Cabin Crew Training Conference

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APATS 2024 is entirely dedicated to airline simulation and training, allowing you to discover the latest innovative training solutions. Supported by the training industry and subject matter experts, the APATS 2024 Cabin Crew Training Conference will provide practical solutions for your day to day challenges and offer key insights into the future of the industry.

To find out more about the APATS speakers, and to read what they’ll be talking about, click on their name or go straight to the Meet the Speakers & Moderators page.

Cabin Crew Conference Moderator: Trevor Jensen

Day 1 – Tuesday 10th September 2024

0900-1030  Session 1 – Opening Remarks (combined session)
1) Captain Adrian Amaladoss, Divisional Vice President, Flight Operations Training & Standards, Singapore Airlines
2) Captain Ashim Mittra, Sr. Vice President Flight Operations, Indigo
3) Airline Manufacturer Flight Training Association (AMFTA) Panel:

  • Captain Jean-Michel Bigarre, Founder & President, Airline Manufacturer Flight Training Association (AMFTA)
  • Mark Albert, Director, Training Solutions, The Boeing Company
  • Captain Stéphan Labrucherie, Head of Flight Training Worldwide, Airbus
  • Jin Yibin, Chief Engineer of Aircraft Operational Safety, COMAC
  • Captain Alexandre Toribio, Head of Flight Crew Training, Embraer

1030-1115  Coffee Break
Sponsored by: Symbiotics

1115-1245  Session 2 – Workshop: EBT Applied in the Real World

  • Dr. Mizuki Urano, Aviation Safety Advocate
    CBTA Workshop – Secrets of Successful Evacuation

1245-1415  Lunch

1415-1545  Session 3 – Engaging Gen Z
1) Imen Mhalla, SEP Supervisor, Abu Dhabi Presidential Flight
New Methods of Leading
2) Karim Eletre, Founder & CEO, Crew Lounge Cabin Crew Training Academy
3) Mark Kammer, Operations Director, Dynamic Advanced Training LLC
Reality Based Training

1545-1630  Coffee Break
Sponsored by: Symbiotics

1630-1800  Session 4 – Workshop: Creating Self Awareness & How to Apply This in Training

  • Richard Muralee, CEO & Principal Facilitator, GRIP Training & Workshops Sdn Bhd

1800-1900  Networking Reception
Exhibition Hall

Day 2 – Wednesday 11th September 2024

0900-1030  Session 5 – Contemporary Issues
1) Philip Baum, Visiting Professor of Aviation Security, Coventry University / Managing Director, Green Light Ltd.
Managing Cabin Safety and Security at a Time of Global Conflict
2) Aleksandra Kapela, Associate Aviation Psychologist, Symbiotics
Gen Z Mental Wellness
3) Ju Li Ng, Air India
Excellence in Customer Service Training

1030-1115  Coffee Break

1115-1245  Session 6 – Workshop: The Next Evolution of Cabin Crew Training (MAYDAY)

  • Søren Seindal Agner, CEO, AEROTEAM Training Solutions
    Introducing Scenario-Based Training into the Cabin Crew Environment

1245-1415  Lunch

1415-1545  Session 7 – Simplifying Training to Make the Message Stick
1) Aliesha Staples, CEO, StaplesVR
How to Get Started with Emerging Technologies
2) Captain Srinivas Rao, Head of Training, AAG Centre for Aviation Training Chennai India
Simplifying Aviation Training with Mind Maps
3) Davy Snowdon MBE, CEO & Founder, Pristine Condition International
Navigating the Skies of Aviation Culture Change

1545-1630 Coffee Break

1630-1800  Session 8 – Future and Emerging Technologies (combined session)
1) Neil Waterman, Commercial Aviation Director, ASTi
AI: The Force Multiplier for Pilot Training (How SATCE & Virtual Instruction Will Power-up Pilot Training)
2) Frank Rister, Test Pilot/Senior Researcher Pilot Training, inTrim GmbH & Nils Bartling, Managing Director/Examiner, inTrim GmbH
Designing Flight Training for Future eVTOL Pilots
3) Cameron Tribe, Senior Industry Fellow – Aviation Academy, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Virtual Reality for Teaching Pilot Decision Making

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