Presentations

Tuesday, August 9
     
8:45 - 9:30 a.m.   Keynote Address
    Tom Zoeller
Managing Director
National Transportation Safety Board
     
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  Technical Session I
     
    Moderator: 
Laura Francoeur, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
     
    10:30: FAA Regulatory Update
John Weller
     
    11:00: Proposed Classification of Risk Level for Strikes Reported to the National Wildlife Strike Database
Richard Dolbeer
     
    11:30: Integrating Wildlife Hazard Management into Airport Safety Management Systems
Russ DeFusco
     
1 - 2:30 p.m.
  Technical Session II
     
    Moderator: 
Scott Beckerman, USDA Wildlife Services
     
    1:00: A Risk Index for Wildlife Strikes at Airports
Phil Shaw
     
    1:30: Illustrating the Use of Avian Radar for Off-Airport Bird Hazard Alerting: A Case Study
Tim Nohara
     
    2:00: Wildlife Surveillance Concept (WiSC) Overview
Mark Hale
     
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  Technical Session III
     
    Moderator: 
Ron Merritt, DeTect, Inc.
     
    3:00: DOD Panel
   
    Panelists: 
   
     
    4:00: Vendor Presentations
   
  1. Flock Free
  2. Trillo
  3. ReedJoseph
  4. Birdzoff
  5. USSI
  6. Precise Flight
  7. Accipiter
  8. Margo Supplies
  9. ADS (StormTech)
  10. Pennington Seed
     
Wednesday, August 10
 8:30 - 10 a.m.   Concurrent Session I
     
    Moderators: 
Gary Searing, Airport Wildlife Management International
Lowell Wright, Dane County Regional Airport
     
    8:30: 
  • One Size Fits All Bash – A Contractors Eye View of the Practical Application of US BASH Standards In Non-Conus Locations
    Alan Marenghi
  • Experience Does Not Enhance Avian Avoidance of Vehicles
    Travis DeVault

     
    9:00:
  • Urban Takeover: Canada Geese Shifting from City Parks to Industrial Rooftops Near Midway International Airport
    Brett Dorak
  • The Pigeon and the Pea: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
    Cathy Boyles

     
    9:30:
  • Seeing the Light: A New Aircraft-Based, Non-Lethal Wildlife Deterrence Device
    Donald Ronning
  • Open Session

     
 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.   Concurrent Session II
     
    Moderators:
Lisa Harmon, Mead & Hunt, Inc.
James Whatton, Smithsonian Institute
     
    10:30:
  • Naval Air Station Kingsville (NASK) A Concept Reconstruction: a Cultural Change
    Eddie Earwood
  • Bird Strike Risk Assessment and Risk Advisories Using Avian Radar
    Jared Quillen

     
    11:00:
  • Bird Use of Grain Fields and Implications for Habitat Management at Airports
    Raymond B. Iglay
  • Trap and Translocation Of Red-Tailed Hawks At O’Hare International Airport – Why Do Some Birds Return?
    Craig Pullins

     
7 - 9 p.m.   Evening Workshop: Mandatory vs. Voluntary Strike Reporting: The Industry, The FAA and the Regulatory Process (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)
    Presentation 1
Presentation 2
     
Thursday, August 11
     
 8:30 - 10 a.m.   Technical Session IV
     
    Moderator: 
Eugene LeBoeuf, BSC USA Emeritus
     
    8:30: Identification of Multiple Species Following a Single Incident Wildlife Strike
John Weller
     
    9:00: Advantages of Documenting Multiple Impact Bird Strikes to US Air Force Aircraft
Carla Dove
     
    9:30: Human-In-The-Loop Investigation of Avian Threat Information Displays for Air Traffic Controllers
Mark Hale
     
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.   Technical Session V
     
    Moderator:
Chris Pollock, Port Columbus International Airport
     
    10:30: Safety Culture
Tom Zoeller
     
    11:00: United Airlines Current Application of Safety Management Systems Panel 
     
    Panelists:
   
  • David Lilja
  • John Kim
  • Bill Salo
  • John Woodring
     
1 - 2:30 p.m.   Technical Session VI
     
    Moderator: 
John Ostrom, BSC USA Conference Committee Chair
     
    1:00: Exploiting Science: Enhancing Pilots’ Safety Training To Reduce the Risk of Bird Strikes
Flavio Mendonca
     
    1:30: Threatened and Endangered Species at Airports: Regulatory Conflict and Your Options
Amy Anderson
     
    2:00: Latin America Outreach Programs: CARSAMPAF's Efforts to Unify and Educate the Region
Nick Carter