PACDEFF 2024 Preliminary Program

Day 1 (29 October)

Plenary Session – Centre Stage Room (Click on Link for Abstracts)

0900-0915    Welcome

0920-1005    Keynote 1: Professor Sidney Dekker – Griffith University

1010-1055    Keynote 2: Pip Spence – CEO and Director of Aviation Safety, CASA

1055-1125    Morning Tea

1125-1150    Self-evident Approaches to Managing Human Factors – Ken Wylie (Buried, 2020 Author)

1150-1215 CRM – What is it for? Preventing Error or Saving the Day? – Dr. Dirk Maclean – Swinburne University

1215-1315    Lunch

1315-1340    Fatal Solution – Building a Fair and Just Culture in Healthcare – Prof. Jan Davies (Professor Emerita, University of Calgary)

1345-1410    The Fog of a Real Emergency: CRM and NTS in Practice – Alexander Robinson – Ocean Software

1415-1440    The Evolution of Women in Air Traffic Control – Associate Professor Selina Fothergill (RMIT)

1440-1505    Challenging the Efficacy of a Just Culture – Curtis Calabrese (UNSW Aviation)

1505-1535   Presentation TBA

1535-1600    Multimodal Sensory Effectiveness and the Realism of Virtual Cabin Door Trainers – Moving Beyond the Digital Twin – Denis Manson – Alliance Airlines

1605-1630    A Graphical Model for Improving Flight Crew Resilience – Capt. Ping Lee – EVA Air

1630-1655 Changing the Culture at a Large Theme Park – James Redgrove (Dreamworld) and Belinda Warner (Qantas)

1655-1705 Day 1 Wrap Up

1900-2200 Conference Dinner – Pre-dinner drinks outside Function Room at 1830

Day 2 – (30 October)

Plenary Session – Centre Stage Room

0900-0910    Welcome

0910-0955    Keynote 3 – Matt Hall – Matt Hall Racing

1000-1045    Keynote 4 – Nicole Ashcroft – Uber Safety (TBC)

1045-1115    Morning Tea

Helicopter Safety Collaborative Human Factors Parallel Forum – Meeting Place 1&2

0800-1100: Program TBA

Pilot Human Factors Forum 1 – Centre Stage Room

1115-1140    Psychophysiological Responses in Aircraft Upsets – Shane Tobin – UPRT Australia

1140-1205   Eye Tracking Results from a Large Study into Pilot Startle and Surprise – Aruna Ranganathan – CQ University

1205-1230   Evaluation of Heights Used in Simulated Engine Failures in Twin-engine Aeroplanes under 5,700 kg – Stephanie Sabadas

Human Factors Forum 2 – Meeting Place Rooms 1&2

1115-1140    Surviving the Aircraft Accident – A Critical Review of Head Injury Criteria (HIC) – Prof. Jan Davies (Professor Emerita, University of Calgary)

1140-1205    The typography of Flight Deck Documentation and its Effects on Safety – Pascal Schmid – Griffith University

1205-1230    Human Performance and CRM/NTS Through the Lens of Contemporary Safety – David East – Crew Fusion

Workshop 1 – Meeting Place 3&4

1115-1230 Facilitator Skills – Jana Ewing – Collaborative Training Group

1230-1315    Lunch

Human Factors Forum 3 (Mental Health, Peer Support, and Resilience) – Centre Stage Room

1315-1345 Mental Health (Specific Topic TBA) Chris Smith & Tianchai Maneerat

1345-1415 Providing Support in General and Regional Aviation – Angela Garvey – Navigating Aviation

1415-1445 Creating the Resilient Pilot – Naomi Radke – AFAP

Workshops 2 and 3 – Meeting Place 3&4

1315-1445    Workshop 2: A Master Class for Improving CRM & NTS in Airline Pilots – Capt. Steve Swauger (Author, Master Airline Pilot – ex Southwest Airlines)

1445-1515    Afternoon Tea

1515-1645    Workshop 3: Using an Escape Room Methodology to Practise CRM Skills – Dr Andi Thompson, Dr Elizabeth Willis, Dr Kim Vidhani (Princess Alexandra Hospital) [48 pax + Observers]

Human Factors Forum 4 – Meeting Place Rooms 1&2

1515-1540 The Effects of Distraction and Recency on Mid-air Collisions – Billie Petty – University of Otago

1545-1610 Presentation Topic TBA – Mark Holmes – Qantas

1610-1645 Presentation Topic TBA- Carolyn Vaughan – Qantas

1645-1700 Day 2 and Conference Wrap Up

Standby Workshops and Presentations (TBC)

Tarryn Ryan – Instructional Techniques

Tony Power – An analysis of Different Models of Just Culture.