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Call for Papers for the 2018 CHC Safety & Quality Summit

Thursday, February 22, 2018


CHC Helicopter has issued a formal call for papers for the 2018 CHC Safety & Quality Summit, focusing on this year’s theme:

Building Safety at Every Level: Does this start at the top or with front line employees?

The 14th Summit will once again take place at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, located near Dallas, Texas, running from October 2 through October 4.

The Summit will feature a series of presentations led by experts in the fields of aviation, oil & gas and energy, and safety. This year invited speakers will lead approximately 100 concurrent sessions over a three-day period, addressing the theme and helping to contribute to the safety conversation in our industries, promoting excellence in safety and human factors and maintaining a robust safety environment.

Last year’s event was a resounding success, as approximately 500 delegates representing nearly 30 countries gathered for the Summit for its first time in Texas.

Potential speakers will have until March 30 to submit entries to lead one or more of the 90 minute sessions during the three day event. Interested speakers are encouraged to visit www.chcsafetyqualitysummit.com to access additional information. Submissions should be sent to summit@chcheli.com and should include proposed titles, a description or outline, objectives and audience benefits, a brief speaker biography and contact information.

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

Please send all completed submissions to summit@chcheli.com

For more than 70 years, CHC Helicopter has provided safe, reliable, cost-effective helicopter service in some of the most remote and challenging environments around the world. With extensive experience transporting customers in the oil and gas industry, supporting search-and-rescue and EMS contracts, and providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services, our dedication to safety and reputation for quality and innovation help our customers reach beyond what they thought possible. Visit www.chcheli.com for information.

Irina Sakgaev
Safety & Quality Applications Specialist

Cameron Meyer
Communications Specialist