At the 3rd Emergency Management for Airports Summit 2018 in March organized by Equip Global, global emergency experts came together to discuss the pressing issues of managing emergencies and crisis in aviation industry. The 4-day summit included workshops and plenary sessions that discussed strategies to increase emergency preparedness, ensuring safe and rapid emergency response operations and business continuity management to prevent prolonged disruption to airport operations following an emergency.
Attending delegates included airports and airlines from Singapore, Australia, Turkey, India, Hong Kong, US, UAE to discuss lessons learned from recent emergencies relating to aircraft crash that resulted in death of firefighter and airport shooting incident that resulted in five deaths. On top of, renowned international organisations such as ICAO and IACSP were also present to share their views, knowledge and latest updates to Emergency Management. Not forgetting the event highlight, that delegates also heard debates, rebuttals and shared experience directly from discussions in the 45-minutes Multiple-Expert Panel Sessions happened during the Main Summit.
Panelist in discussion
Participants at the summit
In addition to actual rescue and response operations, the conference also featured strategies in executing emergency exercises, enhancing airport and airline coordination to support humanitarian needs, enhancing business continuity management and preparing the airport communities for possible armed offender attacks.
Inspired to build on the knowledge platform for the industry, Equip Global looks to again organise the Emergency Management for Airports Summit next year to deliver the cutting-edge business intelligence to the world’s leading businesses, governments and institutions.
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