Post-Conference Materials

Opening Remarks

Vice Admiral Thomas J. Barrett, USCG (Ret.), Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation (MS Word)

The Challenge

Robert A. Sturgell, Acting Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration

Keynote Speaker

Giovanni Bisignani, Director General and Chief Executive Officer, International Air Transport Association

Plenary Session 1

Opening Speakers & Lunch Speaker Transcript (MS Word)

Plenary Sessions 2 & 3

Session Panel Transcripts

Event Pictures

Forum Photographs

Opening Reception

Wednesday, November 28, 2007, 6:30 PM — 9:30 PM

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (Driving Directions (MS Word))
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151

General Sessions

Thursday and Friday, November 29-30, 2007

Westfields Marriott Hotel (Driving Directions)
14750 Conference Center Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151

Session Times

  • Thursday, November 29, 2007, 8:00 AM — 5:00 PM
  • Friday, November 30, 2007, 8:00 AM — 1:30 PM

The 4th Annual FAA International Aviation Safety Forum will provide the opportunity to continue our dialogue to improve the world-wide aviation safety record. Industry executives, government regulators, and aviation leaders will come together in partnership to engage in high level and informative discussions about global safety topics.

This year the theme of the Safety Forum is Safety without Borders - Meeting Global Challenges. Day One of the program will focus on Safety Management Systems (SMS). Both domestic and international representatives will discuss achieving global standards as the aviation industry evolves to a system-wide implementation of SMS. Panel sessions will concentrate on setting the SMS framework, controlling safety risks, monitoring safety data and metrics, and supporting the SMS culture. Day two will highlight challenges of the future - Global "Greening" of the Aviation Industry and the Next Generation of Aviation Professionals.

We look forward to you joining us.