ALEXANDRIA, Va. — U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt and Transportation Safety of Board of Canada (TSB) Chair Kathy Fox will address emerging transportation safety issues and international cooperation at a June 25 luncheon in Crystal City, Virginia.
The discussion, which will be moderated by Peggy Gilligan, former associate administrator for aviation safety at the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and current member of the Foundation’s Board of Governors, is part of the FSF Speaker Series.
Both TSB and NTSB work to improve safety by investigating accidents in aviation, rail, maritime and pipeline transportation, and through highlighting safety concerns and making recommendations to regulators and operators. The speakers will discuss the similarities and differences in their jurisdictions and in the top safety issues lists that each organization publishes biennially. They will discuss the process involved in identifying emerging safety risks, the global nature of some accidents and the importance of international cooperation.Registration and other event information is available on the Foundation’s website.
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