Programme Overview
 

Day 1.  CHALLENGES (14 May)

 

  • Session 1: Opening and Overview
  • Session 2: Incursions - Issues from different perspectives
    • Lunch sponsored by Airports International Group
  • Session 3: Excursions - Issues from different perspectives
  • Session 4: Regional Examples
 
 
Day 2.  SOLUTIONS (15 May)
 
  • Session 5: Taking a collaborative approach
  • Session 6: Making a Runway Safety Team work
  • Session 7: Mitigating Options
  • Session 8: The way forward
 
 
Day 3.  PUTTING IT INTO PRACTICE (16 May)
 
  • Workshop: Working as a Runway Safety Team - A Practical Approach
 
 

 
Agenda
 
 
DAY 1, 14 May, 2012
 
Session 1 - Opening  and Overview
Master of Ceremonies:  Ms. Ruby Sayyed, Assistant Director, SO&I, International Airline Transport Association - MENA
 
9:35– 9:55
Welcome and Opening Statements

Mr. Mohamed Khonji, Regional Director, ICAO MID Regional Office

 

Dr. Majdi Sabri, IATA Regional Vice President

 

Mr. Kjeld Binger, Chief Executive Officer, Airport International Group

9:55 – 10:10
The Big Picture  
 

Mr. Mohamed Khonji, Regional Director, ICAO MID Regional Office
 

 

 

10:10 – 10:30
The Need for a Collaborative Approach
Mr. Achim Baumann, Regional Director, SO&I, International Airline Transport Association - MENA
10:30 – 11:00
Break
 
 
 
Session 2Incursions:  Issues from different perspectives
Moderator:  Eng. Fatima Abdullatif, Director, Aerodrome Safety and Standards Directorate, Sudan Civil Aviation Authority
 
11:00 – 11:20
The pilot’s and airline operator’s perspective on runway incursion hazards.
Capt. Adnan Takrouri, Head of Flight Operations, Royal Jordanian Airlines
11:20 – 11:40
The airport operator’s perspective on runway incursion hazards.
Mr. Henning Georg Pfisterer
Manager, Emergency and Safety Department, Doha International Airport
11:40 – 12:00
The air traffic controller’s perspective on runway incursion hazards.
Mr. Ziad Eid Al Shadifat,
Director Air Navigation Safety & Standard, Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission
12:00- 12:15
Panel interview:  How can RSTs address runway incursions?
·         Questions taken from audience

Capt. Adnan Takrouri

 

Mr. Henning Georg Pfisterer

 

Mr. Ziad Eid Al Shadifat

 

 

 

12:15 - 13:45
Lunch sponsored by Airport International Group
  
 
Session 3 – Excursions:  Issues from different perspectives
Moderator:  Mr. Adel Ramlawi, Regional Officer, Aerodromes and Ground Aids, ICAO MID Office
 
13:45 – 14:05
The pilot’s and airline operator’s perspective on runway excursion hazards.
Capt. Khalid Al Ibrahmi, Deputy Chief Pilot Fleets, Qatar Airways  
14:05 – 14:25
The airport operator’s perspective on runway excursion hazards.
Mr. Awad Khir Elden,
Technical Bureau of Ops Sector – Cairo International Airport
14:25 – 14:45
The air traffic controller’s perspective on runway excursion hazards.
Mr. Ibrahim Al Makran,
Director of Safety & Quality   Assurance, Air Navigation Services, General Authority of Civil Aviation - Saudi Arabia
14:45 - 15:00
Panel interview:  How can RSTs address runway excursions?
·         Questions taken from audience

Capt. Khalid Al Ibrahmi

 

Mr. Awad Khir Elden

 

Mr. Ibrahim Al Makran

15:00 – 15:30
Break
 
 
Session 4 – Other regional runway safety issues
Moderator:  Capt. Adnan Takrouri, Head of Flight Operations, Royal Jordanian Airlines  
15:30 – 15:50
Lessons learned in the Middle East
Capt. Richard Hill,
Chief Operations Officer, Etihad Airways
15:50 – 16:10
The role of the RST in emergency response
Eng. Saleh Alamoush,
Director Airports Safety and Standards, Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission 
16:10– 16:30
Issues for general aviation and business jets
Capt. Peter Budd, Standards and Procedures Officer, ICAO Headquarters
 
