aerial firefighting ASIA PACIFIC 2018

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29 - 30 AUGUST 2018

WOLLONGONG | NSW, AUSTRALIA


 

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE AGENDA - DAY I

Registration & Coffee

Chairman’s Introduction 

Major General Bill Crews OA (retd), Former Director, Defence Intelligence Organisation, Australian Army, Australia

 

Australia’s Rich Heritage: A Summary of the Protective Legacy Aerial Firefighting has Provided Australia 

 

National Heritage Sites in Tasmania

Paul Black, State Fire Manager for the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, Australia 

 

History of Aerial Firefighting in Australia

Richard Alder, General Manager, NAFC, Australia

 

Australia’s Development of International Joint Operations & Training

 

Joint Operations between BNPB in Indonesia & Australia 

Dody Ruswandi, Secretary General, National Disaster Management Authority, Indonesian

 

Pilot Training & Simulation - Air Attack 2.0

 

Panel Session – Should an International Training Exercise Programme be Developed?

 

Trans-National Private Operators, their Platforms & Developing Technologies – Part I

 

Pilots View of How to Fly Pre-Fire & Linescanning Missions on Wildfires

Andrew Edwards, Chief Pilot, Air Affairs Australia Pty Ltd, Australia

 

Night Vision & Safe Operations at Night

 

Use of NVG in Aerial Firefirefighting Helicopter Operations in Australia

 

Night Vision Goggles & Air Accidents – the Lessons-Learned

 

What is Situational Awareness in Night Flying on Wildfires

 

Question & Answer Session

 

 

Chairman’s Closing Remarks

 

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE AGENDA - DAY II

Registration & Coffee

Chairman’s Introduction 

Major General Bill Crews OA (retd), Former Director, Defence Intelligence Organisation, Australian Army, Australia

 

Unmanned & Optionally Piloted Platforms

 

Safety of Operations at Low Level

 

Mobile Counter Drone Technology in Support of Aerial Firefighting Operations

 

Trans-National Private Operators, their Platforms & Developing Technologies – Part II

 

Present Day & Future VLAT Operations

 

Foreign Government Operations & their Lessons-learned

 

How to Deliver a Wildfire Initial Attack System & First Response within 30 Minutes


Joint Venture – Botswana & Australia


FireHawk Operations in California

 

Question & Answer Session

 

Chairman’s Closing Remarks