AERIAL FIREFIGHTING EUROPE 2017

16 - 17 OCTOBER 2017 - NIMES, FRANCE

CONFERENCE  |  EXHIBITION  |  STATIC DISPLAY  |  AERIAL DEMONSTRATIONS

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

DATE EVENT TIME LOCATION
 15 October 2017 Opening Reception 18:00 - 19:30 Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes Airport
16 October 2017 Exhibition - day 1 08:00 - 17:15 Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes Airport
Conference - day 1 09:00 - 17:15 Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes Airport
Drinks Reception 18:30 - 19:15

Museé de la Romanitè

 

Conference Dinner - Invitation only 18:30 - 22:00 Arènes de Nîmes
17 October 2017 Exhibition - day 2 08:15 - 17:30 Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes Airport
Conference - day 2 10:30 - 17:30 Nîmes–Alès–Camargue–Cévennes Airport

conference agenda

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Day 1 - 16 October 2017

1. Keynote Address - European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid & Crisis Management, Belgium 

2. Global Warming & Climate Change Research from the Air – Director, Global Fire Monitoring Center, Germany 

3. The High Altitude & Long Range Research Aircraft - Head of Department, German Aerospace Center

4. Interoperability of EU Aerial Firefighting Resources -
Bureau des Moyens Aeriens, Ministry of Interior, France

5. Case Study:  EU Cooperation to Fight Forest Fires - Director General, Directorate-General for European Civil Protection & Humanitarian Aid Operations

6. Multi-Aircraft Simulator Training  - CL 415 Safety Officer, BASC Aerial Firefighting Centre, France

7. Eventual Integration of Aerial & Ground Firefighting Computer-Based Simulation Training – Directeur du Pole Nouvelles Technologies, Conseiller Technique USAR, France

8. Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Aerial Firefighting – Air Force, Navy & ISR Programs, DynCorp International, USA 

9.The Selection, Design, Testing & Capabilities of the Next Generation Air Tanker – Senior Training & Check Captain, Conair Group Inc., Canada 

10. Drone Interference Challenges and Public Awareness Campaigns in Australia– General Manager, NAFC, Australia

11. Aircraft Accident during Firefighting Operations: Causality, Trends & Challenges in Safety – Chief of Aerial Assets, Spanish Forest Fire Service

 

 

Day 2 - 17 October 2017

1. BAe-146 Airtanker Overview – Chief Operating Officer, Neptune Aviation, USA 

 

2. Key Ingredients to be a Successful Aerial Firefighting Operator –  Air Tractor Europe, S.L., Spain  

  

3. Military Aerial Firefighting as a Secondary Mission – C-130 Air Tanker Aerial Firefighting Operations – 302 AW, Chief of Aerial Firefighting, US Air Force Reserve

 

4. Lessons Learned from the Air Traffic Management of International Aerial Firefighting Aircraft during the Israeli Wildfires in 2016 – Commander, Police Firefighting Squadron, Israel 

 

5. Indonesia’s Challenging Wildfire Environment – A Developing Aerial Solution – Secretary General, National Disaster Management Authority, Indonesia 

 

6. Testing the Aerial Firefighting Suppressant Capability of an Air Tanker - Scientific Director, Cooperative Forest Research Facility, France 

 

7. Night Fire Suppression Operations – Colorado Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting,  USA 

 

8. Advanced Technologies for Aerial Firefighting Operations - Security & Defence Programs Director, SAFE Cluster, France