Exploring Aviation Training Intelligence

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Tuesday 5 December 2017

7:30 – 9:00

On-site registration

9:00 – 10:30

Opening Ceremony


His Excellency Tunisian Minister of Transport - Mr. Radhouane Ayara

Director General of ICAO Regional Aviation Security Training Center-Mr. Hassen Seddik

Director General of Arab Civil Aviation Commission - Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim Shereif

Director General of Tunisian Civil Aviation Authority - Mr. Kamel Miled

CEO of Tunisian Civil Aviation Office and Airports - Mr. Khaled Chilli

CEO of TUNISAIR - Mr. Elyes Mnakbi

Regional Director General of ICAO Eur-Nat Office - Mr. Luis Fonseca De Almeida

AFSAC ASTC Certification Award

Group Photo

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session #1 – What is Aviation Training Intelligence?

Speaker - Kaj Christensen, ICAO Global Aviation Training

Intelligence to make decisions about aviation course development, instruction, and program planning is abundant, but not always consulted, resulting in lost opportunities

What are the sources of aviation training intelligence and what are the systems to manage it that will enable you to develop courses that meet air transport needs.

12:30– 13:30

Lunch break and networking

13:30 – 15:00


Session #2 – Air Transport Big Data


Speaker - Ahmed Hoummady, Loumed Cabin Crew Training Centre Morocco

What data is available from your State, ICAO, and other international aviation organizations, regarding air transport projections, that will guide your training programs planning, course development and instructional decisions.? Human resources planning based on State projections to fill projected job needs should translate into training and course development initiatives.


Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00

Session #3 – Collaborative Data and Practices

Speaker - Shittu Ahmed Abdul, Nigerian College of Aviation Technology

Networking with your local and regional aviation organizations, professionals, and training centres  should yield information and practices that will guide your course development and instructional activities. Performance and training development best practices are available through collaborative partners or a network engaging in collaborative projects. What information do you need and who  do you reach out  to for collaborative initiatives.


Q&A and Networking Cocktail

Wednesday 6 December 2017

9:00 – 9:10

Opening and Review of Day 1

9:10 – 10:30

Session #4 – Technology and learning Systems

Speaker - Jennifer Drayton, GAL ANS Training Centre UAE

Technology is quickly and greatly changing the way training is developed and delivered, and influencing the way learners learn. Are you prepared? Technology brings enabling systems and applications to the training world but they are not always well known or understood. What technology would make your course development, delivery,  and instruction easier and aligned with learning trends? How can you implement it?

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session #5 – Instructional Strategies

Speaker - Dr. Salman Almasri, Queen Noor Civil Aviation Technical College

New ways of learning pose challenges for conventional instructional strategies. What are the sources that point to new instructional strategies and instructor competencies that influence course design and instructional outcomes? Course designers and Instructors need to integrate new learning theory emerging from use of new learning technologies to keep training effective for a new demographic of learners and keep trainees motivated.

What are the sources of instructional intelligence and how can this information assist developers, instructors and training centres in modernizing their instructional approach and  identifying any new competencies.

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch break and networking

13:30 – 15:00

Session  #6- Putting it all Together

Speaker - Bonnie McEachern, ICAO Global Aviation Training

What is your ATIQ?  (Aviation Training Intelligence  Quotient!) Has your knowledge about aviation training data, information, sources and systems increased as a result of participating in the meeting workshops? What do you know now that is new and how will you implement your new knowledge? 

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30

Session  #7 – Action Plans – Previous and Next

Speaker - Bonnie McEachern, ICAO Global Aviation Training

Follow-up from CDI/STD 2016 Action Plans. What actions were implemented? CDI/STD 2017 What actions will be implemented as result of this meeting? 

16:30 – 17:00

Q&A session - Close of Day


Gala Dinner

Thursday 7 December 2017

9:00 – 10:30

Summary of Day 2

AFSAC Presentation – Mr. Mostafa Abdelaal

AFSAC STP Presentation – Ms. Radhia Marzouki

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30

Support and Future Plans of TRAINAIR PLUS Programme

11:30 – 12:00

Conclusions and Recommendations

12:00 – 12:30

Closing Ceremony

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch break and networking

14:00 – 16:00

Site Visit


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