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NOMINATIONS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

An award category sponsor cannot apply for an award in the same category that they are sponsoring. However they may apply and are eligible to win in other award categories. 

Previous winners can apply for the same award category in consecutive years but it must be for a different or new project. 

A/AA board member companies can apply for awards and will be excluded from voting on that particular award category, but they are eligible to win if voted to be successful by the judges. 

For any further queries please contact info@aviationaerospace.org.au 


DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AWARD                 

This award recognises an individual who has excelled as an effective leader either in business, training, safety, policy or other role. The award aims to promote the qualities that make a leader stand out - integrity, trust, passion, vision and inspiration.

Criteria and Eligibility

  • Minimum 10 years in a sector.
  • Demonstrated significant leadership in an initiative that supports the future and/or growth of the Aviation or Aerospace sector in Australia.

Judging process

  • The winning entry will be selected by a panel comprised of representatives of the A/AA Board of Directors and industry leaders
  • Any conflicts of interest will be declared at the commencement of the selection process 
  • A/AA reserves the right to verify the information provided by contacting references 

Submission requirements

Please answer each of the questions below (250 words maximum for each answer)

  • Tell us about your technical capability?
  • Explain your experience and demonstrated achievements
  • Describe your management qualities
  • Do you participate in community or philanthropic services?
  • What stands out about your leadership qualities?

FULL SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED BY 20 FEBRUARY 2018
A representative must be in attendance on the evening to collect the award. Winners will be announced at the presentation evening on 18 April 2018.


EXCELLENCE IN INNOVATION AWARD

 

This award highlights the unique factors that have made our Australian industry a leader in world aviation and aerospace innovation. The award recognises an innovative project developed in Australia, whether in a commercial setting or a research laboratory, that helps enhance our international reputation for progressive applied thinking.

Criteria and Eligibility

  •  Progress a new idea, technology or process to successful implementation in Aviation or Aerospace sector.
  •  Individual, team or company

Judging process

  • The winning entry will be selected by a panel comprised of representatives of the A/AA Board of Directors and industry leaders
  • Any conflicts of interest will be declared at the commencement of the selection process 
  • A/AA reserves the right to verify the information provided by contacting references 

Submission requirements

Please answer each of the questions below (250 words maximum for each answer)

  • Tell us about the origin of the innovation, what problem does is solve?
  • What experience has assisted in the development?
  • Describe the innovations technical capability?
  • What is the competitive advantage? 
  • Explain the impact?

FULL SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED BY 20 FEBRUARY 2018
A representative must be in attendance on the evening to collect the award. Winners will be announced at the presentation evening on 18 April 2018.


OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN TRAINING AWARD

This award recognises and celebrates dedication and excellence in the aviation and aerospace training sectors in Australia or Internationally.

Criteria and Eligibility

  • Demonstrated leadership and initiative in achieving increased quality and results in a training sector including but not limited to pilot training, engineering or education. 
  • Can be an individual, team or company.
  • Minimum 10 years in the aviation or aerospace training sector 
  • May be an Australian providing training overseas or Australian based training 

Judging process

  • The winning entry will be selected by a panel comprised of representatives of the A/AA Board of Directors and industry leaders
  • Any conflicts of interest will be declared at the commencement of the selection process 
  • A/AA reserves the right to verify the information provided by contacting references 

Submission requirements

Please answer each of the questions below (250 words maximum for each answer)

  • Tell us about your company accreditation?
  • Do you have collaboration partners?
  • Describe your technical capability?
  • How does your company excel in Quality and Excellence ?
  • What stands out about your alumni?

FULL SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED BY 20 FEBRUARY 2018
A representative must be in attendance on the evening to collect the award. Winners will be announced at the presentation evening on 18 April 2018.


OUTSTANDING STRATEGY FOR DIVERSITY

 

This award recognises a unique strategy to accelerate the progression towards a more well balanced industry through attracting and retaining a diverse workforce.

Criteria and Eligibility

  • A company in the aviation or aerospace sectors or a global company with operations in Australia 
  • Demonstrate the successful development and implementation of a diversity strategy, which has increased gender diversity in their organisation

Judging process

  • The winning entry will be selected by a panel comprised of representatives of the A/AA Board of Directors and industry leaders
  • Any conflicts of interest will be declared at the commencement of the selection process 
  • A/AA reserves the right to verify the information provided by contacting references 

Submission requirements

Please answer each of the questions below (250 words maximum for each answer)

  • Describe your methodology?
  • Detail any challenges you encountered?
  • Outline your delivery and the details on how it was received internally and externally? 
  • Detail the past and future development of the program? 
  • What stands out about your success?

FULL SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED BY 20 FEBRUARY 2018
A representative must be in attendance on the evening to collect the award. Winners will be announced at the presentation evening on 18 April 2018.


WOMEN IN AVIATION AEROSPACE OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN THE AVIATION AND AEROSPACE SECTORS

This award recognises a woman who has excelled in her chosen career with in the Australian aviation or aerospace sector.

Criteria and Eligibility

  • Must be female
  • Minimum of seven (7) years work experience in the Australian aviation or aerospace sectors
  • Demonstrates a proven capability in the chosen sector
  • Describe the positive outcomes that have been achieved whilst working in the sector 

Judging process

  • The winning entry will be selected by a panel comprised of representatives of the A/AA Board of Directors and industry leaders
  • Any conflicts of interest will be declared at the commencement of the selection process 
  • A/AA reserves the right to verify the information provided by contacting references 

Submission requirements

Please answer each of the questions below (250 words maximum for each answer)

  • Describe your technical capability?
  • Detail your experience?
  • Describe your demonstrated achievements?
  • How have you demonstrated positive and effective leadership attributes?
  • Evidence your personal committment to the industry?

FULL SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED BY 20 FEBRUARY 2018
A representative must be in attendance on the evening to collect the award. Winners will be announced at the presentation evening on 18 April 2018.


OUTSTANDING NEXT GENERATION PROFESSIONAL A/AA NextGenNetwork

This award recognises a young professional (under 35) who has excelled in their chosen aviation or aerospace sector.

Criteria and Eligibility

  • Must be under 35 
  • Demonstrate elite capability in a technical field

Judging process

  • The winning entry will be selected by a panel comprised of representatives of the A/AA Board of Directors and industry leaders
  • Any conflicts of interest will be declared at the commencement of the selection process 
  • A/AA reserves the right to verify the information provided by contacting references 

Submission requirements

Please answer each of the questions below (250 words maximum for each answer)

  • Tell us about your technical capability?
  • Explain your experience?
  • Describe your demonstrated achievements?
  • Do you possess leadership attributes?
  • What stands out about your passion for the industry?

FULL SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED BY 20 FEBRUARY 2018
A representative must be in attendance on the evening to collect the award. Winners will be announced at the presentation evening on 18 April 2018.