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PROGRAMME
REGIONAL SEMINAR
"AVIATION SAFETY FOR OFF-SHORE HELICOPTER OPERATIONS / SEARCH AND RESCUE"

19/5/2016 - KLEOPATRA HOTEL NICOSIA

Jointly organized by FSF-MED and FISHER INSTITUTE
Supported by DCA Cyprus and CAA Israel

PROGRAMME
09.00-09.45    • Opening remarks by Erik Mercκx - Chairman of the Seminar

• Welcoming remarks by Christos Petrou - Executive Director of FSF-MED

• Short address by Joel Feldschuh - DG of the Israeli Civil Aviation Authority

• Short address by Eran Ramot - Director of Safety of the Fisher Institute

• Address by Mr. Alecos Michaelides, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, on behalf of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, ΗΕ Mr.Nicos Anastasiades


09.45-10.00    Coffee break and Press conference

10.00-11.00    GENERAL ASPECTS OF GAS EXPLORATION BY CYPRUS AND ISRAEL

• Stelios Nikolaides - Cyprus Ministry of Energy: Developments in the Exclusive Economic Zone ( EEZ) of Cyprus

• Nicos Nicolaou – Department of Civil Aviation Cyprus : Current relations between Cyprus and Israel in aviation/ the potential need of expanding cooperation for helicopters flights over the Israeli and Cyprus EEZ

• Constantinos Hadjistassou-University of Nicosia: Can the Eastern Mediterranean Gas help enhance EU energy Security?

• QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS


11.00–13.00    AVIATION SAFETY FOR OFF-SHORE HELICOPTER OPERATIONS

• Vangelis Demosthenous - KRATIS CONSULTING: Human factors for off-shore operations

• Francois Lascale, HELIOFFSHORE, UK: Global collaboration / Frontline Results

• Ingo Lueschen - LUFTHANSA Consulting: Safety procedures for helicopter flights. The case of PETROBRAS

• Dimitrios Soukeras – Hellenic Aviation Society: Organisational Culture Selection for safer helicopter operations

• Marcello Mannino - IDS Italy: System and Tool supporting Rotorcraft IFR operation

• QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS


13.00-13.15: SIGNING OF MOC BETWEEN FSF-MED AND CYPRUS SEARCH AND RESCUE CENTRE
• AWARD CEREMONY

13.15–14.30   LUNCH

14.30–16.30   SEARCH AND RESCUE

• Celso Figueiredo - ICAO : Current policies and practices of ICAO

• Sotirios Theofanis, Galilee International Management Institute, Israel and Maria Boile, Hellenic Insititute of Transport : Off-shore Service Vessels Deployment for Gas Exploitation - Their Role in SAR

• Coffee break

• Captain Costas Fitiris – COMMANDER OF THE CYPRUS SEARCH AND RESCUE CENTRE: Current procedures / coordination with Israel / potential needs for new procedures

• Mike Solomon: ISRAELI SEARCH AND RESCUE CENTRE: Structure and procedures


16.30–17.00    CONCLUDING REMARKS BY THE CHAIRMAN - DISCUSSION