New Deep-Learning Open Workshop Programme at Aerial Firefighting North America 2018

The Aerial Firefighting North America 2018 event has been extended to 3-days in order to incorporate a much-requested day of deep-learning for those who have registered to attend the conference.


Four one-hour complimentary Workshops will take place at McClellan Conference Center the day prior to the main Conference Sessions - on 12th March 2018 – introduced by experts in their chosen fields from eminent Governmental Offices and industry.


Topics and Presenters Include:


The Effects of Fatigue on Pilot Performance - Bruce A. Wright, PhD, CAsP, Medical Education Division, FAA-CAMI- Federal Aviation Authority - Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, Oklohoma USA


The Future of Night Vision in Aerial Applications - Melissa Lineberger, Chief of Staff, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control / David R. Toelle, Aerial Firefighting Specialist & Bob Gann, Colorado Center of Excellence (CoE) for Advanced Technology-Aerial Firefighting & USDA Forest Service, USA


AFF Engine Operators Workshop - Tarek Nochahrli, Senior Marketing Account Manager, Pratt & Whitney, Canada


Human Performance Fundamentals - Capt Ivan Pupulidy, Human Factors Specialist, US Forest Service, New Mexico, USA


The above deep-learning topics will provide workshop attendees with a progressive view of these subjects, delivered proficiently by those in the front line of research and development. View the full Workshop Programme.


The largest exhibition to date featuring over 40 participants will also be open to all Workshops attendees to provide the opportunity to engage with Aerial Firefighting technology and services providers from around the world. 


Attendance of the Workshops is included in AFF North America Delegate and Visitor passes. However, the number of places in each room is strictly limited.  To secure your place, please register HERE