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CHC Helicopter

October 09, 2012 20:08 ET

CHC Safety & Quality Summit 2013 Call for Papers Issued

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2012) - The call for papers for the 2013 CHC Safety & Quality Summit has been released.

Industry professionals interested in presenting at the CHC Safety & Quality Summit may now submit abstracts for the event. The ninth-annual summit will be held March 18-20 at the Westin Bayshore Resort and Marina in Vancouver.

The 2013 summit will explore topics relevant to the theme "Building an Accident Free Legacy: Predictive Safety to Avoid 'the Inevitable.'" Most sessions during the three-day conference will be for 90 minutes, though some subjects may span one-half of or an entire day. Audiences typically include 50 people or more.

The submission form for papers is available at

Confirmed speakers for the summit include:

  • The Honorable Mark. R. Rosekind, Ph.D., a National Transportation Safety Board member;
  • Dr. Bill Johnson, Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor at the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration;
  • Dr. Scott A. Shappell and Dr. Douglas A. Wiegmann, co-developers of the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System, HFACS Inc.
  • And Kimberly Turner, founder and chief executive officer of Aerosafe Risk Management, Australia.

Submissions should include proposed session titles, descriptions or outlines, objectives and audience benefits, presenter bibliographies and contact details. Relevant topics may include:

  • Integrity and Management
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Technology and Safety Methods of Training
  • Crisis Management
  • Organizational Leadership and Viability
  • Fatigue Risk Management
  • Human Factors
  • Risk Assessment and Hazard Management
  • Human Error Management
  • Flight Data Monitoring
  • HUMS
  • Organizational Causes of Accidents
  • Sustaining and Improving Industry Safety
  • Management System for Reducing Safety Risk and Business Risk
  • Safety Management Tools
  • Crew Resource Management

CHC Helicopter is a leader in enabling customers to go further, do more and come home safely, including oil and gas companies, government search-and-rescue agencies and organizations requiring helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services through the Heli-One division. The company is headquartered in Vancouver and operates more than 250 aircraft in about 30 countries around the world.

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