September 26-27, 2017
Ashburn, Virginia
The inaugural event for FBO and general aviation ground handling safety professionals. The NATA Ground Handling Safety Symposium is a two-day event developed by the NATA Safety Committee to promote safety at FBOs and other general aviation ground handling firms. The symposium is designed specifically for safety professionals, directors of safety even line service managers or operations managers, anyone who’s job is make sure aircraft are handled safely. Planned Topics: The Big Picture, Safety Management & IS-BAH, Practical Approaches to Risk Assessment, Safety Promotion and your Organizational Culture, Safety Reporting & Employee Buy-In, The Intersection of Safety & Service, Emergency Response Basics for FBOs, and Data & General Aviation Ground Handling.
October 9, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
This full-day course is designed to enhance the personal effectiveness and professional knowledge of individuals pursuing or currently in the position of aviation department manager. Topics will include: defining what is an effective leader; identifying needs and growing staff; time management; decision making; leading groups; role playing for leadership effectiveness; and identifying and utilizing resources. This course meets NBAA PDP Objective L5. Registration for this PDP course includes registration for NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE)
October 10-12, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
The NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) is the premier event and annual meeting place for the business aviation community. This event brings together key aviation contacts from around the world, including current and prospective business aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers into one meeting place to get critical work accomplished.
October 31 - November 2, 2017
Wichita, Kansas
WHAT IS SAFETY STANDDOWN? Safety Standdown promotes knowledge-based aviation safety training along with personal discipline and responsibility as essential elements of aviation professionalism and safety. Safety Standdown is a global, year round program. Bombardier initiated and continues to sponsor the Standdown, directing its effort to the entire aviation community, regardless of the specific aircraft you operate or help maintain. Want to learn more? OPEN TO ALL AVIATION PROFESSIONALS The aviation safety training seminars are free and open to all pilots, crewmembers, maintenance technicians and managers regardless of aircraft or manufacturer, on a first-come, first-served basis. They are not marketing events; there is nothing to buy. And the only thing being sold is a sincere effort to initiate and sustain positive changes in individual aviation safety behavior and increased professionalism in creating an aviation safety culture. KNOWLEDGE-BASED Safety Standdown relies exclusively on aviation safety subject-matter experts presenting both timeless and timely information on a wide range of professional topics relating human performance to aviation safety. Our carefully selected presenters will help change the way you think about aviation safety. Expect to come away from a Safety Standdown with effective new tools to reduce aviation safety risks, improve procedures and processes and deliver explicit methods for improving personal situational awareness and judgment. This focus on the human factor in aviation safety serves as a vital, indispensable and previously underemphasized complement to traditional skills-based training.