MENASASI Middle East and North Africa Society of Air Safety Investigators

ISASI Seminar Agenda

Technical Program

Technical Program

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Day 1 - Tutorials - Monday 29 October

Tutorial 1: Basic Failure Analysis-Failure Mode Identification at the Accident Site

Moderator - Andy McMinn - Metallurgical Air Safety Investigators

Time Title Speaker Organization
9:00 - 1300 Basic Failure Analysis-Failure Mode Indentification at the Accident Site Andy McMinn MetASI LLC

Tutorial 2: Future Developments and Challenges to Investigation

Moderator - Anthony Brickhouse - Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Time Title Speaker Organization
9:00AM Improving Safety With Few Accidents Occurring de Courville Air France (retired)
  Augmented Reality in Future Investigations Lowenstein Sikorsky
  Current and Future Challenges of Recorded Data KashKash KSA AIB
  Selecting and Training the Next Generation of Air Safety Investigators McGuire, Aziz NTSB (retired), MEA
  Artificial Intelligence in Accident Notification Al Blooshi Dubai CAA
Tutorial 3: Military Aircraft Investigation
Time Title Speaker Organization
09:00 Intro/Welcome/Introduction P1 Jim Roberts, Boeing & Wing Commander Stuart Oliver, UK Defence AIB  
  Challenges of Investigating an Experimental Unmanned Demonstrator Aircraft Incident Jim Buse/Jeff Kraus Boeing (US)
  Update European Investigators Operating Guidance (IOG) BG Peter Klement Aviation Safety Bundeswehr (Germany)
  Mishap Investigation - Denmark LtCol Martin Aarestrup Danish MAAIB (if Available)
  CH-47 Mishap Simon O'Brien Boeing (UK)
  EA-6B Ejection Mishap Chris Field Boeing (US)
  Open Forum - How your Organization captures, tracks and implements Safety Recommendations from a Mishap ALL  
16:00 Wrap-up and Conclusions Jim Roberts, Boeing & Wing Commander Stuart Oliver, UK Defence AIB
Day 2 - Seminar - Tuesday 30 October
Time Title Speaker Organization
  Morning Session Moderator Mohammed Aziz (MEA)  
09:00 Seminar Opening
Presentation of Kapustin Scholars
Frank Del Gandio – President, Ismaeil Al Hosani –President ISASI, MENASASI
09:30 Seminar Keynote Address Yannick Malinge Airbus
10:00 Timeliness of Investigations Marcus Costa ICAO
10:20 EK521 Boeing 777-300 Accident Investigation Fazal Alibaksh GCAA
10:50 Morning Break    
11:20 EK521 – Investigation of Survivability Factors Hans Meyer GCAA
11:55 To Be Advised    
12:30 Lunch    
  Afternoon Session Moderator: Salah Mudara MENASASI
14:00 Flight Recorder Data Recovery Through Real-time Aircraft Telemetry Hannes Griebel Inmarsat Aviation
14:35 Challenges of Investigating an Experimental Unmanned Demonstrator Aircraft Incident James G Buse and Jeffrey J Kraus The Boeing Company
15:10 Kapustin Scholar Presentation
Off the Accident Site and Into the Hangar: Incident Investigation Using Structural Health Monitoring
Katharina Ertman Delft University of Technology
15:20 Afternoon Break    
15:50 Service Providers Safety Investigations and the Link to the State Safety Program Richard Davies and Paula Gray  
16:30 Use of sUAS in Developing Photogrammetric Model for Wind Simulation Bill English, Mike Bauer NTSB
17:00 National Society Meetings    


Day 3 - Seminar - Wednesday 31 October

Time Title Speaker Organization
  Morning Session Moderator: Abdulelah O. Felimban AIB KSِA
09:00 Keynote Address   Abu Dhabi Airports Company
09:30 EC225 LP Accident Near Turøy, Norway Kåre Halvorsen and Tor Nørstegård AAIB Norway
10:00 EASA Involvement in Investigations Mario Colavita EASA
10:30 Morning Break    
11:00 The Growing Level of Aircraft Systems Complexity and Software Investigation Paulo Soares Embraer
11:30 Investigating How Regulators and Industry Endeavor to Address the Risks of Erroneous Data Entries Florent Duru and David Nouvel BEA
12:00 ISASI Business Meeting    
12:20 Lunch    
  Afternoon Session Moderator: Ibrahim Al Koshy Saudia
13:30 MH370 Multiple AUV’s in Search Mode Trevor Hughes Ocean Infinity
14:00 The National Transportation Safety Board’s Family Assistance Program: Current Status and Challenges Elias J. Kontanis NTSB
14:35 Implementing GCAA (PART III CAR-FAP) Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Plan Gill Sparrow Emirates
15:10 Kapustin Scholar Presentation
Skydiving Operations and Air Safety Investigation: How an Extreme Sport Highlights Broader Issues for Air Safety Investigators
Avery Katz Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
15:20 Afternoon Break    
15:50 Investigating our Future (Training) Nat Nagy Australian Transport Safety Bureau
16:25 5mm Crack Leads to Engine Fire David Lim TSIB Singapore
17:00 Working Group Meetings    


Day 4 - Seminar - Thursday 1 November

Time Title Speaker Organization
  Morning Session Moderator: Mark Burtonwood Emirates
09:00 Keynote Address Graham Braithwaite Cranfield University
09:30 A Simple Accident? Alan Thorne UK AAIB
10:05 Just Culture – Weak Link or Vital SMS Component Andreas Mateou, Sofia Mateou Flynas, ALS Aviation
10:40 Morning Break    
11:10 Aircraft Tyre Hydroplaning and How to Analyse it in Runway Excursion Events Gerard Van Es Netherlands Aerospace Centre – NLR
11:45 Investigation of Decision-Making During a Rejected Landing Occurrence Wen Chin Li and Morris Yang ASC Taiwan
12:20 Kapustin Scholar Presentation
Big Data: Thinking Big for Aircraft Accident Prevention
Ian Low University of New South Wales
12:30 Lunch    
  Afternoon Session Moderator: Khalid Al Raisi GCAA
14:00 To Be Advised    
14:35 Reducing Fleet Disruption through Human Factors Data Assessments David Chapel and Eston Betts GE
15:10 Kapustin Scholar Presentation
Electric Air Taxis and the Adaptation of the Air Safety Investigator
Nicolette Meyer Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
15:20 Afternoon Break    
15:50 Innovative Technologies Deployed in Recent Investigations Sundeep Gupta and Albert Urdiroz Airbus
16:25 ISASI Seminar 2019 The Hague, Netherlands  
16:30 Closing remarks Frank del Gandio - President ISASI


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