Aviation Law Conference – 29 September 2015 – Washington, DC

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Aviation Law Conference

September 29, 2015

On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, an important and timely conference will be held at the American University Washington College of Law covering the most recent developments in Aviation Law.

Topics to be included are FAA enforcement issues, aircraft safety and accident investigation, the evolving regulatory framework and privacy issues related to unmanned aircraft systems, developments in sanctions in the airline industry and a two-hour panel covering some of the “hot” topics of the day, including the Gulf Carrier Dispute, subsidies, labor issues and “flags of convenience”.

The conference will be divided into panels and debate is encouraged. Leading aviation attorneys have committed to participating in this conference, including Mark Atwood, Esq., of Cozen O’Connor, Russell Bailey, Esq., of the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA), Steve Dedmon, Esq., of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), Cynthia Dominik, Esq., of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Mike Dworkin, Esq., of Michael Dworkin & Associates, Daniel Friedenzohn, Esq., of ERAU, Deanm Griffith, Esq., of the FAA, David Heffernan, Esq., of Cozen O’Connor, Darryl Jenkins, Aviation Consultant, Jim Johnson, Esq., of ALPA, Allan Mendelsohn, Esq., of the Law Offices of Allan Mendelsohn, Charles Raley, Esq., of the FAA, Sandy Sinick, Esq., of Cozen O’Connor, David Tochen, Esq., of the National Transportation Safety Board, Mark Tomicich, Esq., of the FAA and Thomas Whalen, Esq., of Schott Johnson LLP.

This conference is intended for airline and aviation professionals and management, attorneys, airline and aviation consultants, law students and students of the airline and aviation industry. The topics are timely and receiving much attention in the industry.

This conference is accredited for CLE credits by the State of Pennsylvania.

For an agenda and to register, Click Here.

Photos from previous Aviation Law Conference at American University Washington College of Law

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Aviation Law Conference: Legal Aspects of Aircraft Mishaps and Disasters

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AVIATION LAW CONFERENCE

Legal Aspects of Aircraft Mishaps and Disasters

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November 10, 2014

9:00 am – 6:00 pm

American University Washington College of Law, Room 603

4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016

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Purpose:  This conference will address the legal and organizational aspects of dealing with aircraft mishaps and disasters–not only finding causation, but how organizations should prepare for and respond to them.

 Who Should Attend:  Air carriers; air agencies; manufacturers; aircraft owners and operators; airport proprietors; aircraft and airline liability insurers; aircraft insurers; attorneys representing aviation concerns; plaintiffs’ attorneys.

 AGENDA

0830-0900      Registration/Coffee and Pastries

0900-0920      Welcome and Introductions

                          Professor Andrew F. Popper, Washington College of Law

                          Jamie Baldwin, WCL ‘81

0920-1015      Aviation Regulations and Federal Aircraft Accident Investigations: History and Practice

                         Jamie Baldwin, WCL ‘81

1015-1115        Nuts and Bolts of Aircraft Accident Investigation

                        Matt Robinson, Robson Forensics

1115-1130        Morning Networking Coffee Break

1130-1230       NTSB Responsibilities and Recent Proposed Rulemaking  Re: Accident Investigation

                        David Tochen,  Esq., General Counsel, National Transportation Safety Board

1300-1400      Luncheon

                         Keynote Speaker: John Marshall, former Captain, Boeing 747, Pan American World Airways

1400-1500      Family Assistance Legislation and its Role in the Swissair/Halifax Accident and

                        Lessons Learned from the TWA 800 and Korean Airlines/Guam Accidents

                        Tom Whalen,  Esq., Schott Johnson, LLP

1500-1600      Providing Legal Representation to the Operator after an Aircraft Mishap

                        Michael Dworkin, Esq., Michael L. Dworkin and Associates

1600-1630      Afternoon Networking Tea

1630-1730      Nuts and Bolts of Preparing Emergency Response Plan

                        John T. Van Geffen, Esq., Michael L. Dworkin and Associates

1730-1800      Wrap-Up and Questions and Answers

1800                End of Conference

 

There are no fees for this event.*

To Register for this Event Click Here.

For further information, please contact:  Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education,

American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or
secle@wcl.american.edu

CLE Accreditation will be applied for – 5 credits.  CLE registration – $275