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CHC seeking unique safety presentations

January 12, 2017  By CHC Helicopter

CHC Helicopter is making a formal call out for papers for its 2017 CHC Safety & Quality Summit, focusing on the theme, “Can we truly manage all of the risk: what if the barriers are not as robust as we think?”

In its 12 year history, the Summit has grown to become an industry-leading aviation safety event. This year’s Summit will take place Sept. 27-29 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, located near Dallas, Tx.

Each year, the Summit draws hundreds of attendees who gather to hear speakers including experts from the aviation, oil & gas and safety industries. Speakers share best practices and present on topics with an aim toward making helicopter transport and aviation industry better through promoting excellence in safety and human factors, and maintaining a robust safety environment.

Most sessions have a 90-minute scheduled timeframe, however that can vary depending on the topic presented. Those interested in leading a session during the three day event are encouraged to visit www.chcsafetyqualitysummit.com to access submission form for papers and other information. Submissions should include proposed session titles, a description or outline, objectives and audience benefits, a brief presenter bibliography and contact details. Relevant topics may include (but are not limited to):

  • 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

Send all submissions via email to summit@chc.ca.



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