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CHC Safety & Quality conference almost sold out

Feb. 26, 2013, Vancouver - Registration for the 2013 CHC Safety & Quality Summit, the world's premier aviation-safety conference is still open for another 18 days.

February 26, 2013  By Carey Fredericks

The summit is an internationally recognized safety conference dedicated to improving safety through excellence in human factors. This year's summit revolves around the theme, "Building an Accident Free Legacy: Predictive Safety to Avoid 'The Inevitable.'"

The event brings together top aviation-safety professionals from around the globe to share best practices and explore the latest in safety management systems, human factors of safety, and elements of a safety culture. About 40 separate sessions are scheduled for each of three days.

Keynote speakers at this year's summit are:

—  Dr. Bill Johnson, chief scientific and technical advisor at the U.S.
    Federal Aviation Administration
—  Larry Wilson, vice pesident and author of SafeStart, an advanced safety-
    awareness training program
—  Dr. Scott A. Shappell and Dr. Douglas A. Wiegmann, co-developers of the
    Human Factors Analysis and Classification System, HFACS Inc.
—  Kimberly Turner, founder and chief executive officer of Aerosafe Risk
    Management, Australia, and
—  Simon Sinek, leading motivational speaker and author of Start with Why.
Pre- and post-summit training courses are also being offered, cover BSI audits, BowtieXP methodology and software, accident investigation and analysis, accident response preparedeness, and safety management systems. Course details are available online, at


Registration for the summit and the training courses can be completed at


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