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Once again the conference will take place at the Holiday Inn Kensington Forum ideally situated in South Kensington, London. The feedback that we received from delegates last year was that this was an ideal location for the conference being about 40 minutes travel time from Heathrow yet in a lovely central location in London.

We are also pleased to confirm that The International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine (IAASM) has reviewed the programme and has agreed to designate this continuing medical education activity for 11.5 credit hours. Certificates will be issued to all attendees at the end of the conference.

EASA Support Programme Aviation Health Conference_Oct2017_FIN2
Speakers: Ms Julia Egerer, Regulations Officer, Air Operations, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Michalakis Michael Presentation
Speaker: Dr. Michalakis Michael, Scientific Advisor, LGC Group

SCREENING FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH PROBLEMS – WHAT’S THE EVIDENCE?
Speaker: Prof Neil Greenberg, Kings’ College and March on Stress, London, UK

UPDATES ON AIRCREW HEALTH PROMOTION AND AIRCRAFT DISINSECTION
Speaker: Dr Ansa Jordaan, Chief, Aviation Medicine Section, ICAO


ICAO GUIDELINES ON EDUCATION, TRAINING AND REPORTING OF FUME EVENTS

Speaker: Dr Ansa Jordaan, ICAO


MEDICAL AND ENGINEERING RESPONSE TO CABIN AIR QUALITY EVENTS

Speaker: Dr. Ian Hosegood, Medical Director, John Ehret, Manager Safety and Environment, Qantas Airways

PILOTS, CABIN CREW, MAINTENANCE WORKERS, WITH FACIAL HAIR: WILL YOUR MASK PROTECT YOU? PILOTS, CABIN CREW, MAINTENANCE WORKERS, WITH FACIAL HAIR: WILL YOUR MASK PROTECT YOU?
Speaker: Dr David Powell, Group Medical Officer, Virgin Australia Airlines

CHEMICAL CONTENTS OF AIRCREW UNIFORMS – BEYOND STYLE, FIT, AND PRICE
Speaker: Dinkar Mokadam, Industrial Hygienist, Association of Flight Attendants, USA

PNEUMONIA: WHY IS THE PAIN ON THE WRONG SIDE?
Speaker: Dr Hélène Darveau, Senior Medical Consultant, Air Canada

DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS – END OF A CAREER OR BEGINNING OF A ROAD TO RECOVERY?
Speaker: Dr Carlo Breytenbach, Senior Aviation Medical Examiner, Etihad Airways


CAUSES OF CABIN CREW SICK LEAVE & PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Speaker: Dr Nah-Lee Park, MD, AME, Korean Air Aeromedical Center

IN-FLIGHT MEDICAL EVENTS: FOUR THINGS LEARNED IN FOUR CASES
Speaker: Dr John Quinn, Chief Medical Advisor, Tangiers International

DISABILITY OR DISEASE: CLEARANCE RECOMMENDATION AT THE GATE
Speaker: Dr TJ Doyle, Medical Director, UPMC Communications and Aviation Consultation

DELIVERY ON BOARD: HOW OFTEN AND CAN IT BE REDUCED?
Speaker: Dr Paulo Alves, Global Medical Director, Aviation Health, MedAire

MOSQUITO BORNE DISEASES AND HOW DO WE PROTECT CREW
Speaker: Professor Ron Behrens, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Chaired by: Claude Thibeault, Medical Advisor, IATA; President, Consultants Aeromed,

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

Presentations this year will be on:
REGULATIONS – COMMUNICABLE DISEASE OUTBREAKS
AIRCREW HEALTH
WOULD YOU FLY WITH THIS PILOT OR CABIN CREW? – Discussion with the Regulators
PASSENGER HEALTH

Once more we have a limited amount of sponsorship and a dedicated exhibition area at the event. If you are interested in booking or further information please email Lorna Titley on lorna@quaynote.ca

If you have any questions please telephone Alison Singhal on 44 (0) 203 560 8154 or Email alison@quaynote.com

 

