Aerial Firefighting Conference 2022
Thought Leadership Conference
Thought Leadership for Fixed- and Rotary-Wing Operators
and Fire Agencies
The Aerial Firefighting Conference, presented by WINGS and HELICOPTERS, is a one-day event featuring sector-leading suppliers on hand to display and discuss new technologies and services. The conference also includes a range of case studies and presentations from industry leaders to provide rotary- and fixed-wing operators, as well as their clients, with critical business information about the aerial firefighting sector.
Connect and Innovate @ AFF
Critical business information for aerial firefighting operators and agencies, with an emphasis on the following segments:
- New products impacting the sector
- Available support services
- Air Traffic Management
- Aircraft innovations
- Procurement needs
- Governmental regulations and procedures
- Opportunities and challenges, domestic and international
Attend the 3rd annual Aerial Firefighting Conference 2022
Register to Attend
your registration can be transferred to our next event date or refunded.
|7:30 am – 8:30 am||
Exhibitor set up
|8:30 am – 9:15 am||
Doors open, light breakfast and coffee, networking
|9:15 am – 9:30 am||
Aerial Firefighting Conference welcome, KF AerospaceSpeaker: Paula Quinn, Executive Director, KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence
Goals of the new KF Aerospace Centre of Excellence and its support of Canadian aviation.
|9:30 am – 10:30 am||
Operator Panel DiscussionSpeakers
Peter Boniface, Executive Director/Operations Manager, Air Operations Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency
Corey Taylor, Manager of Business Development, Yellowhead Helicopter
Robert Gallagher, President and CEO, Coldstream Group of Companies
Leading Canadian fixed- and rotary-wing operators discuss strategy, opportunities and challenges in the aerial firefighting sector.
|10:30 am – 11:00 am||
Exhibitors, Refreshment Break, Networking
|11:00 am – 11:45 am||
Helicopter Association of Canada update on the Aerial Firefighting sectorSpeaker: Trevor Mitchell, President and CEO, Helicopter Association of Canada
|11:45 am – 12:30 pm||
Lunch, Exhibitors, Static Display, Networking
|12:30 pm – 1:30 pm||
Climate Change and the New Business Environment, trends and opportunities in aerial firefightingSpeaker: Jeff Berry, Director, Business Development, Conair Group
Leading MRO, AMO and engineering specialists discuss how they work with fixed- and rotary-wing operators, while also providing insight into maintenance and modification investments.
|1:30 pm – 1:45 pm||
Exhibitors, Static Display, Networking
|1:45 pm – 2:45 pm||
Presentation, Leveraging Satellite and Cellular Connectivity in Aerial FirefightingSpeaker: David Thomas, Director of General Aviation, SKYTRAC
How to leverage data and automation to improve your aerial firefighting services.
Presentation to be followed by a panel discussion on flight data monitoring and aircraft communications, featuring:
|2:45 pm – 3:45 pm||
Exhibitors, Static Display, Networking, KF Aerospace Centre of Excellence toursHow to build a stronger position in the aerial firefighting sector and what to look for in aircraft.
KF AEROSPACE CENTRE FOR EXCELLENCE
5800 Lapointe Drive, Kelowna BC, V1V 1S1
Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport
5505 Airport Way,
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Kelowna Airport
1665 Innovation Drive
Kelowna, British Columbia
V1V 2Y9 Canada
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