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IAAPA Safety Institute Shanghai

Event Type: Education
Venue: In-Person
Member Price: CNY 1199 | Nonmember Price: CNY 1699
Credit Hour(s): 4

*The course will be delivered in Mandarin. The price is in Chinese Yuan, which includes Tuition, Supporting Materials, Lunch Buffet, and Two Coffee Breaks. For 5 or more participants from the same organization, you can enjoy group rate: CNY 999 for member and CNY 1399 for nonmembers. 

The IAAPA Safety Institute provides an opportunity for attractions operators and owners to examine their processes and learn best practices in ride standards, risk management, and safety compliance. Attendees will learn from insightful presentations by attractions industry leaders and experts from Chimelong Group, Shanghai Disney Resort and Sunac Group. 

Hear the latest information on global ride safety standards and IAAPA’s continuing efforts to harmonize these standards around the world. Examine the best practices in attractions operations. Explore safety operations, employee training, and compliance best practices. 

Location: Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Central 

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For more information, contact Joey Zhang, Director, China Office: +86 21 8033 7435 or [email protected].


CST Time Thursday, October 29, 2020
08:30 - 09:00 On-site Registration
09:15-10:00 Global Safety Update
Weiming Lin
, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Chimelong Group
Coffee Break
10:15-11:00 Safety Culture
Phil Hong
, Senior Manager, Safety, Fire and Health Service, Shanghai Disney Resort
11:05 - 12:05 Risk Management
Rigao Huang
, Senior Manager, Ride and Show Engineering, Shanghai Disney Resort
Lunch Buffet
13:15-14:15 Best Practices in Operations
Alan Kwok
, Director, Park Operations, Shanghai Disney Resort
Coffee Break
14:30-15:30 Best Practices in Maintenance
Daniel Ni
, General Manager of Engineering Property Centre, SUNAC Culture Travel Development Group
15:30-16:00 Certificate of Completion


Weiming Lin

Weiming Lin Ph.D

Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Chimelong Group

Dr. Lin joined Chimelong Group in 2016 as the Vice President and Chief Security Officer. Prior to that, Dr. Lin was the Director of Amusement Department of China Special Equipment Inspection and Research Institute (CSEI).

Phil Hong

Phil Hong

Senior Manager, Safety, Fire and Health Service, Shanghai Disney Resort

Phil Hong, Safety Director, Shanghai Disney Resort
洪飞, 安全总监, 上海迪士尼度假区
Phil Hong is the Safety Director at Shanghai Disney Resort. Phil has more than 20 years of field experience and rich corporate safety management experience in the construction, chemical, manufacturing and theme park industries.
In 2011, Phil joined Walt Disney Imagineering in the early stage of the construction of the Shanghai Disney Resort project as senior manager of safety and health. He was responsible for establishing Shanghai Disney Resort’s Safety and Health Management System based on Disney’s global safety standards and local best safety practices, and leading the implementation to ensure the health and safety of all on-site project team members.
Phil transferred to operation team in 2015 as the Senior Manager of Safety, Fire and Health Services. He was mainly responsible for the establishment of SHDR’s Safety, Fire and Emergency Response Team, and the development and implementation of Shanghai Disney’s safety management system and procedures to ensure the success Grand Opening of Shanghai Disney Resort, and the park’s continuous safe operation.

Rigao Huang

Rigao Huang

Senior Manager, Ride and Show Engineering, Shanghai Disney Resort

Rigao Huang, Senior manager of Ride and Show Engineering at Shanghai Disney Resort, has more than 20 years of technical management experience in the electrical, automation, project management and theme park industries.

Rigao joined the Shanghai Disney Resort in November 2015. Since then, he has played a key role to achieve multiple milestones in the park. Rigao acts as a senior manager in the Ride and Show Engineering team, managing the sustaining engineer teams include mechanical, electrical, software and others, QAQC and quality engineering teams, as well as training and CMMS teams. Rigao led the team to startup multiple large-scale amusement equipment, enhance guest experience, and continuously improve the data management system for park maintenance and operation.

Rigao holds a bachelor's degree in electronics and information systems from Sichuan University, and a master's degree in electrical and computer engineering from Worcester Institute of Technology (WPI).

Alan Kwok

Alan Kwok

Director, Park Operations, Shanghai Disney Resort

Alan Kwok is the Director of Park Operations at Shanghai Disney Resort, leading a team of over 2,000 Cast Members. He is a veteran operations leader, with over 15 years of work experience at both Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Shanghai Disney Resort. 

Alan’s Disney career began in 2004 as a core member of the opening team at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. Initially hired as a Duty Manager, Alan’s responsibilities rapidly expanded, and in 2008 he was named the resort’s Manager of Security Operations. 

Alan officially joined Shanghai Disney Resort in 2013 as the Director of Park Operations and again served as a key member of the resort’s opening team. In his current role, Alan manages Duty Manager Operations, Attractions Operations, Guest Arrival Experience, Custodial Operations, Park Event and Guest Flow Operations, and Park Operations Compliance, leading his team to provide every guest with world-class service during their time at Shanghai Disneyland.

Alan has a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Daniel Ni

Daniel Ni

General Manager of Engineering Property Centre, SUNAC Culture Travel Development Group

Daniel Ni is the Assistant President and General Manager of Engineering Property Center at Sunac Culture Travel Development Group. Daniel oversees the group’s property engineering and safety supervision. In his current role, he manages pre-opening implementations, post-opening property engineering and management, and safety supervision for full cycle of construction and operations. Sunac’s current culture and tourism projects include indoor and outdoor amusement parks, water parks, sports parks, aquariums, ski parks, tourism town, hotels, convention centers and other commercial properties. 

Prior to joining Sunac, Daniel was involved in pre-opening implementation and operations for over 10 Wanda’s culture and tourism complexes. During that time, he established a comprehensive facility safety management system. In addition, he has worked in the aviation industry for nearly 20 years and has held important positions in well-known companies such as Shanghai Boeing and Xiamen Taikoo Aircraft. He has a deep understanding and rich practical experience in the maintenance and safety management of complex equipment such as aircraft.

Daniel has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Xian Jiaotong University and an MBA from Xiamen University.