BCGA To Attend Waypoints Aviation Connections Event

For the second year in a row the BC General Aviation Association has been invited to attend and display at Waypoints Aviation Connections, a networking event organized by the students of Vancouver’s universities for those interested in pursuing a career in the aviation industry.

First held in September of 2015, the event featured nearly 100 students and 30 corporate representatives, and was considered a resounding success by its participants. The attending companies included some of the best-recognized airlines in the country, as well as numerous local firms and government organizations.

Attendees have the opportunity to connect with a number of current and future leaders of the industry, and may even develop relationships that could lead to future employment opportunities. Food will be provided, refreshments will be served and a photographer will be capturing every moment of the night.

The event’s corporate attendees include:
-Pacific Coastal Airlines
-Pacific Flying Club
-Air Canada
-InterVistas Consulting
-Transportation Safety Board of Canada
-BC Aviation Council
-Aviation Leadership Foundation
-Transport Canada
-BC General Aviation Association
-Canadian Owners’ and Pilot’s Association (COPA)
-And more!

Below is a tentative schedule of the evening:
6:00pm – Registration
6:30pm – Opening Remarks
6:45pm – Networking Period #1
7:30pm – Pacific Flying Club’s Presentation
7:45pm – Networking Period #2
8:45pm – Key Note Speech
9:00pm – Closing Remarks

Organizing Committee:

David Cojocar, Chair
Rebecca Yao, Director of Corporate Relations
Samuel Chung, Director of Marketing
Matthew Mui, BCIT Representative
Eddy Chiang, SFU Representative
Derek Magalhaes, UFV Representative
Brian Lau, IT Consultant

Twitter: @waypointconnect