Second Global Runway Safety Symposium - GRSS/2

(ICAO, Lima, 20-22 November 2017)

​​Day 3 - Wednesday, 22 November


Panel 8 - Airport case studies on the implementation of runway safety solutions
Moderator: Yong Wang, Chief, Airport Operations & Infrastructure, Air Navigation Bureau, ICAO
Speaker: Michael Bélanger, Director – Aviation Programs & Compliance, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Aviation Services: Runway Incursions Safety Investigation
Speaker: Rishi Thakurdin, Group Manager Safety and Compliance, Airports Company South Africa: Runway Safety Teams
Speaker: Jose Carlos Saraiva, Operational Safety Manager, Tancredo Neves International Airport: Runway Incursions Prevention


Panel 9 - Preventing Runway Excursions
This panel will examine mitigating actions that can be taken to prevent runway excursions including actions in the Global Runway Safety Action Plan.
Moderator: Jukka Niskala, Swedavia Consulting Services – Airport Planning and Design
Speaker: Khalil Kodsi, Manager Airport Engineering, FAA, United States: Office of Airports   Safety & Standards
Speaker: Captain Viacheslav Agafonov, Flight Safety Management Department, AEROFLOT Russian Airlines: Preventing RW Excursions
Speaker: Captain Heriberto Salazar, Chairman, Aerodromes and Ground Environment Committee, IFALPA: Prevention of runway excursions
Speaker: Bridget Gee, IFATCA Member on the ICAO ADOP Panel: Contributing Factors to Runway Excursions


Panel 10 - The Way Ahead
This panel will review the outcomes of the Symposium and discuss the way forward for Runway Safety.
Moderator: Michiel Vreedenburgh, Chief, Implementation, Air Navigation Bureau, ICAO
Speaker: David Gamper, Director, Safety, Technical and Legal Affairs, ACI
Speaker: Nico Voorbach, Director, ICAO and Industry Affairs, CANSO
Speaker: Rob Holliday, Head Operational Safety, Safety and Flight Operations, IATA
Speaker: Mariyol Alcazar Zamora, Technical Coordinator of Operations, DGAC, Peru


Clossing Session

Speaker: Oscar Quesada, Acting Regional Director, South American Regional Office, ICAO
Speaker: Richard MacFarlane, Deputy Director, Air Navigation Capacity and Efficiency, Air Navigation Bureau, ICAO
Speaker: Juan Carlos Pavic Moreno, Director General of Civil Aviation, Peru

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