Location: Kerry Hotel, Pudong Ballroom 4
Description: Safety is the attractions industry’s number-one priority: safety for guests, safety for employees, and the safe operation and maintenance of facilities. The IAAPA Safety Institute provides an opportunity for attractions operators and owners to examine these issues and learn about the latest developments and best practices in ride standards, loss prevention, risk management, ride design, and safety compliance.
Join attractions safety experts, industry consultants, manufacturers, and operators from all corners of the business in a series of insightful presentations and discussions.
- Hear the latest information on global ride safety standards and IAAPA’s continuing efforts to harmonize standards around the world
- Examine the best practices in water park operations and standards
- Explore safety operations, employee training, and compliance best practices
|Monday, 13 June |
|10:00 - 10:15 ||Opening Remarks |
| ||Randy Davis, IAAPA Senior Vice President, Safety and Advocacy Services |
|10:15 - 12:00 ||Measuring Accelerations of an Amusement Ride using ASTM F2137 |
| ||Brian King, President, Recreation Engineering, Inc. and Ben Sheldon, Vice |
President, Setpoint Systems, Inc.
|12:00 - 13:00 ||Lunch (on own) |
|13:00 - 14:00 |
|Best Practices in Operations |
| ||Doug Akers, ICAE, Director, Operations, International Operations, |
Universal Parks & Resorts
|14:00 - 15:00 ||Best Practices in Maintenance |
| ||Jose "Blue" Reyna lll, ICAE, Head of Attractions Operations, Enchanted Kingdom |
|15:00 - 16:00 ||Water Park Safety Standards |
| ||Franceen Gonzales, ICAE, Senior Vice President, Business Development, |
|16:00 - 16:15 ||Closing Remarks |
Earn a certificate of completion for attending the IAAPA Safety Institute. To receive a certificate of completion, attendees must be present throughout all sessions and have their badge scanned at all required times. Certificates will be available at IAAPA Central after 12:00 Tuesday, 14 June.
Speakers: Doug Akers, ICAE, Director, Operations, International Operations, Universal Parks & Resorts; Franceen Gonzales, ICAE, Senior Vice President, Business Development, WhiteWater Attractions; Brian King, President, Recreation Engineering, Inc.; Jose "Blue" Reyna lll, ICAE, Head of Attractions Operations, Enchanted Kingdom; Ben Sheldon, Vice President, Setpoint Systems, Inc.
Cost: Admission to the IAAPA Safety Institute is included at no additional cost with AAE 2016 registration. Advance registration recommended.
IAAPA Certification: 4 credit hours