College of Aeronautics and Engineering to host Safety Symposium 2022: Piloting 2 Wellbeing 

Reserve your Ticket to Safety Symposium 2022: Piloting 2 Wellbeing 

The College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) is pleased to host Safety Symposium 2022: Piloting 2 Wellbeing featuring Captain Reyné O’Shaughnessy on Thursday, April 28th at 6:00 PM in the Kiva of the Kent Student Center. 

Though we were fortunate to continue the unification of our community through a virtual Safety Symposium featuring Keynote speaker Bruce Landsberg, Vicechair of the National Transportation Safety Board, followed by a panel discussion in April 2021, we are thrilled to offer this year’s Safety Symposium in-person.  

This symposium will feature Captain Reyné O’Shaughnessy, commercial airline pilot for over 34 years and founder of Piloting 2 Wellbeing, dedicated to contributing to a safer aviation sector based on the concept that the way we live our lives directly affects our health, wellbeing, and how we meet the challenges of being in a high-pressure, high-performance environment like aviation.

Captain O’Shaughnessy, also known as Captain O’, dedicated her career to aviation. She is well aware of the stressors and the rewards of being in such a high-stress, high-performance environment. As a result, she authored #1 best-selling book, This is Your Captain Speaking, and has faithfully pursued both aviation excellence and the latest innovations in wellbeing.

The purpose of the Safety Symposium is to connect and unite students, industry experts, and academics in the name of safety. The aim of this event is to create safer skies through education by highlighting current and relevant safety topics and themes that aeronautics and aviation professionals are facing daily as it relates to their experiences flying and operating aircraft. Safety themes include standards, hazards and solutions, safety and health programs, and additional resources. 

The CAE believes in the importance of developing our students as a whole person. By working with students to develop both the professional skills needed to fly and operate aircraft, as well as their power skills (formally known as ‘soft skills’), the next generation of the aviation workforce will be better equipped to navigate the ever-evolving challenges of the 21st century and beyond.  

 As a special thank you for your interest in contributing to safer skies, there is no cost to attend this event; the first 100 people in the door will receive a free copy of the #1 best-selling book This is Your Captain Speaking.  

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POSTED: Friday, April 1, 2022 - 3:22pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 3:26pm