Industry Open Day

World Aviation Training Summit

Industry Open Day - May 2, 2019 Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, Florida, USA

Discover how the civil aviation sector is utilizing simulation for training at the world’s most informative aviation training event, serving airlines, regulators, defense organizations, training providers and the overall simulation and training industry.


This special industry open day features a conference and the leading simulation and training exhibition for the airline industry, where over 80 exhibitors will be in attendance, all showcasing the latest services and technologies to improve operational safety and efficiency.


So join us, and connect with fellow defense and airline training partners at WATS 2019 and take advantage of this special low-cost offer.  Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with other airline simulation providers whose products and solutions maybe new to you!

Thursday, May 2, 2019

0900-1030  Session 7 – Simulation Technology Update 

1) TBD, 
2) Jeremy Goodman, Product Lead (SATCE), Quadrant Group & Dennis Hartley, Principle Systems Engineer, Collins Simulation and Training
Realizing an Active Airport Environment – SATCE and Visual Systems
3) Kevin Vizzarri, Vice President, AVT Simulation
Pilot Training with Augmented Reality

1030-1115  Coffee

1115-1245  Session 8 – Advanced Training Environments and New Media

1) Nick Wilson, Assistant Professor, Aviation, University of North Dakota
Distant Learning Technology with the Next Generation of Aviation Professionals: Lessons Learned
2) Amanda Bond, Research Scientist, Soar Technology
Using Game-Environment-Based Training to Train Spatial Disorientation
3) Professor Lori Brown, College of Aviation, Western Michigan University
Beam Me Up – Using Holographic Telepresence to Create Global Collaborative Training

1245  Closing Remarks

This is a unique opportunity to attend the world’s largest gathering of aviation training professionals. Registration for this unique open day on Thursday, April 2, 2019 is only $80 USD, which includes admission to the conference, exhibition and networking receptions. 

Attendee Rate

 Day rate
Defense Industry$80

To register, select Open Day and enter access code WATS80

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