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2014 EAS Conference Presentation Materials

Presentation Materials Now Available for Download

Presentation materials from the 2014 EAS Conference materials are now available for download. Presentations (where available) can be downloaded in a PDF format.
These presentations will be available for download until October 31st, 2014. After that time they will be available in the members-only section of the IAAPA web-site. 

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What Do All These Different Standards Mean? 

Har Kupers, Vekoma Rides Manufacturing BV, The Netherlands 
European Playground and Waterpark Standards
Roger Currier, Director of Project Development, Neuman Aqua Co.
Victor Pelsmaeker, Safety Director, Parques Reunidos               
The Health and Safety Inspection Scheme and System in the UK – Improving Safety throughout the attractions Industry in the UK.  
Flip Sandell, Inspector of Health and Safety, UK Health and Safety Executive
Stefan Kasper, IS-FSF-MUC, TUEV Sued
Working with Contractors: A Review of Best Practices within the Industry
Bruno Fournet, HR Director - Health & Safety, Cast Dining and Housing at Disneyland Paris
David Bromilo, General Manager - Park Operations Drayton Manor Park Limited
Managing the Safety of Your, Operations and Maintenance Staff
Marcus Brian, Group Health and Risk Manager, Merlin Entertainments    
Accessibility and the Attraction Industry
Stefania Cerino
Eric Cosset, Director of Product & Development at Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney Studios
Dr. Kathryn Woodcock, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada



Studio 100 and Plopsa Group Presentation

Steve van den Kerkhof, Chairman of the Board Studio 100 and CEO of the Plopsa Group, Belgium


Mobile Manager: How to Use Mobile Technology in Every Part of an Attraction.

Miikka Seppälä,  CEO at Särkänniemi Adventure Park, Finland

Jens Holm-Möller,  Owner at Park Check / Shoptimizer, Denmark

Fright Fest:

How to Develop, Market and Manage a Successful Haunted Attraction, Maze or Scare House

All Speakers

Cintia Del Draco, Principal, del Dracco Entertainment

Vittorio Santelmo,  Technical Director, Mirabilandia, Italy

Jorg Kraft, Entertainment Manager, Movie Park, Germany

Branded Goods: Is Using Intellectual Property the Right Choice for Your Facility?

Bart Dohmen, with BRC Imagination Arts,

Michael Collins, Senior Partner Leisure Development Partners (LDP)

Choni Fernández, Director for Procurement & Corporate Social Responsibility, PortAventura Spain

Jonathan Linn, Dreamworks

CEO Talk: Four CEOs talk about the industry past, present and future 

Presentation Not Available

Andreas Andersen, CEO Liseberg, Sweden

Mascha van Till, Managing Director, Walibi Holland, The Netherlands

Tolga Alisoglu, CEO Vialand, Turkey

Rodericht van Zuylen, CEO Duinrell, The Netherlands


Don’t Panic! Organizing a Crisis-management Process 

Ruud Walters,  Head of the Crisis and Disaster Management, Dutch Emergency Services (Fire Services) Flevoland

Eric Cosset, Director Product & Development, Disneyland Paris 

Paul Chatelot, Director Safety, Disneyland Paris

Old Wine, New Bottles: What Mature Attractions Can Do To Renew and Refresh Their Facilities

All Presentations

Michel Linet-Frion, Groupe Pierre et Vacances (Centerparcs), France

Steven Rhys, Executive Vice-President, Forrec, Canada 

Ernest van de Voort, Manager Marketing & Formules, Albron, the Netherlands

Dim Hemeltjen, M2Leisure, Netherlands

Yael S. Coifman, Leisure Development Partners LLP, UK (Moderator)

Ugly Rumors, Bad Reviews and Good Advice: Using Social Media to Manage Guest Comments 

Oriol Garcia, PR Manager, PortAventura, Spain

Gwénaël Merlin, Director of Partnerships, TripAdvisor, UK (Presentation not available)

We Got Talent: Succesful Employee Development Strategies

Melanie Stacey, HR Director, Merlin Entertainments, Great Britain

Wart de Goede, Operations Supervisor Dolfinarium Harderwijk

Sylvain Chatain, Internal Sales Supervisor for Walibi Sud-Ouest

Water Filtration Systems: The State of the Art  
Kristian Christensen, CEO Lalandia, Denmark

How to increase in-park Spend 
Christoph Kiessling, CEO Siam Park, Tenerife, Spain

Introduction Center Parcs
Mike Etman, Director Product Development, Group Pierre Vacances, France