GWBAA 14th Annual
EVENT POSTPONED - NEW DATE TBA
Your safety is our highest priority. As a result of the developing COVID-19 pandemic, we have chosen to postpone the Safety Standdown. We will continue to monitor the situation and plan to reschedule this event. Thank you for your patience as we continue to work through these changes.
7:30 AM Registration Opens
7:30 AM Breakfast & Networking (sponsored by Air Culinare & Universal Weather & Aviation)
8:30 AM Opening Remarks
Caleb Stitely, GWBAA Safety Chair
8:45 AM GWBAA Welcome & Update
Bob Blouin, GWBAA President
9:00 AM "System Safety from the Top Down"
Sheryl Clarke, Director of Safety, Jet Linx
10:00 AM Energy Break (sponsored by FlightSafety International)
10:30 AM "Safety Third"
Josh Shields, Captain, BAE SYSTEMS
11:30 AM Hot Topics Panel
Moderator: Caleb Stitely, Marketing & Client Relations Manager, Chantilly Air
Fuel Contamination - Steve Berry, Training & Content Manager, NATA
ICAO Corsia & Sustainability - Kurt Edwards, Director General IBAC, ICAO
CPDLC Update - Moranda Reilly, L3 Harris Technologies
12:30 PM Lunch (Sponsored by Bombardier)
1:30 PM NBAA & Safety Committee Update
Paige Kroner, Mid-Atlantic Regional Representative, NBAA
Mike Otte, NBAA Safety Committee
1:45 PM "Personal Error Management & a Psychology of Compliance"
Paul Lewandowski, Chief Inspector, LNK, Duncan Aviation
2:30 PM Keynote "Professionalism in Aviation"
Robert Agostino, Director, Flight Operations, Group Holdings Aviation
3:30 PM Closing Remarks & Door Prizes
4:15 PM Optional: TWA 800 Reconstruction Briefing
Group Holdings Aviation
A recipient of the Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation award as well as several other NBAA safety awards, Mr. Agostino was selected for the 2003 Laureate Award the 2007 Aviation Week and Space Technology Laureate Award. The first recipient of the Business & Commercial Aviation Vision Award, he has also received commendations from the FAA, US Navy, and the FBI for his pioneering work in aviation safety.
A nine-time world record holder, Agostino’s career totals more than 40 years of corporate flight operations. He was also the reator of the first Bombardier Safety Stand-down.
His keynote, Professionalism in Aviation, focuses on the key component of safety, the individual. Professionalism and safety are not mutually exclusive; therefore we have to understand the various levels of professionalism. At the same time, this presentation makes an effort to dismiss myths about how we perform as humans.
Networking Registration Now Open!
Join us Wednesday, March 25th for this free networking event the evening prior to the Safety Standdown.
Click link below for more details or to register.