Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III To Keynote At The Fifth Annual International Auto Glass Safety (AGRSS) Conference

Date: 3 July 2009
Source: AGRSS
Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III will address attendees at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas on November 5, 2009, during the Fifth Annual International Auto Glass Safety Conference sponsored by the AGRSS Council Inc.

The keynote address will take place Thursday morning during the conference. Captain Sullenberger will speak on planning for safety and personal responsibility.
 
He will alsohold a private breakfast with members of AGRSS-registered companies prior to the speech. Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III became a recent hero when he skillfully landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River. His knowledge of safety allowed him to successfully land his plane on the water and save all 155 passengers.“Hearing from Captain Sullenberger, a man whose persistence in the field of safety was proven back on January 15, is an ideal fit for the AGRSS-registered companies and those in the auto glass industry who hold safety first as their top priority,” said Debra Levy, president of the AGRSS Council Inc. “We hope our attendees are able to come away with a greater understanding of what a difference their diligence in safety can make as it did in Captain Sullenberger’s case,” added Levy.
 
“We are also thankful to our sponsors, AGRR Magazine, Glass America, Mygrant Glass, PGW ARG and PGW LYNX Services in co-operation with NACE and DuPont Performance Coatings, for making Captain Sullenberger’s appearance possible,” said Levy.
 
In addition to being a pilot, Captain Sullenberger is the founder and chief executive officer of Safety Reliability Methods Inc. (SRM). SRM is a company who aims to achieve the highest levels of safety, performance and reliability to organizations based on the most effective methods available.
 
Sullenberger has also provided suggestions to improve operational safety with company gate charts; increase situational awareness on taxiways; and helped to lead all aviation groups to adopt a safer, more uniformed standard for departure procedures. Registration for the International Auto Glass Safety Conference opens on June 30, 2009. For more details and to register visit www.agrss.com/conference.
 
The Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standards (AGRSS) Council Inc. is the not-for-profit organization dedicated to the safe replacement of auto glass. AGRSS was founded and is supported by companies in the auto glass replacement industry that keep safe installation as their primary goal. The Council is also accredited by the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) – a standard development organization – and has developed North America’s only auto glass replacement standard, the AGRSS Standard (ANSI/AGRSS 002-2002). The AGRSS Standard addresses procedures, education and product performance.
 
For more information on the International Auto Glass Safety Conference, and for a full schedule visit www.agrss.com/conference.

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