The virtual attendance at the combined PACDEFF and AAvPA Conference for 2021 will be available for both Day 1 and Day 2. The program for Day 1 will be the published combined program, while Day 2 will be a selected program which is a hybrid of both the PACDEFF and AAvPA programs.

Virtual Program

PACDEFF 2021 will be a two day conference consisting of world class presentations and contemporary and relevant workshops.

It will be held over 21/22 October at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia

Virtual Program Day 1 (21 October – All times Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Combined forum with AAvPA – Cost AUD$140/day (approximately 89 Euro) – Tickets via the Registration Button

0900-0915    Welcome

0920-1005    Keynote 1: Professor Mark Wiggins (Macquarie University)

1010-1055    Keynote 2: Professor Leigh Signal (Sleep/Wake Research Centre)

1125-1210    Keynote 3: James Redgrove (Dreamworld Safety)

1310-1340    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on seafarers’ mental health and chronic fatigue: beneficial effects of onboard peer support, external support and Internet access – Dr Michelle Grech

1340-1410    Self Evaluation and Looking for Help – Dr Natasha Yates (Bond University Medicine)

1410-1440    The effect of a common stressor – noise on pilot cognition – Dr Brett Molesworth

1510-1540    Organisational decision making: How organisational inputs shape decisions in the cockpit and among front line operators – Dr Dirk Maclean

1540-1610    Pilot mental health: findings from a series of clinical interviews – Corrie Ackland and Tony Merritt

1610-1640    An update on Human Factors and Non-technical skills from an operational perspective – Capt. Ben Charters

1640-1700    Day 1 Wrap Up

Virtual Program Day 2 (22 October – All times Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Cost AUD$140/day (approximately 89 Euro) – Tickets via the Registration Button

0900-0910    Welcome

0910-0935    44 years of CRM training, what you do not know and need to know – Stephen Walsh

0940-1005    Integrating Human Factors into Safety Management – Matt McKay

1010-1035    Best practice Interviewing Techniques for Human Factors Investigations in Aviation and Rail – Danni Maynard

Flight Crew Forum

1100-1130    Emerging Technologies and Negative Training – Tony Power

1130-1200    Delivering value from an eye-tracking based training aid in a military flight training environment – Alexander Robinson and Rama Myers

1200-1230    The affordances of VR for training novel event management in aerospace – Capt. Cameron Tribe

AAvPA Forum

13:15-13:40 Eye-tracking in aviation: where to now? – Dr Matt Ebbatson

13:40-14:00 Flight instructor perceptions of the value of visual scan behaviour in the assessment of pilot performance – Matt Gray

14:05-14:25 Aircraft visibility study – Mangalore mid air – Nathalie Boston and Michael Dawes

14:25-14:45 Analysis of runway incursions from a human factors perspective – Yan Yan, Soufiane Boufous and Brett Molesworth

15:15-15:35 Implementing Human Factors Solutions for Australian Flight Training Schools: Part 2 – Selina Fothergill and Michael White

15:35-15:55 A comparison between Australian and European pilots’ confidence in ‘just culture’ – Kevin McMurtrie

16:00-16:20 Effects of auditory and visual feedback on remote pilot manual flying performance – Matthew Dunn

16:20-16:40 Investigation report – Human Factors issues in relation to AO-2019-050 Anna Bay – Max Marton

16:45-17:00 Conference Wrap Up

PACDEFF/AAvPA 2021