Global Air Navigation Industry Symposium (GANIS)

Preparation for the Twelfth Air Navigation Conference

 

Programme

 
Pre-Symposium Workshops (Tuesday, September 20 2011):
     Workshop Session 1: Overview of ICAO Initiatives
     Workshop Session 2: ATM Improvement Programmes
Symposium Day 3 (Thursday, September 23 2011):
     Session 6: Tomorrow's System: Justifying Spending & Financing Possibilities

 

 

 Workshop, Tuesday, 20 September 2011

 
09:00 Pre- Symposium Workshop Opening
Assembly Hall
Workshop Session 1: Overview of ICAO Initiatives
09:00 – 09:30 Opening Remarks by the Master of Ceremonies:
Vincent Galotti, Deputy Director, Safety Standardization & Infrastructure, ICAO
ICAO Global ATM Concept & Global Air Navigation Plan
Moderator: Tai Feng, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
· Outline of ICAO’s current process and procedures
· Speaker: Saulo Da Silva, Technical Officer, ATM, ICAO
Workshop Session 2: ATM Improvement Programmes
09:30 – 10:00 Brazil
Moderator: Tai Feng, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
· A brief introduction of the current ATM improvement in Brazil
· Speaker:Luiz Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva, Head of Operational Department, DECEA
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
Workshop Session 2: ATM Improvement Programmes (Cont'd)
10:30 – 11:00 China
Moderator: Moussa Halidou, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
A brief introduction of China’s ATM system development vision and current improvement programme
Speaker: Li Xin, Director of Science & Technology Committee Office Air Traffic Management Bureau, CAAC
11:00 – 11:30 India
Moderator: Moussa Halidou, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
A brief introduction of the current ATM improvement programme in India
Speaker: Anil Kumar Dutta, General Manager - Air Traffic Management, Airports Authority of India
11:30 – 12:00 The Russian Federation
Moderator: Moussa Halidou, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
A brief introduction of the current ATM improvement programme in the Russian Federation
Speaker: Eduard Falkov, Head of Department – Chief Designer State Research Institute of Aviation Systems (GosNIIAS)
12:00 Opening of the Exhibition
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
Workshop Session 2: ATM Improvement Programmes (Cont’d)
14:00 – 14:30 Canada
Moderator: Alexander Korsakov, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
A brief introduction of the current ATM improvement programme in Canada
Speaker: Rudy Kellar, Vice President, Operations, NAV CANADA
14:30 – 15:00 Australia
Moderator: Alexander Korsakov, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
A brief introduction of the current ATM improvement programme in Australia
Speaker: Greg Dunstone, Senior Engineering Specialist, Airservices Australia
15:00 – 15:30 Collaborative Actions for Renovation of Air Traffic Systems (CARATS)
Moderator: Alexander Korsakov, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
A look at the long-term vision for the future air traffic system in Japan
Speaker: Takeshi Imagome, Director, Office of Air Traffic International Affairs, Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
Workshop Session 2: ATM Improvement Programmes (Cont’d)
16:00 – 16:30 Single European Sky ATM Research Programme (SESAR)
Moderator: Adel Alaufi, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
A brief introduction of the current ATM improvement programme in Europe.
Speaker: Patrick Ky, Executive Director, SESAR Joint Undertaking
16:30 – 17:00 Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen)
Moderator: Adel Alaufi, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
A brief introduction of the current ATM improvement programme in the United States.
Speaker: Victoria Cox, Senior Vice President for NextGen and Operations Planning, FAA
 

 Symposium Day 1, Wednesday, 21 September 2011

 
07:30 - 09:00 Continental Breakfast



Sponsored by Airbus
09:00 Opening of the Symposium
Assembly Hall
09:00 – 10:00 Welcome and Opening
Master of Ceremonies:
Vincent Galotti, Deputy Director, Safety Standardization & Infrastructure, ICAO
Keynote: Our Collective Challenge · The global accident rate is currently flat but the traffic is increasing.
· Accidents will also begin to increase, unless we intervene.
· The global aviation system needs to evolve.
· The evolution towards a future system is unclear.
· Over US$ 120 billion will be spent on new technologies/systems over the next 10 ten years worldwide.
· In this session, Industry leaders share their views on the challenges ahead, with a focus on creating aviation’s future system.
Keynote Speakers:
Raymond Benjamin, Secretary General, ICAO
Matthias Ruete, Director General of Mobility & Transport, European Commission
Michael P. Huerta, Deputy Administrator, FAA
Session 1: Developing Tomorrow’s Aviation System…Today
10:00 – 10:30 Creating Operational Improvements Through Aviation System Block Upgrades

The ICAO Aviation System Block Upgrades concept will help develop tomorrow’s system.
“Block Upgrades” provide a series operational performance improvements, organized into flexible and scalable building blocks.
They can be implemented in a State or region depending on the need and level of readiness.
This session provides an overview of the “Block Upgrades” concept and outlines of the methodology behind it.

