The Importance of Consistent Bag Flow
Baggage Handling Systems (BHS) have more a focus today than ever before and considering Customer profile changes to a more Leisure market, most BHS systems are seeing high volumes although peak flight counts have yet returned. This unique situation emphasizes the importance with bag flow and focus to reduce bag stoppage. Please plan to attend and join us to listen to items being completed on all aspects of the BHS systems. The session topics are geared to hear from Industry leaders and Airlines around this topic.
Southwest Airlines Manager, Jeff Robinson, will share the importance of Bag Flow and limited Jams/Events and efforts from Southwest Airlines on Global Bag Hygiene Training focus within the airline.
Industry Perspective - TSA GAP Analysis
Our panel will share a high-level update on what the program is and intended to complete. They will share top 3 trends identified and industry opinion on focused modifications. Additionally, they will share their experience on projects underway to address items identified and level of impact or non-impact to local operations as improvements are completed.
- Joe Emery, Studdiford Technical Solutions
- Martagus Newton, Studdiford Technical Solutions
- Joe Pharis, VTC
Our monthly “Industry Professional” presentation will be delivered by Chris Norton, Owner/President/CEO of VTC. With 30 + years of planning, design, and aviation experience, Chris brings the ability to help clients define problems so that an appropriate program of cost-efficient and operationally effective solutions is conceived, designed, and implemented. As owner and Principal-in-Charge, she provides executive oversight and strategic leadership to assure that projects meet or exceed established success criteria.
Member Spotlight: Project Ice Breaker – the Digital Nameplate
Pepperl+Fuchs is known by customers around the world as a pioneer and an innovator in sensor technology. With more than 70 years of experience in industrial automation, Pepperl+Fuchs has successfully solved diverse applications and continuously develops new technologies.
Helge Hornis Ph.D., Technical Director North America for Pepperl-Fuchs, will shed light on the company and service and share focus around virtual nameplates and Industry standards.
9:00-9:10 Welcome and IABSC update (John Gude, IABSC Vice Chair)
9:10-9:30 Industry Professional (Chris Norton)
9:30-10:00 Member Spotlight – Pepperl+Fuchs (Helge Hornis)
10:00-10:30 Importance of Consistent Bag Flow (Jeff Robinson)
11:00-11:50 Industry Perspective Panel – TSA GAP Analysis
11:50-12:00 Closing remarks (John Gude, IABSC Vice Chair)
12:00-1:00 Complimentary luncheon in the Atrium