TRB Webinar: Practices in Airport Emergency Response

This webinar was posted on 05/02/2023

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June 14, 2023 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
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Professional Development Hours for this webinar
0.00 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 1.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

When emergencies happen, airport management rely on plans for an efficient and effective response to a variety of scenarios. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that will cover the issues and challenges experienced by airport staff when employing emergency plans to define roles, identify threats, and establish communication protocols. Presenters will describe specific emergency plan practices that can be applied to airports of all sizes. Presenters will also review best practices for handling routine and emergency flight diversions for airports that may not have the appropriate resources available.

This webinar is based on ACRP Synthesis 121: Managing a Flight Diversion with an Emergency Response at Small, Non-Hub, or General Aviation Airports and ACRP Synthesis 115: Practices in Airport Emergency Plans.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program.

There is no fee to attend this webinar. Registration is required.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Flight diversion with an emergency response a small, non-hub, or general aviation airports – Rose Agnew, Aviation Innovation, LLC

  2. Trends and best practices in airport emergency response – Ashlee Herring Delventhal, Tidal Basin Government Consulting, LLC

  3. Trends and best practices in airport emergency response – Stephanie Murphy, Tidal Basin Government Consulting, LLC

  4. Question and answer session moderated by David DiMaria, Barich, Inc.

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify challenges experienced by airports when utilizing an emergency plan

  2. Establish protocols based on best practices to handle a wide variety of emergencies, including flight diversions

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar is approved by the American Planning Association (APA) for 1.5 Certification Maintenance (CM) Credits. CM credits provide continuing education opportunities for AICP Certified Planners to continue their professional skills and knowledge. To receive CM credits, Certified Planners should visit the TRB event webpage on American Planning Association and register their participation.

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Continuing Legal Education Credits

TRB is offering 1.25 CLE credits for this webinar. TRB did not seek approval for this webinar from the state board, so we advise that you contact your state board prior to registering for the webinar to see if credits would be accepted.  Registered webinar attendees who sign in and view the entire webinar will receive a link to a certificate that they can fill out and provide to their board. Complete a certificate for each state in which you are required to file. Rules for CLE in some states require the provider to file attendance with the regulator as a service to lawyers. Please confirm jurisdictional reporting requirements with the state regulator. This certificate should be filed with the appropriate MCLE Board(s) or Commission(s) within 30 days of activity. Introductory remarks, keynote addresses, business meetings, breaks, receptions, etc., are not included in the computation of credit. TRB will retain a copy of your attendance; however, TRB is not required to submit attendance to the board.

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