United States 2014

Oct 6-9, 2014
Hyatt Regency Wichita
Wichita, Kansas

Register now for the 18th annual Safety Standdown USA

Introducing new seminar format for 2014!

The four-day seminar will be split between interactive break-out sessions and engaging general session.  The new format provides a variety of half-day workshops and half-day general session scheduled for an optimal learning environment. Prepare for a busy curriculum by attending "Preflight" workshops on Monday morning prior to the official seminar opening Monday afternoon.

The general session will conclude on Thursday at noon with closing remarks and the prize drawing, but for those who want to soak up even more safety knowledge, “Final Approach” workshops will be offered after lunch.

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Hotel Information
Please support Safety Standdown Programs and the Hyatt Regency, our official conference hotel. Safety Standdown secures sleeping rooms at a reduced group rate for our conference in order to ensure attendees are adequately and appropriately accommodated. By booking in the official block, you help ensure that we meet our contractual obligations so that we can continue to provide the best service and program possible to our attendees. We thank you for your continued support of the Safety Standdown Programs and our conference partners.

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The rates are applicable until Monday, September 22, 2014, or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. To ensure that you receive the group rate, please book your room early.

Reservations must be made on or before the cutoff date of Monday, September 22, 2014.

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Monday, October 6, 2014

7:00 - 8:00

Continental Breakfast

Grand Eagle Ballroom Foyer
8:00 - 12:00

WORKSHOPS | Break 10:00 - 10:30

Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance - Phase I (Part 1)

Presented by: Richard Komarniski, Grey Owl Aviation Consultants Inc.

After the Scene of the Accident: Causal Distractions **WAITLIST**

Presented by: Bombardier Accident Investigation Team

Who Stole My Attention? **WAITLIST**

Presented by: Glenn L. Harmon; CAsP, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Aircraft Performance: Is It Legal, Is It Safe, Is It Smart

Presented by: Dan Boedigheimer, Ph.D, Convergent Performance, LLC

Practical Airborne Weather Radar for Professional Pilots **WAITLIST**

Presented by: Erik Eliel, Radar Training International Inc.
12:00 - 13:00

LUNCH

13:00 - 17:00

GENERAL SESSION | GRAND EAGLE BALLROOM

13:00 - 14:00

Welcome | Opening Remarks

14:00 - 15:00

Attention Control Techniques

Presented by: Pat Daily, Convergent Performance, LLC
15:00 - 15:30

BREAK

15:30 - 17:00

Powers of Observation: The Safety Secrets of Sherlock Holmes

Presented by: Dr. Tony Kern, Ed.D, Convergent Performance, LLC
18:00 - 20:00

WELCOME RECEPTION

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

7:00 - 8:00

Continental Breakfast

Grand Eagle Ballroom Foyer
8:00 - 12:00

GENERAL SESSION | GRAND EAGLE BALLROOM

8:00 - 9:30

Ethics in Safety. A Welcome Distraction?

Presented by: Dr. Antonio Cortés, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
9:30 - 10:00

BREAK

10:00 - 11:00

Handheld Lasers in Aviation Focused Light for Danger - Focused Attention for Safety

Presented by: Quay C. Snyder, MD, MSPH., Aviation Medicine Advisory Service
11:00 - 12:00

Technology in the Cockpit

Panel discussion moderated by: Robert Sumwalt, NTSB
Panelist: Brian Hint, FAA Aviation Safety Inspector (Part 121 Operations)
Bruce Duggan, Demonstration Pilot, Bombardier Business Aircraft Flight Operations
12:00 - 13:00

LUNCH

13:00 - 17:00

WORKSHOPS | Break 15:00 - 15:30

Bringing Attention to AMT System Involvement

Presented by: Jay Dankoff, Convergent Performance, LLC

Safety Management through Flight Data Monitoring

Presented by: Stuart “Kipp” Lau, CAE Flightscape

FAA Medical Certification Workshop– Maintaining and Regaining Certificates - Improving Health & Enhancing Safety

