Pilot Conference Proceedings

Conference Theme: Safety Through Efficient Training

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Day 1 – Tuesday 28th August 2018

Session 1 – Opening Remarks & Keynote Addresses (all conference tracks)
1) Blair Cowles, Asia-Pacific Regional Director, Safety & Flight Operations, IATA  [PDF]
2) Capt. Quay Chew Eng, Senior Vice President of Flight Operations, Singapore Airlines  [PDF]
3) Patrick Curtin, Senior Manager, Campus Operations, Boeing Flight Services Singapore Campus  [PDF]

Session 2 – Perspectives on the Future
1) Captain Philip Adrian, CEO, MPS
How Henry Ford and Albert Einstein Contribute to Aviation Training  [PDF]
2) Captain Torbjorn Wischer, Global Leader Training Strategy, CAE
Developing Better Pilots, Faster  [PDF]
3) Diego Martinez, Manager, TRAINAIR PLUS Programme, Global Aviation Training Office, ICAO
Managing Aviation Training Intelligence  [PDF]

Session 3 – Primary Training Issues
1) Captain Khaled Al Sheebani, A330/A380 Training Manager, Etihad Airways
MPL Introduction  [PDF]
2) Captain Adrian Young, Head of Flying Operations & Chief Pilot, QantasLink  [PDF] & Professor Paul Bates, Head of Aviation & Logistics, The University of Southern Queensland  [PDF]
Qantas Group Future Pilot Program
3) Dr. David Freiwald, Vice President Standards and Quality, AeroGuard Flight Training Center
The Use of TMS in Ab Initio Pilot Training for Optimal Performance  [PDF]

Session 4 – EBT Implementation
1) Captain Ping Lee, Chief Pilot, Basic Training Section, EVA Airways
Enter the Dragon: East Meets West  [PPTX]
2) Mike Varney, EBT Foundation
Enabling Change – Implementing the Evidence-based Training Program
3) Captain Phil Cullen, Director, GreenstoneStarling
Training the Trainers for EBT – An easyJet Example

Day 2 – Wednesday 29th August

Session 5 – Airline Training Issues
1) Martin Egerth, Senior Product Manager Human Factors, Lufthansa Aviation Training GmbH
What Makes a Good Leader
2) Captain Xavier Lesceu, Head of Flight Operations and Training Policy, Airbus
OEM Simulator Stall Demonstrator  [PDF]
3) Captain Graham Stokes, Head of Training and Standards, Virgin Australia
Instructional Techniques and Training ROI  [PDF]

Session 6 – Regulatory Input
1) Daan Dousi, Aircrew and Medical Standards and Implementation Section Manager (acting), EASA – Flight Standards Directorate
Working with the Industry  [PDF]
2) Ian MacLaren, Senior Technical Advisor & Vera Jakimovska, Head of International Operations UK & Europe, UK CAA
Using Risk-Based Surveillance to Engage with Industry  [PDF]
3) Marc Brogan, Flight Examiner – Flight Training & Operations, Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand
The Flight Instructor as a Profession – A Regulators Perspective  [PDF]

Session 7 – Airline Training Issues 
1) Norman MacLeod, Human Factors Manager, Cathay Pacific Airways
Lightbulbs, Metaphors and Clocks – Gaming in CRM Training  [PDF]
2) Matthew McKay, SMS Consultant
SMS: For Real or for the Regulator?  [PDF]
3) Sumant Hattikudur, Senior Product Manager and Strategy Analyst, Boeing Global Services
Digital Crew Credentials  [PDF]

Session 8 – Technology Assisting Training (all conference tracks)
1) Colin Rydon, Vice President Training, Safety & Compliance, L3 Commercial Aviation
Advancing FTD Technologies and the Opportunity to the Pilot Training Journey  [PDF]
2) Captain Pierre Wannaz, A330/A340 Captain & Senior Advisor, CEFA Aviation
How Could We Turn Each Flight Into a Training Opportunity?  [PDF]
3) Captain Benoit Treilhou, Instructor, ATR Training Centre
New Technology for New Technology Aircraft  [PPTX]

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