IAAPA Safety Institute - Singapore
Safety is the global attractions industry’s top priority: safety for guests, safety for employees, and the safe operation of facilities and equipment. The IAAPA Safety Institute provides an opportunity for attractions operators and owners to examine these processes and learn best practices in ride standards, loss prevention, risk management, ride design, and safety compliance. Attendees will learn from insightful presentations by attractions safety experts, industry consultants, manufacturers, and operators from all facets of the industry.
This course is an introductory-level program that provides a broad range of safety concepts and practices. It is recommended for professionals new to the industry, seeking a basic understanding of safety protocol, tools and regulations, and interest in cross-department development. Participants will earn 4 credit hours toward IAAPA certification.
- Global Safety Update
- Safety Culture
- Risk Management
- Best Practices in Maintenance
- Best Practices in Operations
Equarius Hotel, Resort World Sentosa, Singapore
The special room rates provided below are ONLY for program attendees and the deadline will be on November 10 (Sun). Due to limited availability, we recommend you to book your rooms upon the completion of your registration.
The room rates are displayed in Singapore Dollar. Currency fluctuates daily. For an accurate conversion as of today's date, please calculate using the current market conversion rate with the rates below.
- Hotel Address
8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
- Suggested Days to Stay
- IAAPA Safety Institute Attendees: December 5-7, 2019 (2 nights)
- IAAPA Institute for Attractions Managers + IAAPA Safety Institute Attendees: December 2-7, 2019 (5 nights)
- Special Rate
- S$295.00 per room per night (excluding Service Charges & Taxes) staying in Deluxe Room including daily one breakfast and internet access for 1 device.
- S$320.00 per room per night (excluding Service Charges & Taxes) staying in Deluxe Room including daily two breakfast and internet access for 2 devices.
All rates quoted are in Singapore Dollars and are subject to 10% service charge (“Service Charge”) and prevailing goods & services (“GST”)
IAAPA Certification: 4 credit hours
Food and Beverage: one Lunch and two Networking Breaks
Notes: Must be 18 years or older to attend. The course fee includes tuition, support materials, and lunch.
More Information: You can always contact IAAPA APAC Team for more information.
JOSE “BLUE” REYNA III, ICAE
BLUE REYNA joined Enchanted Kingdom in 2010 to oversee its Rides & Attractions Department.
The following year he was tapped to head the Park Operations Division of this first and only world-class theme park in the Philippines that opened in 1995.
In January 2018, he relinquished his role as Division Head of Park Operations to lead the newly created Safety & Risk Management Division of Enchanted Kingdom.
Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for the facility’s over 800 cast members and close to 2 million guests a year, his division oversaw threat assessment, risk management, security, health, first aid and emergency preparedness.
An International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Certified Attractions Executive, Blue possesses National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO) certification in Operations as well as Amusement Ride Inspection, and similarly has Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers (AIMS) International accreditation as Operations Technician and Associate Ride Inspector.
He served for several years in the IAAPA Asia Pacific Safety Sub-Committee and has given talks at IAAPA Safety Institutes and as faculty at IAAPA Institute for Attraction Managers, sharing industry best practices in operations, maintenance, safety and risk management.
His educational background indicates a scholarship at the Philippine Science High School, then tertiary education at the University of the Philippines, University of the East in Manila and the University of Hawaii in Manoa.
Jason Todd’s career in the leisure and entertainment industry began over 30 years ago in operations and since then, Jason’s experience includes all aspects of entertainment facility management from project start up to turnkey operations across Australia, Asia and China markets.
Jason has transferred his skills in the theme park industry to create world-class experiences in the wider field of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment. He has worked on projects that include the Sydney Olympic Games, Heritage-listed attractions, Entertainment venues for International touring artists and The Australian Open tennis tournament as well as tourism start-up businesses.
Since 2010, Jason focused on markets including India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and China. As well as operations specialisation, Jason's experience includes sales management and marketing, project development and construction management. He has a proven track record of building and leading teams of local professionals who best understand the local market conditions.
Jason led Village Roadshow Theme Parks’ consulting and project delivery teams in Southern China for five years before establishing his own Consulting firm. As a professional Project Director and General Manager, his portfolio includes large-scale hybrid theme parks, water parks, hi-tech indoor entertainment, specialty attractions and product development.
Shaun McKeogh ICAE
Shaun has extensive experience across the breadth of the Amusement & Attractions Industry including family entertainment centers, theme parks, hotels, zoos, water parks, cultural centers, museums and destination resorts. Shaun’s expertise lies in Theme Park & Attractions Operations Management, Human Resources, Training and Organizational Development planning, to build strong workplace cultures that support employees achieving their very best; impacting job performance, quality service excellence delivery, safety and sales.
Shaun is author of the attractions industry leadership book ‘Reasons 2 Reward’ and regular author of numerous attractions industry features. He is a regular key note speaker at attractions industry events for his extensive experience in opening and improving attractions operations and management at leading attractions around the world. Shaun is currently Chair for the IAAPA Asia Pacific Education Sub Committee and member of the IAAPA Global Education Committee, IAAPA Global Human Resources Committee, IAAPA Asia Pacific Advisory Committee and IAAPA Expo Program Planning Committee. He also served as past Chair of the IAAPA Global Human Resources Committee.
Shaun is Founder and President of the Attractions Academy, supporting attractions around the world with operational consultancy, organizational development and training delivery.
Zishan leads of the commercial and operations team at Mega Adventure Singapore and has been with the company since 2016.He provides the overall vision and strategic direction for the business,and is responsible for driving business growth strategies while maintaining the overall financial stability and profitability of the company.
During his time at Mega Adventure,Zishan has exponentially increased the profitability of the Singapore business and is responsible for leading his team to its best ever performance in terms of visitor numbers, customer experience ratings on Trip Advisorby way of achieving the 2019 Traveller’s Choice Award for Top Experience in Singapore,and safety audit results.
Qualified as an Aeronautical Engineer and Fixed Wing Pilot, Zishan is also the BCA Appointed Ride Manager for the business and he works closely with government agencies such as the Sentosa Development Corporation(SDC)and the Singapore Tourism Board(STB)to promote Singapore as tourist destination.
He is currently an EXCO member of the Association of Singapore Attractions (ASA)and Chairs its Safety Sub-Committee.At the international level, he sits on the Global Education and Membership Task Force Committee of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions(IAAPA)where he has been invited to speak on a wide range of topics relating to Customer Experience, Data Analytics and Safety in the Attractions Industry. Zishan is also leading an industry wide effort in Singapore with other attractions to benchmark attraction performance and the sharing of visitor demographic data so that the industry stays ahead of the challenges it faces from competition around the region.
When he is not at the park, Zishan is an avid traveller who loves to explore new places and experiences in search for inspiration and ideas.
Jason Todd, CEO, Attractions Partners International
Shaun McKeogh, ICAE, Founder & President, Attractions Academy
Zishan Amir, General Manager, Mega Adventure Singapore
Jason Todd, CEO, Attractions Partners International
Jose “Blue” Reyna III, ICAE, Head - Safety & Risk Management Division, Enchanted Kingdom