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MENAFN Press - 22/01/2014
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(MENAFN Press) Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Emirates Group, security, safety and operations leaders of industry organisations worldwide will come together in Dubai for the second Aviation Safety Culture Summit to be held next month.

Hosted by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and organised by Streamline Marketing Group, the summit will run from 3-4 February 2014 at Park Hyatt in Dubai. The event will attract more than 300 local and international stakeholders from regulatory authorities, airlines, airport operators, aircraft manufacturers, pilot associations, safety organisations and air traffic control service providers to discuss key strategies and challenges in improving safety culture across the industry.

The two-day summit will comprise panel discussions covering a range of topics, including initiatives that are currently in place to improve aviation safety. The sessions will focus on how to develop a global aviation safety plan, how to improve co-operation between partners in the industry and the importance of developing the necessary human capital and creating training programmes to create a safety culture among the workforce.

"Safety is the number one priority for air transport and aviation is the safest means of transport," said H.E. Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General at the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority. "To continue this lead and ensure air transport continues to play a major role in driving sustainable economic and social development, collaboration and sharing of best practice, is required among all partners of the industry.''

"The first edition of The Aviation Safety Culture Summit proved its success as a strategic global platform for industry leaders to discuss safety issues and find ways of collaboration. The agenda for the upcoming event has been built around the results from the first edition," he added.

The summit will also comprise four sessions focusing on areas including adapting and implementing international safety culture best practices for local workforces and implementing systems to manage human error effectively and to avoid future accidents. Applying diverse perspectives on culture in an aviation environment and understanding the benefit of technology as a catalyst for improving safety in the aviation industry will also be areas for discussion.

The event is sponsored by Honeywell, Boeing, AAL Group, dnata, Maximus Air, Chevron and Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies and supported by AviAssist Foundation.

About the Safety Aviation Culture Summit
The 2nd Annual Aviation Safety Culture Summit will be held on the 3rd and 4th of February 2014 in Dubai, UAE. The Summit will bring together local and international stakeholders from regulatory authorities, airline operators, airport operators, aircraft manufactures, pilot associations, safety organisations and air traffic control service providers to discuss key strategies and challenges in improving safety culture.About the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority Dubai Civil Aviation Authority was established as an autonomous body by the decree issued by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, by proclamation of Law No. (21) of 2007, to undertake development of air transport industry in the Emirate of Dubai and to oversee all aviation related activities. Law No. (21) of 2007 was amended by Law No. (19) of 2010. About Streamline Marketing GroupFounded in 1997 by professionals who saw an opportunity to combine their diverse backgrounds and skills to deliver events with impact and focus on customer service, Streamline initially focused on niche, government-related project exhibitions, and quickly established itself as an innovative, entrepreneurial and proactive new player in the region. Having launched and managed a wide variety of unique B2B events across a broad range of industries since then, we fully recognise and understand the need for B2B events in the Middle East to go beyond the traditional exhibition and conference format and are known for our value-added services such as matchmaking programmes and marketing consultancy that strengthen and enhance our business offering for strategic partners, exhibitors, visitors and delegates.



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