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FAA, EASA to Host Annual Safety Conference Next Month

By R&WI Staff | May 16, 2018
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The FAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will co-host the 17th Annual FAA-EASA Conference at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. June 19 to 21. The three-day gathering will feature more than 15 plenaries as well as panels and technical sessions on a broad range of international aviation safety topics such as best practices for reducing accident risk through improved technology, safety data and analysis, testing, training and certification.

Representatives from the FAA, EASA and other aviation authorities will gather at the conference with industry representatives from airlines, manufacturers and trade organizations to discuss measures to enhance aviation safety. The conference will seek to strengthen harmonization of aviation standards worldwide.

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Featured speakers for the event include FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell, FAA Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety Ali Bahrami and EASA Executive Director Patrick Ky.

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