Subject to change.

Tuesday, May 7

7 - 7:45 a.m.  Registration and Continental Breakfast 
7:45 - 8 a.m.  Welcome Remarks
Rodney Valiant 
Coordinator, Training and Certification 
American Association of Airport Executives 

Captain LaPonda Fitchpatrick, ACE (Ret.)
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)
8 - 9 a.m. History of Aviation Security 
    An overview of historic incidents and consequent Federal legislation and mandates; provides a foundation for understanding the evolution of today's security policies; and contrasts municipal policing with policing in an aviation environment 
9 - 10 a.m.    Current Threat Assessment to Civil Aviation 
A review of current assessments to threats of civil aviation and American interest in general; Discussion of recent related events in the context of the National Threat Assessment with relevant excerpts from that assessment; threat levels, potential threat origins, and intelligence sharing are also discussed. 

 10 - 10:15 a.m.   Morning Refreshment Break
 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.   Current Threat Assessment to Civil Aviation (Cont'd)
11:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.   Smart Brief 
 12 - 1 p.m.   Lunch
 1 - 2:45 p.m.    Legal Aspects of Aviation Security 
Important information on how to legally enforce transportation security regulations in area such as passenger and baggage screening, interference with screening and flight crew personnel, carring weapons and dangerous goods, aircraft piracy and other aviation law enforcement related issues. Also provides several brief case studies that set the foundation for passenger screening, search and seizure, arrests and passengers rejecting the screening process. 
 2:45 - 3 p.m.    Afternoon Refreshment Break
 3 - 4 p.m.    Aviation-Specific Crimes
Examins crime in the Commercial Aviation environment; explores victimization categories and mitigation strategies for thes categories; examines various airport specific crims, such as: theft from luggage, vehicle crimes, organized theft rings, cargo crime. Examines the challenges presented by "employee theft" with a discussion of the relevance of "gangs at an airport."
 4 - 4:45 p.m.   The Leo Perspective: Role of the TSA/FAA in Relation to Law Enforcement
Outlines roles and responsibilities primarily of the TSA, but also the FAA and LEOs, in aviation security, emphasizing how all entities work together. Covers passenger screening, perimeter screening, hazardous materials and the Federal Air Marshals.
 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.    Welcome Reception 

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