Pilot 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) Capt. 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 – Perspectives on the Future
1) Captain Philip Adrian, CEO, MPS
How Henry Ford and Albert Einstein Contribute to Aviation Training
2) Captain Torbjorn Wischer, Global Leader Training Strategy, CAE
Augmented Training Solutions
3) Diego Martinez, Manager, TRAINAIR PLUS Programme, Global Aviation Training Office, ICAO
Managing Aviation Training Intelligence

1230-1400  Lunch

1400-1530  Session 3 – Primary Training Issues
1) Captain Khaled Al Sheebani, A330/A380 Training Manager, Etihad Airways
MPL Introduction
2) Captain Adrian Young, Chief Pilot, QantasLink & Professor Paul Bates, Head of Aviation & Logistics, The University of Southern Queensland
Qantas 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

1530-1615  Coffee

1615-1745  Session 4 – EBT Implementation
1) Captain Ping Lee, Chief Pilot, Basic Training Section, EVA Airways
Enter the Dragon: East Meets West
2) Captain James Mitchell, Project Manager, Jetstar & Allison McDonald, Director, EBT Foundation
Enabling Change – Implementing the Evidence-based Training Program
3) Captain Phil Cullen, Director, GreenstoneStarling
Training the Trainers for EBT – An easyJet Example

1745  Networking Reception


Day 2 – Wednesday 29th August

0900-1030  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
3) Captain Graham Stokes, Head of Training and Standards, Virgin Australia
Instructional Techniques and Training ROI

1030-1115  Coffee

1115-1245  Session 6 – Regulatory Input
1) Daan Dousi, Aircrew and Medical Standards and Implementation Section Manager (acting), EASA – Flight Standards Directorate
Working with the Industry
2) Ian MacLaren, Senior Technical Advisor, UK CAA
3) Marc Brogan, Flight Examiner – Flight Training & Operations, Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand
The Flight Instructor as a Profession – A Regulators Perspective

1245-1400  Lunch

1400-1530  Session 7 – Airline Training Issues 
1) Norman MacLeod, Human Factors Manager, Cathay Pacific Airways
Lightbulbs, Metaphors and Clocks – Gaming in CRM Training
2) Matthew McKay, SMS Consultant
SMS: For Real or for the Regulator?
3) Sumant Hattikudur, Senior Product Manager and Strategy Analyst, Boeing Global Services
Digital Crew Credentials

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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