Pilot Conference

Conference Theme: Training Challenges for the Next Decade

Day 1 – Tuesday 6th November 2018

0900-1000  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

1000-1100  Coffee

1100-1230  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?

1230-1400  Lunch

1400-1530  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

1530-1615  Coffee

1615-1745  Session 4 – Getting the Right People
1) Karen Moore, Managing Director, Symbiotics
Pilot Selection
2) Rod Wren, CEO, Wings Alliance
Training for a License or a Career
3) Dr. Andy Taylor & Adrian Hooker, Bucks New University
At What Cost Comes the Cost of Flight Training?

1745  Networking Reception

Day 2 – Wednesday 7th November 2018

0900-1030  Session 5 – Airline Issues
1) Dr. Jeffery Schroeder, Chief Scientist for Flight Simulation, US 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

1030-1115  Coffee

1115-1245  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

1245-1400  Lunch

1400-1530  Session 7 – EBT Implementation
1) Captain Ignacio G. Alemany, EBT Project Manager, Iberia
EBT/CBT Implementation
2) Captain Mike Varney, President, EBT Foundation
Changing the Game
3) Captain Michel Lacombe, ATO Safety Manager, AF-KL Training Facilitation, Air France
Evidence Based Training within European Regulatory Framework

1530-1615  Coffee

1615-1745  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