ACI's 7th National Forum on Defending and Managing

Aviation Claims & Litigation

The essential forum that shapes the future of claims and litigation strategies for leading carriers, manufacturers, insurers and their counsel

Monday, June 01 to Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Carlton Hotel, New York, NY

American Conference Institute is pleased to announce its 7th National Forum on Aviation Claims & Litigation. This year’s New York City event has been revamped to provide attendees with up to the minute insights and strategies that are necessary to manage and defend against the newest claims and enforcement. Our unparalleled faculty of federal government officials, judges, expert in-house counsel, and leading outside counsel will provide you with strategic advice, critical insights, and comprehensive updates for:

  • FAA and DOT priorities, initiatives, and practices
  • Incorporating the latest case law (including the Colgan decision) and statutes related to preemption into your litigation strategy, determining appropriate standard of care, and interpreting the Supreme Court’s decision Daimler AG v. Bauman on general jurisdiction
  • Airline responsibility or potential liability related to medical emergencies, passengers with disabilities, Ebola and airborne diseases
  • UAS (Unmanned Aerial System): material developments with FAA regulations, insurance coverage issues with use of UAS, user capabilities/products on the market, and understanding the nuances with the certification process for UAS commercial usage
  • Foreign crashes/incidents: overcoming the unique hurdles associated with international aviation matters, and navigating the complexities of forum non conveniens, criminal liability, venue and choice of law
  • Space travel: lessons learned from the Virgin Galactic crash including impact on insurance coverage issues from a large catastrophic accident, pre-injury waivers, and anticipated litigation
  • Issues that arise when passengers bring emotional service animals, comfort animals, and pets onto a plan and understanding the intersection with the ADA
  • Innovative strategies for defending against aviation claims: managing the rise in e-discovery and its increasing involvement in aviation litigation, and effective use of expert witnesses and jury communication
  • Best practices for drafting an effective joint defense agreement for multiple defendants in aviation litigation

This event will fill up quickly, so register now by calling 1-888-224-2480, faxing your registration form to 1-877-927-1563, or registering online.