Under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King of Morocco Mohammed VI
5th Global Humanitarian Aviation Conference & Exhibition
Marrakech, Morocco October 9th–11th 2013

5ème Conférence mondiale de l'aviation humanitaire & Exposition
Marrakech, Maroc October 9 au 11 Octobre 2013

Agenda

Program Day 1 – 9th October 2013
Time Subject Content Proposed Speaker
08:00-09:00 Registration and Networking Coffee Break
09:00-09:15 Conference Outline Conference Objectives and Arrangements Moderator, Mr. Jo Gillespie
First Subject: Challenges for the Aviation Industry
09:15-09:45 ICAO’s loss of control in-flight (LOCI) Loss of control in-flight (LOC-I) Mr. Mitch Fox , Chief Flight Operations Section – ICAO
09:45-10:00 RASG Introduction to the Regional Aviation Safety Group Mr. Chamsou Andjorin, Director Aviation Safety - Boeing
Opening Ceremony
10:00-11:00 Opening Ceremony ( Opening speeches) Conference Introduction Speeches Recognitions Opening Ceremony Programme
11:00 -11:30 Coffee and Networking Break
11:30 – 12:00 Thinking Critically About Aviation Safety Encouraging safety and operations persons to develop good critical thinking skills to help ensure that their investigations, risk analysis, and corrective actions are effective and appropriate Mr. Peter N. Stein, Director Flight Operations - Johnson Controls Inc.
12:00 – 12:30 IHTAR - An Event Management Protocol Process for managing anomalous events — and maintaining aircraft control. Mr. Thomas Anthony, Director of the USC Aviation Safety and Security Program - University of Southern California
12:30-13:10 Human Factors Staying safe by really understanding what safety is Dr. Nicklas Dahlstrom, Human Factors and CRM researcher and instructor – Emirates Airlines
13:10-14:00 Lunch and Networking Break
14:00-14:30 Runway Safety Runway safety in difficult airports Chris Pokorski, Safety engineer - FAA
14:30-14:45 Challenges for the Aviation Industry – Panel of Experts Q&A session – Conclusion: The facilitator will guide a Q&A session where the panel of experts will expand on the topics previously presented. Previous speakers and Humanitarian Aviation’s representative Facilitator Mr. Jo Gillespie
1445-1500 4th GHAC 4th GHAC working groups impact in the Humanitarian Aviation Operation Mr. Mitch Fox, Chief Flight Operations Section - ICAO
15:00-15:30 WFP Aviation The operational challenges in carrying out WFP Air Operations Mr. Cesar Arroyo, Chief of Aviation Services - WFP
15:30-16:10 Helicopter Safety The technological benefits for improving helicopter safety in difficult environment Mr. Bob Sheffield, Senior Advisor for Safety & Fleet Operational Improvements - Agusta Westland
16:10- 16:30 Coffee and Networking Break
16:30-17:00 The process for improving the reliability of engines Data analysis and improving the reliability of PT6A and PW100 series engines Mr. Paul Forest, PT6A Customer Engineering - Pratt & Whitney
17:00-17:20 UNHAS air operator challenges The operators view on challenges faced in Humanitarian Air Operations Mr. Alfred Fenech, Safety Manager - Medavia
17:20-17:40 Serious incident investigation A review of investigation of a serious incident on a Dash 8 aircraft Mr. Michel Theriault, Health and Flight Safety Manager - Abu Dhabi Aviation
17:40- 17:50 Challenges for the Humanitarian Operations – Panel of Experts Q&A session – Conclusion: The facilitator will guide a Q&A session where the panel of experts will expand on the topics previously presented. Previous speakers and Humanitarian Aviation’s representative Facilitator - Mr. Peter Stein
17:50-18:00 Wrap-up of the day Summary of the day’s activities and review of the program for the next day Moderator Mr. Mitch Fox
20:00-22:00 Dinner
Programme Day 2 – 10th October 2013
Time Subject Content Proposed Speaker
Third Subject: ICAO identified Safety Priorities
08:30-09:00 Loss of Control Prevention and Recovery Training A presentation prepared by Dr. Michelle Masson (EASA) on loss of control in flight (LOC-I), which is one of the most significant causes for fatal accidents Mr. Andrea Boiardi, Certification Experts Department - EASA
