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December 05 - 07, 2018 |
Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio

Main Day 1

8:00 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:00 am - 9:15 am CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING REMARKS

9:15 am - 10:00 am KEYNOTE: STRATEGIES FOR PRODUCING AGILE PILOTS THAT ARE PREPARED FOR A RAPIDLY EVOLVING ENVIRONMENT

Major General Patrick J. Doherty - Commander, 19th Air Force U.S. Air Force
• The future of pilot training 5 and 10 years out
• Blending education, training and exercise to enhance pilot readiness g
• Integrating both advances
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Major General Patrick J. Doherty

Commander, 19th Air Force
U.S. Air Force

10:00 am - 10:45 am DELIVERING 5TH GENERATIONAL READINESS TO THE AIR FORCE

• Leveraging stakeholder engagements and coalitions to enhance training
• Building new training facilities to support the increased number of pilots from the U.S. and international partners
• Providing Subject matter Experts that align with the curriculum and best support pilot readiness

10:45 am - 11:15 am DEMO DRIVE AND MORNING NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:15 am - 12:00 pm NATO MEMBERS PRIORITIES IN NEXT-GENERATION PILOT TRAINING SYSTEMS

• Understanding the capability gaps and moving away from legacy trainers onto virtual training exercises
• Utilizing ground base simulator to reinforce live navigation, tactical and sensor training
• Leveraging technology to download skills from an expensive to less expensive manner

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCHEON

• Integration of the Next Generation Trainer Aircraft T-X
• Priorities for the inclusion of LVC and VR technology in pilot training curriculum
• Enhancing pilot training efficiency and effectiveness through an array of technology and innovative practices
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Colonel Russell Driggers

Commander, 80th Flying Training Wing
U.S. Air Force

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Lt. Col Chris Goossens

Senior National Representative
Belgium

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm AFTERNOON NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS IN DELIVERING PILOTS REQUIRED TO OPERATE IN THE CRITICAL THEATRE’S OF OPERATION

• Updates on current training programs and operational performance of recent training graduates
• Addressing challenges and plans to further develop the current training programs

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm WHAT IS THE MOST COST EFFECTIVE WAY TO DELIVER TRAINING TO THE NEXT GENERATION OF PILOTS?

• Tackling the challenges of budgets while leveraging future emerging technology
• What are the plans to deliver mission readiness in the battlefield beyond 2020
• Identifying new technology and cost effective methods, such as outsourcing to deliver quality training cost effectively

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm CLOSING REMARKS