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Watch Out for Black Swans: Geopolitical Events When Predicting the Future of ATM

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aulty economic and air-traffic seems toothless to push it through growth forecasts, the ongo- due to the opposition of several ing delay in implementing a member states,” Walsh said. “A sinsingle European sky, a record num- gle European sky has been talked ber of European controller strikes, about since I was a child. But the worldwide geopolitical change, and time for talking is over; we need acunpredictable “black swan” events like 9/11 and Brexit are shaping the future of air traffic management, said two leading industry experts during the World ATM Congress opening session Tuesday morning. Willie Walsh, CEO, International Airlines Group (IAG), and Chair of the International Air Transport Willie Walsh, CEO, IAG, and Chair, IATA, responds Association (IATA), to questions during Session One: Responding to Geopolitical Change and Black Swans. said the ATM industry would do well to emulate airlines’ ability to adapt tion. We need a change of attitude quickly to unexpected events like and a change of culture.” security changes, political instabilWalsh, who started his career as ity, natural disasters, and changing a cadet pilot at age 17 and now runs demographics. the sixth-largest airline company in In particular, this includes finally the world, said IAG has a unique moving forward on a single Europe- structure. As the owner of British an sky. “It’s remained on the starting Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, and blocks for over 17 years, and the EU Vueling, IAG operates four independent airline brands that have grown significantly while facing different Exhibition Hall Hours market conditions and opportunities. Hall 9 at IFEMA, Feria de Madrid “How do airlines react so quickly? (North Entrance) Put simply, we always expect the Wednesday, 8 March unexpected,” he said. “But it’s vital 10.00 – 18.00 that airlines are financially robust Thursday, 9 March and able to withstand these shock10.00 – 14.00 waves.” For instance, Walsh said IAG did Conference not take a position on the Brexit vote, but did conclude that the Programme United Kingdom’s succession from Exhibition Hall, End of Aisles the European Union will not have a 200 and 300 significant impact on its business in the long term. However, he said IAG Wednesday, 8 March is seeing short-term changes due 9.15 – 12.30

Commissioner Violeta Bulc kicks off the World ATM Congress 2017 Conference Programme.

European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc Delivers Keynote

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n its fifth year, the growth of World ATM Congress is evident in a greater presence of world leaders, proving that the show provides the ideal atmosphere for business. Case in point: European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc delivered a keynote address in yesterday’s Conference Programme, where she treated delegates to a European transportation overview. As Bulc reported, the outlook is brighter than it’s been for a while. “For the first time, all members of the EU (European Union) are experiencing economic growth. The confidence of consumers is improving,” said Bulc. “We can build on that in aviation.” The Commissioner went on to say the EU is experiencing its highest employability in history, which can only lead to new op-

portunities and influence the global economy as a whole. Aviation is one of the most global businesses out there. Key to this, Bulc added, is “connectivity on a global level and efficiency on a domestic level.” “The importance of aviation is growing because the world wants to be connected,” said Bulc, who added that a 10 percent increase in connectivity equates to a one percent increase in GDP. And how does one get there? Through a transport union for global leadership, specifically digitalisation and decarbonisation, said Bulc. Of course, air traffic management (ATM) is a big part of that. “ATM: It’s one of those absolute necessary links; [without it] aviation would have been much less developed and much less in connectivity,” she continued.

Don't Miss! ◆ WiMAX Forum presents AeroMACS 2017. ◆ Last day of Conference Programme. ◆ EUROCONTROL and SWIM Workshops (turn to page 8 for more information)

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CANSO Director General, Jeff Poole, in his opening conference address on 7 March.

“World ATM Congress is where the most senior leaders from the industry and other important stakeholders come speak to the entire ATM industry in one place and discuss their expectations and requirements. We were particularly delighted to welcome EU Commissioner, Violeta Bulc, and IAG CEO and Chair of the IATA Board of Governors, Willie Walsh, as keynote speakers at the conference yesterday.” – CANSO Director General Jeff Poole

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Stakeholders Take a Global View Of Virtual Towers

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung | Rüdiger Mandry, Senior Expert Corporate Communications said:

Air traffic controllers, suppliers, and regulators offer a 360-degree perspective on remote virtual towers.

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uring a Tuesday afternoon session in the Frequentis Aviation Arena, representatives from all three of these groups discussed their varying viewpoints on the burgeoning new technology of virtual towers. The topic is particularly relevant at World ATM Congress 2017 because just seven months ago, the first active shadow-mode operation was launched at a DFS regional airport in Germany that has about 10,000 movements per year. According to Thomas Fraenzl, Business Development Manager, Remote Virtual Tower, Frequentis, six controllers provided air traffic control service for the airport from a remote control centre. They handled 200 flights in five days, with up to seven concurrent movements. “There was 100 percent continuous operation, and it was a big success,” he said. Frequentis is now making plans

“We are celebrating our 5th year anniversary as well! We have been with World ATM Congress from the beginning and have had a successful experience each time! With our new exhibit we wanted to have a space that encouraged our partners to stay, rather than just stop by. So far, we have been extremely successful in this mission as we are hosting more meetings and conversations than ever before!”

to use remote tower technology in a large airport in Vienna. And the company is working on Remote Tower 2.0, which Fraenzl said can add “so many benefits for the users,” including enhanced 360-degree infrared vision; automatic pan, tilt, and zoom (PTZ) tracking; full-scale controller working position (CWP), and compact CWP, and surveillance integration. But in order to accomplish this vision, the industry needs controller buy-in, said Patrik Peters, President and CEO of the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations (IFACTA). “The first time we heard about remote virtual towers 10 years ago, we thought they weren’t going to work,” he said. “But now the technology has changed. The towers make sense in a remote area where no one wants » continued on page 14

IHS Jane’s ATC Award winners • Enabling Technology Award: EUROCONTROL on behalf of iStream partners • Innovation Award: CGH Technologies – ASSET, a cloud-based SaaS AIM package • Runway Award: DSNA, Groupe ADP, and partners: Air France, EasyJet, EUROCONTROL, SESAR JU – Runway Status Lights for Par-

is-Charles de Gaulle • Technology Award: Frequentis: Next generation air traffic management network based on SDN - Brazil • Environment Award: DFS on behalf of ODP consortium partners – Optimised Descent Profiles powered by SESAR JU • Service Provision Award: AEROTHAI – ATFM Platform

SESAR award winners.

Enabling Technology Award, winner EUROCONTROL on behalf of iStream.

Violeta Bulc, Commissioner for Transport, European Commission, (second from left) is photographed with the winners of the Transition to a Service Oriented Architecture Award, Skyguide.

