Live Stream of the Safety discussions at ICAO’s 13th Air Navigation Conference

On this page you will find all of the discussions on the Safety Committee's items that include: organizational safety issues; operational safety risks; and emerging safety issues. Recordings will become available as the sessions occur.


Welcome to the ten-day, 13th Air Navigation Conference that is being held at ICAO Headquarters. Though we will be broadcasting the important discussions on YouTube Live, you can follow the broadcasts on this page by scrolling below to the event playlists. After the broadcasts, the videos will be made available for on-demand viewing right here.

The theme for the 2018 conference is “From Development to Implementation” which encompasses implementation of operational improvements, such as technology, operational concepts, and roadmaps, from the conceptual phase until deployment. It emphasizes the importance of concepts for global use, development of implementation plans regionally, and implementation of performance improvements locally, based on specific operational requirements in a cost-effective manner.

ICAO’s 13th Air Navigation Conference provides an opportunity for Member States and aviation stakeholders to work on global strategies for safety and air navigation planning, development and implementation. It brings together the views of the global aviation community on major objectives for safety and air navigation, and sets priorities for the coming years.

Throughout the conference, subject matter experts will participate in the detailed technical discussions that are expected to lead to agreements on high-level recommendations in different key performance areas of the air navigation system. These recommendations will be submitted for approval to the ICAO Council for subsequent endorsement by the 40th Session of the Assembly in 2019.

We will be updating the live discussions on all of the Agenda Items that cover safety issues on this page, as they occur.  These sessions are spread out over the ten-days of the event, so make sure to mark your calendars with the schedule for the items that most matter to you! To watch the recorded sessions on the Air Navigation Committee’s discussions, click here.

For optimum viewing, please note the latest version of Internet Explorer (IE), Chrome, Firefox and Safari are recommended.  If using a version of IE11 or earlier, you will need to open the live streaming from this YouTube playlist.  

Agenda Item 6: Organizational safety issues

Discussions will include:

6.1 Strategic plan
6.1.1: Vision and overview of the Global Aviation Safety Plan (GASP), 2020-2022 edition
6.1.2: Enabling safety performance monitoring; goals, targets and indicators in the 2020-2022 edition of the GASP
6.1.3: Global Aviation Safety Oversight System (GASOS)

6.2 Implementation of safety management
6.2.1: State safety programmes (SSPs)
6.2.2: Safety management systems
6.2.3: Developing safety intelligence

6.3 Monitoring and Oversight
6.3.1: The evolution of the Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) continuous monitoring approach (CMA)
6.3.2: Support and the USOAP CMA Online Framework (OLF)

The Conference will be invited to put forward recommendations on:

a) the 2020-2022 edition of the GASP;
b) plans for the evolution of the USOAP CMA;
c) strategies to support the development of safety intelligence; and
d) the proposed GASOS.

Agenda Item 6 Session 9: Wednesday, October 10th (09:30 – 11:00)

Agenda Item 6 Session 10: Wednesday, October 10th (11:30 – 12:30)

Agenda Item 6 Session 11: Wednesday, October 10th (14:00 – 15:30)

Agenda Item 6 Session 12: Wednesday, October 10th (16:00 – 17:00)

Agenda Item 6 Session 17: Thursday, October 11th (09:30 – 11:00)

Agenda Item 6 Session 18: Thursday, October 11th (11:30 – 12:30)

Agenda Item 6 Session 19: Thursday, October 11th (14:00 – 15:30)

Agenda Item 6 Session 20: Thursday, October 11th (16:00 – 17:00)

Agenda Item 6 Session 31: Saturday, October 13th (09:30 – 11:00)

Agenda Item 6 Session 32: Saturday, October 13th (11:30 – 12:30)

Agenda Item 7: Operational safety risks

Discussions will include:

7.1: Facilitation of data-driven decision-making in support of safety intelligence to support safety risk management
7.2: Operational safety risks at the global, regional and national levels, and the role of RSOOs and RASGs in achieving the GASP goals
7.3: Other implementation issues

The Conference will be invited to put forward recommendations on:

a) the sharing of data sources for developing safety intelligence in support of safety risk management;
b) global, regional and national initiatives to address high risk categories (HRCs) of accidents; and
c) other recognized operational safety issues.


Agenda Item 7 Session 25: Friday, October 12th (09:30 – 11:00)

Agenda Item 7 Session 26: Friday, October 12th (11:30 – 12:30)

Agenda Item 7 Session 33: Saturday, October 13th (14:00 – 15:30)

Agenda Item 8: Emerging safety issues

8.1: Measures to proactively address emerging issues;
8.2: Emerging safety issues

The Conference will be invited to put forward recommendations on:

a) initiatives to proactively address emerging safety issues;
b) global, regional and national initiatives to address emerging safety issue

Agenda Item 8 Session 27: Friday, October 12th (14:00 – 15:30)

Agenda Item 8 Session 28: Friday, October 12th (16:00 – 17:00)

Agenda Item 7 Session 33: Saturday, October 13th (16:00 – 17:00)