United States 2016

Sept 27 - 29, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Wichita, Kansas

20 Years of Leadership in Aviation

From its humble beginnings to the 20th anniversary celebration, Safety Standdown continues to provide the aviation industry with the most up to date knowledge-based safety training.

Thanks to everyone who helped make the 20th annual seminar a success. This includes our subject matter experts, who presented on a wide range of topics, all of those who were able to attend in person and via the live webcast and our sponsors who helped make this years’ seminar possible.

Our hope is everyone who participated will take what you have Learned and Apply it in your daily lives and most importantly Share with those around you.

The 2016 general session and select workshop videos can be found on the video page located under the Knowledge Center tab.


Monday, September 26, 2016

18:00 - 20:00

WELCOME RECEPTION

Riverview Ballroom

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

7:00 - 8:00

Continental Breakfast

Grand Eagle Ballroom Foyer
8:00 - 12:00

GENERAL SESSION | GRAND EAGLE BALLROOM

8:00 - 8:30

Welcome | Opening Remarks

8:30 - 9:30

Zombies, Vampires, and Superheroes

Presented by: Pat Daily, Convergent Performance, LLC

9:30 - 10:00

BREAK

10:00 - 11:00

The Impact of Communication in Aviation Safety: An Overview

Presented by: Paul Krivonos, Ph.D., University of Southern California

11:00 - 12:00

Managing 'YOU' in a Crisis

Presented by: Paul “BJ” Ransbury, Aviation Performance Solutions (APS)

12:00 - 13:00

LUNCH

Redbud [ABC] 210
13:00 - 14:45

WORKSHOPS

An Overview of Selected Worldwide Airspace Changes **Waitlist**

Presented by: Shawn Scott, Scott International Procedures, LLC

Maple 205

Reducing Surface Risk - Runway Incursion and Excursion Avoidance **Waitlist**

Presented by: Al Gorthy, Capt. USN Retired & Tom Frakes, FAA

Oak 206

When a Pilot's Airmanship Ends... (and the checklist begins)

Presented by: Étienne Côté & Kevin Patterson, Bombardier Business Aircraft

Cypress A 209 (LIVE WEBCAST)

CRM / TEM **Waitlist**

Presented by: Pat Daily, Convergent Performance, LLC

Walnut 208

Saving Your Career – Medical Certification Tips and Traps

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

Osage 207

Communication in Aviation Safety: An Interactive Workshop **Waitlist**

Presented by: Paul Krivonos, Ph.D. University of Southern California

Cedar 204

Your company plane just crashed: Are you prepared to deal with NTSB? **Waitlist**

Presented by: Robert Sumwalt, National Transportation Safety Board

Birch 203

Bottom-Up Leadership for Safety

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

Cypress B 209

Leadership in Aviation Maintenance

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

Santa Fe & Stimson

14:45 - 15:15

BREAK

15:15 - 17:00

WORKSHOPS

An Overview of Selected Worldwide Airspace Changes **Waitlist**

Presenter by: Shawn Scott, Scott International Procedures, LLC

Maple 205

Reducing Surface Risk - Runway Incursion and Excursion Avoidance **Waitlist**

Presented by: Al Gorthy, Capt. USN Retired & Tom Frakes, FAA

Oak 206

When a Pilot's Airmanship Ends... (and the checklist begins)

Presented by: Étienne Côté & Kevin Patterson, Bombardier Business Aircraft

Cypress A 209

CRM / TEM **Waitlist**

Presented by: Pat Daily, Convergent Performance, LLC

Walnut 208

Saving Your Career – Medical Certification Tips and Traps

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

Osage 207

Communication in Aviation Safety: An Interactive Workshop **Waitlist**

Presented by: Paul Krivonos, Ph.D. University of Southern California

Cedar 204

Your company plane just crashed: Are you prepared to deal with NTSB?

Presented by: Robert Sumwalt, National Transportation Safety Board

Birch 203

Bottom-Up Leadership for Safety

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

Cypress B 209 (LIVE WEBCAST)

Professionalism in Aviation Maintenance **Waitlist**

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

Santa Fe & Stimson

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

7:00 - 8:00

Continental Breakfast

Grand Eagle Ballroom Foyer
8:00 - 12:00

GENERAL SESSION | GRAND EAGLE BALLROOM

8:00 - 9:00

Mad Scientist, Sorcerers, and Safety

Presented by: Tony Kern, Ed.D, Convergent Performance, LLC

9:00 - 10:00

Ending Substance Impairment in Aviation – A Long History of Saving Lives and Enhancing Safety

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

10:00 - 10:30

BREAK

10:30 - 11:30

The Impact of People and Perceptions on Work

Presented by: Amy Grubb, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)

11:30 - 12:00

Drones - The Most Disruptive Technology to Hit Aviation Since the Jet Engine

Presented by: James H. (Jim) Williams, Dentons

12:00 - 13:00

LUNCH

13:00 - 14:45

WORKSHOPS

Flight Path Monitoring: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly **Waitlist**

Presented by: Barbara Burian, NASA Ames Research Center

Cedar 204

Aircraft Performance Considerations for Departure **Waitlist**

Presented by: Dan Boedigheimer, Convergent Performance, LLC

Cypress A 209 (LIVE WEBCAST)

A 20 Year Aviation Emergency Response Look Back; What do we Really Know? **Waitlist**

Presented by: Don Chupp, Fireside Partners Inc.

