Trained for Life: Human-Centered Approach to Safety

May 31, 2018, Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C.


Thursday, May 31
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
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Captain Tim Canoll – President, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
The Honorable Robert Sumwalt – Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board | PowerPoint
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Training for the Unexpected: A Focus on Resilience
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Moderator: Moderator: First Officer Leja Collier – Director, Human Factors, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
Mr. Shawn Pruchnicki – Lecturer, The Ohio State Department of Aviation
First Officer Terry VanHoose, United Airlines – ALPA 2015 Superior Airmanship Award Recipient
Captain Brad Donaldson – Human Factor Specialist, Alaska Airlines
Mr. Lou Nemeth – Chief Safety Officer, CAE
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Networking Break
11:00 a.m. – Noon
Pathways to Human-Centered Operating Principles
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Moderator: Captain Helena R. Cunningham – Human Factors and Training Subject Matter Expert, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
Dr. Immanuel Barshi – Senior Principal Investigator in the Human Systems Integration Division, NASA Ames Research Center | PowerPoint
Captain Steve Guillian – JetBlue Airways
Captain Ben Berman – Co-author of The Limits of Expertise, Rethinking Pilot Error and the Causes of Airline Accidents
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Keynote Lunch
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Ms. Bobbi Wells – Vice President, Safety and Airworthiness, FedEx Express | PowerPoint
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Flight Deck Information Management
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Moderator: Captain Brian Moynihan – Central Air Safety Chairman, Alaska Airlines MEC
Dr. Barbara Kanki – NASA Ames Associate, Human Systems Integration Division, NASA Ames Research Center
First Officer Laura Lucas-Edwards – Instructor Pilot, Delta Air Lines
Mr. Sam Miller – Multi-Discipline Engineer, The MITRE Corporation
Dr. Michelle Yeh – Human Factors Specialist in Aircraft Certification, Federal Aviation Administration | PowerPoint
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Beyond Crew Resource Management
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Moderator: Captain Dave McKenney – Director, Pilot Training, Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
Dr. Barbara Holder – Technology Fellow, Advanced Technology, Honeywell
Captain Rob Piroumian – Senior Instructor/APD, Training Coordinator, Delta Air Lines Human Factors Working Group
Captain Chuck Hogeman – Director-Flight Training Support, United Airlines
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Networking Break
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Automation Exceptions: The New Unusual Attitude
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Moderator: Captain Scott Hammond – Central Air Safety Chairman, Delta Air Lines MEC
Captain Mark McCullins – Chief Test Pilot, U.S. Manufacturing Facility, Airbus | PowerPoint
Mr. Mark I. Nikolic – Senior Human Factors Systems Engineer, Flight Deck Displays, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Mr. Shayne Daku – Assistant Professor, University of North Dakota
Dr. Amy Pritchett – Professor and Head of Aerospace Engineering, Penn State University
5:00 p.m.

Conference Description

Industry, pilots, and regulators share the goal of the safest and most secure air transport system for passengers, pilots, and cargo. We have done great things to improve the safety and reliability of the system. We cannot forget the human at the center of the system. There are proactive and predictive ways to improve the system based on human factors.