World Airline Pilot Conference

World Airline Pilot Conference Moderator: Rick Adams, Editor CAT Magazine

Day 1 – Tuesday 28th April 2020

0900-1000  Session 1: Opening Remarks & Keynote Addresses (Room i1-4)
(all conference tracks)
1) TBD
2) TBD

1000-1100  Coffee

1100-1230  Session 2 – Times of Crisis … Times of Opportunity (Room i1-3)
(World Airline Pilot/Regional Pilot/Maintenance)

1) Dr. Alethea Duhon, Technical Director, Air Force Agency for Modeling & Simulation/Co-Chair VR/AR Association Aerospace Committee
Training Revolution
2) Captain Christof-J. Kemény, Senior Training Advisor, Lufthansa CityLine/Co-Founder, OneTeamCockpit
Evolution of Flight Procedures
3) David Smith, Senior Vice President & General Manager, TRU Simulation + Training
How to Stay Agile in a World of Evolving Pilot Training

1230-1400  Lunch

1400-1530 Session 3 – Evolving the Training Standards (Room i2&3)
(World Airline Pilot/Regional Pilot)

1) TBD, Boeing
CBTA & EBT in a Tick-Box World
2) Anneke Nabben, Training Expert, Netherlands Aerospace Centre NLR
Do We Really Need High Fidelity Training?
3) Captain Chris Ranganathan, Senior Director Training Strategy and Services, CAE
Making Aviation Dreams Come True

1530-1615  Coffee

1615-1745  Session 4 – Bridging the Experience Gap (Room i2&3)
(World Airline Pilot/Regional Pilot)

1) Captain Peter J. (Pete) Wolfe, Executive Director, Professional Aviation Board of Certification (PABC)
The Impact of Under-Prepared Pilots
2) Captain Jyoti Gayan, Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor, Qatar Aeronautical College
Ab Initio Pilot Training: A Collaborative Effort
3) Captain Steven F. Dempsey, B737 Captain, Chair – Delta Air Lines Human Factors Working Group (HFWG)
The Ideology of Human Factors



Day 2 – Wednesday 29th April 2020

0900-1030  Session 5 – The Psychology of Flying (Room i2&3)
1) Maria Chaparro, Aviation Sciences PhD Student & Captain Shem Malmquist, B777 Captain, Visiting Professor, Florida Institute of Technology
Improving Pilot Training and Completion Rates Utilizing Personality Assessment
2) Dr. Kathleen Van Benthem, Senior Research Associate & Dr. Chris Herdman, Director Carleton University Centre for Visualization and Simulation & Head, Advanced Cognitive Engineering Lab, Carleton University
A Virtual Reality Cognitive Assessment for Aviators: Practical Line and Training Applications
3) Lauren Hanna, Business Development & Analyst, L3Harris Commercial Aviation
Using Expert Knowledge Fused with Data to Shift from What to Why

1030-1115  Coffee

1115-1245  Session 6 – Mastering the Extended Envelope (Room i2&3)
1) Robert Burke, Group Manager, Training and Simulation Group, AFS-200, FAA
Adapting FSTD Capability into Training Content: Lessons from UPRT
2) Randall Brooks, Vice President Training & Business Development, Aviation Performance Solutions, LLC
Upset Prevention and Recovery Training Goes Global
3) Robert D. Allen, Flight Qualified Supervisor – B757/767, UPS Airlines
Case Study: A Common Rating for B757/767 Extended Envelope Training?

1245-1415  Lunch

1415-1545  Session 7 – Applying New Training Tools (Room i2&3)
1) Captain Philip Adrian, CEO, MPS
Better Training Through the Blended Learning Approach
2) Captain Pierre Wannaz, Senior Advisor, CEFA Aviation
Animation: Understanding the Modus Operandi
3) Dr. Christian Popp, Chief Customer Officer, MINT Software Systems US Inc.
Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Challenges

1545-1630  Coffee

1630-1800  Session 8 – Implementing New Technologies (Room i2&3)
1) Dr. David White, Chief Scientist – Commercial Training Solutions, L3Harris Technologies – Aviation Systems
“I See No Ships” – Training Pilots for an Evolving NextGen/SESAR Environment
2) Nick Papadopoli, Training & Simulation Consultant
Integrating New Technologies into Flight Training
3) Clinton Cardozo, Digital Systems Manager – Learning, Air New Zealand
Transforming Learning Through Disruptive Technologies


Day 3 – Thursday 30th April 2020

0900-1030  Session 9 – Opportunity Equality (Room i2&3)
(World Airline Pilot/Regional Pilot/Maintenance)

1) Sarah Cooney, Vice President Sales – Americas, L3Harris Commercial Aviation
Diversity – Are We Making Progress?
2) Robert Jex, FAASTeam Program Manager (Ops) Orlando FSDO, FAA 
Financing Your WINGS
3) Captain Evey Cormican, Founder-CEO, Visionary Training Resources, LLC
Come Fly With Me

1030-1115  Coffee

1115-1245  Session 10 – Emergent Concepts (Room i2&3)
(World Airline Pilot/Regional Pilot/Maintenance)

1) Edzard Boland, Training & Operator Performance Specialist, NLR – Netherlands Aerospace Centre
Electrifying Training: Is Electric Flying Changing Training Requirements?
2) Pasha Saleh, Director, Strategy & Innovation, Alaska Airlines & Rama Myers, Vice President Aviation, Seeing Machines
Eye Tracking: A Window into Pilot Behaviors to Support Evidence-Based Training
3) Dr. Michael Mayrhofer, CEO, Norwegian Competence Centre Helicopters NCCH AS
Mixed Reality Training in FFS: Next-Level Multi-Crew Coordination

1245  Closing Remarks