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The Conference is run in association with the Airlines Medical Directors Association

You can register at the early bird rate for this conference here REGISTER HERE. The rate is £585 + VAT for AMDA/IATA members, £685 + VAT Early Bird Rate.

The Aviation Health Conference 2019 is once more jointly convened with the Airlines Medical Directors Association (AMDA)
and Chaired by David Powell, Medical Advisor to IATA, Aviation Medicine Specialist Virgin Australia Airlines and AMDA Past President

If you are interested in speaking at next year’s event in the first instance please send an abstract of not more than 350 words to Dr David Powell –   powelld@iata.org

If you are interested in exhibition or sponsorship opportunities please email Alison Singhal alison@quaynote.com

The conference will offer an unparalleled opportunity for delegates to hear from leading aviation health experts and to network with their professional peers.

“Thank you so much for the excellent conference!
Dr Anabela Jorge, UCS-TAP Portugal”

“As a first time attendant I found the conference very informative and up to date with the aviation world
Captain Francisco Rueda, Aeroleasing Training/Harvard University”

“Excellent once again!
Pat Baylis PA-C, Managing Director/Medical Director, United Airlines”

“I had a great time and I learned alot
Dr Nah-Lee Park, Korean Air” 

Attendees from this year included representatives from the following companies:
Aer Lingus * AXA Healthcare * Air Canada * Air France * Air New Zealand * American Airlines * AXA PPP Healthcare * BALPA * British Airways * Cathay Pacific * China Airlines * Condor * Delta Airlines * * Emirates Airline * Finnair * Gulf Air * Harvard University * ICAO * International SOS * Jet Blue Airways * Kings’ College * KLM * Korean Air * Lufthansa * MedAire * MIME Technologies * PSA * Qantas Airways * Qatar Airways * RDT * S7 * Screen 4 * Singapore Airlines * Spirit *  UCS -TAP * UK CAA * United Airlines * Virgin Atlantic * Virgin Australia Airlines

