Massey University School of Aviation is pleased to announce the second Aviation
Education and Research Symposium to be held at Palmerston North on 28-29 July
2010, in conjunction with the Aviation Industry Association of New Zealand and Royal
Aeronautical Society, New Zealand.
This event is intended as a forum for disseminating research and discussing current
issues in aviation, with an emphasis on bridging theory and practice. It will present an
opportunity for "a meeting of the minds" for academics and practitioners in the aviation
The theme for this symposium "Contemporary Issues in Aviation Education and
Research" is broad to encourage a greater spectrum of submissions encompassing
aviation psychology, education, technology, training, and the economic aspects of the
industry. We are delighted at the interest generated and the range of papers received
from Australia and New Zealand.
The conference papers have been classified into five sessions, with ‘Aviation
Psychology’ and ‘Aviation Education’ on the first day, followed by ‘Commercial
Aspects of Aviation’, ‘Aviation Technology’ and ‘Training for new technology - the
man-machine interface’ on the second day.
We welcome delegates to attend, participate and share information on the latest
developments in the industry.