Opening Keynote Address: The Magic of Automation

  • September 24, 2012
  • News
Tuesday, 25 September, 8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Greg B. Hale Chief Safety Officer and Vice President, Worldwide Standards and Auditing, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Responsible for the safety of thousands of cast members and millions of visitors each year at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, Greg B. Hale, chief safety officer and vice president, worldwide standards and auditing, looks to innovation, technologies, and applications to stay on the forefront of park safety. Drawing upon his background in process control, Greg knows first-hand what challenges automation professionals must face and solve—regardless of their particular industry.
Hear Greg’s unique viewpoint on how technologies cross industrial boundaries and his perspective on automation technology as it relates to his industry, and the application of these technologies in the process and discrete industries.
About Greg B. Hale
Greg B. Hale is Chief Safety Officer and Vice President, Worldwide Standards and Auditing, with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. He leads a global team of ride design, operations, and maintenance professionals that keep Disney on the leading edge of theme park safety, accessibility for guests with disabilities, and technology advancements. Greg pro-actively participates in national standards committees and has been recognized for his work on accessibility standards for persons with disabilities and for amusement ride safety standards and training.

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