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                                                                                                                                                 Air Traffic Services
                                                                                                                                                Committee Meeting
         IFALPA MEETINGS & EVENTS                                                                                                             Amsterdam, Netherlands                               IFALPA MEETINGS & EVENTS

         SEC Meeting, Kiev

                                                                                                                                                      30 OCT                                                9 NOV
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                                                                                                                                               Human performance                                           Car/naM
                                                                                                                                                Committee Meeting                                      regional Meeting
                                                                                                                                                Rio de Janeiro, Brazil                           Fort Lauderdale, United States

         Chaired by Captain Agus Guzmán (SEPLA), the 2018 security (seC) Committee Meeting took place in
         Kiev 26-28 September. This was the first ever IFALPA event organized in Ukraine, and the Federation
         is extremely grateful to UkrALPA and in particular Captain Oleksandr Polianskyi and Mr. Oleksii Kapus-
         tinskyi for all the work they put in to make this first meeting successful.                                                                  6 NOV                                                14 NOV
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         These efforts were rewarded by an all-time high attendance record for the Committee of 42 delegates.                                         7 NOV                                                16 NOV
         These included representatives of the State Aviation Administration, the National Bureau of Air Acci-
         dents Investigation, the ICAO Training Institute, Ukrainian ATC, and three Ukrainian airlines (UIA, Khors,
         and Windrose). UkrALPA also sponsored a unique musical dining experience for the Committee at a
         traditional Ukrainian restaurant in downtown Kiev.
                                                                                                                                                       saM                                      accident analysis & prevention
         The three-day meeting was packed with agenda items. One of the main subjects was laser attacks                                          regional Meeting                                     Committee Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sydney, Australia
         on aircraft and the ongoing involvement of the Federation in the promotion of stronger laws against                                   Panama City, Panama
         offenders. The Committee had invited 3 manufacturers (Caruso-Freeland, Metamaterial, and Satair)
         to present an update on the industry’s initiatives and available products to protect pilots from laser
         illuminations. Other major concerns addressed during the meeting included cargo security, cyber-
         threats, overflight of conflict zones, and unruly passengers.

         The subject of Human Trafficking was also discussed for the first time, with plans to contribute to the
         initiatives launched by ICAO and IATA. The Committee started working on the development of guide-                                                                                                 20 NOV
         lines meant to raise the awareness of the pilot community on this worrying issue.                                                            7 NOV                                                   -
                                                                                                                                                                                                           22 NOV
         Four new Position Papers were finalized on Secondary Barriers, Unescorted Passengers on the Apron,
         Unruly Passengers and the Montreal Protocol of 2014, and Boarding Identification Procedures. The
         IFALPA Position Paper on CCTV and the Briefing Leaflet on Behavioural Detection were also updated.

                                                                                                                                           administration, Membership,                              Ifalpa runway safety
         The 2019 SEC Committee meeting will take place in Dhaka 15-17 October, at the kind invitation of
         Bangladesh ALPA, and ALPA Japan has offered to host the 2020 meeting in Fukuoka.                                                  & finance Committee Meeting                            Team Coordinator program
                                                                                                                                              London, United Kingdom                                   Bangkok, Thailand
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