PACDEFF 2018 | Sydney


Day 1 – 7 Nov

Keynote 1 – Nancy Leveson Keynote Professor Nancy Leveson (MIT)
Keynote 2 – Dr Sarah Fletcher (Cranfield University)
Plenary Forum 1
The role of experience upon instrument scan strategy in ab initio pilots – Matthew Ebbatson (Swinburne University)
Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) COMPASS Validation Study – Kanice Phee (Royal Singapore Air Force)
The benefits of diversity for a Safety Management System – Jo Hamilton (RAAF Specialist Reserves)
Plenary Forum 2
Trust Culture: CAANZ – Mark Hughes Creating an Environment for Safety and Learning – Mark Hughes (CAANZ
CASA Robert ForsterleeAn update on FRMS and the CAO 48.1 Review – Robert Forster-Lee (CASA)
Managing a crisis – Recap_Lessons Learned IIGermanwings 9525: An accident and its Impact on Crews, Operation and the Organisation – Capt. Ralph Grünewald (GermanWings)
Assertiveness in the Flight Deck: Evaluating Airline Pilot Attitudes Toward Use of the Support Process – Brent Hayward (Dédale Asia Pacific)
Plenary Forum 1
Safety Management and Safety Culture in domestic commercial vessels: Where are we? – Dr. Michelle Grech, Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Optimising Non-Technical Markers as part of an evidence-based safety management system (SMS) – Carolyn Vaughan (Qantas)
Implementing a global resilience wellbeing program in a multinational company – Nicole Gray (The Keil Centre)
Human Factors – challenging some industry norms and exploring where to from here – William Kerr
The Norfolk Island Westwind ditching: What can we all learn? – Dr. Mike Walker, Australian Transport Safety Bureau
Plenary Forum 2
Matt Harris CAANZ – Flying the Now
Exploring the decisions behind fatal flights into adverse weather: safety investigation challenges and outcomes – Heather Fitzpatrick (Australian Transport Safety Bureau)
Investigating miscommunication in commercial aviation between pilots and air traffic controllers – Qiong Wu, (University of New South Wales)
‘An Airbus wouldn’t do that!’ & ‘Boeing eye for the Airbus Guy’ Joint presentation – Capt. Alex Roberts, (Tigerair) and Capt. Paul Treseder, (Qantas)

