Asian Aviation Education & Training 2018

7-8 March 2018

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Submission Deadline - 30th September 2017

Following on from the success of the first AAETS, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MoLIT) of the Republic of Korea has declared an official event, the Asian Aviation Education and Training Symposium 2018, to be held in Seoul, 7-8 March 2018.

The theme of the event is to Share, Discuss, and Seek Partnerships to further boost excellence in Aviation Training and Education, particularly in Korea, but with a reach to regional and global players.

Of particular interest will be the presentations on the most recent developments now being offered by the advanced technology of world-leading Korean IT industry. Both virtual/augmented reality and the transfer of gaming technology to the aviation training world will feature strongly.

The conference sessions will address:

Session 1 - Current and Future Advanced Technology Developed in Korea

  • Requirements and developments
Session 2 - MPL
  • The selection, syllabus and results
Session 3 - Pilot Training
  • Developments in EBT, UPRT, and jet training in Korea
Session 4 - Further Education Projects
  • ICAO NGAP, ATC training, airport security, and initiatives in STEM
Session 5 - Cabin Crew Training
  • Selection, training for non-standard emergencies, build up of LCC training
Session 6 - Maintenance Training
  • Training for MRO technicians, partnerships, adoption of VR/AR
Session 7 - Ideal Crew Behaviours
  • Monitoring mental health, ideal personal characteristics, training crew behaviours

To propose a presentation for the AAETS 2018 conference that meets the conference objective of sharing expertise and offering experience best practice in aviation training, please send a maximum 300 word abstract before 30th September 2017. Abstracts are required to be accompanied by a short biography of the speaker, which should include contact information, title, position and employer, and any conference presentation experience.

Please title your email "AAETS 2018 ABSTRACT" and submit to Chris Long, Conference Chair, at Copy should also be sent to Fiona Greenyer at

AAETS 2018 is an "Applied" conference and while full academic papers are not appropriate, we wil consider summaries of appropriate aviation training and education research projects.

Preference will be given to air carriers and training organisations with real world training insights, "Lessons Learned" and training "solutions and outcomes" information. In no case will sales presentations be accepted.

We sincerely thank all those who propose presentations and will endeavour to respond to all submissions.