Organised in collaboration between Farnborough International and ADS, and as part of the world-famous Farnborough International Airshow, Pioneers of Tomorrow will take place on Friday 22 July and will provide industry exhibitors a rare opportunity to engage with and inspire with future aerospace recruits.

Providing valuable insight

Aimed at school children aged 11+ to school leavers, graduates and career movers, Pioneers of Tomorrow will introduce the next generation of leaders, innovators, and pioneers to employers, providing valuable insight into the wealth of career opportunities available throughout dynamic, global industries.

With a vast range of on-site Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) focused activities, access to watch the full air display and explore the comprehensive static aircraft display, young adults, parents and guardians will gain a meaningful understanding of what careers across the aerospace industry promise; the skills required, and the value that studying STEAM subjects delivers. A dedicated Careers Hub will feature within the airshow exhibition, providing a platform for students, graduates and young professionals to access one-on-one specialist advice, topical seminars, and a live jobs board.

Gareth Rogers, Chief Executive of Farnborough International says: “With an estimated shortage of over 173,000 professionals in the STEAM sector, it is vital for the industry to inspire the next generation of leaders and close the skills gap that has been persistent across the last four years.

Inspiring and informing the next generation

“Pioneers of Tomorrow has been developed to not only inspire and inform the next generation, but to provide a platform for the global aerospace industry to address major concerns about its future workforce.

“With its position at the most important aerospace event worldwide, Farnborough International Airshow, Pioneers of Tomorrow will enable attendees to speak directly to the globally recognised companies and experts on-site about the future of the industry and how they can play a role in the next steps of innovation.”

This exciting showcase of the very best in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) is designed to give students, apprentices, graduates and young professionals considering a career in aerospace access to the industry, with hands-on activities showcasing the application of STEAM skills.

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