Day 2 – 8 Nov

Keynote 3 – Professor Mark Griffin (University of WA)
Keynote 4 – Assoc. Professor Allison McDonald AAvPA PACDEFF Keynote Summary (EBT Foundation)
Rob Lee Memorial Lecture – Greg Hood (Australian Transport Safety Bureau)
Lee Kinnebrew Overview of an Airline CRM and RRM Program – Capt. Lee Kinnebrew (Southwest Airlines)
NTS training – An integrated approach – Rick Sellers (Convergent Safety)
Flight Crew Forum
Jim Sheffield Decision Making: The Paradox of Intuition – Professor Jim Sheffield (Victoria University) and Dr Laurie Earl (CAANZ)
Resilience in Flight Operations – Capt. Steve Swauger (Southwest Airlines Pilot Association)
PACDEFF2018 Boland and van RooyIntroducing Airline Startle and Surprise Programs – Edzard Boland (NLR) and Capt. Jeroen van Rooy (KLM)
“Four to Go, One to say No”: The Myths, Challenges and Hard-Realities of a Generative Safety Culture in Helicopter Emergency Services – Adrian Park (Toll Logistics)
AAvPA PACDEFF Social VR – MansonA Possible Use of Virtual Reality Gameplay Techniques for Non-Technical Skills Training – Denis Manson (Aviation Australia)
The Hard Sell: Selling NTS to Those Who are Most Resistant to it, and Likely Most in Need of Improvement in Their NTS Skills – Chris Burnie (NTS Facilitator/First Officer Virgin Australia)
PACDEFF 2018 Bill Appleby HIMS in Australia – Substance Use Disorder Resources for Pilots – Dr Russell Brown and Capt. Matthew O’Keeffe (HIMS Australia Advisory Group)
Cabin Crew Forum
“Self-control and Managing Difficult Emotions in Cabin Crew – Gosia Wroblewska (University of London)
“A friend in need: Cabin Crew and Aeromedical Crew Sharing Experiences with Peer Support Programs” Mark Holmes (NSW Aeromedical Services Education Working Group/Flight Nurse Midwife Educator)
“Crew Non-Technical Skills – the tale of two cultures. Communication with cabin crew on board from a flight crew perspective” Scott McNichol (First Officer/ NTS facilitator, Virgin Australia)
Personality Workshop: Dealing with Difficult Personalities in Aviation – Tony Merritt (Sydney Clinical Psychology)
ATC/General Forum
An Eye Tracking Study of Radar Controllers – Nicola Hancock (ACNZ)
PACDEFF 2018 Bill Appleby Maximising Time at Optimum Flight Levels and Allowing More Efficient use of Oceanic Airspace – Bill Appleby (ACNZ)
Human Factors in Rail Investigations – Kerri Garland
Psychometric and Organisational Predictors of Perceived Risk: An Aviation Human Factors Perspective – Asst. Prof. Amadeus Kubicek (Rabdan Academy, Abu Dhabi)
Utilising big data within the aviation safety world – Carmen Handford (UNSW – ADFA)
Service Provider Safety Investigation and Improving Safety Outcomes – Richard Davies, Wayne Jones, Paula Gray (Aviation Safety Institute)
Common Human Factors considerations that emerge during regulatory surveillance activities – Dr Selina Fothergill (UQ/CASA)
AAvPA Psychology Forum
Exploring the relationship between sleep, fatigue and operational performance – Norman MacLeod (Cathay Pacific)
Correlations of Flight Time Limitations, Fatigue, Employment Conditions and Airline Pilot’s mental fitness – Dr. Marion Venus (University of Bern)
Using Data Analytics to Generate Human Performance Insights Within Safety-critical Systems – Dr. Adam Fletcher & Andrew Boscence (Integrated Safety Support)
Fatigue in Australian commercial air transport – Stephanie Sabadas (Australian Transport Safety Bureau)
Measuring pilots’ sleep, cognitive performance and fatigue within an international mission-critical services aviation setting – Dr Adam Fletcher, Karen Heathcote et al. (Integrated Safety Support)
Pilot drowsiness and the questions that it raises about Fatigue and safe flight operations – Mark Corbett (Swinburne University)
Methodology for the evaluation of decision making processes: Pilot study – Casey James & Julie Bayley (Ergonomie)
Aircraft Noise over time effect Recognition Memory? – Assoc. Prof. Brett Molesworth (UNSW)
Unpacking Startle – WT? WT! and WT… – Jo Hamilton (RAAF Specialist Reserves)
Seeing it Like it is – Making Use of Eye tracking in Pilot Training – Dr. Patrizia Knabl (Emirates)

Day 3 – 9 Nov

AAvPA Psychology Forum
AAvPA_2018 Robyn Clay Williams Working safely in conditions of complexity and uncertainty: lessons from healthcare – Dr. Robyn Clay-Williams (Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science, Macquarie University)
Human Factors maturity in Health Care – Miranda Cornelissen (Safer Care Victoria)
AAvPA_2019_Karanikas Employees’ Task Load and Income: Associations with Safety Events attributed to human error – Dr. Nektarious Karanikas (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)
Human Factors of Standardisation and Automation in Maritime Navigation Equipment – Mal Christie (Australian Maritime Safety Authority)
The relationship between Cue Acquisition and Pilot Performance –Nadya Yuris (Macquarie University)
Flight crew reporting behaviour and trust in Just Culture policies – Kevin McMurtrie (University of New South Wales)
PACDEFF Workshops
Workshop 1 – Engineering HF Workshop – Gareth McGraw (Qantas)
Workshop 2 – Learning and Training in the future_Martin EgerthTraining in the Future – What will it Look Like, What are the Challenges, and Who will be our Trainees? – Martin Egerth (Lufthansa)
Workshop 3 – Managing Cases within a Pilot Peer Support Program – Capt. Chris Smith (Jetstar)
Workshop 4 – Integration of LOSA Information into an Airline Evidence Based Training Regime – Prof. Patrick Murray & Assoc. Prof. Allison McDonald (EBT Foundation)
Workshop 5 (AAvPA) – Research Basics for Practitioners – Prof. Mark Wiggins (Macquarie University)