Qatar to Host the Global Aviation Training Symposium

Qatar will host the 5th Global Aviation Training Symposium on the advanced trainer program (Trainer), the first of its kind organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in the Middle East and North Africa Aviation Training Region.

Qatar’s hosting of the event is a part of a partnership concluded by the Qatar Aviation Science College and the ICAO Office for Global Aviation Security Training (GAT).

The partnership agreement was signed by the Director General of QAC, HE Sheikh Jabor bin Hamad Al-Thani, and the Deputy Director of the Technical Cooperation Department of ICAO, and Director of the WMO Office for Global Aviation Security Training Meshesha Belayneh.

This symposium will be an important opportunity for ICAO Member States to meet with training authorities and organizations to explore the prospects and opportunities of new partnerships, as well as to raise awareness of the priorities for strengthening the key capabilities of aviation training in the near and long term.

450 participants from all over the world expected to attend the symposium, including universities, specialized training centers and major international organizations working in this sector such as the International Air Transport Association and the International Airports Council and other stakeholders.

Qatar Aviation Science Academy’s hosting of this event will be reflected on its strategic vision towards developing the human element of this vital sector in the State of Qatar and the region, especially that the symposium will be attended by distinguished international experts to highlight the best training practices that can be used by the College to support the aviation sector in the State of Qatar and promote it.

The “Trainer” Advanced Program is a collaborative international training network of more than 90 specialized training centers and institutions in more than 70 ICAO member countries The program aims to support member states in efforts and initiatives to develop and share high-quality and competency-based training materials.

Source: Civil Aviation Authority, Qatar