Runway Award, winner DSNA, Group ADP + partners - RunWay Status Lights for Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

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Company_Name.................. Stand Number 360world..................................................1165 42 Solutions.............................................1350 A-B-C Adacel Systems, Inc..................................598 ADB Safegate............................................335 Adder Technology...................................1226 Advionics...................................................967 AeroMACS - WiMAX Forum.....................143 Agile SDE, LLC........................................1332 Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic (ANS CR)......................957 Air Traffic Control Association...................201 Air Traffic Technology International..........................................1195 MR-1 Air World Today Ltd.................................1103 Airbus.......................................................1105 MR-2 Aireon LLC.................................................925 Airtel ATN...................................................111 MR-3 Airways New Zealand................................590 ALES, Member of ICZ Group..................1263 All Weather, Inc..........................................853 Altitude Angel..........................................1378 ALTYS Technologies................................1208 Anhui Sun Create Electronics MR-4 Co., Ltd...................................................470 AT-One.......................................................951 MR-5 ATC Network............................................1194 Atech........................................................1253 MR-6 ATIS UHER SA...........................................466 ATRiCS GmbH...........................................433 MR-7 ATS Data Design........................................801 Avion Revue.............................................1370 1378 Avitech GmbH...........................................553 1370 Azimut JSC................................................239 1368 BAN 2000 GmbH......................................851 Bayanat Engineering.................................592 Becker Avionics GmbH...........................1350 Beel Technologies Inc.............................1235 Biral - Bristol Industrial & Research Associates Ltd.......................969 1366 Boeing........................................................816 BridgeNet International...........................1368 1362 Brody Forbes.............................................145 BULATSA.................................................1167 1360 Cadmos microsystems Srl......................1348 1358 Campbell Scientific Ltd.............................468 1356 Casada Health Care................................1269 1354 CGH Technologies, Inc.............................482 Civil Air Navigation Services 1352 Organisation (CANSO)...........................403 Coastal Environmental 1350 Systems, Inc...........................................468 COMSOFT Solutions GmbH...................1135 1348 comsuisse AG...........................................888 1346 Comtech EF Data....................................1137 COOPANS.................................................941 Copperchase Ltd.....................................1336 CPI - ASC Signal Division.........................955 CS Communications & Systemes............479 1344 CS SOFT a.s............................................1247 CST - Computer Simulation 1342 Technology............................................1196 1336 CXR Anderson Jacobson.......................1200 D-E-F DF Núcleo..................................................805 1334 DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH.....................................................834 1332 Diamond Antenna and 1330 Microwave Corp.......................................135 1324 GNIRDLR............................................................951 ETAC DLR GfR mbH..........................................1322 1322 DSNA.........................................................480 DSNA Services - INNOV'ATM 1316 CGX Aéro................................................473 HCNUL ETEasat AGELRadar ED Systems Ltd.........................351

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Wednesday Exhibitor Listing » from page 4 Company Name/Assigned Stand Edda Systems.........................................1145 Egis............................................................333 EGNOS......................................................478 EIZO Corporation......................................349 ELDIS Pardubice, s.r.o..............................460 Electronic Navigation Research Institute (ENRI)........................................959 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University....1212 ENAC.........................................................480 ENAIRE......................................................844 Enav...........................................................927 ENGIE Ineo................................................242 Entry Point North.......................................943 ERA a.s......................................................367 Esterline Belgium bvba.............................213 EUROCAE..................................................889 EUROCONTROL.......................................849 EUROCONTROL's Network Manager..................................................889 European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).....................................................889 European Commission..............................889 European Defence Agency.......................889 Evans Consoles Incorporated................1101 Eventide Inc.............................................1204 everis Aerospace and Defense.................881 FAA Managers Association.....................1330 Federal State Unitary Enterprise (State Research Institute of Aviation Systems)...................................149 Finavia Corporation.................................1362 Forum Systems.......................................1332 Frequentis AG............................................526 Fujitsu Limited...........................................961 G-H-I GECI Española S.A...................................562 General Dynamics Mission Systems..................................................157 GESAB.......................................................246 Glarun Technology Co., Ltd....................1303 GLOSS SRL.............................................1342 GMV AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE, S.A.U..................................1210 GroupEAD Europe S.L..............................590 Gryphon Sensors, LLC............................1201 Guntermann & Drunck GmbH..................337

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Harris Corporation.....................................426 Helios.........................................................333 HENAME, Inc...........................................1356 Hensoldt - Airbus DS Electronics...........1117 HIS Hermieu International Supply...........880B Honeywell..................................................863 HungaroControl Pte. Ltd.........................1218 IATAS - International Air Traffic Automation Systems............................1163 ICAO.........................................................1216 IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi S.p.A...........1197 IHS Jane's................................................1191 IHSE GmbH...............................................407 Imtradex.....................................................209 Indra...........................................................553 Ineco, S.A..................................................845 Infinite Technologies..................................836 Ingeniería de Sistemas para la Defensa de España..........................1215 Inmarsat Aviation.....................................1169 Insero Software..........................................851 INSTER Tecnología y Comunicaciones, S.A.U.........................260 Integra A/S.................................................851 Integra Aviation Academy.........................851 Intelcan......................................................965 Intersoft Electronics NV.............................967 Isavia - Icelandic ANS...............................953 J-K-L Japan Air Navigation Systems for Overseas Association (JANSOA)...........961 Japan Radio Co. Ltd.................................961 JMA Solutions.........................................1370 Jotron AS.................................................1141 Klising d.o.o.............................................1189 Knürr Technical Furniture GmbH..............217 KONGSBERG - Indra Navia Avinor....................................................1143 L-3 ESSCO..............................................1231 LAIC AG.....................................................494 Leidos........................................................405 Leonardo SpA..........................................1151 LEOSPHERE..............................................359 Luciad........................................................139 Lund Halsey (Console Systems) Limited..................................................1226 m-click.aero GmbH...................................137 M-N-O M.E.P........................................................1336 M.T. srl........................................................496

