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IFEES GEDC IUCEE Global Webinar “How Can Engineering Deans Prepare Students for Emerging 4th Industrial Revolution Aerospace Engineering Roles?:”

June 29, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+5.5


Boeing is excited to work with the Global Engineering Deans’ Council in this webinar, to describe Engineering roles that are emerging in aerospace and the company, given the 4th Industrial Revolution.  This webinar will explore how Boeing and Engineering Schools can better prepare engineers for future roles and specializations, including Safety Engineer; Cybersecurity Engineering; Guidance, Navigation, and Control Engineer; Electrical Engineer, and Software Engineer.  We will explore possible future degrees, specializations, and connections to industry in these areas, such as internships and apprenticeships.  Please join us for the discussion.


Michael A. Fors, Ph.D., is Executive Leader of corporate division and business unit development at Boeing.  His team works to transform the business and develop workforces systematically as part of the 4th industrial revolution.

Laurette Lahey is the Boeing Functional Chief Engineer responsible for Flight Engineering; which includes ensuring technical excellence in Flight Engineering disciplines across the enterprise through technical roadmaps, workforce strategy and skill management teams, knowledge curation and continuous improvement. Lahey also leads the Flight and Vehicle Technology team for Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T), Boeing’s centralized research and development unit.

Greg Benn is the Boeing Functional Chief Engineer for Safety & Airworthiness Engineering.  In this role, he is responsible for the development of capabilities and technical excellence for certification, product safety, investigative, and safety data analytics engineering.  This includes development of technical strategy, enhanced capabilities such as model based certification and safety, knowledge curation, lessons learned/feedback loops, people development in the skill, and continuous improvement.


June 29, 2022
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+5.5
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