Preliminary Programme

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  • Day 1

    Monday 10th Dec 2018

  • Panel Speakers

    Meshesha Belayneh , Chief, Global Aviation Training Office, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) (Setting the Stage)

    Kevin Caron , Director, Capacity Building Programmes, Airports Council International

    Paul Marca, Executive Director, Stanford Center for Professional Development, and Associate Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University (United States)

    Christos Petrou, Interim CEO, European Association of Aviation Training and Educations Organisations

    Session Description

    How do we build aviation training intelligence? Identifying and integrating decision-useful information, known as intelligence, appropriately is the key to establishing operational plans and training portfolios that effectively support a State’s implementation of Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs), and meet aviation growth projections with qualified personnel.This Session will establish the theme and ground discussions for the three-day Global Symposium.
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre

  • Panel Speakers

    Paula Almeida , Director, Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) Training Organization (Netherlands)

    Mugambi G. K. M’Nchebere , Director, East Africa School for Aviation (Kenya)

    Cary Price, Director, Civil Aviation Training Center (Trinidad and Tobago)

    Session Description

    How is ICAO’s TRAINAIR PLUS Programme (TPP) supporting the development of Aviation Training Intelligence? This Session will define the eight essential components of Aviation Training Intelligence that assist training centres in building optimal portfolios and operational plans to support their States. The latest tools, methodologies and activities undertaken by the TPP Members, based on Aviation Training Intelligence and infrastructure, will be covered.
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre

  • Have you found the right training partner? Join this Business to Business (B2B) session to identify potential collaborations in the field of training, explore the benefits of organizing joint training activities and establishing communities of practice with TPP Members. This interactive Session targets TPP Members, training centres, international organizations and associations interested in finding training partners to share or develop new training portfolios, resources, technologies, and more.

    Download the event Symposium application on your smartphone to preselect and schedule your session with the right partner(s).
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre

  • Day 2

    Tuesday 11th Dec 2018

  • Description

    This working breakfast Session will focus on exploring the ICAO Training Portfolio, and TNA tool, such as ICAO courses, tools, methodologies, available to States and training organizations in order to support capacity-building initiatives.
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre

  • Panel Speakers

    Jorge Vargas, Director, Technical Cooperation Bureau, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) (Setting the Stage)

    E. P. Hareendranathan, Director, Indian Aviation Academy (India)

    Ivica Kovacic, Head, Global Partnerships and Innovation, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

    Kelly de Lambert, Head of ATS Training, Airways International (New Zealand)

    Deborah S. Stephenson, Workforce Development Division, International Training Program, Federal Aviation Academy (United States)

    Description

    How do you measure training effectiveness? When developing new training programmes, new behaviors, improved skills, and productivity are expected. You need to know how effective training is in meeting these expectations. This Session will explore how to effectively measure the training impact, based on the types of data collection, analysis and results that provide decision-making intelligence.
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre

  • Panel Speakers

    Michael Lim, Director, Singapore Aviation Academy (Singapore)

    Olivier Chansou, Director General, Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (France)

    Brian F. Havel, Director, Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University (Canada)

    Guido Gianasso, Associate Dean (Corporate Engagement and Relations), College of Business (Nanyang Business School), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

    Sandra Nichol, Director, John Molson Executive Centre, Concordia University (Canada)

    Session Description

    How are educational institutions preparing aviation professionals to meet industry needs? This Session will focus on the role of universities and their relationship with the industry in building Aviation Training Intelligence.
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre

  • Panel Speakers

    Houman Goudarzi, Head of Business Intelligence Projects and Industry Engagement, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

    Rodrigo Mota Narcizo , Civil Aviation Regulation Specialist, National Civil Aviation Agency (Brazil)

    Nabil Naoumi , Member of the Air Navigation Commission and Alternate Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany on the ICAO Council

    Alex Wandels, , Head of Institute of Air Navigation Services, EUROCONTROL

    Session Description

    This Session will focus on the fundamental concepts behind data-driven decision-making (AD3M), and how the application of AD3M principles and methods can prepare aviation professionals for real-life situations in their professional roles.
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre

  • Panel Speakers

    Suzanne Kearns, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo (Canada) (Setting the Stage)

    Su-Yen Wong, CEO, Bronze Phoenix, and former CEO, Human Capital Leadership Institute (Singapore)

    Deborah S. Stephenson, Workforce Development Division, International Training Program, Federal Aviation Academy (United States)

    Thomas K Vaidhyan, CEO, Aten Incorporated (India/United States)

    Session Description

    With advances in new technologies, education is constantly evolving in new directions, bringing significant changes to how trainees learn. The impact of new technologies on training portfolios, instructor training, and the training business industry will be explored. Testimonials on the dramatic effect new technologies are having on the educational environment will be presented.
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre

  • Day 3

    Wednesday 12th Dec 2018

  • Description

    This Session will present ICAO’s data tools supporting the creation of training centre strategies. The Session will also showcase how these tools can help TPP Members generate training intelligence and define solutions to meet training needs.
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre

  • Description

    This Workshop will enable discussions and debates on how training organizations can determine their return on training investment.

    Regional Roundtable Discussions moderated by :

    1.Americas (English speaking): Civil Aviation Authority Training Institute (Jamaica)

    2. Americas (Spanish speaking): Escuela Tecnica Aeronautica (Chile)

    3. Europe: NATS UK (United Kingdom)

    4. Africa: Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (Nigeria)

    5. Middle East Airlines (Lebanon)

    6. Asia Pacific: Incheon Aviation Academy (Korea)
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre

  • Description

    This Workshop will focus on how training organizations are evolving to meet their State’s training needs, in line with their State’s Civil Aviation Master Plan and human resource planning.

    Regional Roundtable Discussions moderated by :

    1. Americas (English speaking): Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Academy (USA)

    2. Americas (Spanish speaking): To be confirmed

    3. Europe: Kazaeronavogatsia (Kazakhstan)

    4. Africa: Air Traffic and Navigation Services Academy (South Africa)

    5. Middle East: Oman Airports (Oman)

    6. Asia Pacific: Mongolia Civil Aviation Training Center (Mongolia)
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Centre (Room 215-217)

  • Description

    This Session will present the conclusions from the morning’s simultaneous workshops.
    Networking
    Where
    Qatar National Convention Center

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