Mestalla......................................................800 Micro Nav Ltd............................................542 MicroStep-MIS, spol. s r.o........................244 The MITRE Corporation............................574 Mitsubishi Electric.....................................961 Moog Inc..................................................1334 MOPIENS...................................................215 Nanjing LES Information Technology Co., Ltd...............................301 National Air Traffic Controllers Association...........................................1316 NATS..........................................................890 Nautel.......................................................1304 NAVBLUE Ltd..........................................1211 NAV CANADA............................................826 NEC Corporation.......................................963 NedGraphics BV........................................881 NITA, LLC...................................................241 NLR-Netherlands Aerospace Centre.....................................................951 Northrop Grumman...................................431 NTT DATA Corporation..............................881 OCEM Energy Technology srl...................155 Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd....................961 Oman Aircraft Control College................1301 Onur Muhendislik A.S.............................1229 P-Q-R Paris Lodron University Salzburg............1214 Plantronics, Inc..........................................304 Polomarconi Telsa SpA ............................971 PrecisionHawk...........................................141 Press Interview Lounge........................1360 PRS Polish Radome Services.................1257 R.A. ROMATSA........................................1167 R.I.S.K. Company....................................1261 Radome Services LLC..............................207 RAMET a.s...............................................1221 Raymetrics SA...........................................303 Raytheon Company..................................887 Red Hat, Inc.............................................1332 RETIA, a.s..................................................260 RHOTHETA Elektronik GmbH.................1255 Rigil Corporation........................................117 Rockwell Collins........................................973 Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co................586 RYMSA RF...............................................1265 S-T-U-V Saab AB.....................................................305 Saint-Gobain............................................1301 Saipher ATC.............................................1346

Schneider Electric.....................................572 Scintec AG...............................................1206 Searidge Technologies..............................826 Sennheiser Communications ATC/C3 Government Systems..............921 Servicios y Estudios para la Navegación Aérea y la Seguridad Aeronáutica (SENASA)...........................847 SESAR Deployment Manager..................889 SESAR ......................................................889 Si ATM......................................................1171 SITAONAIR................................................434 SITTI...........................................................571 skyguide - swiss air navigation services ltd............................................1220 Skysoft-ATM............................................1220 Snowflake Software..................................115 Solace......................................................1366 SOLITEC Software Solutions GesmbH..................................................590 Sopra Steria...............................................488 SPINNER GmbH.....................................1352 STR-SpeechTech Ltd............................. 880A Sunhillo Corporation..................................807 T-CZ, a.s...................................................1139 TACO Antenna.........................................1202 Technical University of Madrid UPM......................................................1324 Telerad........................................................260 Terma A/S................................................1354 Tern Systems.............................................953 Thales.........................................................515 Think Research Limited.............................339 Thinking Space Systems Limited...........1235 Thruput Limited.........................................401 Toshiba Corporation..................................883 UFA, Inc.....................................................882 Unifly nv.....................................................151 Vaisala Oyj.................................................446 Vitrociset....................................................540 VNIIRA......................................................1358 W-X-Y-Z Wake Watch.............................................1344 WEY Technology AG...............................1220 WIDE........................................................1213 World ATM Congress................................105 Zodiac Arresting Systems.........................900

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Wednesday 8 March — Free Education

TOWER THEATRE Wednesday, 8 March 2017 10.20 – 10.40 ATM Cyber-Security: Roadmap to Reality. An Industry Case Study. Matt Shreeve, Helios 10.50 – 11.10 A Day in the Remote Tower Erik Bäckman, Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions 11.20 – 11.40 GNSS Developments: Opportunities and Challenges in Aviation Applications Mikaël Mabilleau, Egis 12.00 – 12.50 Presenting Controller Briefing and Controller Rostering Mobile Applications Max Bezzina, Ingenav

14.45 – 15.05 GNSS Performance Assessment in Spanish Airspace Francisco Jiménez Roncero, ENAIRE 15.15 – 15.35 Remote Tower – Driving Business Transformation Niclas Gustavsson, Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions 15.45 – 16.05 Digitalisation of ATM Requires Cyber Security Resilience Dr. Anders Adrem, Global Head of Aviation, PA Consulting 16.15 – 16.35 What Can Satcom Do For You? Captain Mary McMillan, Safety and Operational Services, Inmarsat Aviation 16.45 – 17.35 New Challenges in ATM: 4D Trajectories and Integration of RPAs Jesús López Pino, Ingeniería de Sistemas para la Defensa de España; Rosa Arnaldo Valdés, Álvaro Rodríguez Sanz, and Javier Pérez Castan, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

13.00 – 13.20 Connected Vehicles Preventing Runway Incursions Magnus Johansson, Combitech AB; and Jonas Didoff, RISE Viktoria.

View session abstracts at: www.worldatmcongress.org/tower-theatre

14.15 – 14.35 EMIL, Advanced ILS/VOR Ground Inspection System: The Experience at the Barcelona – El Prat Airport Javier Escartín, GMV

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 10.15 – 10.35 Navigating CPDLC Mandate for ANSPs: Status and the Road to Completion Santi Ibarz, Airtel ATN 10.45 – 11.05 Cybersecurity: The Key Enabler for Digital ATM Peter Rost, Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity GmbH 11.15 – 11.35 NEWSIMWeb – The Next Generation of Simulation Christian Manus, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH 12.00 – 12.40 ANSP Collaboration: Benefits of Cross-Border ATM Systems Harmonization Gonzalo Martín, Indra 13.00 – 13.40 UTM & Drone Missions into Very Low Level Airspace: When the Future is Now Olivier Rea, Thales

AIREON SPOTLIGHT STAGE 15.10 – 15.30 On the Horizon: Fully Digital Tower System Integration Neil Bowles, Searidge Technologies 15:40 - 16.00 ATM Managerial Development Training - The Career Challenge Petr Stiborek, Czech Air Navigation Institute 16.10 – 16.30 The Aviation API Economy - More Than SWIM and Waterfall Alex Brooker, Snowflake Software 16.40 – 17.20 ATM Networking: The Difference Between 99.9 and 99.999 Harris Corporation 17.30 – 17.50 Manage Your Training and Competences with Avia Tracker Pasi Nikama and Antti Ruhanen, Finavia Corporation

14.10 – 14.50 Aeronautical Information Management George Parobek, LAIC AG

View session abstracts at: www.worldatmcongress.org/aireon-spotlight-stage

THE FREQUENTIS AVIATION ARENA Wednesday, 8 March 2017

SESAR JU; Hermann Mattanovich, Frequentis

10.20 – 10.40 The ENAV Cloud Infrastructure: Actual and Future ATC Services Luigi Mazzucchelli, ENAV

14.15 – 14.35 Which ICAO Airspace Class is the Best for a CTR? Matthias Hieronimus, DAS Aviation Services GmbH

10.50 – 11.10 Advanced Algorithms to Assess Impact of Obstacles on Pulsed CNS Systems (IMPULSE) Víctor Gordo, Gema Paz, ineco

14.45 – 15.05 How Quadrant ADS-B/MLAT Supports the Growth of Regional Airports Scott Hauswald, COMSOFT Solutions; John Henderson, Trax International

