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Safety Management Systems in Technology and Cybersecurity

December 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-5

Tuesday, December 8
2:00 – 3:30 pm ET


APTA’s new Safety, Security and Technology Council webinar series examines an interdisciplinary approach to safety and security. The council brings together experts from various backgrounds as a platform for discussing a wide range of safety and security matters and to explore solutions for increasing safety and security using technology. This first webinar focuses on Safety Management Systems (SMS) and FTA’s Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP), the importance of SMS, and how technology may assist in implementing SMS at public transit properties throughout the U.S. and internationally.



  • Nicole DuPuis, Director – Transit Technology and Innovation, American Public Transportation Association, Washington, DC
  • Alireza Edraki, Senior Program Director, Wabtec Corporation, Jacksonville, FL


  • Ron Edwards, Chair, APTA Rail Safety Committee; Vice President, ADS System Safety, LLC, Washington, DC
  • Scott Belcher, President and CEO, SFB Consulting, LLC, Alexandria, VA



December 8, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-5


American Public Transportation Association
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