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Maintenance Training Conference Proceedings

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Moderator: Dr. Bill Johnson, PhD, Chief Scientific & Technical Advisor for Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance Systems, FAA

Day 1 – Tuesday 17th April 2018

Session 1: Opening Remarks & Keynote Addresses (all conference tracks)
1) John S. Duncan, Director, Flight Standards Service, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
2) Honorable Earl F. Weener, Board Member, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)  [PDF]

Session 2 – The Opening Act: Industry Thought Leadership (all conference tracks)
1) Captain Carl Davis, Director, Air Crew Operations, Training & Professional Services, Boeing Global Services
2) Joe Houghton, Vice President Training and Operations Support, Airbus Americas
Innovation and the Future of Training
3) Torbjorn Wischer, Global Leader Training Strategy, CAE
Augmented Training Solutions  [PDF]

Session 3 – New Learners and New Instructional Approaches
1) Thomas Vaidhyan, Chairman & CEO, Aten Inc.
Artificial Intelligent VR/AR Training for Aviation Maintenance Training  [PDF]
2) Dr. Dan Peterson, President & CEO, Spartan College of Aeronautics & Technology
Hybrid Approach to Certify Aviation Maintenance Technicians  [PDF]
3) Jason Thompson, Business Development Manager, L3 Commercial Training Solutions
Immersive Environments for the Benefit of Maintainers  [PDF]

Session 4 – Professional Development for Training Staff
1) Todd Freece, Executive Director, Division of Continuing Education, University of Central Florida
Living, Working and Learning: Making Decisions About Continuing Education  [PDF]
2) Dr. Siobhán Corrigan, Assistant Director of the Centre for Innovative Human Systems (CIHS), School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin
Managing Risk & System Change: Bridging the Competence Gap for Future Aviation  [PDF]
3) Michael Howerton, Manager of Training, Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services, Inc.
A Case Study/Exercise in How to Create a Leader Development Program  [PDF]

 


Day 2 – Wednesday 18th April 2018

Session 5 – Non-Technical Topics for Technical Training
1) Tim Mobley, Senior Manager, Technical Operations Training, FedEx Express
Technology to Deliver and Evaluate Training  [PDF]
2) Dr. Douglas Larson, Educational Strategist, Boeing Global Services
Competency-Based Training  [PPTX]
3) Dr. Colin Drury, President & Catherine Barnes, Vice President, Applied Ergonomics Group
Training Organizations to Use Technical Documentation  [PDF]

Session 6A – Design, Develop and Measure Training
1) Ashley Davies, Associate Professor/Examinations Manager, Abu Dhabi Polytechnic, Al Ain Aviation Academy
How has the Digital Revolution Affected the Way Engineers Learn Aviation Engineering?  [PDF]
2) Matthew Krepps, Instructor, Aviation, Pennsylvania College of Technology
Performance Based Training Made Better by the Use of Active Learning Techniques  [PPTX]
3) Dr. William Cox, CEO, Management and Excellence SA
How Valuable is Maintenance Training? It All Boils Down to ROI  [PDF]

Session 6B – The Maintenance Personnel Challenge and Solutions
1) Crystal Maguire, Executive Director, Aviation Technical Education Council
Opportunities to Broaden the A&P Pipeline  [PDF]
2) Michael (Mac) McDaniel, Director of Aviation Programs, Alabama Community College System
Alabama Aviation Maintenance Colleges: Changing the Model  [PDF]
3) Mark Lopez, Director of Technical Operations, Airlines for America & Rhonda Cooper, Chairperson, A4A Maintenance Training Network
Maintenance Personnel Forecasts and Training Solutions  [PDF]

 


Day 3 – Thursday 19th April 2018

Session 7 – Simulation Technology Update (all conference tracks)
1) Jason Thompson, Business Development Manager, L3 Commercial Training Solutions
Advancing FTD Technologies and the Opportunity to the Pilot Training Journey 
[PDF]
2) Fernando Petruzziello, Co-Founder, Imagine 4D
Virtual Reality; Does It Work? Introducing True Immersion
3) Dennis Hartley, Principle Systems Engineer, Rockwell Collins Simulation & Training Solutions
Potential Uses of Virtual and Augmented Reality Devices in Commercial Training Applications  [PDF]

Session 8 – Advanced Training Environments and New Media (all conference tracks)
1) Lori Brown, Associate Professor, College of Aviation, Western Michigan University
HoloLens: The Next Generation of Training with Mixed Reality  [PDF]
2) Søren Seindal Agner, Owner, Aeroteam
Learning Games for Training & Assessment of NOTECHS in the Classroom Environment  [PDF]
3) Kristianna Fallows, Supervisor Learning Design, JetBlue University
A New Vision for Learning: From AQP to xAPI  [PDF]


 

Save the Date for WATS 2019 
30 April-2 May 2019, Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando

 


 

To see what was discussed during the WATS 2017 Maintenance Conference, click here to view the proceedings.