11.20 – 11.40 Borealis Alliance Free Route Airspace Programme: Cross-Border Collaboration in Practice Branks Subotic, Borealis Alliance

15.15 – 16.05 Bringing Minimal Viable Product Thinking to ATM Mark Palmer, Thales

12.00 – 12.25 Voice Services in the Virtual Centre Thomas Buchanan, skyguide; Maarten van der Lee, Frequentis 12.30 – 12.55 True Cross-Vendor ATM System Implementation Based on Open Architectures – New Technologies as Catalysts for Change Guenter Graf, Frequentis; Pratik Jha, Leidos 13.00 – 13.50 Strengthening Innovation in ATM - How Do We Expedite Implementation? Moderator: Bo Redeborn Speakers: Kornel Szepessy, HungaroControl; Alex Bristol, skyguide; David Bowen,

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16.15 - 16.35 ATC Corporatization: The Career Manager's Perspective Andy Taylor, FAA Managers Association, Inc. 16.45 – 17.05 FerroNATS Alejandro Sastre García, FerroNATS Free Education View session abstracts at: www.worldatmcongress.org/frequentis-aviation-arena


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Adapting to Change in ATM – Creating the Right Culture WEDNESDAY, 8 MARCH 9.15 – 10.30 Session Three: Information Technology and the Culture of Collaboration As the world of ATM evolves and changes, so does the need to exchange information faster and more efficiently to ensure well-informed decisions. Information technologies will provide the mechanisms but how will the requirements for collaboration be affected in a complex, multi-stakeholder industry? How can we do better? Trust is a pre-requisite for effective collaboration - but how do we create a culture of trust between organisations when so much is dependent on automated technology? What lessons can be learned from today’s challenges of cross-border, cross-industry and civil-military collaboration? How do we ensure integration and deployment in a safe and secure manner of dedicated gateways and IP networks to create homogeneous infrastructure? How do major industry suppliers collaborate with different ANSP customers in multi-faceted environments? Moderator: Martin Rolfe, Chief Executive Officer, NATS Panel: Florian Guillermet, Executive

10.30 – 11.00 Networking Break

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11.00 – 12.30 Session Four – Airspace and UTM: Driving the Future or Left Behind? Rolfe

Donovan

Guillermet

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Director, SESAR Joint Undertaking Todd Donovan, Vice President, Strategy & Marketing, Thales Air Traffic Management Eldar Hauge, Managing Director, Indra Navia AS Norbert Haslacher, Member of the Executive Board, Frequentis AG

Don’t Miss Harris’ Free Education Session Today “Data is Power: Operational Efficiencies Delivered Through Information Access for Impact,” today from 12.00-12.50 in Plaza 3 (located by the Delegate Theatre).

Drones, remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), whatever the name, they are already with us and there is much debate on the challenges to and the implications for airspace management. How can we bring together and properly integrate some fundamentally different ways of thinking, different cultures and operational concepts of operations as well as different business models and social drivers? Numerous research, operational, policy and regulatory initiatives are underway on Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) concepts – but what new frameworks, approaches and responsibilities are needed to coordinate and harmonise the airspace implications of UTM, given so many different organisations and stakeholders with such diverse (and often conflicting) interests and cultures?

Harrison

Baldwin

Marcinkowski

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Is a new approach needed to enable all to embrace the opportunities but prevent fragmented approaches, duplications, and gaps? How will autonomous operations, and standards, driven as much by market forces as aviation requirements, affect the role of regulation and change the existing paradigms of ATM? This session will look at how the European Commission is intending to establish oversight of drones and its implications for ATM, followed by a panel discussion to provide some broader perspectives. Moderator: David Harrison, Safety Director, NATS Speaker: Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director General, Directorate-General for

Bristol

Mobility and Transport, European Commission Panel: Craig Marcinkowski, Director, Strategy & Business Development, Gryphon Sensors, LLC Marc Kegelaers, Chief Executive Officer, Unifly nv Sean Cassidy, Director, Safety & Regulatory Affairs, Amazon Prime Air Kevin Shum, Director General, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Teri L. Bristol, Chief Operating Officer, FAA Air Traffic Organization

12.30 Lunch and World ATM Congress Exhibition “World ATM Congress 2017 continues to be a great investment for the international aviation community. This year, Harris is demonstrating our tailored data, networking, and voice switch capabilities as well as our airport applications and solutions. We always look forward to visiting Madrid for the conference and Exhibition because it provides us with a great forum to collaborate.” — Chris Metts, Harris Corporation

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Madrid 2017 FABEC ATM THEATRE Wednesday, 8 March 2017 10.45 – 12:45 EUROCONTROL WORKSHOP: Building a European Free Route Airspace Moderator: Razvan Bucuroiu

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10.45 - 10.50 Welcome Joe Sultana, Director Network Manager 10.50 - 11.10 A Free Route Airspace For Europe Razvan Bucuroiu, Network Manager Directorate 11.10 - 11.30 The Airspace Users’ Experience Carlo Verelst, IATA SAXFRA: the Slovenian Austrian Cross-Border Free Route Airspace 11.30 - 11.45 Introduction Heinz Sommerbauer, CEO of Austro Control; Franc Željko Županič, CEO of Slovenia

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NOW Presentation Davor Mizerit, Slovenia Control; Kristian Wollner, Austro Control

12.35 - 12.45 Signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation for the South East Common Sky Initiative 13.00 – 14.00 Acceptance and Adoption: the Progression of Remote Towers Moderator: Mike Pearson, Helios Speakers: Daniele Teotino, Enav SpA; Dezsö Dudas, Hungaro Control; Marcus Cochrane, Ports of Jersey 14.15 – 16.45

SWIM – From R&D to Reality

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14:15 – 14:35

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EUROCONTROL Expectations Philippe Merlo, Director ATM, EUROCONTROL SJU Expectations David Bowen, Chief ATM, SESAR Joint Undertaking SDM Expectations Heiko Teper, Deployment Plan Realisation Manager, SESAR Deployment Manager

11.45 - 12.05 Presentation of SAXFRA: The Slovenian Austrian Cross-Border Free Route Airspace Davor Mizerit, Slovenia Control; Kristian Wollner, Austro Control

14:35 – 14:55 SWIM Concept: Applying Service-Orientation to Information Exchange Interoperability in ATM Paul Bosman, Head of ATM Strategies Division, EUROCONTROL

Presentation of SEAFRA: The South East Axis Free Route Airspace

14:55 – 15:15 SWIM Standards: The Uniform Technical Criteria to Implement Information Exchange Interoperability in ATM Dennis Hart, Head of SWIM Unit, EUROCONTROL

