FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER, JEFF SKILES
Co-Pilot of U.S. Airways Flight 1549, “The Miracle on the Hudson”
“No terrible thoughts went through my head, none at all. I didn’t worry that I might not live through this—and no pilot would. Unless the situation is completely out of your control, there’s always something you can do.”
ALL REGISTRANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND SYTA’S SAFETY FORUM SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 AT THE HILTON BALTIMORE
Program of Events – Saturday, August 25
7:30am – 8:00am Morning Joe & Light Breakfast
8:00am – 8:45am President’s Welcome & Meet the Candidates
9:00am – 11:30am Safety Forum
11:30am – 12:15pm Networking Lunch
12:15pm – 1:00pm Luncheon Program
Safety Forum: Exploring Safety Challenges Facing the Student Travel Industry – Together! Being prepared requires thoughtful planning, communications and effective response capabilities.
The Safety Forum is a half-day, business-focused experience for tour operators and business partners on Saturday, August 25.
We’re excited to announce Jeff Skiles, co-pilot of U.S. Airways Flight 1549—”The Miracle on the Hudson”—will be our keynote speaker. When it comes to crisis management, Skiles knows what it takes. He’ll share the detailed lessons, training and scenarios that led to the successful landing of Flight 1549 on the Hudson River—and what you and your business can take away from it.
Jeff will be followed by a panel of experts in the areas of safety, risk management and crisis communications. Then tour operators and business partners spend time together in a collaborative learning environment where they’ll share ideas and tackle student safety concerns in two zones of educational content.
Why should the community come together at the Forum?
Now more than ever, school boards, educators and administrators want to know their students will be safe when traveling with your group or visiting your destination or venue. It takes both sides working together to make this happen.
Whether or not you’re responsible for safety and risk management at your company—it’s imperative to be aware and ensure your organization is prepared in the event of a security situation or crisis.
Business partners may receive a complimentary registration for their company’s safety/risk management staff to attend the Forum.