Conference Programme - Ground Handling International

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Conference Programme
Day One: 17th June 2014
0800 - 0900 Registration, Coffee & Table-top Exhibition in
the Senate Room
0900 - 0915 Chairman’s welcome & opening remarks
Bob Gurr, Director Sales & Marketing, BidAir Services
0915 - 0940 ICAO’s perspective of the achievements so far
and the challenges ahead for the African aviation industry
Gaoussou Konate, Deputy Regional Director, WACAF Office,
0940 - 1005 Airline/ground handler partnership at an
Elijah Chingosho, Secretary General, AFRAA
1005 - 1030 ACI Activities in Africa: focus on the Airport
Excellence Programme (APEX)
Tebello Mokhema, Communications & Project
Director, ACI Africa
1030 - 1100 Coffee break, One-to-One Meetings and tabletop exhibition in the Senate Room
1100 - 1125 A Civil Aviation Authority perspective on
ground operations
Fadhili Manongi, Consultant, former Director General of
TCAA, Premier Consulting
1125 - 1150 Case Study: airport authority’s perspective on
the ground operations environment in South Africa
Rishi Thakurdin, Group Manager Safety & Compliance, ACSA
1150 - 1215 Ramp of the future: efficient, safe & ecological
Marc Flamme, Regional Territory Aviation Manager, Africa,
1215 - 1330 Lunch break, One-to-One Meetings and table-
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top exhibition in the Senate Room
1330 - 1355 Airports of the future
Yngvar Sundsfjord, Chief Project Manager, COWI
1355 - 1420 Achieving a higher level of operational safety:
systems, technology, competence
Maurizio Anichini, Director Safety & Quality Assurance,
1420 - 1445 Cargo handling in Africa ‐ ACC3, not another
cash cow
Jaap deLange, Managing Director & EU Independent
Validator, IATP
1445 - 1530 Coffee break, One-to-One Meetings and tabletop exhibition in the Senate Room
1530 - 1615 Afternoon panel session: From regulations to
ICAO, ACI Africa, ACSA, Premier Consulting, Cavotec, COWI
Facilitator: Maurizio Anichini, WFS
1615 - 1630 Wrap up session
1640 - 1705 Supplier workshops session one
DAMAREL: Claudius Room
1720 - 1745 Supplier workshops session two
SITA: Conference Room
SAGE PARTS: Claudius Room
1745 - 1900 At delegate’s leisure
1900 Meet in Senate Room to leave for delegate dinner
Johannesburg, South Africa is our location, at the luxurious
Emperors Palace next to OR Tambo International airport.
Johannesburg is the economic hub of South Africa and is the
second largest city in Africa, a vibrant bustling metropolis, home
to more than 3 million people.
The full delegate fee is US$950. This includes three days’
conference including the conference sessions, conference papers,
lunches, coffee breaks and the delegate dinner on 17th June and
one-to-one meeting arrangements.
The Ground Handling International conferences are specifically
designed to bring senior industry executives together to exploit
networking opportunities and to discuss major industry issues.
If you are part of the international ground handling community,
responsible for airline ground handling decision making or a
supplier of services or equipment to the ground handling industry,
you should attend.
Hotel accommodation is not included in the delegate fee.
Information about special rates at the Emperors Palace Hotel will
be provided in the booking confirmation email.
Day Two: 18th June 2014
0900 - 0930 Coffee & Table-top Exhibition in the Senate
0930 - 0945 Chairman’s welcome & opening remarks
Bob Gurr, Director Sales & Marketing, BidAir Services
0945 - 1010 How to develop and deliver the required
training programme
Hervé Gueusquin, Sales & Customer Support Manager,
Air France KLM
1010 - 1035 How to achieve a very high level of training
across your station network
Craig McBride, Manager Training, dnata
1035 - 1100 Using technology to improve operational safety
Christian Faure, VP Commercial ‐ South Africa & Namibia,
Menzies Aviation
1100 - 1145 Coffee break, One-to-One Meetings and tabletop exhibition in the Senate Room
1145 - 1220 Evolution in ground operations services:
a view from West Africa
Kayode Oluwasegun-Ojo, Managing Director/Chief
Executive Officer, NAHCO Aviance
top exhibition at the Senate Room
1515 - 1700 ISAGO update & workshop: everything
you need to know about ISAGO Edition 3
Nektarios Chazirakis, Assistant Manager, Global
Operational Audits & Larry Ward, Manager Safety and Flight
Operations Africa, IATA
Conference Room
1515 - 1700 The Essentials of the IATA SGHA & SLAs
Maurizio Anichini, Director Safety & Quality Assurance, WFS
Claudius Room
1700 - 1800 Farewell reception in Senate Room
Day Three: 19th June 2014
SMS Seminar
0900 - 1230 SMS Implementation methodology:
an overview
Maurizio Anichini Director Safety & Quality Assurance WFS
& Jaap deLange, Managing Director IATP
1220 - 1330 Lunch break in Senate Room
1330 - 1445 Afternoon Panel session: Achieving
operational efficiency, quality, safety & security
dnata, Menzies, Aviance Ghana, NAHCO Aviance, IATP
Facilitator: Bob Gurr, BidAir Services
1445 - 1515 Coffee break, One-to-One Meetings and table-
For more information please contact: Joanna Snell Tel: +44 1892 839215 e-mail: [email protected]