Presented by: Quay C. Snyder, MD, MSPH., Aviation Medicine Advisory Service

After the Scene of the Accident: Causal Distractions

Presented by: Bombardier Accident Investigation Team

Inflight Medical Training

Instructed by: Aircare Access Assistance

Emergency Procedures Training

Instructed by: Aircare FACTS Training

Criminalization in Aviation

Presented by: Kent Jackson, Jackson & Wade LLC

It’s Just a Matter of Seconds

Presented by: FAA Air Traffic Organization Runway Safety Group

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

7:00 - 8:00

Continental Breakfast

Grand Eagle Ballroom Foyer
8:00 - 12:00

GENERAL SESSION | GRAND EAGLE BALLROOM

8:00 - 9:00

Loss of Control In-flight: Attention Empowers Prevention

Presented by: Paul ‘BJ’ Ransbury, Aviation Performance Solutions
9:00 - 10:00

Improved Airmanship through Expert Monitoring

Presented by: Captain Chris Lutat, Convergent Performance, LLC
10:00 - 10:30

BREAK

10:30 - 12:00

In the Crosshairs of Incursions & Excursions

Presented by: Al Gorthy, FAA Central Region Runway Safety Group
12:00 - 13:00

LUNCH

13:00 - 17:00

WORKSHOPS | Break 15:00 - 15:30

Automation Airmanship: Nine Principles for Operating Glass Cockpit Aircraft **WAITLIST**

Presented by: Captain Chris Lutat, Convergent Performance, LLC

Aircraft Performance: Is It Legal, Is It Safe, Is It Smart

Presented by: Dan Boedigheimer, Ph.D, Convergent Performance, LLC

HazardShare

Presented by: Dr. Antonio Cortés, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance - Phase I (Part 2)

Presented by: Richard Komarniski, Grey Owl Aviation Consultants Inc.

SMS the Easy Way

Presented by: Pat Daily, Convergent Performance, LLC

Inflight Medical Training

Instructed by: Aircare Access Assistance

Emergency Procedures Training

Instructed by: Aircare FACTS Training

Giving Upset Prevention and Recovery Training the Attention it Needs

Presented by: Randy Brooks, Aviation Performance Solutions

International Procedures Recurrent Workshop **WAITLIST**

Presented by: Shawn Scott, Scott International Procedures, LLC
18:00 - 19:00

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Grand Eagle Ballroom Foyer
19:00 - 22:00

DINNER BANQUET

Grand Eagle Ballroom

Thursday, October 9, 2014

7:00 - 8:00

Continental Breakfast

Grand Eagle Ballroom Foyer
8:00 - 12:00

GENERAL SESSION | GRAND EAGLE BALLROOM

8:00 - 9:15

Examining Fatigue in Aviation: NTSB Investigations

Presented by:Honorable Mark R. Rosekind, PhD.Board Member, National Transportation Safety Board
9:15 - 10:15

Mental Clutter: How to Develop a More Efficient Brain and Maintain Attention Control

Presented by: Kaye L. Baron, Ph.D., Kaye L. Baron, PhD and Associates
10:15 - 10:30

BREAK

10:30 - 11:30

Why Pilots Sometimes Aren't Good at Flight Path Monitoring, and How It can be Improved

Presented by:Honorable Robert L. Sumwalt, III, Board Member, National Transportation Safety Board
11:30 - 12:00

Seminar Summary | Prize Drawing

12:00 - 13:00

LUNCH

13:00 - 17:00

WORKSHOPS | Break 15:00 - 15:30

Automation Airmanship: Nine Principles for Operating Glass Cockpit Aircraft

Presented by: Captain Chris Lutat, Convergent Performance, LLC

Giving Upset Prevention and Recovery Training the Attention it Needs

Presented by: Randy Brooks, Aviation Performance Solutions

It’s Just a Matter of Seconds

Presented by: FAA Air Traffic Organization Runway Safety Group

Emergency Procedures Training

Instructed by: Aircare FACTS Training

Inflight Medical Training

Instructed by: Aircare Access Assistance

Leading Edge Safety Training: Standdown Delivered & Deployed

Presented by: Pat Daily, Convergent Performance | Paul "BJ" Ransbury, Aviation Performance Solutions | Leigh White, Alertness Solutions | Kristen Williams, Bombardier

International Procedures Recurrent Workshop **WAITLIST**

Presented by: Shawn Scott, Scott International Procedures, LLC