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CONFERENCES

Presenting at these conferences is one way we're sharing our expertise.
2017 - 2019

PROGRAMA DE APOIO A PILOTOS

Auditório da Direção de Infraestruturas Aeronáuticas da ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal - 15 MAI 19

11h20-12h05 Peer Support Programmes: Our answers to the most frequently asked questions – Robert Bor and Aedrian Bekker, Centre for Aviation Psychology.

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FRANKFURT 2 February 2017

With Peer Support Programmes (PSPs) expected to eventually become mandatory in Europe, this event brought together approximately 140 stakeholders from across the industry to share and discuss existing best practices regarding PSPs. The event focussed on how airlines can create an atmosphere of trust with pilots who are in distress and may require peer support assistance.  In addition, the participants acknowledged how peer support is a non-partisan issue that all stakeholders should approach together. 

LONDON 2-3 March 2017

This two-day workshop addressed the systemic and regulatory challenges in working with aircrew to equip Practitioner Psychologists to match an increasing demand for psychological assessment and intervention in aviation.

ZURICH 29 June 2017

Psychological problems among pilots are an insidious threat to safety because of impairments to task performance. Crew licensing authorities worldwide specify the minimum medical requirements crew must meet to be able to fly, and psychologists have an increasingly important role in screening and supporting aviation personnel who work in critical roles. This event will equip Practitioner Psychologists to match an increasing demand for psychological assessment and intervention in aviation.

UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ, AUSTRIA 3-7 July 2017

The 8th International Summer School on Aviation Psychology will take place from 03-07 July 2017 at the University of Graz (Austria). Conference Theme and Program will be announced shortly

LONDON 21-22 September 2017

This two-day workshop addressed the systemic and regulatory challenges in working with aircrew to equip Practitioner Psychologists to match an increasing demand for psychological assessment and intervention in aviation.

ZURICH 2 November 2017

Why Pilot Peer Support instead of “pilot support”?  Implementation of the Pilot Peer Support System for British Airways. CISM, cases, development, how it works, and how issues like mental health problems, fatigue, lack of insight regarding mental health issues and “telling on” is handled. Role of aviation psychologists, clinical psychologists and CISM team in Pilot Peer Support, A&D Testing, how to handle mental diseases, medication, grounding limits. Role of the AME and physicians in Pilot Peer Support, A&D Testing, how to handle mental diseases, medication, grounding limits.

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PREVIOUS EVENTS

British Psychological Society, Skills in Aviation Mental Health (2 day courses), Leicester, November 2016 

European Association for Aviation Psychology, Lisbon, September 2016

South African Association of Aeromedical Examiners, Annual Conference, Johannesburg, July 2016

ICAS International Conference, London, June 2016

Royal Aeronautical Society, London, Mental Health Day, May 2016

Association of Aeromedical Examiners, UK, Warwick, April 2016

Federal Aviation Administration Aeromedical Psychology Seminar, Denver, August 2015

International Conference of Aviation and Space Medicine, Oxford, September 2015

International Summer School on Aviation Psychology, University of Graz, Austria, June 2015