Attendees

Schedule at a Glance

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Program of Events

The Symposium schedule is tentative and subject to change.

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2019

 

1230 ALIS 2019 GOLF TOURNAMENT
1800 - 2000 ALIS 2019 SPEAKER/SPONSOR DINNER (by invitation only)

 

 

 THURSDAY JANUARY 17, 2019

 0800 – 0830  Soft Open / Welcome / Program Committee Introductions

 0830 — 0930  In the Know: Recent Cases That Count

         For Plaintiffs  -  Ladd Sanger, Esq., Slack Davis Sanger, Dallas, TX

         For General Aviation Defendants - Laurie Salita, Esq., Skinner Law Firm, Allentown PA

         For Air Carriers and International Issues - Bob Craft, Jr., Esq., Holland & Knight, New York, NY

 0930 — 1015  Insurance Issues in a Time of Change and Challenge

          Deborah Elsasser, Clyde & Co, US, LLC, New York, NY          

 1015 — 1030  BREAK

 1030 — 1115  Paradigm Lost: A Case Study of Asiana 214 as the New Reality

            Plaintiffs’ Perspectives and Issues – Marc Moller, Esq., Kreindler & Kreindler, LLP, New York, NY

            Defense Perspectives/Issues - Frank Silane, Esq., Condon & Forsyth, Los Angeles, CA

 1115 — 1200p  Positional Awareness: Regulatory and Business Considerations in Aircraft Operations and Transactions

Jerry Eichenberger, Esq., Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP, Columbus, OH

 1200 — 1330  Luncheon

How to Fly Around The World in a Single Engine Piston Aircraft: Certification, Convention and Law Saki Chen, Speaker

 1330 — 1500  Space Invaders: the Drone Revolution Advances

       The Technology Accelerates: Drones
Shane Aldridge, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

E-VTOL and a New Model for Urban Transportation
Speaker TBD

The Regulators Respond
Possible FAA speaker TBD
European Union: Laura Pierallini, Studio Legale Pierallini, Rome, Italy

Legal & Insurance Issues for Current UAS Operators
Jason Lorenzon, Esq., Kent State University, Kent, OH

1500 — 1515  BREAK

1515 — 1545  Preflighting Your Case: Effective Discovery

             Ann Thornton Field, Esq., Gordon & Rees, Scully Mansukhani, LLP, Philadelphia, PA

1545 — 1630  Trying and Appealing Your Case: Expecting the Unexpected

              Brett Godfrey, Esq., Godfrey|Johnson, P.C., Englewood, CO

1630 — 1700  To Infinity and Back: Medical Issues for Space Passengers

Austin Bartlett, Esq., Bartlett Chen, LLC, Chicago, IL

 1700 —Adjourn

 1730 — 1930 RECEPTION & OUTDOOR DRONE DEMOS

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019

 0815 — 0830  Soft Open and Welcome

 0830 — 0930  Ethics: More Circumnavigating the Buildups

          Gary W. Allen, Esq., Retired Department of Justice, Washington D.C.

 0930 — 1015  Weather or Not: ATC Liability for Loss of Control

           Steve Kirsch, Esq., U.S. Department of Justice, Washington D.C.

 1015 — 1030   BREAK

 1030 — 1115   General Aviation: Updates and Initiatives

Kathy Yodice, Esq., Yodice Associates, Potomac, MD

 1115 —1145  The NTSB: Pressing Forward in the New Era

Chairman Robert Sumwalt, III, National Transportation Safety Board, Washington D.C.

 1145 — 1400  Luncheon

IAWA and OFA Scholarship Presentation             
Cecile S. Hatfield Award for Excellence Aviation - Christopher Hart (NTSB)

 1400 — 1430  Federal Preemption Issues in Airline Operations

              Christopher Jarr, Esq., Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, FL

 1430 — 1500  Fixing the Fleet: Issues in Aviation Maintenance & Repair

              Chuck Horning, ERAU with Steve Dedmon, Esq., ERAU, Daytona Beach, FL

 1500 – 1530    Big Firm, Small Firm, Your Firm: Choices and Chances

               Courtney Bateman, Esq., Bateman Law, LLC, Washington D.C.

 1530 Closing and Farewell