McGill ICAO Conference on Aviation Safety, Security and the Environment: The Way Forward

Cover for conference program

Sept 14-16, 2007 - Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel

During that weekend, industry, governmental, scientific, legal, financial, and academic experts from around the world came together to address some of the most critical issues facing civil aviation in these times. Panels addressed issues in aviation technology, law and policy surrounding security, safety, and sustainable development, and attempted to plot a course forward.

Download the Conference program [.pdf]


Below are some of the papers delivered during the conference, available for download.

Scott Carson – Keynote Address [.doc]

Giovanni Bisignani - Keynote Address [.doc]

Scott Carson, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, gave a keynote address on September 16.

Saturday, September 15, 2007

9 am - Roundtable discussion: what has aviation accomplished; what should it accomplish?

11 am - Emerging issues for airports

1:30 pm - Emerging issues for air navigation services

3:45 pm - Aviation security: Are we doing things right, and are we doing the right things?

Sunday, September 16, 2007

9 am - Blacklisting of airlines and airports based on safety and security concerns

9:45 am - Environmental issues: noise

11:15 am - Environmental issues: emissions

2 pm - Will emissions trading and taxing programmes achieve sustainability? Public policy issues and opinion

Prof. Richard Janda speaking in defence of the EU ETS (Sunday 2pm panel)

The conference was held at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel

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