27-28 October, 2015(2 days)
at Entry Point Central - Budapest, Hungary

On 15 November 2015, it becomes mandatory for ANSPs to implement “Just Culture” (according EU regulation 376/2014). The purpose of the new regulation is to ensure that employees and contracted staff can contribute to aviation safety by reporting or being a part of a reported safety-related information without risking that the information is used for any other purpose than increasing safety. In that case, does Just Culture apply to you? This seminar explored the impact on ANSPs at various organisational levels in addition to the challenges and the benefits of the Just Culture concept.

The event took place at Entry Point Central academy in Budapest. The seminar started with Entry Point North’s experts’ introduction to the new regulation, followed by Mr Steven Shorrock from EUROCONTROL providing insights from the safety culture surveys conducted in the majority of the EU countries. We continued with Mr Luigi Giuliano D’Iddio briefing the seminar participants on the European Corporate Just Culture Declaration. IFATCA’s Executive Vice President for Europe, Mr Željko Oreški, provided IFATCA’s view on the topic and we closed the day one with a lawyer’s perspective on Just Culture presented by Mr Piotr Kasprzyk, an advisor for air navigation standards at Polish Air Navigation Services Agency. On day 2, we continued with two case studies on Just Culture implementation in ANSPs presented by Mr Arno Leimlehner on behalf of Austro Control and Mr Mihaly Kurucz on behalf of HungaroControl. We closed the seminar with a lively panel discussion and questions-answers session.

It was our great pleasure to welcome more than 30 participants representing 16 countries. We would like to thank all participants for taking part in the seminar and we hope to see you at our future events!



27 October (Day 1)
09.30Bus departure to Entry Point Central academy (from Mercure Hotel Budapest City Centre)
10.00 - 11.00Registrations
11.00 - 11.15Welcome speech (Mr Gábor Menráth, Managing Director, Entry Point Central)
11.15 - 11.45“Just Culture – a multidimensional concept” (Mrs Anne-Mette Petri, Mr Anders Halskov-Jensen, Development Specialists, Entry Point North)
11.45 - 12.45Just Culture: Understanding operational needs (Mr Steven Shorrock, EUROCONTROL)
12.45 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 - 14.00Just Culture: A lawyer's perspective (Mr Piotr Kasprzyk, Advisor for Air Navigation Standards, Polish Air Navigation Services Agency)
14.00 - 14.45European Corporate Just Culture Declaration (Mr Luigi Giuliano D’Iddio, vice-President of the ATM Committee of the European Transport workers’ Federation)
14.45 - 15.15Coffee break
15.15. - 16.00IFATCA view on Just Culture (Mr Zeljko Oreski, Executive Vice President Europe, IFATCA)
16.00 - 16.30Closing remarks day 1
17.00Bus departure to Mercure Hotel Budapest City Centre
19.00Bus departure to a dinner organised by Entry Point Central (from Mercure Hotel Budapest City Centre)
28 October (Day 2)
08.45Bus departure to Entry Point Central academy (from Mercure Hotel Budapest City Centre)
09.30 - 10.15Case story 1 - Just Culture implementation in an ANSP (Mr Arno Leimlehner, Austro Control)
10.15 - 10.45Coffee break
10.45 - 11.30Case story 2 - Just Culture implementation in an ANSP (Mr Mihaly Kurucz, HungaroControl)
11.30 - 12.00Panel discussion
12.00 - 12.30Closing remarks
12.30 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 - 14.00Optional tour at HungaroControl