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Talent Solutions Coalition Forum II

November 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

$300 - $350


Talent Solutions Coalition Forum II
“Creating Reliable Talent Pipelines for the Aviation Industry”

November 7-8, 2017

Registration Open!
The Talent Solutions Coalition is pleased to announce the continuation of its Forum Series with its second TSC Forum, scheduled for November 7-8, 2017. Vincennes University, a Talent Solutions Coalition Member Institution, will host the forum at the Vincennes Aviation Technology Center at the Indianapolis International Airport.

Panel sessions will feature presenters from major airlines, MROs, manufacturers, educational institutions and the Federal Aviation Administration.

TSC Forum II is designed for employers in talent acquisition roles, educators responsible for workforce and industry partnership programs and leaders of economic development organizations interested in new ways to provide workable and practical industry talent solutions.

Optional tours of AAR Corp’s Indianapolis MRO facility and the Rolls Royce Heritage Trust museum is available to TSC Forum II guests. See details in the forum agenda below!






TSC Forum II will share best practices from across the industry which can help to create and sustain reliable talent pipelines for the Aviation Industry.

  • Panel sessions and presentations will take an industry-wide view of talent issues. Solutions to the Industry’s talent needs in multiple areas will be reviewed, including Aviation Management, Flight Operations, Manufacturing and Maintenance.
  • Actual industry talent scenarios will be shared to offer forum participants opportunities to apply new and emerging best practices for developing, acquiring and managing talent.
  • TSC Forum II is designed for employers in talent acquisition roles, educators responsible for workforce and industry partnership programs and leaders of economic development organizations interested in new ways provide workable and practical industry talent solutions.

This event includes a promising array of ‘take-away’ information for participants with guidelines and tools for effective talent planning management.

Agenda Highlights:

Day One, Tuesday, November 7, 2017

  • 8:00 am – Registration Opens
  • 9:00 am – Welcome and Agenda Review
  • 9:15 am – Forum Overview: Building Reliable Talent Pipelines for Aviation Industry Employers
  • 10:00 am – Panel One: Aviation Talent Needs: Industry and Economic Development Perspectives
  • 11:00 am – Panel Two: Employer Talent Acquisition Strategies: Options and Opportunities
  • 1:00 pm – Panel Three: Integrating Soft Skills into Technical Programs: An Industry Priority
  • 2:30 pm – President’s Perspective: Benefits of Partnering Through Talent Supply Chains
  • 3:00 pm – Afternoon Aviation Facility Tours

Day Two, Wednesday, November 8, 2017

  • 8:00 am – Welcome and Orientation to Day Two
  • 8:15 am – Panel Four: Roles for High Schools and Career Centers in Industry Talent Supply Chains
  • 9:45 am – Plenary Session: Aviation Employer Scenario: Building A Reliable Talent Pipeline
  • 11:00 am – A4A Guest Presentation: Sharing Perspectives On The Amt Career Pipeline
  • 12:00 am – Forum Summary and Plans for Tsc Forum III: Spring 2018 and Adjourn
  • Noon – Adjourn
  • 2:00 pm – Tour of the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Allison Branch (No charge for TSC Forum participants)

Facility Tours

AAR Corp’s Indianapolis MRO facility

TSC is pleased to announce that attendees at its November Forum will be welcome to attend a tour of the AAR Corp’s Indianapolis MRO facility. The tour will be the afternoon of November 7th.  AAR provides aviation services to commercial and government customers in more than 100 countries. AAR is the largest MRO operator in the Americas. The company operates over 2 million square feet of hangar space and employs approximately 3,000 workers.  The Indianapolis MRO facility is one of five in the United States.  Tour details will be provided at the Forum.

Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Allison Branch

TSC Forum II participants are invited to attend an optional tour of the Indianapolis Branch of  the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust which was formed in 1981 to promote and preserve the history and engineering excellence of Rolls-Royce. There are five branches around the world; the Indianapolis Branch of the Trust celebrates the achievements of the Allison Engine Company and Rolls-Royce activities in the United States.

The Indianapolis Branch features a wide-array of aero-engine exhibits. The collection ranges from; V-12 Liberty, to WWII V1710, W3420 – the largest liquid cooled engine to fly, J33, J35, J71, Viper turbojets, Spey, TF-41 Turbofans, Dart, T40,T56, AE 2100 Turboprops, T56 in a full nacelle, automotive gas turbines, Pegasus and XJ-99 VTOL engines, the Joint Strike Fighter LiftFan, Concorde Olympus, AE 1107 turboshaft, AE 3007 Civil turbofan, Minuteman II rocket motor case and Apollo Lunar Lander fuel tank and a very broad collection of large-scale models associated with each engine.

TSC Forum II participants will be responsible for their own transportation to the Branch.  We recommend you allow for two hours on site.  Rolls-Royce is kindly providing a special team of docents to guide this tour for TSC.  Additional details about the tour will be available at Forum Registration.

For information about the Indianapolis Branch see: https://www.rolls-royce.com/about/our-story/the-rolls-royce-heritage-trust/branches/indianapolis-branch.aspx#collections-and-exhibits

We hope you can attend!

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis, so be sure to register before this event sells out.

TSC staff is available via phone to answer any questions you may have about the forum, they can be reached at 844.879.5631.

We look forward to welcoming you in Indianapolis!

Hotels within 3-4 miles of the Aviation Technology Center:

Hyatt Place Indianapolis Airport
550 W Bradbury Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46241

Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis Airport
2602 Fortune Cir Dr E
Indianapolis, IN 46241

Wyndham Indianapolis West
2544 Executive Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46241

Attention Forum Registrants

TSC just learned this week that due to upcoming construction the main entrance to Vincennes University Aviation Technology Center off of South Hoffman Road will be closed.

All registrants will need to enter from the Corporate Village Drive entrance on the East side of the Aviation Technology Center.  Please see the map below.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you all next week!



November 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am
November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
$300 - $350


Vincennes University Aviation Technology Center
2175 South Hoffman Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241 United States
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