Pilot Conference Proceedings

Conference Theme: Training Challenges for the Next Decade

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Day 1 – Tuesday 6th November 2018

Session 1 – Opening Remarks & Keynote Addresses (pilot and cabin crew joint session)
1) Georges Rebender, Head of Department Aircrew & Medical, EASA
2) Captain Yann Renier, Head of Training & Licensing, Flight Operations, IATA
3) Captain Andy O’Shea, Head of Training, Ryanair & Chairman, Aircrew Training Policy Group (ATPG)

Session 2 – Efficient Training
1) Captain Torbjorn Wischer, Global Leader – Training Strategy, Civil Aviation, CAE
Augmented Training Solutions
2) Captain Phillip Adrian, CEO, MPS
How Henry Ford and Albert Einstein Contribute to Aviation Training
3) Dr. William Cox, CEO, Management & Excellence SA
Which Pilot Training Techniques Are Most Effective For You?

Session 3 – Regulatory Update
EASA’s Approach to Modernize the European Pilot Training System
Moderator: Georges Rebender, EASA

Panel 1: FSTD Training Table/Methodology
Arnaud Lozahic
Daan Dousi
Gerda Pardatscher
Gilad Scherpf

Panel 2: CBTA
Gerda Pardatscher
Daan Dousi
Marcus Oswaldson
Yann Renier

Session 4 – Getting the Right People
1) Karen Moore, Managing Director, Symbiotics
Pilot Selection
2) Rod Wren, CEO, Wings Alliance
Training for a Licence or a Career?
3) Dr. Andy Taylor & Adrian Hooker, Bucks New University
At What Cost Comes the Cost of Flight Training?

Day 2 – Wednesday 7th November 2018

Session 5 – Airline Issues
1) Dr. Jeffery Schroeder, Chief Scientist for Flight Simulation, Federal Aviation Administration
Early Lessons Learned from Implementing UPRT in the US
2) Captain Chris Ranganathan, Vice President Operations Training, Etihad Airways
Training Effective Flight Path Monitoring
3) Captain Olivier Wilmart, Pilot Learning and Development Manager, Air France
Implementation of New LIFUS Modular Method at Air France

Session 6 – Human Element
1) Captain Owen Sims, CRM Trainer, Flybe
Trainee Centered Training: Lessons from Person Centered Psychotherapy
2) Captain Waldo Cerdan Lopez
Resilience and Decision-making Training: The Way Ahead!
3) Captain Markus Held, Senior Manager, Wet Training & Business Development, Lufthansa Aviation Training
Cognitive Modeling: A Scientific Approach for Tailored Cockpit Type Rating Training

Session 7 – EBT Implementation
1) Captain Ignacio G. Alemany, EBT Project Manager, Iberia
EBT/CBT Implementation
2) Captain Mike Varney, CEO, EBT Solutions
Changing the Game
3) Captain Michel Lacombe, ATO Safety Manager, AF-KL Training Facilitation, Air France
Evidence Based Training within European Regulatory Framework

Session 8 – Innovative Techniques (pilot & cabin crew joint session)
1) Thomas Vaidhyan, CEO, Aten Inc.
Ai & ML Data Driven VR/AR for Training
2) Marco Van Sterkenburg, Co-Founder & CEO, Drillster
Is There a Better Way Than a Yearly Exam for Recurrent Checking?
3) Dr. Sunjoo Advani, President, International Development of Technology (IDT)
VR: Live Demo on the Future


Save the date for EATS 2019
29-30 October 2019 – Estrel Hotel, Berlin, Germany