Date: February 28, 2018
Location: Ciudad de Mexico, Mexcio

More than (20) organizations around the world support the III EMLA-Women Aviation Leaders, Latin America and Caribbean, organized by the International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA), to be held on February  28th, 2018 in Mexico City. The event will be attended by the Senator María Cristina Díaz Salazar who will be the Key Note Speaker, as well as by several other authorities and personalities of Mexico and other Latin American and Caribbean countries.

The purpose of this forum is to encourage the development of women in the aerospace and aviation industries, and to motivate new generations of women to become part of these industries. The campaign #MujeresEnAviación that is being conducted simultaneously with the event’s campaign is expected to highlight the role of women in leadership positions within the aeronautic industry.

Among the panelists there are representatives of the highest international organizations, such as IAWA, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the National Chamber of Air Transport of Mexico (CANAERO), the Mexican Federation of Aerospace Industries (FEMIA), the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO), the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), and the Space Generation Advisory Council. There will also be representatives from the Civil Aviation Authorities of Mexico, Ecuador, Panama and Argentina and from the Mexico City Airport Group. The airline sector will be represented by Cargolux, Aeroméxico, and American Airlines, and Air France – KLM – Martinair Cargo. The manufacturer sector will be represented by GE, ATR, Boeing, Bombardier, Airbus, MD Helicopters, and other representatives of the aviation and aerospace industries, such as Aireon, TRU Simulation + Training, SITA, Iridium Communications, CNLE Law, CIMAD/IPADE, Valencia & Sánchez, The University of Querétaro, and Aviatur Colombia.

The forum will analyze the current situation of the aerospace and aviation industries in Mexico and Latin America, and the new technologies out there that impact them, such as artificial intelligence, biometric check-ins, and satellite communications, among other. Aspects related to gender equality in the industries, the difficulties of recruitment, human talent training and the inclusion of new generations will also be addressed. Click here to see the III EMLA schedule.

The III EMLA Committee, composed by Women Aviation Leaders, invites you to diffuse, participate and support this forum that aims to encourage women’s presence and development into leadership positions in the industry.

View the Event Program:
English Version: III EMLA-Program ENG
Spanish Version: III EMLA-Programa ESP

Hotel Room Block: IAWA has arranged a group rate at the Marquis Reforma Hotel & Spa of $170 USD per night (plus 16% VAT tax and 3% lodging tax) for attendees of the IAWA EMLA event. Click here to make a reservation.

Hotel Block Policies: Cancellations or changes are allowed 72 hours prior the arrival date. In Case of No Show, 100% of the entire stay will be charged.

Registration Now Open! Click here to register for this event. Register early to receive a discounted rate, only $100.00 for IAWA members, $100.00 for government, $150.00 for non-members, and $75.00 for students. Please contact info@iawa.org with any questions.

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