GULF AVIATION TRAINING EVENT ANNOUNCES MODERATOR20 June 2017Read later David Studden of GCAS to Lead Discussions at Gulf Aviation Training Event The Gulf Aviation Training Event (GATE), taking place 13 November this year in Dubai, has announced the moderator for the event will be David Studden, Senior Manager, Business Development at the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS). Drawing on his 16 years of experience spanning a variety of roles with the aviation industry, Studden will lead the conference in addressing the challenges of growing demand for pilots, explore solutions and shape Middle East aviation training. His experience includes learning and development, strategic planning, business development and marketing. Studden commented “I am proud to moderate GATE 2017 and am looking forward to some interesting and informative discussions.” He continued, “Throughout my career I have believed that learning is a life-long experience and GATE will be an ideal place to address challenges and opportunities facing the aerospace industry in the Middle East, with key industry leaders involved in both the panels and the audience.” Panels will include discussions on regional training developments, technology in training and aviation schools, instructors and certification standards; while presentations will include an in depth look at evidence based training principles, plus aim to answer the question “How do you better train a pilot?”. “We are thrilled to have David Studden on board for GATE 2017,” said Michele van Akelijen, Managing Director of show organisers F&E Aerospace. “His combination of experience, knowledge and enthusiasm will ensure the conference is both educational and informative, providing value to all its attendees.” The GATE conference takes place 13 November 2017 and the GATE exhibition, a dedicated space within the Dubai Airshow will run 12 – 16 November. For more information or to book your space, visit gate.aero or see the team at Chalet D42 at the Paris Airshow.