The eighth International Civil Aviation conference



The Eighth International Civil Aviation Conference
 of the Fisher Institute and the Israel Civil Aviation Authority (CAAI)November 12, 2015

 Links to English lectures and presentations in orange

Link to all Lectures playlist 

Link to Photos of the conference





09:15 Opening

Cpt. Itzhak Garber, El Al, reading from Jonathan Livingstone Seagull
Brig. Gen (res.) Abraham Assael, CEO, Fisher Institute

Opening Statement: MK  Yisrael Katz, Minister of Transport and Road Safety 



Guest briefing

Presenter:  Gad Regev, COO, CAAI


The Challenges Facing International Civil Aviation
Raymond Benjamin, former Secretary General, ICAO


 10:30 Session I: Flight Safety

The session is dedicated to the memory of the late Brig. Gen  Rafi Harlev, the Fisher Institute first CEO and one of its founders
Chair: Cpt. Tal Becker, VP Operations, El Al


The Interception of Flight MH 17 - Investigation Findings            Presentation

Joe Sultana, Network Manager, EuroControl


Selecting Candidates and Monitoring Pilots : Where do we go  after the German  Presentation

Wings Incident?      
Dr. Menachem Gelbard, Tel Aviv University, Yezreel Valley Academic College

A Word from ISRALPA    
Cpt. Dr. Yossi Shub, President, ISRALPA




 12:00 Session II: Infrastructure and the Environment

Chair: Eran Ramot, Head of Aviation Research Center, Fisher Institute


EcoEfficiency Through EcoTechnology & EcoPartnerships      Presentation

Daniel Carnelly, Technical Marketing Director, Performance and Environment, AIRBUS.

Aircraft Planning and Design for Eco-friendliness    Presentatin
Zvi Shtayman, GM Engineering, Engineering Division, IAI

Improvements and Changes due to the growth of traffic in BenGurion Airport and  Updates on IAA airports
Udi BarOz, VP Operations, IAA

Infrastructures – Building the Capability for Growth in Demand
Moti Shmueli, Director of the Aviation Infrastructure Division, CAAI

General Aviation’s Message

Shay Popper, Chairman, AOPA


Lunch Break


14:30 Session III – Aviation and the Economy

Chair:  Uri Sirkis, Director General, Israir


LFPG - Running a Mega Airport and the concern for eco-friendliness and the  growth in air traffic      Presentation

Franck Goldnadel, GM Charles De Gaulle airport


The Effect of the Environment on Airports (Planning & Operations)  Presentation
Dr. Stelian Gelberg, Head of Radiation and Noise Protection Department, Ministry of Environmental Protection

The  Impact of Economic Crisis on Flight Safety      Presentation

Christos Petrou, CEO FSF-MED             

Who Needs Aviation? 



"Open Calls"  from Europe    Presentation
Dr. Nili Mandelblit, Director of Programs Aero-Space & Transport, ISERD


 16:40 Closing Remarks

The State of Aviation, Joel Feldschuh, Director General, CAAI

Maj. Gen. (ret.) Herzle Bodinger, Chairman, Fisher Institute


 17:10 Projected conclusion



Conference fee: 250 NIS.
Dress code - business casual


To register click here


For inquiries call 972-9-9501724.

The conference will be conducted in Hebrew and English, simultaneous translation to English and Hebrew will be provided.
Those who register late as well as latecomers will be able to watch proceedings on closedcircuit television in an adjacent hall.







Date 12/11/2015
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