November 2016

Okanagan Branch Aerospace Industry Night

Organized by the APEGBC Okanagan Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For space availability, please contact [email protected]
Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Engineering, Management and Education Building, 1137 Alumni Ave., UBC Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, BC
Presenter:  Mr. Peter Jeffrey
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Admission by Donation
Contact: APEGBC Okanagan Branch
Email: [email protected]
Important Dates: Please register by October 20, 2016.
Join the Okanagan Branch for an Aerospace Industry Night at UBC Okanagan. This is an opportunity for aerospace industry leaders, researchers, and students to create and develop professional connections. Please see below for more details.


5:30 PM - Welcome Reception
6:00 PM - Keynote Speaker
6:45 PM - Research Lab Tours
7:30 PM - Open Networking Session

About the Speaker

Mr. Jeffrey has contributed to all areas within the aerospace field, through a variety of leadership roles. He has held major positions at Okanagan Helicopters and Avcorp Industries. He has received a Gold Entrepreneurial Award from the National Canadian Productivity Awards organization, the title of Executive of the Year by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, and an Award of Merit by the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada. Currently, he is focused on business operations regarding lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, cultural change, and turnaround. Furthermore, he runs four peer mentoring groups within the Okanagan. We look forward to hearing Mr. Jeffrey’s presentation at the UBC Okanagan Aerospace Industry Night.

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