Walnut 208

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) Laws, Regulations, and Risk **Waitlist**

Presented by: James H. (Jim) Williams, Dentons

Oak 206

The Impact of People and Perceptions on Work **Waitlist**

Presented by: Amy Grubb, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)

Cypress B 209

HazardShare 2016 **Waitlist**

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

Osage 207

Evolution of a Safety Culture; A Career Journey **Waitlist**

Presented by: Jeff Lee, American Express

Birch 203

Elevate Your SMS to A Success Management System **Waitlist**

Presented by: Jay A. Dankoff, Convergent Performance, LLC

Maple 205

14:45 - 15:15

BREAK

15:15 - 17:00

WORKSHOPS

Weather-Radar For Professional Pilots **Waitlist**

Presented by: Erik Eliel, Radar Training International

Maple 205

Flight Path Monitoring: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly **Waitlist**

Presented by: Barbara Burian, NASA Ames Research Center

Cedar 204

Operational Use of a Runway Analysis Product

Presented by: Dan Boedigheimer, Convergent Performance, LLC

Cypress A 209 (LIVE WEBCAST)

A 20 Year Aviation Emergency Response Look Back; What do we Really Know? **Waitlist**

Presented by: Don Chupp, Fireside Partners Inc.

Walnut 208

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) Laws, Regulations, and Risk **Waitlist**

Presented by: James H. (Jim) Williams, Dentons

Oak 206

The Impact of People and Perceptions on Work **Waitlist**

Presented by: Amy Grubb, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)

Cypress B 209

HazardShare 2016

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

Osage 207

Evolution of a Safety Culture; A Career Journey **Waitlist**

Presented by: Jeff Lee, American Express

Birch 203

Leadership in Aviation Maintenance

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

Santa Fe & Stimson

18:00 - 19:00

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Grand Eagle Ballroom Foyer

19:00 - 21:30

DINNER BANQUET

Grand Eagle Ballroom

Thursday, September 29, 2016

7:00 - 8:00

Continental Breakfast

Grand Eagle Ballroom Foyer

8:00 - 12:00

GENERAL SESSION | GRAND EAGLE BALLROOM

8:00 - 9:00

At the Heart of Leadership

Presented by: Al Gorthy, Capt. USN Retired

9:00 - 10:00

PRIFISE – Seven Elements of Aviation Security

Presented by: Thomas Anthony, USC Aviation Safety and Security

10:00 - 10:30

BREAK

10:30 - 11:30

Lessons from the Ashes: Ten years of Learning with the NTSB

Presented by: Robert Sumwalt, National Transportation Safety Board

11:30 - 12:00

Closing Summary | Prize Drawing

12:00 - 13:00

LUNCH

13:00 - 14:45

WORKSHOPS

Advanced Weather-Radar Concepts And Techniques **Waitlist**

Presented by: Erik Eliel, Radar Training International

Maple 205

Automation Airmanship: Planning and FMS Data Entry for RNAV/GPS/RNP operations **Waitlist**

Presented by: Chris Lutat, Convergent Performance, LLC

Cypress B 209 (LIVE WEBCAST)

Overcoming Stalled Flight Upsets - The #1 Fatal Threat to Jet Pilots

Presented by: Paul “BJ” Ransbury, Aviation Performance Solutions (APS)

Birch 203

Alphabet Soup – What’s with all the Safety Program Acronyms?

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

Cedar 204

Practical application of the PRIFISE risk assessment tool for aviation security **Waitlist**

Presented by: Thomas Anthony, USC Aviation Safety and Security

Osage 207

Risk Management **Waitlist**

Presented by: Pat Daily, Convergent Performance, LLC

Cypress A 209

Learn, Apply, Share “Best Practices” Workshop **Waitlist**

Presented by: Troy Smith, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Walnut 208

Professionalism in Aviation Maintenance

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

Oak 206

14:45 - 15:15

BREAK

15:15 - 17:00

WORKSHOPS

State of The Radar – Understanding The Latest Technology And Automation **Waitlist**

Presented by: Erik Eliel, Radar Training International

Maple 205

Automation Airmanship: Planning and FMS Data Entry for RNAV/GPS/RNP operations

Presented by: Chris Lutat, Convergent Performance, LLC

Cypress B 209

Overcoming Stalled Flight Upsets - The #1 Fatal Threat to Jet Pilots

Presented by: Paul “BJ” Ransbury, Aviation Performance Solutions (APS)

Birch 203

Alphabet Soup – What’s with all the Safety Program Acronyms?

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

Cedar 204

Practical application of the PRIFISE risk assessment tool for aviation security **Waitlist**

Presented by: Thomas Anthony, USC Aviation Safety and Security

Osage 207

Risk Management **Waitlist**

Presented by: Pat Daily, Convergent Performance, LLC

Cypress A 209 (LIVE WEBCAST)

Learn, Apply, Share “Best Practices” Workshop **Waitlist**

Presented by: Troy Smith, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Walnut 208

Elevate Your SMS to A Success Management System **Waitlist**

Presented by: Jay A. Dankoff, Convergent Performance, LLC

Oak 206