 
 
DAY 2
 
Session 5 – Taking a collaborative approach – an example
Moderator:  Eng. Saleh Alamoush, Director Airports Safety and Standards, Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission 
 
9:00 – 9:10
Scenario on airport works
Moderator

9:10 – 9:20
Pilot considerations and pilot solutions
Capt. Richard Hill,
Chief Operations Officer, Etihad Airways
9:20 – 09:30
Airport considerations and airport solutions
Dr. Daniel Koesters, Director, Airside Operations Improvement, King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah
09:30 – 09:40
ATC considerations and ATC solutions
Mr. Mohamed Abbas Soliman, Vice President,
Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority
 
09:40 – 10:00
Moderator facilitated panel discussion:
·         Identification of solutions taking all perspectives into consideration
·         Compare with single-domain solutions
·         Questions from audience
 
 
10:00 – 10:30
Break
 
 
Session 6Making an RST work
Moderator:  Ms. Ruby Sayyed, Assistant Director, SO&I, International Airline Transport Association- MENA
 
10:30 – 10:50
RSTs described
Mr. Adel Ramlawi,
Technical Officer, ICAO MID Regional Office
10:50 – 11:10
The Role of the Regulator
Mr. Mohammad Al Dossari, Acting Director Air Navigation and Aerodromes Department, Aviation Safety Affairs Sector, General Authority of Civil Aviation - UAE
11:10 – 11:30
RST Processes
Capt. Peter Budd, Standards and Procedures Officer, ICAO Headquarters
11:30 – 12:00
Question and Answer period
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch
 
 
Session 7 –Mitigation Options
Moderator:  Capt. Peter Budd, Standards and Procedures Officer, ICAO Headquarters
 
13:30 – 14:00
Available technologies
 
Mr. Michael F Coker, AIA - Boeing
and
Mr. Armand Jacob, ADS - Airbus
14:00 – 14:20
Pilot-oriented procedures and training
Capt. Aataa Guedira,
Vice Chairman of the IFALPA Aerodrome Ground Environment (AGE) Committee
14:20 – 14:40
Airport-oriented procedures and training
Mr. Kaled Al Sultan,
Director Safety & Quality Assurance, King Khaled International Airport
14:40 – 15:00
ATC-oriented procedures and training
Mr. Fareed Al Alawi, Bahrain Civil Aviation Authority
15:00 – 15:30
Break
 
 

 
Session 8 – The Way Forward
Moderator:  Capt. Sameh Al Hefney, Chairman and CEO, Egyptian Aviation Academy
 
15:30 – 16:25
Panel discussion -
Mr. Al Hefney will facilitate a panel discussion to coordinate a regional action plan:
·         Identification of RST volunteers
·         Methods of regional support
·         State participation
·         Methods of measuring progress
 
Interviewees:

 

Mr. Mohamed Khonji, Regional Director, ICAO MID Regional Office
 

Mr. Achim Baumann

Regional Director SO&I, International Airline Transport Association 
 

Mr. Khaled Arabiyat,  Civil  Air Navigation Services Organization, Middle East

16:25 – 16:30
Completion of seminar format
Lead into Workshop format on Day 3.
Ms. Ruby Sayyed, Assistant Director, SO&I,
International Airline Transport Association - MENA
16:30 – 16:40 Closing of seminar Mr. Achim Baumann
 
 
 
 
DAY 3
 
Workshop – Working as a Runway Safety Team - A Practical Approach
Facilitator:  Capt. Peter Budd, Standards and Procedures Officer, ICAO Headquarters
 
9:00 – 9:30
Overview
9:30- 12:00

Workshop Exercise

​12:00-12:10 Closing of Workshop
12:10-13:30
Break
13:30-16:00
Transport and visit to Queen Alia International Airport
16:00-15:00
Transport back to Intercontinental Hotel