The Wings Club Presents: Career Opportunities in Aerospace & Defense

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Join the Georgia Tech Chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics & Aerospace (AIAA) and The Wings Club for a panel discussion on careers in aerospace and defense. Learn about future technologies and challenges from an Aviation Week Network A & D expert.

Panelists will include

  • Ron Baur, fleet vice president for United Airlines
  • Gregory Hamilton, president of Aviation Week Network
  • Graham Warwick, editor, Aviation Week Network

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About the speakers

Ron Baur

Ron Baur is vice president of fleet for United. Baur is responsible for all aspects relating to acquisition and disposition of all owned and leased aircraaft as well as for developing and managing United's fleet plan. Prior to this position, Baur served as staff vice president of fleet planning and management for Continental Airlines. Baur began his career at Continental in 1990 and has held various positins with increasing responsiblity in engineering, finance, and fleet.  Baur earned his undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA in finance from California State University. He is married and has two children

Gregory Hamilton

Gregory Hamilton is President of Aviation Week, a Penton Business. He is responsible for the overall strategy and direction for Aviation Week’s network of digital, event, print and data/analytics services covering all aspects of aviation, aerospace and defense in 180 countries. Hamilton has been with Aviation Week for 27 years at both Penton and McGraw-Hill and has held leadership positions in all facets of information and media, including editorial, business development, marketing services, communications and new product development. Prior to this role, Hamilton served as Publisher, Strategic Media at Aviation Week, where he launched the group’s events business and expanded it globally. He also launched Aviation Week’s video and television services and expanded the group’s portfolio across the civil and government aerospace and defense industries, having served as Publisher of Defense Technology International and Show News and Co-Publisher of local-language media, including International Aviation (China) and Air Transport Observer (Russia/CIS).

Graham Warwick

Graham Warwick leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

Born and educated in Scotland, he graduated in aeronautical engineering and worked in advanced design at Hawker Siddeley Aviation in the U.K. before becoming an aerospace journalist. Before joining Aviation Week in April 2008, he spent almost 30 years with weekly aerospace news magazine Flight International, most recently as Americas editor based in the U.S.  Graham is a winner of the Decade of Excellence award for aviation journalism, and is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. In 2013 he and colleague Guy Norris received the Jesse H. Neal award for Best Technical Content for their advanced propulsion feature.


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