Maintenance Conference

Conference Theme: Safety Through Efficient Training

Day 1 – Tuesday 28th August 2018

0900-1000  Session 1 – Opening Remarks & Keynote Addresses (all conference tracks)
1) Blair Cowles, Asia-Pacific Regional Director, Safety & Flight Operations, IATA
2) Captain Quay Chew Eng, Senior Vice President of Flight Operations, Singapore Airlines
3) Patrick Curtin, Senior Manager, Campus Operations, Boeing Flight Services Singapore Campus

1000-1100  Coffee

1100-1230  Session 2 – A Look at the Future
1) Christian Delmas, Head of Maintenance Training, Airbus Training Services
Aircraft Mechanics – The Challenges for Operators, MROs and Training Centres
2) Andy Shone, Chief Executive Officer, Southpac Aerospace
From Reacting to Learning, the Next Step in Aviation Safety
3) Dr. William Cox, CEO, Management & Excellence SA
Is Maintenance Training an Important Profit Source for Airlines?

1230-1400  Lunch

1400-1530  Session 3 – New Developments 
1) Sumant Hattikudur, Senior Product Manager & Strategy Analyst, Boeing Global Services
Digital Crew Credentials
2) Dr. Bill Johnson, PhD., Chief Scientific & Technical Advisor for Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance Systems, FAA
3) Dr. Jack Patel, Assistant Professor & Ms. Kim-Chua, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Asia
Building Capability and Ensuring Employability, Diversity and Positivity in Aviation Higher Education

1530-1615  Coffee

1615-1745  Session 4 – Training Developments
1) Mark Ballard, Director of Maintenance Training, Pelesys
Innovative Training for This Generation of Technicians
2) Caroline Bosq, Head of New Offers, Airbus
Structural Repair Challenges
3) Thomas Vaidhyan, Chairman & CEO, Aten Inc.
VR in Maintenance Training

1745  Networking Reception


Day 2 – Wednesday 29th August

0900-1030  Session 5 – Regulatory Session
1) Luigi Preti, Maintenance Organization Expert & EASA International Officer in Singapore
2) Dr. Bill Johnson, PhD., Chief Scientific & Technical Advisor for Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance Systems, FAA

1030-1115  Coffee

1115-1245  Session 6 – Open Forum
Moderated by Geoff Hill, Engineer Training Manager, Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd.

1245-1400  Lunch

1400-1530  Session 7 – Technology for Maintenance Training
1) Julien Champs, Head of Sales & Business Development – Aviation Simulation, ECA Group
Simulation in Maintenance Training
2) Eric Colin, Head of Maintenance Training Standardization & Directives, Airbus
New Technology Tools
3) Dean Butchers, Director Business Development, Immersive Training Services
Simulation Training in Aviation Maintenance for Increased Efficiency and Crew Safety

1530-1615  Coffee

1615-1745  Session 8 – Technology Assisting Training (all conference tracks)
1) Colin Rydon, Vice President Training, Safety & Compliance, L3 Commercial Training Solutions
Advancing FTD Technologies and the Opportunity to the Pilot Training Journey
2) Captain Pierre Wannaz, A330/A340 Captain, Swiss International Air Lines
How Could We Turn Each Flight into a Training Opportunity?
3) Benoit Treilhou, Instructor, ATR Training Center
New Technology for New Technology Aircraft

1745  Closing Remarks


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