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Seneca hosts international aviation conference

July 13, 2009, Toronto – Seneca College will host the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) annual meeting from July 14 to July 17.


July 13, 2009
By Carey Fredericks

July 13, 2009, Toronto – Seneca College will host the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) annual meeting from July 14 to July 17.
 
The AABI advances quality aviation education worldwide through the accreditation of educational institutions and programs.

“This conference brings together aviation industry members who employ our graduates and international educators who provide the knowledge, skills and experience to our future aviation professionals,” said Seneca President David Agnew. “As a long-standing leader in providing aviation education, Seneca is proud to host this opportunity to network and discuss the future of the aviation industry.”

Topics to be covered at the meeting include: Professional success in the security environment; Outcomes Accreditation in an IT environment; Aviation Industry Business Cycles: the life the student will live in; Intergenerational Communications, Conflicts and Clashes; and Online and Technology-based Education Practices: Are there models that academe can use?
 
Seneca has been an international leader in aviation education for four decades, having graduated more than 1,000 pilots. Seneca offers the only aviation flight technology-based degree program in Canada, which includes an integrated airline transport pilot program. Seneca’s four-year Bachelor of Applied Technology Flight Program educates pilots for the global aviation industry through a rigorous technology-based curriculum and hands-on training with current industry technology.
 
More students have chosen Seneca than any other college in Canada. With eight campuses across the Greater Toronto Area, Seneca is a transformational leader providing internationally recognized education, training, and academic pathways key to graduate career success. Every Seneca diploma, certificate and degree program is developed to a high academic standard, in consultation with industry, integrated with information technology, combined with technical and transferable skills, and reinforced by opportunities for ongoing education and re-training. Seneca changes you.

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