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2005 Pacific Aviation Directors Workshop

2005 Agenda

Tuesday, April 5, 2005
Time Event
7-8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. Welcome:
Mr. Barry Brayer, FAA Micronesia Program Manager
8:05 a.m. Opening remarks:
Mr. Rodney K. Haraga, Director, State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation Mr. William C. Withycombe, FAA Western-Pacific Regional Administrator
8:35 a.m. Introductions and Workshop Overview:
Mr. Barry Brayer, FAA Micronesia Program Manager
10:00 a.m. Break, Exhibit Hall Open
10:20 a.m. Pacific Aviation and Airports Overview: Moderator: Mr. Barry Brayer, FAA Micronesia Program Manager

State of Hawaii Report

Mr. Roy K. Sakata
Airports Operations Officer
State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation

Minister/Secretary Reports
The Honorable Michael Konelius, Minister of Transportation and Communications
Republic of the Marshall Islands

The Honorable Akillino H. Susaia, Assistant Secretary for Civil Aviation,Federated States of Micronesia

Master Halbert, Aviation Safety Inspector
Federated States of Micronesia

The Honorable Otoichi Besebes, Minister of Commerce and Trade, Republic of Palau

9:30 a.m. Break, Exhibit Hall Open

Mr. Peter F. Lefiti, Assistant Director, Airports Division
American Samoa

Mr. Jack S. Chong-Gum, Director
Marshall Islands Ports Authority

Mr. Jess Q. Torres, Executive Manager
Guam International Airport Authority

Noon Lunch
1:10 p.m. Airport Manager Reports
Mr. Charles Obichang, Airport Manager
Palau International Airport

Mr. Frederick Figir, Airport Manager
Yap International Airport

Mr. Ieski Ieshi, General Manager
Pohnpei Ports Authority
Pohnpei International Airport

2:15 p.m. Break, Exhibit Hall Open
2:35 p.m. Mr. Wadel Kinere, Airport Manager
Kosrae International Authority

Mr. Carlos Salas, Executive Director
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Ports Authority

3:05 p.m.

Airport Improvement Program

Welcoming Remarks
Mr. Mark McClardy, FAA Airports Division Manager, Los Angeles

Honolulu ADO year end review
Mr. Ron Simpson, FAA Airports District Office Manager, Honolulu

Micronesia AIP project status update
Mr. Gordon Wong, FAA Airports District Office, Honolulu

Midway AIP project status update
Mr. Steve Wong, FAA Airports District Office, Honolulu

4:15 p.m. Contract Air Traffic Control Services
Mr. Alastair Hodgson
Director, Airservices Pacific Inc.
4:40 p.m. Alien Species Action Plan
Mr. Lyle Wong, State of Hawaii, Department of Agriculture
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
5:30 p.m. Reception
Grand Ball Room
Wednesday, April 6, 2005
Time Event
7-8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Mr. Barry Brayer
FAA Micronesia Program Manager
8:05 a.m. Pacific Region Aviation Forecasting
Mr. Jeff LaDouce, National Weather Service, Honolulu
8:30 a.m. Invasive Species
Mr. Mike Pitzler, Wild Life Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture
8:55 a.m. West Nile Virus
Mr. Jeff Burgett, Ph.D,. Invasive Species Specialist
U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service

Mr. Laurence Lau, Deputy Director for Environmental Health
State of Hawaii Department of Health

9:25 a.m. Break, Exhibit Hall Open
9:45 a.m. Transportation Security Administration
Mr. Sidney A. Hayakawa
Federal Security Director
Honolulu International Airport

Ms. Bert Williams
TSA Manilla

10:20 a.m. Runway Safety
Mr. Dave Kurner
FAA Western-Pacific Region Runway Safety Program Manager

Mr. Chris Diggons
FAA Runway Safety Program, Los Angeles

11:10 a.m. Pacific Region Airport Rescue and Firefighting Training Center

Micronesian Airport Disaster Drills
Chief Stanley Torres, Commonwealth Ports Authority

