Keynote Speakers

Angela C. Albritton

ALICANTO Co-Chair

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Director, Military Relations and Strategic Initiatives, WW




About Speaker

Ms. Angela Albritton is a bilingual German-English speaking professional with more than 35 years of experience in international aviation, education, and corporate training. She began her aviation career in various roles at Pan American World Airways and Deutsche Lufthansa and expanded to work in curriculum design, instruction, and program management at Delta Connection’s flight training academy and several other international aviation training organizations.


Ms. Albritton has been with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University since 2011, serving in various roles in Military and Government Relations, as well as Strategic Initiatives for the Worldwide Chancellor’s Office. She built two successful academic programs to provide direct career pathways for thousands of transitioning U.S. service members to enter well-paying careers within the civilian aviation maintenance and technology industries. Under her leadership, the United States Naval Community College selected Embry-Riddle to provide degrees in Aviation Maintenance and Uncrewed Systems to enlisted Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen across the globe. Ms. Albritton also teaches online aeronautical science courses to undergraduate students and has published and presented at numerous international conferences. She is a long-time member of the National Association of Institutions for Military Education Services; the Council of College and Military Educators and currently serves on the Advisory Board of Aviation Week’s Military Aviation Logistics and Maintenance Symposium.


In 2018, Ms. Albritton helped found ALICANTO, the International Association of Aviation and Aerospace Education which she currently co-chairs. In this role, she provides leadership and strategic direction in support of ICAO’s Next Generation of Aviation Professionals program. During her five-year tenure, she has overseen ALICANTO’s growth and expansion from six founding aerospace universities to a global consortium of almost fifty universities from twenty-six countries. In 2023, the ICAO Council formally recognized ALICANTO as an international organization that may be invited to attend suitable ICAO meetings.


Ms. Albritton is a licensed FAA private pilot and holds a Master of Science degree in Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a specialization in Human Factors. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of Maryland and professional educator credentials from the University of New Mexico. Ms. Albritton has been married to Dr. Frank Albritton for almost 35 years, and they have two daughters.

Fabrice
Drogoul

EUROCONTROL

EASA European Human Factors Advisory Group

University of Paris

Université Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier

 

 

 

Topic

Fatigue in Air Traffic Control Ops Rooms and Towers

About Speaker

Fabrice Drogoul is an Ergonomist and safety specialist with a background in practice and research in safety-critical systems. Educated in Paris V, Paris Art et Metier, ENAC, University of Geneva, IATA, Harvard. He is working in EUROCONTROL the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation as Human Factors and Safety expert, Human Factors case project manager and course manager.

Since 1991 he provides support, research and training for EUROCONTROL including support in various European projects or activities. 

·         Improving ATM Human Performance

·         Fatigue and stress management guidance and measures

·         Reskilling and upskilling with future automation

·         Human Factors in digitalisation

·         Non-technical skill training, etc.

He is member of the EASA European Human Factors Advisory Group, Member of the Safety and Human Factors sub group for Human Factors in Daily Operations, member of European Association of Aviation Psychology and also associated teacher in University of Paris and University of Toulouse – Paul Sabatier. 

Programme

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