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Aviation Week and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Align to Strengthen Continuing Education for Global Aerospace & Defense Professionals

By SpaceRef Editor
September 11, 2007
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AVIATION WEEK (, the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, today announced an agreement with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The agreement enables attendees of qualified AVIATION WEEK conferences and forums to earn continuing education credits through Embry-Riddle.

“AVIATION WEEK and Embry-Riddle share common ground: We both have long, prestigious histories of serving the global aviation and aerospace community. We are confident that the content of our Management events will be well-suited to Embry-Riddle’s curriculum,” said Greg Hamilton, Publisher – Strategic Media, AVIATION WEEK.

Wayne Munson, Embry-Riddle’s executive director of Alumni Relations, said, “Embry-Riddle is pleased that our new cooperative relationship with AVIATION WEEK will enhance our ability to offer our alumni forward-thinking communication on relevant topics, an enhanced knowledge base, and peer-to-peer learning, as well as continuing education credits.”

Embry-Riddle will work with AVIATION WEEK to approve curriculum for CEU credits, on a per-agenda-review basis for all qualified sessions at AVIATION WEEK events. The university will determine qualification based on content and number of hours, and attendees will request certification upon registration at each event. Prospective events for 2007 include the Green Aviation, Supply Chain, Lean/Six Sigma, Avionics Outlook and VLJ WEST Forums as well as the A&D Programs Conference. A complete schedule of AVIATION WEEK events and corresponding eligibility is available at or by calling +1.800.240.7645 or +1.212.904.3195. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, offers more than 30 degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business, and Engineering. The university educates more than 34,000 students annually in undergraduate and graduate programs at residential campuses in Prescott, Ariz.; Daytona Beach, Fla.; and worldwide at more than 130 locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and the Middle East, and through online learning.


AVIATION WEEK, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, and includes the publications Aviation Week & Space Technology, Defense Technology International, Overhaul & Maintenance, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, International Aviation, Air Transport Observer, Aviation Daily, The Weekly of Business Aviation, Aerospace Daily & Defense Report and the World Aerospace Database. The group’s website,, offers the industry’s most reliable news, information, intelligence and analysis, and its Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) is the industry’s most integrated business tool for managers, business developers, buyers and technical professionals across the entire aviation and aerospace field. The group recently launched MRO Prospector, a one-of-a-kind suite of data and tools delivered over the Internet for business development and benchmarking in maintenance, repair and overhaul. AVIATION WEEK also produces 12 major conferences and exhibitions in the MRO, defense and programs sectors. Visit for more information.

About The McGraw-Hill Companies

Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) is a leading global information services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education and business information markets through leading brands such as Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education, BusinessWeek and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2006 were $6.3 billion. Additional information is available at

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