12.05 - 12.15 Introduction Radojica Rovčanin, CEO of Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services, SMATSA; Davorin Primorac, CEO of Bosnia and Herzegovina Air Navigation Services Agency, BHANSA; Dragan Bilač, CEO of Croatia Control

Introduction of a New Initiative: The South East Common Sky Initiative (SECSI)

15:15 – 15:35 SWIM Governance: A Proportional Approach To Managing Information Exchange Interoperability In ATM Stéphane Dubet, Deployment SWIM Governance Project, DSNA 15:45 – 16:30 SWIM Initial Implementation: The Network Manager’s Perspective – Boosting Your ATM Business by NM B2B SWIM Services Idalina Mendes Videira, Senior Expert, Network Strategy and Development Division, EUROCONTROL

12.25 - 12.35 Introduction Thomas Hoffmann, COO of Austro Control

The Aviation Meteorology’s Perspective – EUMETNET MET-GATE SWIM Services Rosalind Lapsley, EUMETNET

12.15 - 12.25 Presentation of SEAFRA Mihajlo Jelisavčič, Director ATM of Croatia Control; Mirjana Vasiljevič, Head of the ATM and AIS Division of SMATSA

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The FAA’s FFRDC: Strengthening Aviation Across the Globe

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he MITRE Corporation has served the FAA for more than 55 years in helping to provide the US with the safest, most efficient airspace system in the world. Since 1990, MITRE has served as the operator of the FAA’s federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), the Center for Advanced Aviation System Development (CAASD). CAASD’s primary mission is to address the nation’s most critical aviation issues; a lesser-known component of our not-for-profit work is to advance the safety, security, and efficiency of aviation around the world. Our international work is done with the FAA’s approval. In fact, the FAA’s sponsoring agreement with MITRE states that the FFRDC is “encouraged to undertake engineering research and development efforts for foreign/international aviation authorities, or like organizations, to advance, among other things, international harmonization of aviation and air traffic control standards and technology.” MITRE has performed work for international civil aviation authorities, airport operators, airlines, and other aviation organisations in more than 50 countries. This work takes a variety of forms but typically falls into

one of three main categories: objective advice, problem solving, and aviation mentoring. As the world’s aviation technology, procedures, and standards become more and more complex and its airspace more crowded, it has become apparent to aviation industry stakeholders worldwide that a global approach is needed to enable aircraft to fly safely and seamlessly throughout the world. One new programmatic approach to global harmonisation and interoperability in air traffic management systems was introduced by the International Civil Aviation Organization. This approach is the Aviation System Block Upgrades (ASBU), a concept in which common capability building blocks would be implemented globally at defined points in time, thereby enhancing the performance of the global air traffic management system. MITRE worked with both the FAA and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) to help develop their ASBU concepts. They later partnered with CANSO to offer a training program that helps aviation service providers across the world incorporate the ASBU framework into their own operational upgrade decision-making processes to sup-

MITRE has worked with the FAA for more than 55 years.

port the implementation of ATM improvements in a globally harmonised manner. MITRE’s international mission—to help other nations adapt to technological developments, address rapidly increasing demand and capacity constraints, manage various performance metrics of the air navigation system, overcome challenging terminal area terrain, and cope with the territorial nature of international airspace management, among many other issues—helps the US remain on

the leading edge of aviation advances. The more MITRE learns about the new challenges the aviation industry is facing in other nations, the better they can help the FAA address similar challenges when they arise. Learn more about MITRE this week at Stand 574. MITRE is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, and McLean, Virginia, with sites across the country and the world, including an R&D facility in Singapore. For more information about MITRE and its work, visit www.mitre.org.

Is Nearly Faultless Video Good Enough for ATC? By Roland Ollek CEO, G&D

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ew workplaces have higher standards or more stringent regulations than the ATC control room. With human life at stake, it’s no place to cut corners or make any kind of error. For the ATC officers (ATCOs) who work there, it is a highly strenuous job requiring the highest levels of concentration and multi-tasking skills. Therefore, perfect working conditions are an absolute necessity. To work effectively, ATCOs need accurate information – e.g. if trajectories on a radar screen are crossing on different levels, displayed in different colours to indicate different parameters, this visual information needs to be crystal clear and

absolutely reliable. The work in the control room involves constantly staring at a computer screen, which can be detrimental to one’s health. First of all, the heat and noise generated by the computers themselves can be stressful and a distraction. KVM systems can solve this issue by moving computers out of the control room while ensuring remote operation in real-time. Another health aspect to consider is the Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) with symptoms of headaches, blurred vision, neck pain, and eye strain. It underlines the need for providing the highest levels of video quality. So, if using a KVM system, this maximum level of video quality has to be ensured.

Exhibitor Spotlight 360 WORLD | Zsolt Mihalyfi, CEO, Founder said: “We are excited to bring our next generation technology to the ATM industry through World ATM Congress. We have already partnered with big corporations such as Microsoft and Google, and we are looking forward to building partnerships with companies from the ATM industry looking to invest in the future! Through World ATM Congress we are showcasing our new technology, research and development, and working toward partnering with new industry partners to better our future!”

An uncompressed ideal KVM systems allow computers to be moved out of the ATC control room and into a dedicated technical centre while ensuring remote operation in real-time. With computers out of the control room, noise and heat follow along with the computer maintenance engineers. There’s also more safety as KVM is custom-made for redundancy concepts. There is a choice of systems available and the major difference lies in the video transmission. Some systems transmit the available information pixel-by-pixel and in real-time – this is called an uncompressed transmission. In use, these KVM systems operate between the computer and the workplace and act “transpar-

ently,” which means that what comes in is what goes out. This is because uncompressed systems provide the high bandwidth necessary to forward the entire incoming video from the computer’s graphics adaptor to the display. The transmission is pixel-bypixel perfect, transparent, uncompressed, and absolutely lossless. However, the higher the video resolution, the more bandwidth is required and more demand is placed on the transmission system, making it more costly. Therefore, the result is absolutely reliable and of the maximum quality. The ATCO gets to see every any single pixel that the computer system can provide. For more information, visit G&D at Stand 337 on the Exhibition Hall floor.

