What is CASOP?
The purpose of CASOP is to create a network of safety-focused professionals from Member organizations across Canada’s aviation community to discuss safety issues and concerns, to share safety-related information, and to develop professional relationships for addressing safety challenges as they emerge.
The CASOP initiative is also focused on contributing to Transport Canada’s requirement for exchanging safety-related information within Canada’s aviation community. The responsibility for the success of the partnership is shared amongst all participating members.
The Canadian Aviation Safety Officer Partnership (CASOP) was launched in September 2010 in response to the industry’s desire to share safety-related information amongst safety professionals from across Canada’s broad aviation community.
CASOP is held twice annually. The first one in the spring, the second in the fall and the location typically moves across the country to allow as many members as possible the opportunity to host and attend the event in a cost-effective manner in locations that are logistically easy to travel to.
CASOP membership is available to Member organizations with a direct interest or contribution to aviation safety such as Canadian air operators, airport operators, air navigation service providers, DND, aircraft maintenance organizations, manufacturers, flight-training units, and educational institutions.
CASOP is also open on a case by case basis to other outside organizations, associations and agencies with a direct interest or contribution to aviation safety not listed above. Application for these groups must be approved by the CASOP Steering Committee.
CASOP is not open to individuals, members of the media, insurance companies, special interest groups or the legal community at large.
Observers who are not members of CASOP will be invited on a case by case basis by the CASOP Steering Committee.
CASOP is not a marketing forum, and the Rules of the Road are to be respected by the members and attendees in this regard.
If your organization is interested in becoming a member of CASOP, please click here to request membership.
To view the current CASOP Members, click here.