APATS 2016

APATS 2016

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Conference Proceedings

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APATS 2016 Conference Chair: Captain Jacques Drappier

Moderating Team:
- Professor Paul Bates, University of Southern Queensland
- Professor Patrick Murray, University of Southern Queensland
- Professor Graham Hunt, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 

Day 1 - Tuesday 30th August 2016

Session 1 - Opening Remarks & Keynote Addresses
1) Mr Tay Tiang Guan, Deputy Director-General, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore →  PDF
2) Captain Quay Chew Eng, Acting Senior Vice President of Flight Operations, Singapore Airlines →  PDF
Session 2 – Vision of the Future
1) Captain Torbjorn Wischer, Global Leader Training Strategy, CAE
2) Ariel Landau, Director - Training Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Session 3 – Selection & Ab Initio
1) Karina Mesarosova, Managing Director & Captain Kevin Craven, Certified Aviation Expert, KM Flight Research & Training
2) Captain Shai Gill, Vice President Flight Operations, CAL Cargo Airlines
3) Anthony Petteford, Chief Commercial Officer, CTC Aviation
Session 4 – Training Developments
1) Professor Graham Hunt, Head of Asia, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
21st Century Competencies – The Roles of ICAO and Tertiary Aviation Providers with Airlines →  PDF
2) Dr. Sunjoo K. Advani, President, International Development of Technology b.v.
3) Captain Mike Varney, Head of Training Strategy, Etihad
Session 5 – Human Factors
1) Captain Bohun Kwon, B777 Captain, Korean Air & President, Korean Academy of Aviation Human Factors
2) Dr. Seamus Phan, McGallen & Bolden Pte Ltd.
3) Captain Owen Sims, Type Rating Instructor, Flybe

Day 2 – Wednesday 31st August
Session 6 – UPRT: The Problem
1) Captain Nathalie de Ziegler, Investigating Officer, Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses (BEA)
2) Dr. Jeffery Schroeder, Chief Scientific & Technical Advisor for Flight Simulation Systems, FAA
3) Randall Brooks, Vice President, Training & Business Development, Aviation Performance Solutions
Session 7 – UPRT: Solutions
1) Captain Xavier Lesceu, Head of Flight Operations & Training Policy, Airbus Flight Operations and Training Support
2) Eric Fuilla-Weishaupt, Airbus’ Aircraft Simulation Products Group
OEM Solutions for Data Packages Extended Envelope →  PDF
3) Trent Smith, Manager, Fleet Training Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
OEM Solutions for Data Packages Extended Envelope →  PDF
4) Dr. Wayne Martin, Chair of IPTC ‘Prevention of Loss of Control Inflight’ Workstream
Session 8 – Supporting Training Needs
1) Professor Paul Bates, University of Southern Queensland
Developing Safety in Young Aviation Professionals →  PDF
2) Captain Chris Ranganathan, Vice President Operations Training, Etihad Airways
New MPL Initiative →  PDF
3) Grant Taylor, Senior Regional Manager - Asia Pacific, RMIT English Worldwide
Aviation English Testing and Training Solutions for the International Aviation Industry →  PDF
Session 9 – Technology in Training
1) Captain Mike Dorrian, Senior Manager Training and Standards, Air New Zealand
2) Justin Knaplund, Senior Staff Display Systems Engineer, FlightSafety International Visual Systems
3) Yuan Bai, Asia/Pacific Simulation & Test Business Development Manager, Moog
The New Generation of Electric Motion →  PDF
Closing Remarks

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29-30 August 2017, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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