09:00 – 09:30 FRM IFALPA, ICAO and IATA jointly developed guidelines for fatigue risk management Mr. Juan Carlos Lozano, Chairman Accident Analysis & Prevention Committee - IFALPA
09:30-10:00 Runway Safety Basic practices to enhance runway safety which is a particular concern at remote airfields. Mr. Jo Gillespie, Safety Management Advisor, Gates Aviation
10:00-10:30 Coffee and Networking Break
10:30-11:10 FRP Fatigue Risk Performance Dr. Phillipe Cabon, Associate Professor in Human Factors - Paris Descartes University
11:10-11:30 Audit Program An introduction of the new Audit Program developed by IATA for operators not covered by IOSA scope Mr. Achim Baumann, Regional Director SO & I - MENA
11:30-11:50 Global Identified Safety Priorities – Panel of Experts Q&A session – Conclusion: The facilitator will guide a Q&A session where the panel of experts will expand on the topics previously presented. Previous speakers and Humanitarian’s Aviation representative Facilitator - Mr. Warren Feschuk
11:50-12:20 Summary of the three expert panels and introduction of the working groups Summary of main topics as discussed by all panel’s experts and description of the working groups members, methodology and time table Moderator Mr. Warren Feschuk
WORKING GROUPS
12:20-13:20 Working Groups sessions: Working Groups’ members together with the respective Discussion Panels’ members Analysis of topics and preparation of brief presentation with proposals for the general session at the end of the day Working Groups’ members
13:20-14:20 Lunch and Networking Break
14:20-15:50 Working Groups sessions: Working Groups’ members together with the respective Discussion Panels’ members Analysis of topics and preparation of brief presentation with proposals for the general session at the end of the day Working Groups’ members
15:50-16:05 Coffee and Networking Break
16:05-16:50 Working Groups sessions: Working Groups’ members together with the respective Discussion Panels’ members Analysis of topics and preparation of brief presentation with proposals for the general session at the end of the day Working Groups’ members
16:50-17:05 Working Group “Challenges for the Aviation Industry and their Impact in the Humanitarian Aviation” Brief presentation of the analysis of the topics, of the proposals and of the way forward for risk mitigation and to continue researching the topic Working Group “Challenges for the Aviation Industry and their Impact in the Humanitarian Aviation” members
17:05-17:20 Working Group “Challenges for the Humanitarian Operations” Brief presentation of the analysis of the topics, of the proposals and of the way forward for continuity researching the topic Working Group “Challenges for the Humanitarian Operations” members
17:20-17:35 Working Group “The Global identified Safety Priorities “ Brief presentation of the analysis of the topics, of the proposals and of the way forward for continuity researching the topic Working Group “ The Global identified Safety Priorities & the Challenges in Developing Countries” members
17:35-17:50 Conclusion of the day Summary of working groups’ proposals and review of next day’s activities Moderator Mr. Jo Gillespie
Programme Day 3 – 11th October 2013
Time Subject Content Proposed Speaker
SEMINARS
(Kindly register for participation in advance during the two previous days)
08:30-9:30
Session 1
Risk Analysis Practical tools to carry out risk analysis of identified hazards Mr. Jo Gillespie, Safety Management Advisor, Gates Aviation
09:30-10:30
Session 2
Threat and Hazard Identification and Management A training session on Threat and Hazard identification and management in the Humanitarian Air Service environment Mr. Thomas Anthony, Director of the USC Aviation Safety and Security Program - University of Southern California
10:30-11:00 Coffee and Networking Break
One to One Meetings with WFP
(Kindly book in advance during the two previous days)
10:30-17:00 WFP Staff One to One meetings with WFP service providers Discussion of any contractual or operational issue that WFP service provider or potential service provider want to address to WFP WFP Aviation HQ and field representatives as required