Pilot Training Conference 2019

Pilot Conference

Conference Theme: Identifying and Developing Professionalism in Aviation Training

Day 1 – Tuesday 29th October 2019

0900-1000  Session 1 – Opening Remarks & Keynote Addresses (Pilot and Cabin Crew joint session)
1) Bernard Bourdon, Head of Aircrew & Medical, EASA
2) Captain Stefan Thilo Schmidt, Head of Regulatory Affairs Crew Training, Lufthansa Group Airlines

1000-1100  Coffee 

1100-1230  Session 2 – Looking at the Future
1) Captain Torbjorn Wischer, Global Leader Training Strategy, CAE
Developing Better Pilots, Faster

2) Captain Jean-Michel Bigarré, Head of Flight Training Worldwide, Airbus
The Invisible Impact
3) Richard Versluis, CEO, RosterBuster

Training Issues from the Field: Report of a Worldwide Study

1230-1400  Lunch

1400-1530  Session 3 – Regulatory Update Panel
UPRT Implementation & Evolution of Training Devices
Moderator: Bernard Bourdon, Head of Aircrew & Medical, EASA 
– Daan Dousi
, Aircrew and Medical Standards & Implementation Section Manager, EASA
– Ascanio Russo,
Flight Crew Licensing Expert, EASA
– Eric Fuilla-Weishaupt
, Aircraft Simulation Solutions, Customer Services – Flight Operations, Airbus
– Captain Philip Adrian, CEO, MPS

1530-1615  Coffee

1615-1745  Session 4 – Airline Training Issues
1) Lex Rock Heemstra
Pilot Monitoring vs. Pilot Managing?
2) Captain Philip Adrian, CEO, MPS
OSD: An Explanation on How Training Becomes Mandated Through the Airplane Certification Process
3) Ryan Long, Manager of Simulation & Visualization Services & Steve Craft, Program Development, Simulation & Visualization Services, The Boeing Company 
Navigating a Cruise Ship in a Drag Boat Race

1745-1900  Networking Reception

Day 2 – Wednesday 30th October 2019

Keynote – Jesper Rasmussen,
Flight Standards Director, EASA

Session 5 – UPRT
1) Captain Owen Sims, Type Rating Examiner (TRE), Flybe
Managing Startle and Surprise Using Psychotherapy
2) Captain Mark Greenfield, CEO, Ultimate High
Will the New UPRT Requirements Have a Material Impact on Flight Safety?
3) David Gingras, Vice President, Bihrle Applied Research Inc.
Using Non-OEM Models for UPRT

1030-1115  Coffee

1115-1245  Session 6 – Human Element
1) Captain Christof-J Kemény, Senior Training Advisor, Lufthansa Cityline
Evolution of Flight Procedures
2) Captain Amit Singh, Clear Blue Skies Consulting
Sustainable Learning
3) Adam Beard, Atrainability
Is Digital Reality Really the Future of Training?

1245-1400  Lunch

1400-1530  Session 7 – Ab Initio
1) Captain Tanja Harter, Executive Board Director for Technical Affairs, European Cockpit Association
The Future of Airline Pilot Training
2) Marcus Lindblom, Head of Training & Stein H. Mjaatveit, Director of Marketing, OSM Aviation Academy

Shaping the Future of Aviation by Doing Less
3) Dr. Andy Taylor, Loughborough University
Competency in Pilot Training: Are We Missing the Point?

1530-1615  Coffee

1615-1745  Session 8 – Innovative Techniques (Pilot & Cabin Crew joint session)
1) Johann Cohut, Executive Director, Modest Tree – Europe

Utilizing Virtual and Augmented Reality for Airline Training Applications
2) Philippe Campos, CEO Europe, Butterfly Training
Improving Online Aviation Training
3) Colin Rydon, Vice President Training, Standards & Development/Head of Training – Commercial, L3HARRIS
Tracking Eye Movements for the Benefit of Pilot Training

1745  Closing Remarks