Barely three days to the Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria(AIB-N) and the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents(LAAC) conference scheduled for January 15,2021, critical stakeholders in the Nigeria’s aviation industry have confirmed their readiness to participate in the event .
The world class conference,which has as its theme, “Preventing Human Factors in Air Accident Occurrences” will hold at the Sheraton Hotels & Suites, Lagos.
The conference organized by AIB-Nigeria ,the agency saddled with the responsibility of both serious air incidents and accidents in the country in partnership with LAAC, Nigeria’s aviation media umbrella body saddled with the responsibility of ensuring effective media coverage and practice in the aviation industry, will commence at 09.00hrs with 80 stakeholders in physical attendance and over 250 aviation industry professionals from across the world participating virtually.
Some of those who have confirmed physical participation include, but not limited to Engr. Akin Olateru, Commissioner/CEO, AIB; Capt Musa Nuhu, Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Agency (NCAA); Capt. Rabiu Yadudu. Managing Director, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE).
Others are Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers’ Association (NATCA), Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Aviation Round Table (AON), airline bosses, ground handlers and several other key industry stakeholders, while others would join virtually.
The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika is expected to be the Special Guest of Honour while the Commissioner of AIB, Engr. Olateru will be the lead speaker.
The Director-General of NCAA will present the keynote address.
The programme will feature a panel discussion session with representatives drawn from AON, NAAPE, NATCA and other stakeholders on the panel.
For virtual participation, stakeholders can join the Zoom meeting through: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3843836848.