ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Registration is open for the third annual Singapore Aviation Safety Seminar (SASS), to be held in Singapore at the Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA) March 28–30. Organized by Flight Safety Foundation and the academy, SASS provides a platform for sharing the latest challenges, issues, developments and initiatives to raise safety standards in the Asia Pacific region.
Catalin Radu, deputy director (Aviation Safety), Air Navigation Bureau, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), is scheduled to deliver the keynote address on Tuesday, March 28. He will discuss ICAO’s agenda for safety. The overall theme for SASS 2017 is “Stepping up Safety: A Systematic Approach.” Daily topic threads connecting other world-class speakers include “Safety challenges and human factors issues” (Tuesday); “Organizational safety issues, recent safety lessons, tools and initiatives” (Wednesday); and “Latest technology relating to safety” (Thursday).
“Technological advancements and air traffic volume have complicated aviation, especially in high-growth regions, like Asia and the Pacific Rim,” said Flight Safety Foundation President and CEO Jon Beatty. “SASS 2017 focuses on a broad range of topics that all contribute to managing safety systematically in what is arguably the world’s most dynamic and complex environment.”
SASS is ideal for aviation professionals involved in airline flight operations, safety and quality assurance functions; civil aviation authorities; maintenance, repair and overhaul organizations; fixed base operators; airframe, engine, system and component manufacturers; flight data monitoring service providers; educational institutions; airports and air navigation service providers.
Confirmed sponsors for this year’s SASS include Aerobytes, Inflight Warning Systems, Aviation Safety Network, Flight Data Services, EVA Air, and Rolls-Royce.
Registration and additional SASS 2017 information can be found at here.
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Flight Safety Foundation is an independent, non-profit, international organization engaged in research, education, advocacy and publishing to improve aviation safety. The Foundation’s mission is to be the leading voice of safety for the global aerospace community.