WIA Event: Safety and Security: How 9/11 Changed Aviation, on Sept. 11, 2011 in Arlington, VA

August 30, 2011 at 8:46 am | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: WIA

Safety and Security:

How 9/11 Changed Aviation

Panel discussions in honor of the 10 year anniversary

of September 11, 2001

PANEL 1:  9-11 Events: Response and Lessons Learned   

During the first Panel, hear from panelists who had leadership responsibilities for responding to the events that unfolded on 9/11. They will share how decisions were made, how the aviation system returned to normal operations, and the lessons they learned. Their stories of the public and private sectors working together and the heroism they witnessed are truly remarkable.


Melissa Rudinger, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs,  Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association 

Jeanne Olivier, Assistant Director, Aviation, Security & Technology, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Linda Schuessler, VP for Air Traffic Operations for The Washington Consulting Group

PANEL 2:  Then and Now — What Changes Have Been Made

The experts on Panel Two will address what has changed for aviation in the ensuing years,  including voluntary and regulatory rules; new technology and procedures for aircraft,  airports and passengers; and best practices for safety and security across the global aviation industry. Learn how far we’ve come and what challenges still lie ahead.


Nancy Graham, Director, Air Navigation Bureau, International  

Civil Aviation Organization    

Nancy Kalinowski, Vice President, System Operations Services,  

Federal Aviation Administration and Former VP System Operations Services,  

Federal Aviation Administration

Bonnie A. Wilson, Chief Operating Officer, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

Panel Moderator: Lillian Ryals, Executive Director, Next Generation Air Transportation System, The MITRE Corporation

Thursday, September 8, 2011

8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Reagan National Airport

Historic Terminal A

Arlington, VA

Metro: Take the Blue or Yellow line to the Ronald Reagan National Airport Stop

Schedule of Events:

8:00 a.m. Registration, Networking  and Continental Breakfast  

8:30 a.m. Panel Discussion 1  

10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion 2

12:30 p.m. Adjourn

Please note the program will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.     

 Click here to register. 

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