Session One: Welcome to the conference
09.00Conference Organiser’s opening remarks
DAY ONE – MORNING PROGRAMME
08.15REGISTRATION – GROUND FLOOR RECEPTION
08.50WELCOME ADDRESS
Speaker: Dr Claude Thibeault, Consultants Aeromed Inc. and Medical Advisor, IATA
SESSION 1 AIRCREW HEALTH – REGULATIONS
09.00EASA’S PROPOSAL FOR A PEER SUPPORT PROGRAMME
Speakers: Ms Julia Egerer, Regulations Officer, Air Operations, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
09.20Q & A Session
09.30THE BRITISH AIRWAYS PILOT ASSISTANCE NETWORK
Speaker: Capt. David Fielding, BALPA and British Airways, Dr Stephen Houston, British Airways
09.50Q & A Session
10.00DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING: UPDATE AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS
Speaker: Dr. Michalakis Michael, Scientific Advisor, LGC Group
10.20Q & A Session
10.30REFRESHMENT BREAK
11.00SCREENING FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH PROBLEMS – WHAT’S THE EVIDENCE?
Speaker: Prof Neil Greenberg, Kings’ College and March on Stress, London, UK
11.20Q & A Session
11.30UPDATES ON AIRCREW HEALTH PROMOTION AND AIRCRAFT DISINSECTION
Speaker: Dr Ansa Jordaan, Chief, Aviation Medicine Section, ICAO
11.50Q & A Session
12.00LUNCH
DAY ONE – AFTERNOON PROGRAMME
SESSION 2 – AIRCREW HEALTH AND BREAKOUT SESSION
13.00ICAO GUIDELINES ON EDUCATION, TRAINING AND REPORTING OF FUME EVENTS
Speaker: Dr Johanna Jordaan, ICAO
13.20Q & A Session
13.30MEDICAL AND ENGINEERING RESPONSE TO CABIN AIR QUALITY EVENTS
Speaker: Dr. Ian Hosegood, Medical Director, John Ehret, Manager Safety and Environment, Qantas Airways
13.50Q & A Session
14.00PILOTS, CABIN CREW, MAINTENANCE WORKERS, WITH FACIAL HAIR: WILL YOUR MASK PROTECT YOU?
Speaker: Dr David Powell, Group Medical Officer, Virgin Australia Airlines
14.20Q & A Session
14.30CHEMICAL CONTENTS OF AIRCREW UNIFORMS – BEYOND STYLE, FIT, AND PRICE
Speaker: Dinkar Mokadam, Industrial Hygienist, Association of Flight Attendants, USA
14.50Q & A Session
15.00REFRESHMENT BREAK
BREAKOUT SESSION
Management of on board medical events
15.30Procedures regarding the session and group set up
15.45Group work
17.00Group report and discussion
17.30COCKTAIL RECEPTION
DAY TWO – MORNING PROGRAMME
SESSION 3 – WOULD YOU FLY WITH THIS PILOT OR CABIN CREW?
Those clinical cases will be discussed by, Dr Nigel Dowdall (UK CAA), Dr David Salisbury (Canada CAM)
09.00WHAT DO YOU DO WITH THIS SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER?
Speaker: Dr. Ian Hosegood, Medical Director, Qantas Airways
09.20Q & A Session
09.30A BIT OF A COUGH – WHAT’S THERE TO WORRY ABOUT?
Speaker: Dr Tim Sprott, Medical Officer, Air New Zealand
09.50Q & A Session
10.00PNEUMONIA: WHY IS THE PAIN ON THE WRONG SIDE?
Speaker: Dr Hélène Darveau, Senior Medical Consultant, Air Canada
10.20Q & A Session
10.30REFRESHMENT BREAK
11.00DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS – END OF A CAREER OR BEGINNING OF A ROAD TO RECOVERY?
Speaker: Dr Carlo Breytenbach, Senior Aviation Medical Examiner, Etihad Airways
11.20Q & A Session
11.30CAUSES OF CABIN CREW SICK LEAVE & PREVENTIVE MEASURES
Speaker: Dr Nah-Lee Park, MD, AME, Korean Air Aeromedical Center
11.50Q & A Session
12.00LUNCH
DAY TWO – AFTERNOON PROGRAMME
SESSION 4 – AIRCREW AND PASSENGER HEALTH
13.00IN-FLIGHT MEDICAL EVENTS: FOUR THINGS LEARNED IN FOUR CASES
Speaker: Dr John Quinn, Chief Medical Advisor, Tangiers International
13.20Q & A Session
13.30DISABILITY OR DISEASE: CLEARANCE RECOMMENDAITON AT THE GATE
Speaker: Dr TJ Doyle, Medical Director, UPMC Communications and Aviation Consultation
13.50Q & A Session
14.00DELIVERY ON BOARD: HOW OFTEN AND CAN IT BE REDUCED?
Speaker: Dr Paulo Alves, Global Medical Director, Aviation Health, MedAire
14.20Q & A Session
14.30REFRESHMENT BREAK
14.50MY EXPERIENCE WITH MALARIA: WHAT CAN BE DONE TO IMPROVE SUPPORT TO CREW MEMBER
Speaker: FO Barry Prescott, First Officer, British Airways
15.10Q & A Session
15.20MOSQUITO BORNE DISEASES AND HOW DO WE PROTECT CREW
Speaker: Professor Ron Behrens, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
15.40Q & A Session
15.50SUMMARY AND CLOSING REMARKS
Speaker: Dr Claude Thibeault, Consultants Aeromed Inc. and Medical Advisor, IATA

