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IAAPA Holding Safety Institute March 27 in Newport, RI

headerlogoAlexandria, VA, USA — Operators, developers, and government officials are invited to learn from industry experts as they discuss how to achieve safety excellence in the attractions industry at the IAAPA Safety Institute in Newport, RI, USA, March 27, 2013.

IAAPA Safety Institutes are known for providing the amusement park and attractions industry with the latest safety information and best practices. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to network with your colleagues and learn how to implement safety best practices.

The registration fee is $99 for IAAPA or NEAAPA members and $149 for nonmembers.

Registration is now open. Register here.  Please contact John Henderson at [email protected] for further questions.


9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
10 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Will Morey, IAAPA Chairman of the Board
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Incident Preparedness and Management
Ed Gabriel, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Deptartment of Health and Human Services (Invited)
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Ride Safety and Maintenance – Kelly Bernish, President, Global SHE Solutions
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Complimentary Lunch with Safety Institute Registration
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Security Best Practices
Doug Stagner, Corporate Senior Director of Operations, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Crisis Communication
David Mandt, VP Communications, IAAPA
3:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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