Maintenance 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 Maintenance 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.

Maintenance Conference Moderator: Stuart Membrey

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, Senior Vice President Flight Operations, IndiGo
3) Airline Manufacturer Flight Training Association (AMFTA) Panel

1030-1115  Coffee Break
Sponsored by: Symbiotics

1115-1245  Session 2 – Looking at the Future
1) Aliesha Staples, CEO, StaplesVR
How to Get Started with Emerging Technology
2) David Cirulli, Head Flight Operations – Asia, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Asia
Next Steps in Aircraft Maintenance
3) Denis Manson, Aviation Consultant, Ten Hammers
Multimodal Sensory Effectiveness – Improving the Realism of Extended Reality

1245-1415  Lunch

1415-1545  Session 3 – Engineering Culture
1) Davy Snowdon MBE, CEO & Founder, Pristine Condition International
Navigating the Skies of Aviation Culture Change
2) Elmar Lutter, Lufthansa Technik Philippines
Speaking About the Unspeakable: Intentional Non-Compliance in Aircraft Maintenance
3) Fatah Hashim, Digital Learning Manager, Asia Digital Engineering
Future of Aviation Learning

1545-1630  Coffee Break
Sponsored by: Symbiotics

1630-1800  Session 4 – Roundtable Discussion: Women in Engineering & Engineering Training

1800-1900  Networking Reception
Exhibition Hall

Day 2 – Wednesday 11th September 2024

0900-1030  Session 5
1) CAE
2) Dr. Alhosain A. Alahdal, Director Technical Training, Saudia Academy
Aircraft Maintenance Training Adventure
3) Christian Delmas, Head of Airbus Maintenance Training, Airbus
The P147 Training Organization Challenge to Manage Different Approvals

1030-1115  Coffee Break

1115-1245  Session 6 – Maintenance Training Efficacy
1) Stephane Bouey, Maintenance Instructor, ATR
Use of 3D Synthetic Medium for Practical Training
2) Tim Welch, Program Manager of Competency Solutions, Eduworks
Training Needs Analysis Needs a Modern Data Approach
3) Jason Stanelle, Associate Technical Fellow, Chief of Design, Commercial Maintenance Training, The Boeing Company
Training Efficacy Evolution in Aviation Maintenance

1245-1415  Lunch

1415-1545  Session 7 – Roundtable Discussion

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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