Nairobi May 1 2014: Kenya Airports Authority in collaboration with the National Birdstrike Committee of Kenya, is organizing the East African Wildlife Symposium from the 28th to the 30th of May 2014 in Kisumu.
The main objective of this symposium is to facilitate the exchange of aviation wildlife hazard information, enhance capacity, discuss upcoming trends and innovations within the industry and create a strong network among stakeholders that will effectively reduce the wildlife strikes within the East African aviation industry. The theme for this year’s symposium is, “Wildlife Hazards, Land use and Aviation Safety: Impact, challenges and opportunities for synergy.”
The symposiums which is on its third year attracts participation from aviation stakeholders and their associations, international agencies, universities and research institutions, land use planners, technology providers, aviation safety regulators and leaders among others. The symposium will be of high value to all participants as it offers a great opportunity for participants to learn, share views and experiences on bird and wildlife hazards management issues and associated challenges.