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ABC’s John Nance to speak at CHC Summit

Feb. 1, 2011, Vancouver - John Nance, best-selling author, professional speaker, pilot, licensed attorney and aviation correspondent for ABC News and Good Morning America, will be a keynote speaker at a major aviation safety conference in Vancouver.

February 1, 2011  By Carey Fredericks

Organizers of the 2011 CHC Safety & Quality Summit announced today
that John Nance, one of America's most dynamic professional speakers,
will join Tony Kern and Graham Braithwaite as the keynote speakers at
this year's event, March 28 – 30, 2011.

"We are thrilled Mr. Nance will make his first appearance at our
Summit," said Greg Wyght, Vice President, Safety and Quality for CHC
Helicopter. "His experience in the aviation sector makes John a must-see
speaker and we are pleased to have him on our 2011 agenda."

A decorated Air Force pilot veteran of Vietnam and Operations Desert
Storm/Desert Shield and a Lt. Colonel in the USAF Reserve, Nance is well
known for his involvement in Air Force human factors flight safety
education, and is one of the civilian pioneers of Crew Resource
Management (CRM).

A nationally-known author of 19 major books, five non-fiction and 13
fiction bestsellers, Nance has also logged many appearances on national
shows such as Larry King Live, PBS Hour with Jim Lehrer, Oprah, NPR,
Nova, the Today Show, and many others. His editorials have been
published in newspapers nationwide, including the Los Angeles Times and
USA Today. He has long been listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in
American Law, and Who's Who Among Emerging Leaders in America.


The CHC Safety and Quality Summit will feature approximately 70 sessions
examining this year's theme: Corporate Responsibility vs. Personal
Accountability. An impressive array of experts will join Nance to
deliver the sessions.

Now in its seventh consecutive year, the Summit is an internationally
recognized, non-profit aviation safety conference aimed at improving
safety in aviation globally through excellence in human factors. The
Summit is hosted by CHC Helicopter, one of the world's largest providers
of civilian search and rescue services and transportation for the
global offshore oil gas industry. CHC has over 250 aircraft operating in
some 30 countries worldwide.

The Summit is sponsored by Sikorsky, AgustaWestland, Eurocopter, Willis,
Chartis and Swiss Re, allowing organizers to continue bringing together
the best minds in aviation safety to present and share best practices
with delegates from around the globe.


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