European Airline Training Symposium (EATS) - 2-3 November 2021

Estrel Hotel, Berlin, Germany

Rebuilding a Better Airline Training System

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We have a superb line-up of speakers and presentations for you as we return to Berlin for the 19th edition of the European Airline Training Symposium from 2-3 November. The conference typically attracts 900 attendees from over 50 countries all focused on best training practices. Be sure to reserve your place alongside them.

Day 1 – Tuesday 2nd November 2021

0900-1000 Session 1 – Opening Remarks

1) Jesper Rasmussen, Flight Standards Director, EASA
Aviation Training 2.0: Upgrade to a New Normal
2) Captain Andy Mitchell, Chair, EASA Aircrew Training Policy Group (ATPG)

1000-1100 Coffee Break

1100-1230 Session 2 – Industry Issues

1) Carl Davis, Director, Global Air Crew Operations, Boeing Test & Evaluation
Trends in Aviation Training and Projections for Pilot, Technician and Cabin Crew Demand
2) David Owens, Senior Manager Training Standards, CAE
Process and Technology to Aid in the Implementation of EBT in the European Context
3) Captain Stephan Labrucherie, HO Flight Training Operations Europe, Airbus
An Integrated and Comprehensive Journey: The Flight Training Reference Approach

1230-1400 Lunch

1400-1530 Session 3 – Regulatory Update

EASA Panel moderated by Bernard Bourdon

1530-1615 Coffee Break

1615-1745 Session 4 – EBT/CBTA

1) Scott Nutter, Touch & Go Solutions
AQP: Lessons Learned
2) Captain Ignacio Gallego, Founder, EmpowerEBT
EBT Implementation: Lessons Learned
3) Georges RebenderIndependent Innovative Affairs Expert/Former EASA Head of Department Aircrew and Medical
Integrating Advanced Training Tools into the Pilot’s Training System

1745 Reception

Day 2 – Wednesday 3rd November 2021

0900-1030 Session 5 – Innovative Techniques

1) Frederik MohrmannEBT Program Manager & Anneke Nabben, NLR – Royal Netherlands Aerospace Centre
Certifying and Accrediting New Training Devices: A Way Forward with Blended Learning
2) Fabi Riesen, VRM Switzerland
The Road to Certifying the First VR Simulator
3) Toni Valles-Catala, Head of Research, CESDA
Stress Influence on Ab Initio Simulator Flight Training

1030-1115 Coffee Break

1115-1245 Session 6 – HoT Topics

1) Captain Tanja Harter, Executive Board Director for Technical Affairs, European Cockpit Association
Flying Again After the Pandemic – Supporting Readiness and Resilience of the Crews
2) Dr. Sunjoo K. Advani, President, International Development of Technology b.v. & Coen van Straaten, Mechanical Project Engineer, Avion
Is UPRT Killing My Simulator?
3) Helen Heenan, KURA Human Factors
A Startling Predicament

1245-1400 Lunch

1400-1530 Session 7 – Selection/Ab Initio

1) Karen Moore, Principal Occupational Psychologist, Symbiotics & Jean-François Delisle, AI Strategist, CAE
Predicting Pilot Performance Using Psychometry and Flight Performance Data
2) Colin Rydon, Group CEO/COO, Pilot Flight Academy
A New Model of Ab Initio Training
3) Captain Andy O’Shea, CEO, The Airline Pilot Club
For the Many, Not the Few

1530-1615 Coffee Break

1615-1745 Session 8 – Human Factors

1) Lex Rock Heemstra
Why Even Experienced Pilots Get It Wrong Sometimes
2) Gitte Furdal Damm Birgitte Johansen, About Human Factors
Does CRM Need an Update?
3) Corinna Cremer, CEO, safe & resilient people
Resilient Mental Skills as the Passport for the Future

1745 Closing Remarks