February 1, 2008 

Proactive Safety Management
Runway Incursions As A Case Study


11:45 AM to 1:30 PM     
Feb. 1, 2008    

Transport Canada, 330 Sparks Street, Tower C, Lower Food Court,
                            Baddeck and Vittoria-St. John Boardroom
   (FC - 29/30)  

Abstract:          An overview of safety management in a “perfect world” will provide the backdrop for the examination of initiatives being taken to manage the risks of runway incursions at Canadian airports in terms of a Safety Management System (SMS).  Following the presentation, participation from the audience will be encouraged in order to discuss proactive safety management.


Presenters:       Monica Mullane and Terry Kelly

Monica Mullane has an extensive background in aviation. She started her career in 1981with Transport Canada as a Flight Service Specialist, and she has worked with NAV CANADA since its inception in 1996. During her career, she worked in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.  Monica has worked as an instructor at the NAV CANADA Training Institute, as an education specialist and as an investigator. Shortly after obtaining her MBA (Laurentian University) in 1999, she began working as an analyst in aviation safety.

Terry Kelly is the Managing Director of SMS Aviation Safety Inc., based in Ottawa. He has been employed in aviation for 30 years—as a pilot, accident investigator, safety analyst, safety evaluator, and safety advisor to corporate and regulatory executives. Much of his current work focuses on custom-designing safety management systems for airports, airlines and ANS providers; on the proactive safety management of change; and on developing and applying practical tools for the proactive measurement of safety performance.


Schedule of events:

11:45 - 12:00                 Registration on arrival at the entrance         
12:00 - 12:15                 Opening Remarks and Introduction
12:15 - 13:00                 Presentation, Questions and Answers, Concluding Remarks
13:00 – 13:30                Networking and Depart