february, 2021

04febAll Day06marFlying in the COVID-19 Era: Science-Based Risk Assessments and Mitigation Strategies on the Ground and in the Air

Event Details

How can airlines and airports limit the transmission of COVID-19? Join the National Academies for a two-day virtual workshop on air travel in the age of COVID-19 on February 4-5, 2021. During the workshop, experts will discuss the latest research on COVID-19 transmission, what airlines and airports are doing to keep people safe, and mitigation strategies for preventing the spread of the virus during travel. We’ll be joined by medical community leaders in COVID-19 research including Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine, and Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University. Their keynote addresses will provide the latest medical research updates on COVID-19. Workshop speakers from the aviation industry, including airline representatives, aviation support services, airport authorities, and aircraft manufacturers, will discuss their experiences and ongoing challenges. We’ll also hear from federal agencies and regulators including NASA, FAA, TSA, and health and environmental science authorities. Open Session Dates and Times: • Day 1: Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 11:00am-6:45pm ET • Day 2: Friday, February 5, 2021 from 11:00am-6:45pm ET The agenda is posted on the workshop webpage.


Date & Time

February 4 (Thursday) - March 6 (Saturday)

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