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CBAA Training Week – Nov. 13-15, 2007 in Montreal

Nov. 5, 2007, Montreal, Que. - An outstanding line-up of experts will provide valuable strategic risk management information that will help businesses prepare for SMS.


November 5, 2007
By Carey Fredericks

Nov. 5, 2007, Montreal, Que. – An outstanding line-up of experts will provide valuable strategic risk management information that will help businesses prepare for the implementation of safety management systems.
 
SAVE $250.00 on the CBAA Safety Forum
 *Register for either of the other two events and pay the combined workshop fee of $250 for the Safety Forum.
OR
**Register 10 employees and pay the group registration fee of $250 each for the Safety Forum.
 
Keynote Speaker: Gordon Graham
“He is the best speaker on risk management. Period!"
 
Continuing his series on risk management, CBAA has retained for the third year this outstanding speaker to anchor the CBAA Safety Forum.
 
Mr. Graham, a 31-year veteran of California Law Enforcement, has centered his efforts in providing knowledge to both public and private sector organizations in the area of Organizational and Operational Risk Management, Civil Liability, Professionalism and Ethical Decision Making.
 
He follows up his prevention efforts with a dynamic presentation on how to recognize the incidents that have a likelihood of ending up in litigation. His penetrating wit, coupled with his vast knowledge in multiple disciplines, provides the enlightened listener with an information-packed seminar.
 

Tuesday, November 13 – US Operating Requirements Forum

 
The program will consist of a comprehensive overview of U.S. aeronautical rules and regulations governing transport and third country operations by Canadian operators. Information provided in this seminar will apply to small and large aircraft operators alike, and will include regulatory issues affecting corporate, charter, and scheduled operations.
 
*    National Business Aviation Administration will speak about border issues from the             American perspective.
*    Representatives from the Canadian Border Services Agency will speak about the Canadian perspective of border issues and procedures.
*    Skyservice Aviation, a leading trans border operator, will give a practical presentation on cross border flight planning.
*    Canadian Business Aviation Association’s Vice President, Bill Boucher will discuss trans border issues the Association is currently involved.
*    Transportation Safety Board will give a presentation on procedures following an incident or accident out of country of origin


Wednesday, November 14 – CBAA Safety Forum


There will be a Risk Management Panel for the morning session. This panel of experts will provide aircraft operators in general important information on how to develop and manage an effective company specific safety management system. Speakers include:
 
*    Bill Boucher, CBAA Vice President will give an overview of the development of the Private Operating Certificate Program and how performance based standards are developed based on hazard identification and “Sound, Appropriate and Effective” Risk Management. 
*    Bryce Fisher, Transport Canada, Manager Safety Promotion & Education will give an overview of the “Safety Spectrum” associated with the degree of integration of safety management concepts.
*    A “Insurers Perspective on Risk Management,” will provide important insight on the processes the insurance industry uses to assess an operator’s operational risk and management practices.

Following last years presentation in Calgary, many participants requested Gordon Graham be reengaged by CBAA and this year he will be providing us with a working lunch and an afternoon session.

During the working lunch Mr. Graham will give an overview on the decision making process and his ten step process, “GRIDM”, Graham’s Rules for Improved Decision Making.” for making better, ethical decisions. The afternoon session is titled Why Things Go Right – Why Things Go Wrong. It is an organizational risk management look inside any organization to show what can be done today to avoid/minimize incidents from going wrong.
 

Thursday, November 15 – Flight Department Management – Maintenance Related Roles and Responsibilities Workshop
 

 
This one day workshop is designed to clarify the roles and responsibilities of aircraft owners, flight department managers, pilots, and maintenance staff in regards to maintenance control and maintenance related activities.
 

Dave Dueck
is well known in the aviation community for his extensive knowledge and subject matter expertise on maintenance related issues. His considerable maintenance experience includes both fixed and rotor wing operations. Dave was an instructor at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology before starting his consulting company that included the writing and publishing of “Aircraft Regulations Simplified,” an industry best seller providing maintenance focused guidance and technical advice. This book will also be provided to all participants of this workshop.
 
Workshop participants will understand the flight department responsibilities associated with the regulatory authority with respect to maintenance, including the lines of authority and assignment of responsibilities.
 

  •      Purpose and function of an accountable executive
  •      Designation as an operator
  •      Regulatory authority with respect to maintenance
  •     
    Flight operations manager responsibilities with regards to maintenance
  •      “Person responsible for maintenance” responsibilities
  •      Maintenanenance control

 
Registration Information
 
All workshops include: Course materials, Conference CD, Continental Breakfast, Refreshments, and Lunch.
 
 
 
Individual Workshop Fee(s):
 
– $500.00CAD for Members
    – $600.00CAD for Non Members              
   
 
SAVE $250.00 on the CBAA Safety Forum
 
*Register for either of the other two events and pay the combined workshop fee of $250 for the Safety Forum.
 
**Register 10 employees and pay the group registration fee of $250 each for the Safety Forum.
 
  Click here to register or get more information

If you require additional information please contact Valerie Troughton at 613 236-5611 Ext. 224 or by email to vtroughton@cbaa.ca


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