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Project Title: FAA Air Traffic Controller Staffing

PIN: TRB-SASP-12-07         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:
Studies and Special Programs Division
Board on Human-System Integration

Godwin, Stephen

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure

FAA Air Traffic Controller Staffing
July 17, 2013 - July 18, 2013
J. Erik Jonsson Woods Hole Center
314 Quissett Ave.
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Amelia Mathis
Phone: (202) 334-3255
Fax: (202) 334-3510


Wednesday, July 17, 2013

8:30 am – 12 noon CLOSED SESSION

12 noon – 3:45 pm OPEN SESSION

12 noon – 1:00 pm
Lunch for committee and guests

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ANSPs’ Approaches for Determining ATC Staffing Levels

1:00 pm
Welcome and Introductions, Amy Pritchett, committee chair

1:05 pm
Airservices Australia’s Approach for Determining ATC Staffing Levels
- Jason Harfield, Executive General Manager, Air Traffic Control Group, Airservices Australia

1:45 pm
NATS’ Approach for Determining ATC Staffing Levels
- Jonathan Astill, Director, International Strategy, NATS, United Kingdom

2:25 pm
Group discussion with guest speakers

3:00 pm

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Lessons Learned from ANSPs
Group discussion of main takeaways from white papers and discussions –
• Comparisons with FAA’s approach to determining staffing levels
• Key points
• Follow-up questions
• Etc., etc.

3:45 pm – 5:30 pm CLOSED SESSION

5:30 pm

Dinner for committee and guests at a local restaurant

Thursday, July 18, 2013

8:30 am – 10:00 am CLOSED SESSION

10:00 am – 10:45 am OPEN SESSION

10:00 am

10:15 am – 10:45 am
Group discussion with FAA representatives
• Additional questions, items for discussion
• Requests for further data/information
• Etc., etc.

10:45 am – 2:30 pm CLOSED SESSION

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Amy Pritchett
Mathias Basner
Larry Cole
Missy Cummings
Frank Durso
Jack Fearnsides
Andrew Le Bovidge
Norm O'Meara
Clint Oster
Roger Wall

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Lessons learned from information-gathering activities
Key points for report chapters
Outstanding information/data requests for FAA
Plans for next meeting

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: July 30, 2013