MAIN PROGRAMME

09:00

Chairman’s opening remarks

Alan Peaford, Editor-in-Chief, Arabian Aerospace

09:10

Welcome address

Senior Representative, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA)

09:30

Live metropolitan wide drone monitoring: an air traffic controller’s solution to drone monitoring and/or tracking in Dubai

Speaker:
Michael Rudolph, Head of Airspace Safety Section, Airspace Safety, Aviation & Airports Safety Department, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA)

10:00

Starting a new story – developing human factors in Emirates SkyCargo

Speakers:
Nicklas Dahlstrom, Human Factors Manager, Emirates
Chandrika Kohli Menezes, Occupational Health and Safety Controller, Emirates SkyCargo

10:40

Networking refreshments

11:00

Regulation and government oversight

red bulletSafety and security  - building  global consensus
red bulletHarmonisation of national law and regulations with those of industry leading States
red bulletHow can regulators work effectively with the airlines to improve safety
  

Speaker:
Joachim Wirths, Dipl. Aviation Expert, Aviationconsult Services

11:30

The regulator’s role in a Total Safety System approach

red bullet The Safety Aviation Total system Approach(TSA)
red bullet Implications of TSA at national level
red bullet Potential Impact of a TSA on Industry and Global Aviation Parties
red bullet Building a culture of safety ownership and responsibility
   

Speaker:
Jules Kneepkens, Advisor on European Aviation Regulatory Structure and Regulations & Advisor, Qatar CAA

12:00

Safety…The Big Sell

Speaker:
Capt. Mark Burtonwood, Senior Vice President – Group Safety, Emirates

12:30

Lunch

13:30

What happens when the management system conflicts with business decisions of senior decision makers?

Speaker:
Tim Steeds, Director of Safety and Security, British Airways

14:00

Why is my team struggling to own safety?

red bullet Drivers for middle managers responsible for ensuring  standards are adhered to but who also have oversight of commercial  and operational  KPIs and targets
red bullet Why your operational managers should love safety more than your Safety Manager does
red bullet Building a culture of safety ownership and responsibility
   

Speakers:
Kellie Andrews, ATS/ATM Inspector, Airspace Safety Section, Aviation Safety and Environment Sector, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA)
Ahsan Farooq, Area Operations Manager, Chevron Alkhalij, Dubai
David Gleave, Chief Investigator, Aviation Safety Investigations UK

14:30

Safety performance, monitoring, measurement and benchmarking

red bulletSafety performance indicators and safety performance targets
red bulletIntegrating safety management systems into daily operations
red bulletSafety management or quality management, which comes first?
  

Speaker:
Vangelis Demosthenous, Owner, Kratis Consulting

15:00

Business continuity and air safety for outstations

red bulletPreparing outstation managers to respond to incidents
red bulletTraining remote teams
red bulletTools and skills to take action autonomously
red bulletBusiness continuity, professional resources and critical role management
red bulletHandling a fragmented news environment driven by social media
  

Speaker:
Gill Sparrow, Manager Contingency Response Planning, Emirates

15:30

Networking refreshments

16:00

How to get the most out of your emergency exercises

red bulletExercises as a tool for emergency preparedness
red bulletPlanning and preparing for emergency exercises
red bulletAnalysing results and performance
  

Speaker:
Jill Brix, Principal Consultant, Avisure

16:30

SMS systems and predictive safety

red bulletIdentifying future hazards
red bulletAccidents that occurred due to systemic failures
red bulletRisk management and prioritisation
  

Speaker:
Carl Holt, Manager Safety Management System, Emirates

17:00

Safety data management and utilisation

red bulletCollecting, analysing and sharing of safety data
red bulletFlight data utilisation to enhance predictive safety
red bulletSafety performance indicators based on "positive" performance
red bulletSuccessful prevention of incidents and effective management of threats and hazards
  

Speakers:
Jehad Faqir, Regional Director, IATA
Sally Longstaff, Safety Analyst, Emirates
Marie-Do Dupuy, Safety Analyst, Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS)

17:30

Close of summit day one

09:00

Chairman’s opening remarks

09:10

Assessing pilot risk culture

red bullet Introducing Risk Culture as a component of Safety Culture
red bullet How risk is perceived across organizations
red bullet How risk decisions are made
red bullet Survey results
   

Speaker:
Cengiz Turkoglu, Course Director MSc Airworthiness, Cranfield University, Technical Director, International Federation of Airworthiness

09:30

Managing mid-air collisions – an SMS approach to strike mitigation

red bulletWhy? – Striving for excellence within an integrated safety culture, with a strong philosophy on wildlife conservation, risk mitigation and exemplary airmanship, allowing the prioritisation of threats, hazards and the maximisation of resources
red bulletHow? – Comprehensively understanding the risk profile (possibility and consequence) within the dynamic mid-air collision context relevant to your environment, facilitating compliance, improved on-time performance and safer skies for all
  

Speaker:
Chris Perry, Wildlife Biologist, Avisure

10:00

Work stress as a risk factor for accidents and near misses: how can we minimise it?

red bulletMinimizing work stress
red bulletFinding the right personnel to provide psychological support and stress management
red bulletAssessing the risk factors
  

Speaker:
Wasif Alam, ‎Director of Public Health and Safety Department, Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

10:30

Networking refreshments

10:50

Effective fatigue management for safe operations

red bulletPilot fitness, health and fatigue management
red bulletFlight and duty time limitations of flight crew
red bulletReducing human error in aviation
  

Speaker:
Edma Naddaf, Chairman of Human Factors Group, ISASI

11:10

Airfield safety

red bulletAirfield pavements and ramp safety
red bulletEffective runway excursion and incursion mitigations throughout the world
red bulletPrevention of runway incursions
  

Speakers:
Andrew Paul Green, Manager Aerodrome Safety & Standards, Aviation Safety and Environment Sector, Aviation & Airports Safety Department, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA)
Bhamidipati Srinivas, Head of Aviation Safety, ARFF, Emergency & BCM, Bangalore International Airport

11:40

Organisational resilience and business continuity for the aviation fuel supply chain

Speaker:
Dr. Waddah S. Ghanem Al Hashmi, Executive Director - EHSSQ & Corporate Affairs, ENOC

12:00

Aircraft refueling and apron safety

Speaker:
Nitin Pradhan, Manager - Operations & Projects, ENOC

12:20

Tools for managing turbulence

red bullet

Avoiding injury claims, operational inefficiencies, aircraft and sensitive cargo damage, and lost revenue

red bullet

Evaluating turbulence management tools

  

Speaker:
Ruben Morales, ‎General Manager Corporate Safety and Security, Hong Kong Airlines Limited

12:50

Lunch

14:00

ATC and ATM

red bulletRedesigning GCC air space and introduction of next generation ATM in the Middle East region
red bulletATC security and resilience
red bulletAvoidance of Airprox incidents on international routes
red bulletParallel and unstabilised runway approaches
  

Speakers:
George Rhodes, Assistant Director, Infrastructure, Middle East North Africa, IATA
Bettina Kohler, Senior Manager Air Traffic Services, Etihad Airways

14:40

Legal liability for safety professionals

Speakers:
Andreas Mateou, ‎Flight Operation Inspector, Flynas
Sofia Michaelides-Mateou, ‎Associate Professor - Aviation, Abu Dhabi University

15:20

Close of summit