Air Cargo Safety Symposium | August 17, 2017
Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l Conference Center
535 Herndon Parkway | Herndon, VA 20170

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8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Capt. Joe DePete, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
8:40 a.m.
Keynote Opening Address
Ali Bahrami, FAA-AVS-1
9:00 a.m.
FAA's Cargo Focus Team (CFT) Update | Presentation
Patty Williams, FAA
George Padalec, FAA AFS-300
Steve Fox, FAA-AIR
10:00 a.m.
Impact of Operation Specifications to the Carriage of Special Cargo | Presentation
• OpSpecs A002, A196 and A396
• Process for Issuance
Stephen Moates, FAA-AFS-200
10:15 a.m.
Update on ARAC Loadmaster Certification Working Group (LCWG) | Presentation
LCWG Chairs: Mark Phaneuf, ALPA & Martin McKinney, UPS
10:30 a.m.
10:45 a.m.
IATA and SAE Practices and Procedures for Restraining Cargo | Presentation
• How are they applied to 121 airlines
Patty Williams, FAA-AFS-300
George Padalec, FAA
Steve Fox, FAA-AIR
11:00 a.m.
Risk of Undeclared Hazardous Materials and Lithium Batteries
• Hazardous Cargo in Passenger & Cargo Aircraft
• Mitigation Strategies for Transporting Batteries by Air
• Safe2Fly Program
• ICAO Annex & IATA Update
• Reducing Frequency of Undeclared Cargo
Janet McLaughin, FAA | Presentation
Capt. Bob Brown, CAPA | Presentation
Mike Wentz, American Airlines
Dr. Tom Chapin, UL | Presentation
Capt. Scott Schwartz, ALPA
Bob Richard, HAZMAT Consulting | Presentation
Lunch - provided
1:00 p.m.
Update on Commercial Aviation Safety Team's (CAST) "Cargo Working Group" | Presentation
Vivek Sood, FAA-AVP
George Paul, NACA
Capt. Rich Hughey, ALPA
Corey Stephens, FAA-AVP
1:45 p.m.
Cargo Shift on Passenger Aircraft | Presentation
• A look at the data from IATA for awareness
George Paul, NACA
Peter Mejia, NAC
2:00 p.m.
Cargo Focus Team (CFT) Review of Part 135 Cargo Operations | Presentation
• When and how?
Patty Williams, FAA
George Padelec, FAA
2:15 p.m.
Addressing Oversight of Part 129 Airlines | Presentation
• How the intermodal AD and Advisory Circulars are applied
• Level application to international airlines
Steve Fox, FAA
Darcy Reed, FAA
George Padalec, FAA
Patty Williams, FAA
2:30 p.m.
2:45 p.m.
Cargo Certification Process
• CFT Findings
• Design Approval Process and Guidance
Phil Forde, FAA-AIR | Presentation
Steve Brewer, Kalitta Air | Presentation
3:15 p.m.
Symposium Wrap-Up
General Q&A
Capt. Rich Hughey, ALPA
Bob Ireland, A4A
Paul George, NACA
Yvette Rose, CAA
Russ Leighton, CAPA
Lawrence Fine, Atlas Air
4:00 p.m.


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