WATS 2016

WATS 2016

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Cabin Crew Training Conference Proceedings

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WATS 2016 Conference Chair: Chris Lehman, Editor-in-Chief, CAT Magazine

Cabin Crew Conference Moderators: Jeanne LaVoy & Captain Alan LaVoy

Day 1 - Tuesday 19th April 2016

Session 1 - Opening Remarks and Keynote Addresses (all conference tracks)

1) Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator
2) Earl Weener, Board Member, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) → PDF

Session 2 - The Opening Act: Industry Thought Leadership - Next Generation Training Needs (all conference tracks)

1) Captain David Owens, Senior Director, Flight Crew Training Policy & Captain Jean-Michel Bigarré, Head of Training, Airbus
What Needs to Change in Training and Why? → PDF
2) Captain Torbjorn Wischer, Global Leader Training Strategy, CAE
Next Generation Training Needs → PDF
3) Captain Jon Tovani, Managing Director - Flight Training, Delta Air Lines
Identifying Safety Challenges and Implementing Training Solutions to Optimize Air Travel in the Coming Decade → PDF

Session 3 - Looking Forward ... Sharing Insights

1) Thomas Kaminski, Manager,College of Inflight, JetBlue University 
Threat and Error Management Training → PPTX
2) Stephen Howell, Managing Director, Flight Service Standards and Training, American Airlines
Engaging Cabin Crew Through Mobile Learning → PPTX
3) Dan Duren, Learning Consultant, Southwest Airlines University
A Whole New (Mager) World at Southwest Airlines → PDF

Session 4 - Media Matters

1) Trevor Dale, Director, Atrainability
A Sideways View - Using Video to Enhance Cabin Crew Training → PDF
2) Ivan Noël, President, Inflight Innovations Inc.
Just Because You Can, Doesn't Mean You Should ... 
3) Claire Coleman, Cabin Crew Instructor, Airbus
The Transformation from Classroom to Virtual Reality → PDF


Day 2 - Wednesday 20th April 2016

Session 5 - Training Solutions for Cabin Challenges

1) Martin Maurino, Technical Officer, Safety, Efficiency and Operations, ICAO
ICAO Guidelines on Education, Training and Reporting Practices Related to Fume Events: What Should the Cabin Crew Know? → PDF
2) Noel Houlihan, Safety Training Officer, Aer Lingus
Inadvertant Slide Deployments - Identifying & Tackling the Problem → PDF
3) Kris Hutchings, Manager, Inflight Safety ad Quality, WestJet
Lessons Learned - Revising and Training New Emergency Evacuation Procedures Following an Elevated Incident → PDF

Session 6 - Communicating, Let's Talk About It!

1) Sherry Saehlenou, Principal, CA Training Solutions, LLC
In Plane Sight, Human Trafficking, They Could Be On Your Flight ... Would You Know? → PPTX
2) Richard Gomez, VP, Aviation Education, MedAire, Inc. & Heidi MacFarlane, VP, Product Strategy & Development, Comply365
Training and Real Life → PPTX
3) Dr. Shari Frisinger, President, CornerStone Strategies LLC & Colette Hilliary, Aviation Training Consultant
Risk Management - It's All In Your Head → PDF

BREAKOUT Session I (combined Cabin Crew & Maintenance tracks)

Guaranteeing Training Results with Mager's CRI → PDF
- Rex Conner, Co-Founder & Lead Partner, Mager Consortium
- Dan Duren, Learning Consultant, Southwest Airlines University

BREAKOUT Session II (combined Cabin Crew & Maintenance tracks)

Beyond CBT: Game-Based Training Efficacy, Efficiency and Applications for Training → PDF
- Amanda Bond, Principal/Lead Human Performance Engineer, Cubic Global Defense
- Kellie White, Training Manager, Safety and Emergency Procedures, Emirates Airline


Day 3 - Thursday 21st April 2016

Session 7 - Simulation Technology Update (all conference tracks) 

1) Dave Fluegeman, VP, Simulation, Barco
Trends and Outlook for Projection Technology → PDF

2) Justin Knaplund, Senior Staff Display Systems Engineer, FlightSafety International, Visual Systems
The Benefits of Glass Mirrors on Flight Simulators → PDF
3) Tobe Ehmann, Simulation & Test Business Development Manager, Americas, Moog
The New Generation of Electric Motion → PDF

Session 8 - Mobile, e-Learning and New Media Insights (all conference tracks)

1) Dr. Suzanne Kearns, Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario
Emerging Trends in Training Technologies → PPTX
2) Professor Lori J. Brown, Western Michigan University, College of Aviation
Augmented Reality - The Next Generation of Aviation Training → PDF
3) Kim Halat, CTO, Avsoft International
A Perfect Scorm is Brewing on the Horizon → PDF

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2-4 May 2017, Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, USA


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