Program

CLICK HERE to download a detailed program for Safeskies 2017 Conference (PDF).

Below is an outline of the Safeskies Conference Program.  For a detailed program, please download the PDF.

Please note the program is subject to change at the discretion of the Safeskies Board.

Tuesday 3 October 2017

Sir Reginald Ansett Memorial Lecture and Conference Dinner

Parliament House, Canberra

1800

Registration and Conference Pre-Dinner Drinks

Marble Foyer, Parliament House

Supported by Lockheed Martin

1900

Sir Reginald Ansett Memorial Lecture

The Great Hall, Parliament House

Introduction: Mr Chris Manning

Speaker: Mr John Borghetti AO, CEO and Managing Director, Virgin Australia Group

2000

Conference Dinner

The Great Hall, Parliament House

Supported by Virgin Australia

 

Wednesday 4 October 2017

Conference Day 1

Ballroom, National Convention Centre, Canberra

0730

Registration Open

Ballroom, Level 1, National Convention Centre

0830

Welcome and Conference Introduction

G A (Peter) Lloyd AC OBE MiD FRAeS FAIM FCILT

Dr Rob Lee AO BA (Hons) PhD FRAeS FCILT

Captain Peter Raven

0845

Conference Opening

The Hon Darren Chester MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

0900-1030

SESSION 1 – AVIATION POLICY GROUP DISCUSSION

Chair: Dr Rob Lee AO BA (Hons) PhD FRAeS FCILT

Overview of aviation safety issues and discussion.

Ms Pip Spence PSM
Air Marshal Leo Davies AO CSC
Mr Jason Harfield EMBA DipAv(ATS) FAICD FRAeS MSP
Mr Shane Carmody

1030-1100 Morning Tea – Supported by Canberra Airport
1100-1230

SESSION 2

Chair: Ms Anita Taylor

Upset recovery training – what have we learned?

Captain Dave Carbaugh

Chief Pilot Panel: Discussion on Low Cost Carriers, staff sourcing, maintenance of safety standards, and safety management systems.
Moderator: Professor Patrick Murray FRAeS FCILT FMIL

Captain Tim Hosking
Captain Georgina Sutton
Mr Chris Hine

1230-1330 Lunch – Supported by SynFlyt
1330-1500

SESSION 3

Chair: Mr Ken Millar

Unmanned Aircraft: a catalyst for aerospace innovation and evolution.
Dr Reece Clothier

Operation of Large UAS in Non-segregated Airspace.
Mr Matthew Bowers

Sharing the Sky with Drones: How do we get equivalent safety?
Professor Ron Bartsch

1500-1520 Afternoon Tea – Supported by Cobham Aviation Services
1520-1700

SESSION 4

Chair: Mr Tim Jenkins

Staying safe while flying on top of the world – an insight into helicopter operations in Nepal.
Captain Priya Adhikari

Soaring safely into the Future – transferrable lessons for aviation
Commodore Drew McKinnie RANR

Changing Attitudes!
Captain Brian Greeves BSc DMS FRAeS FRGS

1700 Close of Day 1
1830

Charity BBQ Dinner

Crowne Plaza, Canberra
Live music by Canberra’s Mid Life Crisis

In aid of Angel Flight and the Royal Flying Doctor Service

Supported by Australian Parachute Federation

 

 

Thursday 5 October 2017

Conference Day 2

National Convention Centre, Canberra

0800

Registration Open

Ballroom, Level 1, National Convention Centre

0845

Welcome and summary of Day 1

Dr Rob Lee AO BA (Hons) PhD FRAeS FCILT

0900-1030

SESSION 5

Chair: Dr John Best

Brace for impact – evidence-based?
Professor Jan Davies MSc MD FRCPC FRAeS

Digitalisation – challenges and opportunities for safety assurance.
Professor Graham Braithwaite

1030-1100 Morning Tea – Supported by Canberra Airport
1100-1230

SESSION 6

Chair: Mr Stuart Aggs

The latest developments in Airside Safety at Airports.
Ms Caroline Wilkie

OneSky – Meeting the safety challenges of the Future.
Mr Stephen Angus

1230-1330 Lunch – Supported by Airbus
1330-1510

SESSION 7

Chair: GPCAPT Peter Norford AM CSC

Defence and ATSB – standing shoulder to shoulder to improve aviation and transport safety.
GPCAPT John Grime
Mr Greg Hood

Phasing in the PC 21 aircraft type and Australian Defence Force Pilot training.
WGCDR Arnie Morscheck

1510-1520 Comfort break
1520-1700

SESSION 8

Chair: Captain Peter Raven

Aviation Cyber Security
Professor Gary Kessler PhD CCE CCFP CISSP

Immediate Past Master The Honourable Company of Air Pilots
Captain Peter Benn

PG Taylor address, introduction by Vince Di Pietro

G A (Peter) Lloyd AC OBE MiD FRAeS FAIM FCILT

1700

Safeskies Networking Hour

Foyer, Level 1, National Convention Centre

Supported by Regional Express Airlines

1800 Close of Day 2 and Conference