kherbash, Divisional Senior Vice President HR Development and Customer Service, Emirates Airline, Mohammed Ahli, Director General of DCAA, Omar bin Ghalib, Deputy Director General of GCAA, Major General Pilot Ahmad bin Thani, Deputy Commander-in-Chief for Ports Affairs at Dubai Police,  Dr Ahmad Al Ali, Vice Chancellor of Emirates Aviation University, Gary Chapman, President of Emirates Group Services and dnata and HE Dr.Thani Al Mehairi, Director General, the National Qualifications Authority.
Gary Chapman, President of Emirates Group Services and dnata during his keynote speech “Lessons Learned, Current Challenges, and the Road Ahead from a dnata perspective”

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