The GWBAA Safety Standdown will be held on April 27, 2022, at the Chantilly Air Jet Center (HEF) in Manassas, Virginia. We are delighted to be back in person for our 16th year. As always, the day is dedicated to make our industry safer by featuring well-known industry experts sharing their knowledge. A full agenda can be found below.

To learn more about sponsoring or attending, visit the event registration page.

Questions?  Contact GWBAA Safety Chair - Caleb Stitely (


0730: Registration Opens

0730: Breakfast & Networking 

0830: Opening Remarks

0845: GWBAA Welcome & Update

0900: Creating Effective Trust and Reporting Culture - Josh Shields

1000: Energy Break

1030: Keynote Speaker - Amy D. Grubb, Ph.D

1230: Lunch 

1330: NBAA & Safety Committee Update - BJ Lansbury

1345: Required Paradigm Shift to Overcome Loss of Control In-Flight - BJ Ransbury

1445: USAF Safety Programs - Noah Ayers

1530: Closing Remarks & Door Prizes

Keynote: Amy D. Grubb, Ph.D

Amy D. Grubb, Ph.D. is an internationally acclaimed speaker who is currently serving as the Digital Transformation Advisor to the CIO at the FBI and the founder of Organizational Insights. A two-time FBI Director’s Award for Excellence recipient, she built the organizational development function at the FBI as well as led the development and implementation of an integrated Leadership Development Program for which she was awarded the SIOP/SHRM HR Impact Award. 

Amy is also the Chair of the Bombardier Safety Standdown Advisory Council and is on the American Psychological Association Change Management Advisory Board. A Fellow of SIOP (Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology), she earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston.

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