GSE & Ramp Ops 2018 Presentations

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Wednesday 12 September 2018

Chairman’s welcome and event overview


Panel Discussion: Non-negotiable safety systems:

Hannu Hakkarainen, Head of Airside, Ground Operations, Finnair. 

Patryk Leski, Quality and Safety Manager, LS Airport Services. 

Anders Larsen, Chief Sales Officer, Vestergaard.


Presentation: Innovation and the future in aircraft turnaround:

Jan Vana, CEO, WheelTug. Link


Presentation: Maximising the utility of GSE for On-Time Performance (OTP)

Jeno Kovacs, VP Operations, Qatar Aviation Services. Link


Presentations: Communications and training:

David O’Connell, MD, dbD Communications. Link

Nick Welch, Technical Director, RTITB. Link


Presentation: New safety initiatives  in quality, safety and compliance and the results gleaned:

Herve Gueusquin, Flight Operations Support and Dispatch, Air France. Link

Jo Masse, Attache, Belgian Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA). Link


Chairman’s closing remarks.


Thursday 13th September

Chairman’s welcome.


Panel discussion: Infrastructural support for electric GSE

David Ucles, Ground Support Equipment Manager, Iberia Airport Services. 

Helmuth von Grolman, CEO, Colibri Energy GmbH. 

Mie Rajcic, Head of Airside Compliance and Safety, Copenhagen Airports A/S. 

Thilo Wiers-Keiser, Co-owner, Head of Sales and Marketing, Mototok. 


Panel discussion: Preventing aircraft damage:

Paul Drever, GM, GSE Engineering and Standards, Menzies Aviation. 

Owen McKenna, Sales Director, Mallaghan GSE. 

Frank Schreiber, Senior Application Manager for Mobile Camera Systems, ifm syntron GmbH.

Slaven Zabo, Manager Ground Operations, Croatian Airlines.

Nick Welch, Technical Director, RTITB. 


Presentations: GSE Pooling. Link

Liam Bolger, Head of Airside, London Luton Airport.

Kristof Phillips, General Manager, TCR.


Closing remarks and end of event.