Industry experts to meet on safety in business aviation at EBASCON 2018

posted on 15th January 2018 by Omar

Now in its eighth year, the industry’s key European Business Aviation Safety Conference EBASCON is ready to open its doors in Vienna from February 20 to 21, 2018. The annual conference is unique in Europe by addressing all possible aspects to optimize safety in business aviation.

The speaker line-up reflects the diversity of stakeholder organizations involved in ensuring the safety and efficiency of aviation. The presentations and workshops will be more relevant than ever. They address, among others, the safety aspects of data linkage in aviation safety teams, outsourced simulator-based emergency procedures and matrix approaches for safety teams. The agenda also covers specific legal issues and the implication of human factors.

Furthermore, effective communication models will be presented under the aspect of cultural differences within teams. Presenters include: • Reinhard Balzer, Senior Lecturer Regulations at German Air Traffic Control, Flight Captain, CRM Trainer • Soufiane Boufous, PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Aviation at the University of NSW, Sydney/Australia • Jens Friedemann, Investigator in Charge at BFU Germany • Martin Hamilton, VP Business Development at Aircare International • Ian Holder, Principal Consultant at Baines Simmons • Nektarios Karanikas, Associate Professor of Safety and Human Factors, Aviation Academy, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences • Paul D. Krivonos, PhD, Emeritus Professor Communication Studies and Public Administration, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) • John Norris, Managing Director, Av8jet Ltd. • Razvan Prunean, Operational Safety Expert • Andrew Rose, Principal Consultant, Llanbury Consulting Ltd. • Volker Stuhlsatz, Senior ATM Specialist at EUROCONTROL Maastricht-UAC • Marion Venus, Aviation Psychologist and Human Factor Specialist Special guest and VIP speaker will be Christian Rode, Fighter Pilot, Top Gun Instructor and Keynote Speaker.

“This year’s offer of high-level speakers and presentations is second to none. I am delighted that we have been able to attract so many international business aviation experts and visionaries for the EBASCON 2018,” said Christian Beckert, EBASCON organizer. “I look forward to welcoming all our speakers and visitors to what will undoubtedly be an exciting and must-attend event for business aviation professionals around Europe.”