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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Reception | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
Program Fee: $20 for Student Members | $25 for City Bar Members | $40 for Non-Members


This program will feature presentations on various legal issues and historical events related to aviation, including: a presentation on the recent anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster; a presentation (and book signing) by an aviation journalist on human and machine failures leading to air disasters and lessons learned; a presentation on aviation treaty issues; a presentation, by the flying pilot, on the immediate aftermath of a general aviation accident; and a panel on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Light refreshments will be served.

Alan D. Reitzfeld, Chair, New York City Bar Committee on Aeronautics; retired partner, Holland & Knight LLP

Panel 1: Aviation Potpourri
Christopher B. Kende, Member, Cozen O'Connor
Randal R. Craft, Jr., Partner, Holland & Knight LLP
Christine Negroni, author of “The Crash Detectives: Investigating the World’s Most Mysterious Air Disasters”
Albert J. Pucciarelli, Partner, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP
Sarah Passeri, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP

Panel 2: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Philip Weissman, Associate, Skarzynski Black
Michael G. Davies, Law Offices of Michael G. Davies
Jeffrey Ellis, Partner, Clyde & Co
Carlos Sierra, Partner, Abogados Sierra; Chair, International Bar Association’s Aviation Law Committee
Jennifer A. Urban, Director of Compliance, CLEAR

Sponsoring Committee:
Aeronautics Committee, Alan D. Reitzfeld, Chair

Cosponsoring Organization:
International Bar Association, Aviation Law Committee, Carlos Sierra, Chair

Related Resource:
If you're interested in this program, you may be interested in this City Bar resource:
Proposed Amendments to The Aviation Empowerment Act

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