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We are delighted to announce the Aviation Health Conference 2015 is taking place on the 29th and 30th September 2015

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.

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 hours credit hours. Certificates will be issued to all attendees at the end of the conference.

To join in discussions go to Linkedin Aviation Health Group

We have a limited amount of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities at the event. If you are interested in booking or further information please email Lorna Titley onlorna@quaynote.ca

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

Day 1

08.15REGISTRATION – GROUND FLOOR RECEPTION
08.50WELCOME ADDRESS
Dr Claude Thibeault, Consultants Aeromed Inc. and Medical Advisor, IATA
SESSION 1 – REGULATIONS/GUIDELINES: AIRCREW
09.00REGULATORS: HEALTH EDUCATION, NOW A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSE HOLDERS?
Dr Anthony Evans, Chief, Aviation Medicine Section, Montreal

09.20Q & A Session
09.30PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION IN AIRCREW SELECTION AND MONITORING
Dr Ian Hosegood, Medical Director, Qantas Airways

09.50Q & A Session
10.00AIRCREW CERTIFICATION AND HIV
Dr David Salisbury, Director Medicine, Civil Aviation, Canada

10.20Q & A Session
10.30REFRESHMENT BREAK
11.00NON-DISCLOSURE AND THE INITIAL AVIATION MEDICAL EVALUATION
Dr Carlo Breytenbach, Senior Aviation Medical Examiner, Etihad Airways

11.20Q & A Session
11.30TWO CASES STUDIES – DO CABIN CREW NEED A NEW SET OF MEDICAL EXAMINATION?
Dr Sung Hee Ahn, Korean Air Aeromedical Center

11.50Q & A Session
12.00LUNCH
DAY ONE – AFTERNOON PROGRAMME
SESSION 2 – AIRCREW HEALTH AND BREAKOUT SESSION
13.00COMBINED PILOT AND CABIN CREW MEDICAL TRAINING…A SUCCESS STORY
Caroline Keaveny (RN) Training and Effectiveness Manager,
Captain Graham Stokes Head of Flight Operations Training and Standards, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd

13.20Q & A Session
13.30NOISE IN THE AIRCRAFT CABIN: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE HEALTH OF PASSENGERS AND CREW
Dr Eileen McNeely, Harvard School of Public Health

13.50Q & A Session
14.00ALCOHOL AND MEDICATION: DOES FLIGHT CHANGE ITS EFFECT?
Prof. Michael Bagshaw, Visiting Professor of Aviation Medicine, King’s College London

14.20Q & A Session
14.30EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SKIN CANCER IN AIRCREW AND UV EXPOSURE
Hans de Ree, KLM Health Services,
Dr Alwin van Drongelen, KLM Health Services

14.50Q & A Session
15.00REFRESHMENT BREAK
BREAKOUT SESSION
Management of Communicable Diseases in Aviation
15.30Procedures regarding the session and group set up
15.45Group work
17.00Group report and discussion
17.30COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Day 2

Those clinical cases will be discussed by Dr Evans (ICAO), Dr Dowdall (UK CAA), Dr Salisbury (Canada CAM), Dr Singh (Singapore CAA)
09.00IS THIS A TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK?
Dr Helene Darveau, Medical Consultant, Air Canada Enterhealth LLC
09.20Q & A Session
09.30COCKPIT AND CABIN – INSULIN ANYONE?
Dr Tim Sprott, Medical Director, Air New Zealand

09.50Q & A Session
10.00DIZZY CREW – MIGRAINE, MENIERE’S OR MORE TO IT?
Dr Simon May, Group Medical Officer, Virgin Australia Airlines

Dr Simon May Presentation

10.20Q & A Session
10.30REFRESHMENT BREAK
11.00CAN THIS PUPIL FLY?
Dr Vincent Poirier, Medical Consultant, Air Canada

11.20Q & A Session
11.30DISSOCIATION AND BREAKDOWN: A TOUGH CASE
Dr. Fiona Rennie, Medical Officer, Emirates Airline
11.50Q & A Session
12.00LUNCH
DAY TWO – AFTERNOON PROGRAMME
SESSION 4 – AIRCREW AND PASSENGER HEALTH
13.00ANAPHYLAXIS: IS THIS AIRCREW COMPATIBLE?
Dr. Elizabeth Wilkinson, Head of Health Services, BA
13.20Q & A Session
13.30SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORK: AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE HEALTH OF FLIGHT ATTENDANTS AND HARASSMENT
Sami Newlan MS, Harvard School of Public Health

13.50Q & A Session
14.00MEDICAL DIVERSIONS: A TALE OF PASSENGERS, PILOTS, AND DOCTORS
Dr Paulo Alves, Global Medical Director, Aviation Health, MedAire

14.20Q & A Session
14.30REFRESHMENT BREAK
14.50ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION BEYOND THE “TWO-ROW RULE” FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE AIRBORNE TRANSMISSION ON COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT
Vicki Stover Hertzberg, Ph.D., FASA, P.Stat, Emory University

15.10Q & A Session
15.20THE DETERMINED TRAVELLER – AN EMERGING CONCERN
Sally Newson (RN) Medical Services Advisor, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd

15.40Q & A Session
15.50SUMMARY AND CLOSING REMARKS
Dr Claude Thibeault, Consultants Aeromed Inc. and Medical Advisor, IATA

Dr Claude Thibeault

Medical Advisor, IATA; President, Consult Aeromed

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Dr Anthony Evans

Chief, Aviation Medicine Section, Montreal

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Dr Ian Hosegood

Medical Director, Qantas Airways

Dr David Salisbury

Director Medicine, Civil Aviation, Canada

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Dr Carlo Breytenbach

Senior Aviation Medical Examiner, Etihad Airways

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Dr Sung Hee Ahn

Korean Air Aeromedical Center

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Caroline Keaveny (RN)

Training and Effectiveness Manager

Captain Graham Stokes

Head of Flight Operations Training and Standards, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd

Eileen McNeely

Harvard School of Public Health

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Prof. Michael Bagshaw

Visiting Professor of Aviation Medicine, King's College London

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Hans de Ree

KLM Health Services

Dr Hélène Darveau

Medical Consultant, Air Canada Enterhealth LLC

Dr Tim Sprott

Medical Director, Air New Zealand

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Dr Simon May

Group Medical Officer, Virgin Australia Airlines

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Dr Vincent Poirier

Medical Consultant, Air Canada

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Dr Fiona Rennie

Medical Officer, Emirates Airline

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Dr Elizabeth Wilkinson

Head of Health Services, BA

Sami Newlan MS

Harvard School of Public Health

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Dr Paulo Alves

Global Medical Director, Aviation Health, MedAire

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Sally Newson (RN)

Medical Services Advisor, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd

The Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington is situated in the fashionable district of South Kensington. It is an impressive hotel and offers guests a convenient location, comfortable guest rooms, modern amenities and outstanding customer service.

DIRECTIONS:
4-18 Harrington Gardens
London
SW7 4LH
United Kingdom
T.+44 (0) 20 7373 6030
F.+44 (0) 20 7373 0409

Situated opposite Gloucester Road underground station, with convenient access to three major tube lines, as well as to road, rail and air transport links, the Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington is situated in central London.

Hotel rooms at the Millennium Gloucester can be booked here

For any other questions please email Alison@quaynote.com or telephone 44 (0) 203 560 8154

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Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington, 4-18 Harrington Gardens, London SW7 4LH, United Kingdom