COMMUNICATING FOR SAFETY 2018
Bally's Las Vegas
Oct. 22-24, 2018

(All times PDT and subject to change)

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SUNDAY, OCT. 21

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.               | Registration open

MONDAY, OCT. 22

8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.     | Registration

Noon                              | Welcome

12:05 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Presenting the Colors: Nellis Air Force Base Honor Guard

                                         National Anthem: Tyler Hansen

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. | Keynote Address: Paul Rinaldi, President, NATCA

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.   | Voluntary Safety Reporting Programs

1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.     | The Importance of Including Human Factors in Training

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.     | Break

3:15 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.     | Contingency Operations

3:35 p.m. - 4 p.m.          | Surface Safety

4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.          | Moving the NAS Towards a Trajectory Based System

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.     | CFS 2018 Meet your Sponsors and Exhibitors

5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.     | Partnership for Safety Demonstration

NATCA Charitable Foundation Events:
6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.     | Live Auction
7:30 p.m.                       | Poker Tournament 

TUESDAY, OCT. 23

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.     | Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.          | Registration

8:30 a.m. - 8:35 a.m.     | Welcome

8:35 a.m. - 9 a.m.          | Keynote Speaker: Dan Elwell, Acting Administrator, FAA

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.        | Challenges to Operating the NAS: Implementing Emerging Technologies

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. | Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Unmanned Aerial Systems

12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.   | Awards Luncheon

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.     | Commercial Space

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.     | Break

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.     | Keynote Speaker: Gordon Graham

5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.          | CFS 2018 Meet your Sponsors and Exhibitors

5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.     | Partnership for Safety Demonstration

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.     | Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.        | Registration

8:30 a.m. - 8:35 a.m.     | Welcome

8:35 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.     | Keynote Speaker: Brian Shul - Author and Retired USAF Fighter and SR-71 Pilot

9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.   | Aviation Industry's View from Outside the FAA

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Break

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | First Responders in Unique Situations: The Role of ATC and other Aviation Professionals

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.        | Lunch Speaker: Paul Dye - Aviator, Engineer, Writer

Break-Outs:

2:20 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.     | Professional Standards

2:40 p.m. - 3 p.m.          | Partnership for Safety

3 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.          | Critical Incident Stress Management

3:20 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.     | Collaboration

3:40 p.m. - 4 p.m.          | Training

4 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.          | ATC Procedures

THE 14th ANNUAL ARCHIE LEAGUE MEDAL OF SAFETY AWARDS BANQUET

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.               | Reception

7 p.m.                            | Banquet
                                        Seating starts at 6:45 p.m.; Dinner served at 7:15 p.m.