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NorCal Business Aviation Association

NCBAA aspires to be a powerful force regionally, sponsoring advocacy for business aviation, promote aviation safety, and provide mentoring and development of business aviation professionals.

NorCalBAA Annual Safety Day

May 10, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm
Breakfast starts at 7:30am
Lunch provided

Featured Topics & Speakers

Global Safety Overview
Jeff Lee, FlightSafety International
Jeffrey Lee is executive director of business aviation development at FlightSafety International. He has a 25-year legacy of managing large flight departments, recently as VP of Aviation for American Express, where he provided strategic leadership and management for the company’s global aviation operations. Before that, Lee spent 30 years at IBM, initially in engineering and then rising to director of flight operations. In that latter role, he was responsible for all aspects of a flight department that had as many as 60 people supporting aircraft in New York and Paris. He has also served on the NBAA board of directors for 12 years, including as chairman from 2007 to 2009, and was awarded the John H. Winant Award in 2015. He further was president of the Westchester Aviation Association for seven years.

Unintended Risk, Unintended Consequences Steve Cash, Talus Group As Partner of Talus Group LLC, Steve Cash is a recognized expert in assessing and managing critical organizational and human risks in a variety of international environments. 40+ years of international business operations, foreign intelligence, risk management and human security & safety. Steve founded Talus Group in 2006 after spending over 30 years in the U.S. National Security community, often living and working overseas in politically unstable emerging market countries.
What Happens After Heidi Snow Cinader, ACCESS
Food Safety Charles Lewis, AirCulinaire

Call to Action John Goglia, National Transportation Safety Board John J. Goglia serves as Senior Vice President of Operations at JDA Aviation Technology Solutions, Inc. He serves as an Interim Vice President of Safety of CJ Systems Aviation Group, Inc. and is an internationally recognized expert in aviation maintenance and aircraft operations. He is a passionate advocate for aviation safety. His career includes 40 years in various leadership positions in the aviation industry. He served as a Professor of Aviation Science at Saint Louis University Parks College of Engineering Aviation and Technology. He served two five-year terms as Director of NTSB, where he led numerous investigations. He holds an FAA aircraft mechanic's certificate.

Early Registration - $150 
(Regular Price - $185 after April 10th)

Seating is Limited!

More Upcoming Events

March 23 - 24, 2018
10AM - 4PM

Ownership Conference - Friday, March 23 at 1:00 PM

The world’s leading aircraft manufacturers and dealers are working together to sponsor the US Aircraft Expo where the latest models of general aviation aircraft will be on display at one venue. Seven separate events will be scheduled to take place in 2018 where prospective buyers can see the newest aircraft from Beechcraft, Cessna, Cirrus, Cub Crafters, Embraer, Epic, Honda Jet, Husky, Mooney, Piper, Pilatus, Quest, TBM and more. These free events also incorporate the ownership services you may need in acquiring your aircraft with representatives from AirFleet Capital, Aviation Tax Consultants and Wings Aviation Insurance.

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NASA Airspace Operations and Safety Program
Research & Development Partnership Workshop
April 10 – 12, 2018
Ames Conference Center (Building 152), Moffett Field, CA
Join NASA for a three-day workshop to examine these issues, explore strategies, and discuss potential collaborations with U.S. industry, government entities, and academia.

Topics covered: ATM-X (Air Traffic Management - eXploration), SWS (System-Wide Safety), UTM (Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management), and ATD (Airspace Technology Demonstrations) projects will lead plenary and break-out sessions along with invited speakers to discuss topics, including: 
  • Scalability of air traffic management systems to accommodate new entrants, such as urban air mobility aircraft.
  • Efficiency improvements, particularly for the Northeast Corridor.
  • Access to national airspace for current and new entrants.
  • Critical needs for system-wide safety assurance.
  • Policy issues and smart city requirements.

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