Noon Lunch
1:00 p.m. Demand and Airport Capacity
Mr. Ben Schlapak, Manager, Honolulu International Airport
1:30 p.m. Incident Command System and Communications
Mr. Pat Bailey, Pacific Wireless Communications
2:00 p.m. FAA Flight Standards Service Overview
Mr. Dave Luehring, FAA Honolulu FSDO

Extended Operations
Mr. Mike Spencer, FAA Honolulu FSDO

2:25 p.m. Break, Exhibit Hall Open
2:45 p.m.

Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee

Federal Aviation Regulation Part 139, Airport Rescue and Firefighting
Mr. Armen DerHohannesian
Armen DerHohannesian and Associates, LLC
3:10 p.m. Hawaii's Regional Training Center
Mr. Chauncey Wong Yuen
Airports Manager, Island of Hawaii
3:35 p.m. National Incident Emergency Response - Quick Attack
Mr. Stacy Rogers, Principal, CEOFire and Environmental Emergency Response Consultants (FEERC)
4:05 p.m.

U.S. International Aid Programs

US Department of Commerce
Ms. Gail Fujita
4:20 p.m. US Department of Agriculture
Mr. Thao Khamoui, Area Director
4:35 p.m. FAA Flight Inspection and Flight Procedures
Mr. Dave Boulter
Manager, FAA Flight Inspection Operations Division, Oklahoma City
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Thursday, April 7, 2005
Time Event
8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks:
Mr. Barry Brayer, FAA Micronesia Program Manager
8:05 a.m. Required Navigation Performance
Captain John Anderson
Continental Micronesia Airlines
8:35 a.m. Local Area Augmentation System
Captain Ralph Freeman, Director of Flight Operations
Continental Micronesia Airlines
9:05 a.m.

Industry Day Forum

Moderator:
Mr. Di Johnson, Manager, Flight Standards, Continental Micronesia Airlines
9:45 a.m. Break, Exhibit Hall Open
10:05 a.m. Industry Day Forum Continued
11:30 a.m. Aircraft Evacuation Procedures/Airline Emergency Planning
Mr. Greg Chilson, Manager
Inflight Training & Regulatory Compliance, Aloha Airlines

Mr. Raymond Brice
Director of Safety, Aloha Airlines

Noon Lunch
1:00 p.m.

FAA Technical Assistance in Micronesia

Air Traffic Organization, Western Service Area Transition Update
Mr. Rob Strong, Transition Executive, Western Service Area, FAA Los Angeles

Hawaii-Pacific (HIP) System Management Office (SMO) Update
Ms. Sophia Tang, HIP SMO Manager

2:00 p.m

Air Traffic Organization, Western Terminal Operations

Pago Pago Air Traffic Update
Mr. Bob Rabideau, Manager, FAA Honolulu Control Facility

The Outsourcing of the FAA's Automated Flight Service Stations
Ms. Jocelyn Nakashima, Manager, FAA Honolulu Automated Flight Service Station

2:20 p.m. Break, Exhibit hall open
2:40 p.m. An Overview of the Honolulu Control Facility
Mr. David Sakasegawa, Operations Manager, FAA Honolulu Control Facility
2:50 p.m. Civil Aviation Regulation Development
Mr. Monroe Balton, FAA Regional Counsel
3:20 p.m. Operational Risk Analysis and Airport Emergency Planning & Operational Readiness
Martinez Jacobs, Airports Fire Chief, State of Hawaii
4:00 p.m. Open Agenda Items
Mr. Barry Brayer, FAA Micronesia Program Manager
4:15 p.m.

Questions and Answers, Workshop Recap, Wrap-up

IOUs, Workshop Venue for 2006
4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Mr. Rodney K. Haraga, Director, State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation

Mr. William C. Withycombe, FAA Western-Pacific Regional Administrator

5:00 p.m. Adjourn

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