Safety Conference hosted by the College of Aeronautics and Engineering

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Wednesday, 19 April, 2023 - 10:00 am to Wednesday, 19 April, 2023 - 5:00 pm

Kent State Student Center

The annual Safety Conference hosted by Kent State University's College of Aeronautics and Engineering and the Kent State University's Precision Flight Team returns for 2023. The Safety Conference connects students and aeronautics industry experts in an evening event of lecture, discussion, and Q&A.  

Please join us for a Safety Conference, connecting students and over 15 aeronautics industry experts in an all-day networking event filled with lectures and Q&A sessions. The speaker sessions are constructed to bring together varying experiences with aviation safety to provide many perspectives on the importance of aviation safety. 

The focus of the lectures will be on aviation safety and automation.  Students, aviation enthusiasts and the general public will learn about aeronautics and engineering job safety from industry professional and real-life experiences.  

This event is managed by Kent State University's Precision Flight Team.

This event is free and open to the public. 

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Dr. Ray Steinhauser Headshot

Ray Steinhauser, Senior Aviation Medical Examiner 

Hans Krach Headshot

Hans Krach, Certified Air Traffic Controller

Kevin Fetsko Headshot

Kevin Fetsko, Director of Global Flight Operations at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

Michael Emmerich Headshot

Michael Emmerich, FAASTeam Program Manager 

Jim Sebastian Headshot

Jim Sebastian, B-737 Captain and Adjunct Professor

John Dye Headshot

John Dye, Owner of Bad Attitude Aviator Training Company and Designated Pilot Examiner 

Ned Parks Headshot

Ned Parks, Business Consultant at Aegis 360 Consulting

Mike Gerda

Michael Gerda, Check Airman at FlexJets

Daniel Kozminski, CLE ATC Operations Supervisor

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Kent State University College of Aeronautics and Engineering 

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Kent State Precision Flight Team

Kent State University Aeronautics and Engineering students