Maintenance Training Conference 2019

Moderator: Geoff Hill, Jetstar

Day 1 – Tuesday 3rd September 2019

0900-1000: Session 1 – Opening Remarks & Keynote Addresses (Pilot, Cabin Crew & Maintenance joint session)
1) Captain Chris Kempis, Director Flight Operations, Cathay Pacific
2) Patrick Curtin, General Manager, Campus Operations, Boeing

1000-1100: Coffee

1100-1230: Session 2 – The Bigger Picture
1) Dr. William Cox, CEO, Management & Excellence SA
How to Use Maintenance ROI as a Tool to Boost Profits
2) Sharon Robertson, CEO, IBSA Manufacturing
Combating Skills Shortages – An Australian Perspective
3) Matthew McKay, SMS Consultant
Safety Management Systems in Engineering

1230-1400: Lunch

1400-1530: Session 3 – Human Factors
1) Gareth McGraw, Principal Human Factors Specialist, Qantas Airways
Maintenance HF in Austra-Asia Region
2) Andy Shone, CEO, Southpac
HOP and Safety2
3) Søren Seindal Agner, Owner, Aeroteam
Introducing Gaming in Maintenance HF

1530-1615: Coffee

1615-1745: Session 4 – Live Demo’s & HF Workshop
• HF Game: Participants will be able to participate in a live human factors lesson with gaming
• Airbus will demonstrate their latest simulation technology with VR
• ECA will demonstrate their latest simulation

1745: Networking Reception


Day 2 – Wednesday 4th September

0900-1030: Session 5 – Regulatory Issues
1) Mark Thompson, Technical Training Manager, Aviation Australia
Competency-Based Training
2) Deborah Stephenson, FAA
3) TBD, EASA

1030-1115: Coffee

1115-1245: Session 6 – Open Forum Workshop – Train the Trainer
Discussion and workshop on ‘Train the Trainer’.

1245-1400: Lunch

1400-1530: Session 7 – New Developments
1) TBD, Boeing
Evolving the Learning Experience for the Modern Airplane Mechanic
2) Kenny Choo, Professor, ASEA Aviation College
How Augmented Reality Technology Affects Maintenance Training
3) Paul Nef, Regional Director, Honeywell
Big Data: What, When and How?

1530-1615: Coffee

1615-1745: Session 8 – Human Factors (Pilot, Cabin Crew & Maintenance joint session)
1) Dr. Karen Moore, Managing Director, Symbiotics
Psychological Risk in Aviation – Selection, Training and On-the-Job Mental Health
2) Kwang Hoon Ko, Deputy Chief AE, Flight Crew Training Team, Asiana Airlines
Integration of Diverse Workforce by Forming Team Climate
3) Andy Shone, CEO, Southpac Aerospace
From Reacting to Learning: The Next Step in Organisational Effectiveness

1745: Closing Remarks