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Wednesday NOW Madrid 2017 FAA Enhances Space Launch and Re-Entry Monitoring

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he Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing an automated tool to track a growing number of commercial space launch and re-entry operations through oceanic and domestic airspace. Existing air traffic control systems cannot automatically track and monitor space vehicles, but the FAA is building a tool to remedy that. In partnership with the FAA’s Air Traffic Organization and Office of NextGen, the Office of Commercial Space Transportation is developing the Space Data Integrator (SDI), a prototype tool to track space missions’ progress through the National Airspace System (NAS) and international airspace in the future. The SDI prototype builds a trajectory-based flight plan based on information provided by the space vehicle operator. Once a mission begins, the operator feeds real-time flight data, such as position, into the SDI via the FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, NJ. The SDI then distributes data into FAA technologies such as the Traffic Flow Management System (TFMS) for controllers to see, analyse, and act upon. TFMS monitors airspace demand and capacity information, providing

may only affect other naalerts and helping contions’ airspace for a few trollers determine approseconds, air traffic manpriate adjustments. With agers anywhere in the SDI, TFMS would share a world would have to respace vehicle’s flight plan spond quickly if an operawith all managers who tion failed. might need the informa“The purpose of SDI tion during an active misis to increase the FAA’s sion. situational awareness durAnother critical SDI ing launch and re-entry function is providing nearoperations,” said Dan real time error detection, Murray, Manager of the notifying the FAA instantly agency’s Space Transporif a space mission failure tation Development Divicould affect nearby air sion. “That’s going to imtraffic. If a space vehicle At the FAA’s Air Traffic Control System Command Center in prove our ability to monitor loses power or breaks space operations as they apart, the FAA can quickly Warrenton, VA, Dan Murray, left (standing), who leads the SDI development team, presides over the first live run of transition in the NAS and identify contingency air- the tool collaborating with SpaceX on August 26, 2016. The respond to a mission failcraft hazard areas and SDI relayed live data from SpaceX’s CRS-9 Dragon capsule, ure.” coordinate with air traffic which launched in July and was returning from a cargo Also, SDI information facilities to move aircraft resupply mission to the International Space Station. will be of immense value out of harm’s way. In the to controllers. future, this coordination could in- Canaveral, Fla. “It’s a really good predictor of clude foreign ANSPs during opera“The comments from air traffic tions that could affect their airspace. controllers on the initial run were what’s getting ready to happen,” said During the 20th annual Commer- extremely positive,” Huerta said. System Operations Services Vice cial Space Transportation Confer- “They see the benefits of this capa- President Dan Smiley. “You have ence in February, FAA Administrator bility, and we’re going to continue to a minimal amount of time, but you Michael Huerta shared positive con- conduct these exercises at all of the have some time at least to react to [a troller feedback from a 2016 test of upcoming launches at Cape Canav- problem], and that’s very useful. This would be really good information to the United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V eral.” launch of the EchoStar XIX at Cape Even though space operations have if you’re in the field.”

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to the collapse of the pound, with a €460 million loss in 2016. As Brexit progresses, IAG wants the British regulatory environment to remain about the same as it today. The company is pressing to continue strong access to international markets. “The UK and EU need an open-sky agreement,” Walsh said. “Aviation is a global industry, and anything short of open skies would be a massive retrograde.” Walsh said one area where legacy airlines were slow to react was in the rise of low-cost carriers. They initially thought that the low-cost model would not translate to the long-haul market, but Walsh said the rise of Norwegian Air Shuttle in the last couple years shows that’s not true. Overall, though, he said companies like Ryanair and easyJet have been good for the industry. “It would probably be half the size it is today if not for the advent of low-cost airlines.” Walsh said one thing that’s harming the industry is the rash of European air-traffic controller strikes. Last year, there were 41 strike days, making it a record year. “ATM is a noble profession, but unfortunately it’s a role that can be quite isolated from customer and commercial reality,” he said. “Regular strikes have become a reality and are totally unacceptable.” Walsh cited a study that found that air traffic strikes have cost the EU economy $12 billion since 2010. AIG is a member of Airlines for Europe (A4E), which is lobbying to create a better environment for airlines—including fewer strikes. Brian Pearce, Chief Economist, IATA, expanded on Walsh’s discussion of ATM financials. His main message was that the industry shouldn’t take long-term economic forecasts too seriously.

NOW “The world is stuck on a lowgrowth path even though the IMF (International Monetary Fund) has been expecting the global economy to jump back to pre-global financialcrisis numbers,” he said. Pearce said anemic economic growth is due to several factors. First of all, “We haven’t solved the debt problem. It’s just as high as it was at the time of the global financial crisis,” he said. Secondly, a retreat in global trade has stalled growth since 2012. And aging labor forces in countries like Japan, China, Germany, Russia, and Italy aren’t helping major economies. Finally, interest rates are stalling, especially in the US, where they’ve hovered near zero percent since 2010. In the ATM world, Pearce said IATA has also got forecasts wrong. But unlike the IMF, IATA has underestimated growth rather than overestimated. Passenger air travel has been much stronger than anticipated, but cargo volumes are more subdued. “We’ve seen an enormous amount of price stimulation—partly because of new entry of low-cost carriers,” Pearce said. The collapse of oil prices has also added as much as three percentage points to air travel growth over the last few years. Pearce said Australia, Spain, the UK, Canada, the US, and Italy have the most potential for air travel growth over the next 10 years. In these high-growth countries, the average member of the population takes two to three airplane trips a year. In low-growth countries like Malaysia, China, Thailand, Indonesia, India, and Vietnam, people take one or no trips on average. But as they move into upper-income categories, “We expect to see pretty strong multiplier effects for air travel for each member of those populations over the next 10 years,” Pearce said.

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Over the next 20 years, IATA predicts China, the US, and India will have the biggest projected growth in domestic markets. And the top aviation markets overall are projected to be China, the US, India, and the UK. “We know the trend for global air travel is heading up, but we’re not sure we can be confident about how steep the line will be,” Pearce said. If global geopolitical policies stay

Wednesday constant, there could be a doubling of air traffic over the next 20 years, he said. An open-border/reflation scenario could triple traffic, but an increased emphasis on global protectionism could limit expansion to as little as 50 percent. “My theme is we really don’t know, so we need to plan accordingly, create options, and develop flexibility,” Pearce said.

Civil Drones: Leonardo’s New System For Secure Air Traffic Management

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eonardo is ready to deploy its automated system for unmanned aircraft traffic management. Using new technologies, the system is able to efficiently and safely manage unmanned civil airborne traffic in very low-level urban airspace, up to 150 metres above the ground. The new system, the latest in a number of innovations Leonardo will showcase at World ATM Congress 2017 (7-9 March, Madrid), is effective even beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS), an example of Leonardo’s value proposition for unmanned air vehicle operators. Building on the company’s extensive experience in the implementation of ATM systems and the design, development, production and operation of remotely-piloted unmanned aerial systems (RPAS), Leonardo’s solution is the answer to today’s air traffic control requirements. The new system ensures the security and safety of unmanned operations, which are becoming increasingly prevalent in civil applications such as territorial security, infrastructure, and environment monitoring, and in the case of natural disaster, remote sensing, search and rescue operations, aerial photography, and video recording.

