The all-cargo airline environment is fast-paced, dynamic and faces numerous unique risk management challenges. Join us for an information-packed day as we explore with government and industry experts ways of improving safety and security for this vital segment of the transportation industry.


November 4, 2015
5:30 PM– 7:30
Meet the Speakers Reception
Location: Air Line Pilots Association Int’l
1625 Massachusetts Ave | Washington, DC | 8th Floor
November 5, 2015
Location: Mayflower Hotel
7:15 AM– 8:15
Registration and continental breakfast
8:15– 8:45
Opening & Welcome Address
Emcee, Captain Mark Harrison – ASO Communications Coordinator, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
Captain Tim Canoll – President, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
8:45  – 9:10
Opening Keynote Address
The Honorable Chris Hart – Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board
9:10  – 10:30
Mitigating Risks in All-Cargo Operations
Moderator, Captain Rich Hughey – Chairman, President’s Committee for Cargo, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
Captain Michael Moody, Jr. – Chairman, Safety Committee, Independent Pilots Association
Mr. Stephen Moates – ASI Part 121 Air Carrier Operations, Federal Aviation Administration
Mr. Steve Alterman – President, Cargo Airline Association
First Officer Preston Greene – Cargo Security Subject Matter Expert, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
10:30  – 10:50
Networking Break
10:50  – 12:05
Safe Transportation of Hazardous Materials
Moderator, Captain Scott Schwartz – Director, Dangerous Goods Program, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
Mr. Stephane Rossetti – Senior Manager, Logistics/Supply Chain, Medtronic; on behalf of the Medical Device Battery Transport Council (MDBTC)
Captain Rudy Canto – Senior Director Safety, Security and Technical Affairs, Airbus Americas, Inc.
Mr. Gus Sarkos – Manager, Fire Safety Branch, Federal Aviation Administration William J. Hughes Technical Center
12:05  – 1:35 PM
Lunch & Keynote Speaker
The Honorable Michael Huerta – Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration
1:35  – 2:50
Night Transportation Operations, Human Performance and Fatigue
Moderator, Captain Don Wykoff – Chair, Flight Time/Duty Time Committee, Air line Pilots Association, Int’l
Dr. Evan Byrne – Chief, Human Performance and Survival Factors Division, National Transportation Safety Board Office of Aviation Safety
Mr. Klaus Luhta – Chief of Staff, International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots
Captain Rich Hughey – Chairman, President’s Committee for Cargo, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
Dr. Gerald P. Krueger, PhD, CPE – Operator Performance Researcher, Krueger Ergonomic Consultants
2:50  – 3:10
Networking Break
3:10  – 4:25
Aviation Infrastructure Needs for All-Cargo Operations
Moderator, Captain Steve Jangelis – Chair, Airport and Ground Environment Group, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
Captain Todd Carpenter – Central Air Safety Chair, FedEx MEC
Mr. Jack Kreckie – Chief of Operations, ARFF Professional Services
First Officer Bill Cason – Chairman, Security Committee, Independent Pilots Association
4:25  – 4:35
Closing Remarks and Adjournment
Captain Joe DePete – First Vice President & National Safety Coordinator, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l

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