CHC Safety & Quality Summit

CHC Safety & Quality Summit

October 29, 2013 16:15 ET

CHC Safety & Quality Summit 2014 Call for Papers Issued

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 29, 2013) - The call for papers for the 2014 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 tenth-annual summit will be held March 31- April 2 at the Westin Bayshore Resort and Marina in Vancouver.

The 2014 summit will explore topics relevant to the theme "Safety & Quality in the Real Word: Turning Theory into Best Practice". 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 typcially include 50 people or more.

The submission form for papers is available at

Confirmed speakers for the summit include:

  • Dr. Graham Braithwaite, Cranfield University, head, Department of Air Transport
  • 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.
  • Kevin Baines, managing director, Baines Simmons Limited
  • And Mick Adams, managing, commercial and finance director, Monarch Aircraft Engineering.

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
  • Practical Tools

About CHC

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 segment. The company is headquartered in Vancouver and operates more than 240 aircraft in about 30 countries around the world.

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