The system services are webbased and remotely accessible through standard web browsers and from two different external applications, one for mobile devices using iOS and one for multi-platform desktops. It works with unmanned cooperative vehicles equipped with selfidentification, self-positioning, and communication facilities that transmit their positional data and equipment status to the platform. During missions, the platform connects with pilots and unmanned aircraft through the LTE mobile network using “machine-to-machine” devices and services via an app on smartphone or tablet. Designed as a “Platform as a Service” and provided as a scalable cloud platform, the system can also offer a range of service applications for the benefit of various stakeholders of the civil air space. These can include a public register of drones, route and mission planning for low level urban space unmanned aircraft, groundbased safety nets, and contingency management. Leonardo has also developed a simulation environment, which can integrate remotely-piloted aircraft system operations into ATM scenarios.

Atech Develops Simulation System For Training Air Traffic Controllers

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LATAO is being introduced at World ATM Congress this week. With the goal of providing complete and integrated solutions, Atech, a company of the Embraer Group, has developed PLATAO (Advanced Platform for Training and Operational Updating), an airspace control simulation system that aims at qualifying and updating the knowledge of air traffic controllers. The system will be one of the company’s highlights in the Exhibition. The training platform allows the rendering of complex scenarios, such as communication via the

linking of data between the air controller and the pilot, and the scanning of aircrafts through new technologies. In this solution conceived by Atech, PLATAO creates drills that simultaneously simulate more than one control centre operational scenario. The architecture of the system is a pioneering solution in the use of Data Distribution Service (DDS) concepts in real time, following the specifications of the Object Management Group (OMG). The system therefore provides advanced processes of data access and sharing, plus system performance, safety, portability, and scalability.


Wednesday Thales Unveils its UTM Solution at World ATM Congress

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t World ATM Congress 2017, Thales has unveiled its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) solution – the second application of its aviation operations decision support platform, ECOsystem – and a partnership with UTM specialist Unifly. ECOsystem provides a suite of tools and predictive analytics to enable stakeholders to enhance operations, as well as contribute to global optimisation through data sharing and collaborative applications. “UAS air traffic is increasing at an unfathomable pace. Our customers are asking us for a safe, secure, and highly accurate UTM solution – partnering with Unifly, and integrating their software for real-time validation of drone flight plans into ECOsystem, will create a robust solution to address this need,” said Jean-Marc Alias, Vice President, Thales Air Traffic Management. At last year’s World ATM Congress, Thales launched the first application of ECOsystem, Air Traffic Flow Management. This second application, UTM, integrates drone registration, pilot registration, flight planning, and regulatory/business rules with geospatial and meteorological information to enable adaptable workflows for managing drone operations as well as customisable situational awareness using tools such as map overlays, terrain views, and 3D projections. The UTM application and data enable automated flight authorisations as well as real-time alerting and intervention in emergency situations. At this year’s show, Thales also announced a contract from Central American ANSP COCESNA to provide navaids for its multi-year, multi-site “Navaid Renewal Project of Central America,” as well as key partnerships with satellite provider Aireon to integrate their spacebased ADS-B into Thales’ TopSkyATC automation platform and with connected aircraft business SITAONAIR to develop and promote ATC data link solutions. Referencing the SITAONAIR announcement, Thales stated that an existing Thales and SITA joint data link product, the Data Link Front-End Processor (DLFEP), was already being used or implemented by EUROCONTROL, the US Federal Aviation Administration, Deutsche Flugsicherung, skyguide, and NATS UK as a core component of their ATC systems.

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to work, and the cameras can give a much better view than physically looking out of tower. “Nevertheless, Peters said IFACTA has concerns about some of the technological applications. First of all, he said, controllers want to know whether costs or safety are key drivers. “Have you ever been driving two cars at the “If you don’t make controllers part of the change, it will fail… If you get controllers involved, they will make it work for you.” —Thomas Fraenzl, Frequentis

same time? Because that’s essentially where we’re going. You can switch between Tower A and Tower B, but there’s a risk in that,” he said. “From a service position, money can be saved. But there’s an old saying of why change a running system? We are very safety-critical, so the technology has to be 100 percent safe.” Fraenzl countered with an anec-

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NOW dote from Henry Ford. “He said if he would have asked customers what they would have liked, they would have said a faster horse, not a car. Sometimes change has to be imposed on an existing system.” Fraenzl said Frequentis tried different screens and automation features, and went with the ones the controllers liked. This is important, Peters said, because if “you don’t make controllers part of the change, it will fail. I urge the suppliers to listen to the controllers. This is key to success. If you get controllers involved, they will make it work for you.” Regulatory framework for remote virtual towers is another important issue. Crystal Kim, Technical Officer, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), said her organisation is focusing on an “incremental approach, with a basic framework to allow brave pioneers to make best use of new technologies.” After examining its regulations, ICAO issued a two-page document that pertains specifically to remote virtual towers. The document mainly addresses the regulatory language that calls for “continuous watch through visual operations.” Kim said the issue was whether the language was broad enough to allow direct

Thomas Fraenzl, Frequentis talks about remote tower technology during the Industry Education -Virtual Towers session at the Frequentis Aviation Arena.

eye-out-of-the-window operation. “It took about six months to find the solution,” she said. ICAO decided to clarify the “visual operation” term to allow remote observation. However, Kim pointed out this provision is optional for each member state and its air navigation service providers (ANSPs)—although it must be approved by a state organisation. As remote virtual tower technology develops, Kim said ICAO is urging

users to forward best-practice information to the organisation for future guidance materials. “Remote towers have great potential, but we always have to think about the right level of service, the right use cases, and the risk,” she said. “ICAO regulatory framework won’t solve all the problems you have. Make your provisions, make it work for you, and we’re looking forward to hearing your views and concerns.”

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EUROCONTROL's Stand 849 will be the setting of most of EUROCONTROL's events – including exhibits, demos, and daily briefings on various topics. EUROCONTROL's exhibits and demos will show projects delivering air traffic management performance at various levels across Europe and beyond.

The SESAR Stand and Exchange Theatre (889) will feature a wide variety of sessions, which will illustrate with concrete examples how SESAR works with their partners and with the air navigation service providers (ANSPs), airports, airspace users, industry, the scientific community and staff associations represented through the SESAR JU and SESAR DM partnerships. The featured activities will demonstrate the benefits that this coordinated approach are bringing to airspace users and passengers, and the overall European economy.

