Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis Study 37 Lessons Learned from Airport SMS Pilot Studies

Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis Study 29 Ramp Safety Practices

Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis Study S13-04-10 Safety Reporting Systems at Airports

Research Currently Underway

No current projects; however we are always reviewing new regulatory and industry resources to support our work.

Industry Articles

Airport Consultants Council, Spring 2010

Airport Consultants Council, Spring 2009

Webinars and Workshops

AAAE Safety Risk Assessment Compliance Workshop, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 20, 2012

SMS What Airports Need to Know Now, AAAE, Webinar, November 22, 2010

ACRP Synthesis 29 Ramp Safety Practices, Report Summary and Findings, Webinar, May 09, 2012

Presentations and Conferences


Pacific Aviation Director’s Workshop, Safety Management System Strategies, Tumon, Guam, March 15, 2012

APEC Airport Safety Oversight and Advanced Technologies Workshop – Westin Nusa Dua Conference Center – Bali, Indonesia, SMS Insights from US Airports, September 21-23, 2010


AAAE Runway Safety Summit, Baltimore, Maryland, Safety Risk Assessments: What you can do to prepare, December 2, 2012

New York Aviation Management Association – Annual Conference, Safety Management Systems Implementation, Niagara Falls, New York, September 20, 2012

FAA SMS Roundtable Meeting, SMS Implementation Pilot Study Review and Lessons Learned, FAA Headquarters, Washington, DC, November 2, 2011

Association of California Airport Conference, Perspectives on SMS and Airport Operations, South Lake Tahoe, CA, September 14, 2011

Eleventh Annual AAAE/Northeast Chapter Large Hub Winter Operations and Deicing Conference and Exhibition, SMS Perspectives on SMS and Safety Risk Management, Seattle, Washington, July 31, 2011

Southeast Chapter AAAE Annual Conference, Moderator, SMS- Lessons Learned From The Pilot Program, Mobile, Alabama, April 3, 2011

AAAE Safety/SMS Workshop, SMS Topics, San Antonio, Texas, March 22, 2011

Women in Aviation Annual Conference, SMS Implementation Panelist, Reno Nevada, February 26, 2011

ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium, SMS, SRM, SRA, What does it all mean for Planning, Denver, Colorado, February 23, 2011

SMS Roundtable, FAA SMS Pilot Study Presentations, Washington D.C., January 28, 2011

ACI-NA/AAAE Washington Legislative Conference, SMS for Airports, Washington D.C., January 10, 2011

NWAAAE Conference, Safety Management Systems (SMS) and Minimum Standards… What’s the connection?, Anchorage, Alaska, September 2, 2010

Airport Consultants Council (ACC) Summer Workshop Series, SMS What’s the Link? Arlington, Virginia, July 14, 2010

82nd Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition, FAA Safety Management System Implementation, Dallas, Texas, May 16, 2010

FAA Northwest Mountain Region Airports Conference, Safety Management System (SMS) Safety Case and Safety Risk Management, Seattle, Washington, April 13, 2010