The 2014 "Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group Forum" was held at the Melbourne Zoo on the 30th and the 31st of July and was attended by over 90 delegates.
Presentations were provided from experts, consultants and speakers currently working in the field of wildlife hazard management. As part of a focus on the greater asia/pacific region, keynote presentations were provided from Indonesia, New Zealand and Singapore. The presentations delivered at the forum included:
Jill Brix (AAWHG Chair) and Darren Angelo (AAWHG Information Officer) - AAWHG update here Jill Brix (AAWHG Chair) - World Bird Strike Association update here Darren Angelo (AAWHG information officer) and Ashley McAlpine (Acting Secreteriat) -AAWHG Recommended Practices on Wildlife Hazard Management here Brian Greeves (AusALPA) - Wildlife Hazard Education and Training for Pilots...One year on! – here (Part 1) and here (Part 2) Video 'Wildlife Strike' (Hosted by the Australian Museum Youtube channel) here Pak Agustono (Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Indonesia) - Keynote address - Implementation of Birdstrike Management in Indonesia here Iain White (Airservices Australia) - Runway Safety here Thomas Lenne (Australian Transport Safety Bureau) - Wildlife strike statistics in Australia Rick Heaton (Regional Aviation Association of Australia) - Aviation Wildlife Strikes - A Regional Perspective here Mitch Roggenkamp (Jetstar) and David Wiman (Airservices Australia) - Wildlife Strike Event - Gold Coast Airport here John Dawson (ALAANZ) - Legal Obligations in Wildlife Management at Airports here Mark Leadbeatter (Charles Taylor Adjusting) - Insurance Implications of Animal Impacts and Birdstrikes to Aircraft here Darren Angelo (AAWHG information officer) and Ashley McAlpine (Acting Secreteriat) - Wildlife Hazard Management Plan and Safety Management System Integration here Scott Ginn (Australian Museum) - Entomology and Wildlife Hazard Management here Andrew King (Australian Museum) - Food chain analysis – here (Part 1) here (Part 2) here (Part 3) William Steele (William Steele Consulting) - The value of good data coupled with advanced statistical analysis: first steps towards predictive management of bird strike hazard? here Kerr Forbes (Melbourne Airport) - Melbourne Airport Wildlife Hazard Management Program here Christopher Wee (Mastermark) - Birdstrikes - A Singapore Case Study – here (Part 1) here (Part 2) Mathew Bender and Brodie Akacich (Queensland Airport Ltd) - Wildlife Hazard Management - The Joint-User Perspective here Scarecrow Pty Ltd here Western Advance and Robin – here (Part 1) here (Part 2) Rocketman here AAWHG sponsor loop presentation here