MAIN PROGRAMME

08:30

Registration

09:00

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Alan Peaford, Editor-in-Chief, Arabian Aerospace
09:10

Welcome Address

Senior Representative, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority
09:20

Safety Ownership for Effective Operations

red bullet 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, Operational Safety, Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL)
Nicklas Dahlstrom, Human Factors Manager, Emirates
Tim Steeds, Director of Safety and Security, British Airways
Dhruv Rebbapragada, Chief of Flight Safety, Indigo Airlines

10:20

Regulation and Government Oversight

red bullet Safety and security  - building  global consensus
red bullet Harmonisation of national law and regulations with those of industry leading States
red bullet How can regulators work effectively with the airlines to improve safety
   

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

10:50

The Regulator’s Role in a Total Safety System Approach

Jules Kneepkens, Advisor on European Aviation Regulatory Structure and Regulations
11:20

Networking Break

11:30

Business Performance and Protection

red bullet Lifting safety off the paper and onto the bottom line
red bullet Compliance to tick boxes or for better business?
red bullet ‘Safety Performance’ for a smarter, more profitable business
   
12:10

Emerging Markets Panel – Enhancing Safe and Secure Operations

red bullet Safety for growing local airlines
red bullet Enabling the safe growth of passenger numbers
red bullet Partnering with airports and airlines
red bullet Increasing the expertise on safety among developing and under developed countries
   

Speakers:
Omar Kaddouha, Director of Flight Safety, Directorate General of Civil Aviation - Lebanon
Bhamidipati Srinivas, Head of Aviation Safety, ARFF, Emergency & BCM, Bangalore International Airport
Maneesh Kumar, Director Air Safety, Civil Aviation India
Sway Chang, Board Member, Aviation Safety Council

12:50

Safety Performance, Monitoring, Measurement and Benchmarking

red bullet Safety Performance Indicators and Safety Performance Targets
red bullet Integrating safety management systems into daily operations
red bullet Safety management or quality management, which comes first?
   

Speaker:
Jehad Faqir, Regional Director, IATA

13:30

Lunch

14:30

Business Continuity and Air Safety for Outstations

red bullet Preparing outstation managers to respond to incidents
red bullet Training remote teams
red bullet Tools and skills to take action autonomously
red bullet Business continuity, professional resources and critical role management
red bullet Handling a fragmented news environment driven by social media
   

Speaker:
Gill Sparrow, Manager Contingency Response Planning, Emirates

15:10

Cyber Security for Safety

red bullet Building a toolkit for cybersecurity
red bullet Understanding the impact of system security on safety and efficiency
red bullet Outlining key mitigation strategies on critical systems
red bullet Guidance for the implementation of a cyber security management system
   

Speaker:
Senior Representative, DarkMatter

15:50

Networking Break

16:10

SMS Systems and Predictive Safety

red bullet Identifying future hazards
red bullet Accidents that occurred due to systemic failures
red bullet Risk management and prioritisation
   

Speaker:
Carl Holt, Manager Safety Management System, Emirates

16:50

Safety Data Management and Utilisation

red bullet Collecting, analysing and sharing of safety data
red bullet Flight data utilisation to enhance predictive safety
red bullet Safety performance indicators based on "positive" performance
red bullet Successful prevention of incidents and effective management of threats and hazards
   

Speakers:
Jehad Faqir, Regional Director, IATA
Sally Longstaff, Safety Analyst, Emirates

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

Effective Fatigue Management for Safe Operations

red bullet Pilot fitness, health and fatigue management
red bullet Flight and duty time limitations of flight crew
red bullet Reducing human error in aviation
   

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

09:50

Culture and Pilot Safety Performance

red bullet The impact of safety culture on pilot safety performance
red bullet The effects of safety culture inside the cockpit
red bullet How can safety culture improve pilots' commitment to the airline
   

Speaker:
Dr. Mohammad Alsowayigh, Supervisors Safety, Saudi Airlines Royal Fleet

10:10

Work Stress as a Risk Factor for Accidents and Near Misses: How Can we Minimize it?

red bullet Minimizing work stress
red bullet Finding the right personnel to provide psychological support and stress management
red bullet Assessing the risk factors
   

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

10:30

Networking Break

10:50

Trends in RPAS Safety

red bullet Evolution in drone regulations
red bullet Safety risks associated with operations of Unmanned Aerial System (DRONES) and how they can be regulated
red bullet Managing drones in airspace
red bullet Communication and education of users
   

Speaker:
Arnaud Violland, ‎Managing Partner, Globaer Partners

11:20

Airfield Safety

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

Speaker:
Andrew Paul Green, Manager Aerodrome Safety & Standards, Aviation Safety and Environment Sector, Aviation & Airports Safety Department, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA)

12:10

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 bullet Redesigning GCC air space and introduction of next generation ATM in the Middle East region
red bullet ATC security and resilience
red bullet Avoidance of Airprox incidents on international routes
red bullet Parallel and unstabilised runway approaches
   

Speaker:
George Rhodes, Assistant Director, Infrastructure, Middle East North Africa, IATA

14:40

How to Get the Most Out of Your Emergency Exercises

red bullet Exercises as a tool for emergency preparedness
red bullet Planning and preparing for emergency exercises
red bullet Analysing results and performance
   

Speaker:
Jill Brix, ‎Principal Consultant, Avisure

15:20

Legal Liability for Safety Professionals

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

16:00

Close of Summit