AGENDA (subject to change)
DAY ONE – Tuesday 24th September
08.00REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE
SESSION ONE: PUBLIC HEALTH AND AVIATION
08.50   WELCOME
Dr David Powell, Medical Advisor IATA
Dr Ian Hosegood, President AMDA
09.00  Prophylaxis against malaria for crews: North Africa experience
TBC
09.20Drivers of arbovirus epidemiology in Europe
Dr Jan Semenza, ECDC
09.40  WHO talk
TBC
10.00  Q&A
10.10  REFRESHMENT BREAK AND EXHIBITION
10.50  Predicting and tracking outbreaks of infectious disease
Dr Kamran Khan, BlueDot
11.10  Measles – the challenges for public health
Dr Ali Walker, CDC
11.30  Public health law in aviation: challenges of harmonisation
Elizabeth Speakman, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
11.50  Q&A
Discussant – Dr Brinio Veldhuizen Van Zanten, KLM
12.00  LUNCH AND EXHIBITION
SESSION TWO: AIRCREW HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE
13.10  How to assess fatigue in an airline
Claire Coombes, BALPA
13.30  Cognitive Testing of Pilots: What for?
Dr Ries Simons, TNO Netherlands
13.50  Q&A
14.00  Cardiology, risk factors
Dr Ed Nicol
14.20  Update on eye surgery
Dr Paola Salvetti, Moorfields Eye Hospital
14.40  Q&A
14.50  REFRESHMENT BREAK
15.20  Contaminants in Cabin Air
Dr Richard Pleus, Intertox
15.40  Cabin Air – IFALPA View
Dr Antti Tuori, IFALPA
16.00  Q&A
16.10  Performance of chemical filters incorporated with HEPA filtration on airliners
PALL Aerospace
16.30  Carbon Dioxide Exposure and performance
Dr Deborah Donnelly-McLay, Harvard University
16.50  Q&A
Discussant Dr Kris Belland, American Airlines
17.30 – 19.00 EXHIBITION AND DRINKS RECEPTION
DAY TWO – Wed 25th September
SESSION THREE: PASSENGER MEDICAL ISSUES
09.00Suspected Appendicitis in Flight- Should one Divert?
Dr TJ Doyle, UPMC Communications/Aviation Consultation
09.20  But Wait – Medical Events at the Boarding Gate
Dr David Kodama, Air Canada
09.40  In-flight Medical Events (IFME) – does one size fit all?
Dr Simon May, Qatar Airways Health Services
10.00  Q&A
10.10  REFRESHMENT BREAK
10.50An “App” for managing IFME
Dr Paulo Alves, Aviation Health, MedAire
Dr Sara Souter, Virgin Australia Airlines
11.10  In for the very long haul
Dr Ian Hosegood, Qantas Airways
11.30  Invalid Passenger Management, Is there a better way?
Dr Nah-Lee Park, Aeromedical Center, Korean Air
11.50  Q&A
Discussant – Dr Vincent Feuillie, Air France
12.00  LUNCH
DAY TWO- AFTERNOON PROGRAMME
SESSION FOUR: OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
13.10Airline pilot well-being at work – the most critical underlying factors and best remedies
Dr Kimmo Ketola, Medical Director, Finnair Health Services
13.30  Pre-employment medical assessment in a European airline setting
Dr Anabela Jorge, UCS TAP Airlines, Portugal
13.50  Hypnotics in pilots
Dr Tim Stevenson, The Healthy Company
14.10  Cannabis – Implications for aviation
Dr Robert Perlman
14.30  Q&A
14.40  REFRESHMENT BREAK
15.20  Cannabis – Updated experience
Dr Jim Chung, Air Canada
15.35CASE PRESENTATION- A weighty issue
Dr Mark Popplestone, Qatar Airways
15.50  CASE PRESENTATION – I’m fine Doc
Dr Elizabeth Clarke, Emirates Airlines
16.05  CASE PRESENTATION
Linda Porter, Virgin Atlantic
16.20  Q&A
Discussant Dr Elizabeth Wilkinson, British Airways
16.30  CLOSING REMARKS
Dr David Powell, Medical Advisor IATA,
Dr Ian Hosegood, President AMDA

Chaired by: Dr David Powell

Medical Advisor, IATA

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Dr Ian Hosegood

President AMDA

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Dr Gary Brunette

CDC

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Dr Kamran Khan

BlueDOT Global

Dr Ali Walker

CDC

Elizabeth Speakman

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Claire Coombes

BALPA

Dr Ries Simons

TNO Netherlands

Dr Ed Nicol

Dr Paola Salvetti

Moorfields Eye Hospital

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Dr Richard Pleus

Intertox

Dr Antti Tuori

IFALPA

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Dr Deborah Donnelly-McLay

Harvard University

Dr TJ Doyle

UPMC Communications/Aviation Consultation

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Dr David Kodama

Air Canada

Dr Simon May

Qatar Airways Health Services

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Dr Paulo Alves

Aviation Health, MedAire

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Dr Sara Souter

Virgin Australia Airlines

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Dr Nah-Lee Park

Aeromedical Center, Korean Air

Dr Kimmo Ketola

Medical Director, Finnair Health Services

Dr Anabela Jorge

UCS TAP Airlines, Portugal

Dr Tim Stevenson

The Healthy Company

Dr Robert Perlman

Dr Jim Chung

Air Canada

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Dr Mark Popplestone

Qatar Airways

Dr Elizabeth Clarke

Emirates Airlines

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Linda Porter

Virgin Atlantic

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HOTEL ROOMING BLOCK
We have a hotel rooming block to allow all attendees for the event to book in to a club level room inclusive of breakfast for £145 (plus VAT 20%) /night.

To book go to
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Or call +44 2073736030 or email Reservations.Gloucester@millenniumhotels.co.uk and providing the code QUAY092019.

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