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ICAO Headquarters, Montréal, Canada
10 – 11 April 2008


Thursday, 10 April  2008 Panel Members
Revised, 11 April 2008
Registration ICAO Lobby
09:00 - 13:30
Chairperson: Nancy Graham, Director, ANB, ICAO
09:00 - 09:30
GASP and Safety Roadmap Paul Lamy, Deputy Director, ANB, ICAO
09:30 - 10:00
AFI Plan of Action Haile Belai, Chief, AFI Comprehensive Implementation Programme, ICAO
10:00 - 10:25
ICAO Guidance for the Establishment and Management of a Regional Cooperative Safety Oversight System (Doc 9734 B) Stewart Schreckengast, Implementation Support Officer, ISD/Safety, ICAO
10:25 - 10:40
Coffee Break Outside Conference Room 3
10:40 - 11:00
Introduction of COSCAPs Len Cormier, CTA, COSCAP (South East Asia)
11:00 - 11:10
COSCAP-South Asia H.M.C. Nimalsiri, ICAORPC
11:10 - 11:30
Introduction of CASP-AP Graham Lockwood, ICAOPC
11:30 - 12:00
Questions & Answers  
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch Break
Lunch sponsored by Bell Helicopter, Textron Canada Ltee
Outside Conference Room 3
13:30 - 14:00 Opening Ceremony
Welcome & Introduction to the Symposium
Taïeb Chérif, Secretary General, ICAO
Daniel Calleja, Director, EC
14:00 - 17:30

PANEL ONE — Regional Organizations in Civil Aviation: Analysis of case studies

Moderator: Nancy Graham, Director, ICAO
  Representatives from regional civil aviation organizations, including regional safety oversight organisations will be invited to discuss their experience and identify common strategies and challenges.

Herald Wilson, RASOS (Caribbean)
Ms. Felicia Alvarez, ACSA (Latin America)
Haile Belai, ICAO
Patrick Goudou, EASA (Europe)
David McMillan, Eurocontrol (Europe)
A. Tuela, PASO (Pacific)
Len Cormier, CTA, COSCAP (South East Asia)
Michael Jennison, FAA (U.S.A.)
Vladimir Dorofeev, Interstate Aviation Committee (CIS)

16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break Outside Conference Room 3
16:30 - 17:30
Questions & Answers followed by Moderator's summary  

Reception hosted by EC

Delegate's Lounge (3rd floor)

Friday, 11 April 2008 Panel Members
09:30 - 12:15
PANEL TWORemoving barriers to Air Transport at the Regional Level Moderator: Prof. B. Havel, DePaul University College of Law
  Representatives from regional economic and political organisations will be invited to discuss initiatives to open up air transport in their different regions and identify the political, economic and regulatory challenges. Panellists:
John Lewis, Caricom (Caribbean)
Boubacar Djibo, AFCAC
Michael Smethers (UK)
Eustacio Fábrega López, LACAC Chris Lyle, UNWTO
Carlos Grau Tanner, IATA
Folasade Odutola, Director, ATB, ICAO
Gerry Lumsden, ECAC
11.00 - 11:15
Coffee Break Outside Conference Room 3
Questions & Answers followed by Moderator’s summary  
12:15 - 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 - 15:45
PANEL THREE – Regional Governance and ICAO Moderator: Prof. M. Milde, McGill University
  Panel members comprising legal experts and representatives from regional organisations will be invited to discuss the key legal and regulatory implications of regional governance in civil aviation. Panellists:
Prof. Pablo Mendes de Leon, University of Leiden (Europe)
Prof. Brian Havel, DePaul University College of Law (U.S.A.)
Denys Wibaux, Director, LEB, ICAO
  Questions & Answers followed by Moderator's summary  
15:45 - 16:15
Coffee Break Outside Conference Room 3
16:15 - 17:00
CONCLUSIONS Chairman: Daniel Calleja, Director, EC
  In the light of the discussions during their respective sessions, the panel moderators will be invited to give their perspectives on concrete ways forward for ICAO to further promote and assist regional organisations in civil aviation in particular with respect to guidance on legal and regulatory aspects.  


ACSA: Agency on Aeronautical Safety for Central America
AFCAC: African Civil Aviation Commission
ASEAN: Association of South East Asian Nations
CIS: Commonwealth of Independent States
COSCAP: Cooperative Development of Operational Safety and Continuing Airworthiness Programme
EASA: European Aviation Safety Authority
EC: European Commission
ECAC: European Civil Aviation Conference
FAA: United States Federal Aviation Administration
IATA: International Air Transport Association
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
LACAC: Latin American Civil Aviation Commission
PASO: Pacific Aviation Safety Office
RASOS: Regional Aviation Safety Oversight System
UEMOA: Union Économique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization


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