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PROGRAMME
REGIONAL SEMINAR
REGIONAL SEMINAR "CRISIS MANAGEMENT PLANS IN AVIATION " ”

ORGANISED BY: “FSF-MED and HERMES AIRPORTS”
SUPPORTED BY: “MINSITRY OF TRANSPORT OF CYPRUS - CYPRUS POLICE – JRCC”

CLEOPATRA HOTEL-NICOSIA-CYPRUS
ΝΙCOSIA -12 OCTOBER 2018
OBJECTIVES
  • To present the possible emergency scenarios which potentially can have a negative impact on aviation and other related activities , such as tourism.
  • To highlight the necessity of having in place detailed emergency and contingency response plans for each of such scenarios.
  • To stress the importance of such plans being prepared on a professional and scientific manner , their effectiveness being tested by regular exercises and all the persons involved being appropriately trained.
  • Through a panel discussion, to identify gaps and weaknesses and draw conclusions on possible ways in overcoming them.
PROGRAMME
09.00-10.00: OPENING SESSION
  • Welcome by the Seminar Chairman:: Christos Petrou, Executive Director FSF-MED
  • Address by the Chairman of FSF-MED Iacovos Papadopoulos, Chairman FSF-MED
  • Address by the CEO of HERMES : Eleni Kalogirou, CEO HERMES Airports
  • Address by the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works of the Republic of Cyprus : Mrs. Vasiliki Anastasiadou ( tbc)
  • AWARD CEREMONY : “FSF-MED LIFE ACHIEVEMNT AWARD” : presented to Capt.Costas Fitiris
  • PRESS CONFERENCE
10.00 – 10.30 : COFFEE BREAK
10.30-12.00: SESSION ONE
  • Εmergency and contingency response plans / The need for regional cooperation : ICAO.
  • European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell: Ken Thomas, EUROCONTROL.
  • Training on designing and testing emergency and contingency response plans: Paula Almeida , JAA TRAINING ORGANISATION.
  • Oversight of Emergency and Contingency Response Plans at national level : RAlessandro Cardi, Civil Aviation Authority- ENAC, Italy.
  • Contingency plans for the negative impact on tourism, caused by air travel disruptions Anita Mediratta , UN World Tourism Organisation.
12.00 – 13.00: SESSION TWO:
  • ANSP and Air Traffic Controller responses to unusual situations/ EUROCONTROL Guidelines for Contingency Planning : -Haris Antoniades , Head of Nicosia Area control Centre -ACC
    -Nicolas Mytides , Head of Larnaca Control Tower
  • Emergency and contingency plans regarding airport operations : Miltos Miltiadous, COO HERMES Airports.
  • Emergency and contingency response plans regarding aviation security :Cyprus Police.
13.00 - 14.30 : LUNCH
14:30 – 15.30: SESSION THREE
  • Emergency and contingency response plans in "Search and Rescue:: Capt.Costas Fitiris, Chief of Cyprus Search and Rescue Centre -JRCC.
  • Aviation related Emergency plans in Civil Defense activities : Cyprus Civil Defense Service
  • Being ready to face increased threats from Drones : Matan Orian, CAA Israel
15.30 - 16.00 : COFFEE BREAK
16.00-16.30 : PANEL DISCUSSION
  • Chairperson : Anita Mediratta , UN World Tourism Organisation
  • Questions and Answers 16.30 - 17.00
  • Conclusions 17.00 – 17.30