Claude Thibeault

Medical Advisor, IATA; President, Consultants Aeromed

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Julia Egerer

Senior Regulations Officer, Air Operations, EASA

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Capt. David Fielding

BALPA and BA

Dr Stephen Houston

British Airways

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Dr. Michalakis Michael

Scientific Advisor, LGC Group

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Prof Neil Greenberg

Kings’ College and March on Stress, London, UK

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Dr Ansa Jordaan

Chief, Aviation Medicine Section, ICAO

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Dr. Ian Hosegood

Medical Director, Qantas Airways

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John Ehret

Manager Safety and Environment, Qantas Airways

Dr David Powell

Group Medical Officer, Virgin Australia Airlines

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Dinkar Mokadam

Industrial Hygienist, Association of Flight Attendants, USA

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Dr Nigel Dowdall

UK CAA

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Dr David Salisbury

Canada CAM

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Dr Tim Sprott

Medical Officer, Air New Zealand

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Dr Hélène Darveau

Senior Medical Consultant, Air Canada

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Dr Carlo Breytenbach

Senior Aviation Medical Examiner, Etihad Airways

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Dr Nah-Lee Park MD

AME, Korean Air Aeromedical Center

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Dr John Quinn, MD, MPH, EMT-P

Medical Director, Tangiers International

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TJ Doyle

Medical Director, UPMC Communications and Aviation Consultation

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Paulo Alves

MedAire

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FO Barry Prescott

First Officer, British Airways

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Professor Ron Behrens

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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The hotel is perfectly situated in one of London’s most luxurious and beautiful areas within South Kensington. The hotel is just 2 minutes walk from Gloucester Road tube station for convenient travel to Hyde Park, London Eye, Tower Bridge plus more of London’s top attractions. There are also easy and direct links to some major transport hubs including Victoria, Kings Cross St Pancras, Paddington and Heathrow.

This distinctive hotel in south London has so much to offer to make all guests really feel at home. The latest Holiday Inn relaunch is not just about the new look and feel for the hotel but to offer guests more benefits during their stay including a pillow menu for extra comfort during their sleep and a curved shower rail for more spacious feel. In addition to our 906 rooms, all business guests can take advantage of our meeting and conference facilities including High Speed Internet Access and unlimited Starbucks coffee at The Academy.

We have a rooming block at the hotel for £150. This includes full breakfast plus all taxes. To book in at this rate please either call 00 44 (0)207 370 6815 or email reservations@hikensington.co.uk and quote the code QNC.

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