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Thursday, December 6, 2012
- 12:30 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.
- Welcome and Introduction
Sam Barone, CBAA
- 12:35 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
- Preparing for Cross-Border Flights: Operational and Facilitation Issues
Laura Everington, Universal Weather & Aviation; Julie Hebert, Execaire
- Learn about the specific procedures and forms required by the U.S. and Canada to clear Customs upon arrival
- Understand Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) and CANPASS requirements
- Review how Customs officials in the U.S. and Canada classify airports where international flights can arrive and what this means to operators
- 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
- Update from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Alec Attfield, Canada Border Services Agency
- Hear the latest on CANPASS, the trusted traveler program that allows registered operators and pre-screened passengers expedited access to Canada
- Learn best practices for providing advance notice of arrival to the Telephone Reporting Center
- Provide feedback to CBSA officials on ways to improve the facilitation process in Canada
- 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
- International Arrival Fees in the U.S. and Canada
Laura Everington, Universal Weather & Aviation; Scott O'Brien, NBAA
- Understand the specific fees that international flights are required to pay upon arrival in the U.S. or Canada
- Review how the fees are to be collected and remitted
- Learn about exemptions that may be available to business aircraft operators
- 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) Update
Adam Hartley, Universal Weather & Aviation
- Learn about the monitoring, reporting and verification requirements for business aviation under the EU ETS
- Understand how to submit annual monitoring reports and utilize the tools that are available to operators to simplify this process
- Prepare for creating a registry account and trading emissions credits, which will be required in the near future
- 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Roundtable Discussion
- Our panel of experts will answer questions from the audience
- 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
- Evening Reception
Friday, December 7, 2012
- 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
- Making the Transition: iPads on the Flight Deck
Mike Abbott, Jeppesen
- Learn about how operators are using tablet devices such as the iPad to display aeronautical charts, view aircraft manuals and perform flight planning tasks
- Understand the regulatory requirements for using an iPad on the flight deck and the process for going paperless
- Review steps for developing standard operating procedures for iPad use
- 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
- Roundtable Discussion with Regulators
Jonathan Dols, U.S. Department of Transportation; Eric Rodriguez, U.S. Customs & Border Protection
- This interactive discussion will allow attendees to have their questions answered and share best practices with fellow operators
- Key officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection will participate.
- 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
- 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- Cabotage Restrictions in the U.S. and Canada
Bill Clark, Clark & Company (moderator); Gary Garofalo, Garofalo Goerlich Hainbach PC (moderator); Jonathan Dols, U.S. Department of Transportation; Catherine McDonald, Canadian Transportation Agency; Alec Atfield, Canada Border Services Agency
- Understand how cabotage, defined as the transport of goods or passengers between two points in the same country, can impact business aircraft operations
- Learn about cabotage restrictions in the U.S. and Canada and review specific scenarios that operators encounter on a daily basis
- Review strategies for completing cross border flights without running afoul of cabotage restrictions
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