More specifically, the focus will be on: • The Network Manager and how it contributes to network performance through ATM data. • Enhanced civil-military cooperation in air traffic management. • Remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) solutions. • System Wide Information Management (SWIM) and how it can enable global data exchange. • The Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre and its innovative tools and concepts. • Surveillance infrastructure rationalisation to improve ATM efficiency across Europe and beyond. The full programme of events follows. Briefings Wednesday, 8 March 2017 10:15 - 10:45 The Role Of Air Traffic Management In The Implementation of ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) Rachel Burbidge, Environment Policy Officer, and Stefano Mancini, Aviation Environment Performance Manager, EUROCONTROL 10:45 - 11:15 Standards Facilitating Change in Air Traffic Management: the EUROCONTROL, EUROCAE and RTCA Perspectives Peter Green, Head of Standardisation Unit, EUROCONTROL; Anna von Groote, Technical Programme Manager, EUROCAE; Al Secen, Vice President for Aviation Technology and Standards, RTCA

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 Agenda At a Glance 10.30 – 11.30

Information Sharing

11.45 – 12.45

Sesar Deployment

13.00 – 13.45

Advanced Flexible Use of Airspace and Free Routing

13.45 – 14.30

Cooperative Traffic Management

14.45 – 16.00

Integration of All Vehicles

16.15 – 17.15

Cns/Avionics: Challenges and Priorities

17.30 – 18.15

Standardisation: Connecting Development, Deployment and Regulation

18.15 – 19.15

Networking drink

View session descriptions at: www.worldatmcongress.org/sesar-exchange-theatre

11:15 - 11:45 Using LSSIP Information for the ICAO ASBU and ATM Master Plan Monitoring Danny Debals, Head of Pan-European Planning, Monitoring and Reporting, EUROCONTROL; Sven Halle, ICAO Regional Office 11:45 - 12:15 Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS): Today's Solutions Mike Lissone, RPAS ATM Integration Programme Manager, EUROCONTROL 14:00 - 14:30 Ensuring The Resilience Of Centralised Services’ Cyber Security and Sharing Cyber Intelligence: Centralised Service 6-7 (Operations and Coordination of Network Security) Patrick Mana, Project Manager, EUROCONTROL 14:30 - 15:00 The Role Of Air Traffic Management In The Implementation of ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) Rachel Burbidge, Environment Policy Officer and Stefano Mancini, Aviation Environment Performance Manager, EUROCONTROL 15:00 - 15:30 Total ATM: The Maastricht UAC ATM Knowledge Centre (MAKC) Flemming Nyrup, Senior Manager MAKC, Maastricht Upper Airspace Control Centre (MUAC); Robin Hickson, Senior Manager MAKC, Maastricht Upper Airspace Control Centre (MUAC)

“We believe ultimately that performance-based surveillance is the way to go,” said Todd Donovan, Vice President of ATM Marketing & Strategy, Thales, on their continued collaboration with Aireon at yesterday’s free education session, “From Concept to Operations: Testing and Validation of Live Aireon Data.”

15:30 - 16:00 Standards Facilitating Change In Air Traffic Management: the EUROCONTROL, EUROCAE and RTCA Perspectives Peter Green, Head of Standardisation Unit, EUROCONTROL; Anna von Groote, Technical Programme Manager, EUROCAE; Al Secen, Vice President for Aviation Technology and Standards, RTCA 16:00 - 16:30 Improving European Air Traffic Management Cyber Security: Centralised Service 6-6 (Management of Common Network Resources Service / Security Certificate Service) Patrick Mana, Project Manager, EUROCONTROL 16:30 - 17:00 Using LSSIP Information for ICAO ASBU Monitoring and ATM Master Plan Monitoring Danny Debals, Head of Pan-European Planning, Monitoring and Reporting, EUROCONTROL; Sven Halle, ICAO Regional Office 17:00 - 17:30 EUROCONTROL's Solutions For Improving European Air Traffic Management Cyber Security: Centralised Services 6-6 & 6-7 Patrick Mana, Project Manager, EUROCONTROL (See page 8 for EUROCONTROL Workshop schedules) View session details at: www.eurocontrol.int/eurocontrol-world-atm-congress-2017

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What We Know for Sure About ATM: Partnerships Are Essential

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hether it’s tackling runway safety, passenger security, drone proliferation, a capacity crunch or the broader regulatory, social, and commercial issues underlying Europe’s aviation ecosystem, one thing is for sure: partnerships and cooperation are the way forward. This was the key message by European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc, who officially opened the SESAR stand and theatre on 7 March. “SESAR is an essential component of the Single European Sky initiative and a top priority of the Aviation Strategy for Europe,” said the Commissioner, adding how the project has pioneered new ways of working together between industry and institutions. Indeed, results coming out of the SESAR partnership are already prompting uptake by all stakeholders across Europe and worldwide. This is providing better connectivity and mobility, safety, and security, a better passenger experience, as well as meeting wider social and environmental expectations to further decarbonise our economy. The development and implementation of the solutions are also generating more

jobs and growth for Europe. The theme of partnership was further addressed at an opening session titled, “Partnering for ATM excellence in global aviation,” where Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE, delivered a keynote address, noting: “Today I think that ‘togetherness’ is reflected in our work on the Single European Sky and approach to international cooperation. Sometimes the process of moving forward can be slow and frustrating and it might be tempting to go it alone. But we should remember that while alone we move faster, together we go further.” The session also featured Commissioner Violeta Bulc addresses a full crowd at the SESAR Exchange Theatre at presentations from Florian Stand 889. Guillermet (SESAR Joint Undertaking), Massimo Garbini are working together in SESAR to sions that followed on SESAR 2020, (SESAR Deployment Manager), Joe develop and deploy solutions, giv- global interoperability and the dataSultana (Network Manager), Jorge ing consideration to the needs of link Services, as well as during the Domecq (European Defence Agen- ATM stakeholders and airspace us- SES awards ceremony at which sevcy), Luc Tytgat (European Avia- ers of all categories, as well as the eral SESAR demonstrations projects tion Safety Agency), and Christian standardisation and development were recognised, namely AAL, RISE, and Ireland’s Remote Towers. Schleifer-Heingärtner (EUROCAE). of the regulatory framework. Visit Stand 889 for more informaFurther examples of the power of Together they presented tangible examples of how their organisations partnership were given in the ses- tion on SESAR and its partners.

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