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22nd AVSEC World

Security at a Global Crossroads

Exchange ideas and operational experiences, learn practical new skills and solutions and build tomorrow's solutions today. The 22nd AVSEC Conference will chart new territory in Istanbul combining a series of workshops, tracks and plenary discussions bringing together high-level industry and government representatives. An event you don't want to miss.

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Bangles - Turkey
When: November 5 - November 7, 2013
Where: Istanbul,Turkey
Venue: Hilton, Istanbul
Audience: Open to all

Executive line-up speakers

  • Raymond Benjamin, ICAO Secretary General
  • Bilal Eksi, Director General of Civil Aviation, Turkey 
  • Temel Kotil, Chief Executive Officer, Turkish Airlines
  • John Pistole, Administrator, TSA, USA
  • Tony Tyler, Director General & CEO, IATA
  • Angus Watt, President and CEO, CATSA

Hear what these distinguished panelists have to say about continuing along the established path of  prescriptive regulation and delivery versus adopting a more flexible, risk-based, potentially outcome-focused approach to aviation security regulation.


Consult event's program (pdf)

Day 1  features a regional focus –providing invaluable information about pressing issues and opportunities in the regions of the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Europe.

Day 2 starts with a key note speech fom Angus Watt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Air Transport Security Authority. A plenary discussion follows the keynote, examining how we recruit, motivate and retain a skilled security workforce. Then you can choose your track for the rest of the day

Day 3  after the debate " Human versus Technology" choose and attend your "Learning and Demonstration" morning and afternoon workshops:

    • Checkpoint of the Future
    • Questioning Techniques
    • Passenger Data - the Basics
    • SeMS Implementation - Practical Advice and Training
    • Starting a New Route - Aviation Security Reuirements and Considerations
    • Developing Tools for Crisis Response Capabilities

AVSEC World offers second-to none networking opportunities with high-level officials and senior executives from industry and government.

At the exhibition, discover the latest technologies, explore new trends and latest operational concepts.

A spouse's program (pdf) is also available to enable partners to enjoy the sights of Istanbul.

Event information: Web App

AVSEC World has implemented a Web App to allow participants to access the latest information (Agenda, Speakers, Exhibitors & Sponsors) and receive event notifications on their mobile devices prior to and during the Conference.

This Web App is compatible with all mobile devices, phones and tablets. The content can also be viewed from any computer browser.

Download the AVSEC Web App  - for support,  see the Download Instructions (pdf)

22nd AVSEC World:  Exchange. Learn. Build.

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Additional information

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