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Committee Meetings at a Glance

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The most recent meeting of the Human Chaired by Captain Oliver Sellmann, the IFALPA EVENTS
Performance Committee in Bangkok covered Legal Committee meeting was held in
a wide range of Medical, Human Factors and Montreal, Canada at the IFALPA Secretariat Register via the Members Area
Training topics. These included recent from 9-10 November, 2016.
regulatory developments in pilot mental health Delegates represented MAs from Australia, IFALPA AVSEC Course
and drug and alcohol testing where it was Japan, the Netherlands, Israel, the United 23-26 January 2017 - Tunis
emphasised that pilot assistance programs States, and Spain and provided the Committee
provided the most effective prevention with their National Updates. 72nd Annual IFALPA Conference
method, giving pilots a safe harbour to discuss A presentation by Observer Ignacio Plaza 5-8 May 2017 - Montreal
challenges and identify appropriate treatment Sevillano, Legal Advisor of ECA focused on IFALPA Negotiations Seminar
options. developments of the Court of Justice of the 23-25 May 2017 - Mexico City
In addition, the Committee discussed European Union and Just Culture. The
recently finalised Pilot Monitoring Guidance presentation inspired rich discussion. AAP Committee Meeting
which had been produced by an IATA expert The ICAO legal definition of RPAS, India 14-16 September 2017 - Tokyo
group and forwarded to ICAO as a proposed DGCA Medical Examinations and Wireless DG Committee Meeting
manual. QAR Transmissions in Japan and the possible 2-4 October 2017 - Bangkok
On the topic of language proficiency, the misuse of information were major topics under
differences in the assessment criteria around discussion. IFALPA Negotiations Seminar
the world were highlighted and it was A thorough update on Norwegian Air 10-12 Oct 2017 - Amsterdam
proposed that IFALPA develop a position on Shuttle by EVP PGA Captain Jack Netskar
standardising English language assessments. incorporated video and research components.

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