Speaker:
· Nancy Graham, Director, Air Navigation Bureau, ICAO
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

Sponsored by MITRE
Session 2: Making the Most of What We Have Today
11:00 – 11:30 Today’s Operational Environment and The Challenges
· The renovation of ATM systems is necessary to safely and efficiently accommodate the increase in air traffic demand.
· It is also crucial to respond to the needs of operators, environmental concerns and other issues.
· Modernization will provide the greatest operational and performance benefits but many of those benefits could be attained today.
· What is preventing us from achieving them?
· In this session, Industry experts discuss the challenges associated to the current operational environment.

Moderator:
Guenther Matschnigg, Senior Vice President, Safety, Operations & Infrastructure, IATA

Speakers:
Steve Brown, Senior Vice President of Operations, NBAA
Craig J. Spence, Vice President, Operations & International Affairs, IAOPA
Alan Stealey, Divisional Senior Vice President Flight Operations, Emirates Airline
11:30 – 12:00 Capabilities Within Our Grasp
· How can we make the most of what is currently available?
· Block “0” is the first of the Block Upgrades that can be introduced.
· It optimizes current airborne technologies and provides a baseline for improvements.
· This session explores the capabilities that can be implemented today, for short-term benefits.

Moderator:
Guenther Matschnigg, Senior Vice President, Safety, Operations & Infrastructure, IATA
Speaker:
Rick Heinrich, NextGen Institute - Technical Team Member & Director, Strategic Initiatives, Rockwell Collins
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
Sponsored by

Boeing and Jeppesen
Session 2: Making the Most of What We Have Today (Cont’d)
14:00 – 15:30 Capabilities Within Our Grasp (Cont’d)
Key players from different segments of the Industry present ways to obtain benefits from capabilities that are currently available.

Moderator: Jim Dow, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO

Speakers:
-Air Transport Aircraft
Didier Delibes, Senior Manager, Airbus ATM Engineering, Airbus
Dave Nakamura, Senior Technical Fellow – Boeing Airplane Systems, The Boeing Company
-Regional Aircraft
André Gauthier, Principal Engineering Specialist
– Avionics, Bombardier Aerospace
-Business & General Aviation Aircraft
Greg Bowles, Director of Engineering and Manufacturing, GAMA
-Ground Automation
François DeLille, Director of CNS/ATM Product and Business Strategy, Thales Group
Carol Huegel, Vice President of Business Development, Advanced Research and Engineering, Metron Aviation
-Airport Systems
Michael Underwood, Director, Business Development, Honeywell International
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
Sponsored by

Bombardier
Session 2: Making the Most of What We Have Today (Cont’d)
16:00 – 17:00 Capabilities Within Our Grasp (Cont’d)
Panellists from different segments of the Industry discuss ways to obtain benefits from capabilities that are currently available.

Moderator:
Margaret Jenny, President RTCA, Inc.

Panellists:
· Carole Couchman, Technical Officer, IFALPA
· Brigadier Luiz Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva, Head of Operational Department, DECEA Brazil
· Rob Eagles, Director, Infrastructure Strategy, IATA
· Steve Fulton, Technical Fellow, GE Aviation
· Matthew Riley, Head of Operational Policy and Evolution, National Air Traffic Services Ltd (NATS)
Ruth Stilwell, IFATCA Representative to ICAO, IFATCA
· Robert Sturgell, Senior Vice President, Washington Operations, Rockwell Collins
17:00 – 19:00 Welcome Reception
Sponsored by

GE Aviation
 

 Symposium Day 2, Thursday, 22 September 2011

 
07:30 – 9:00

Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by


NavCanada & SEARIDGE

Session 3: How Will We Create Aviation’s Future System?
09:00 – 09:30 Which New Technologies for Which Benefits?
· In this session, speakers will discuss emerging technologies and the benefits associated to their implementation.

Moderator:
Christian Schleifer, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO
Speakers:
· Dave Nakamura, Senior Technical Fellow – Boeing Airplane Systems, The Boeing Company
· Pierre Bachelier, Head of ATM Programme, Airbus
09:30 – 10:00 The Next Step – A Detailed Look at Block 1 · Each Block Upgrade contributes to four performance improvement areas: o Greener airports o Globally interoperable systems and data o Optimum capacity and flexible flights o Efficient flight path · This session presents the modules that are introduced in Block 1 and explains how they relate to each of the areas. Speaker: Steve Bradford, Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA , and ICAO Technical Team Member
10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break

Sponsored by

SAE International



Session 4: Exploring the Near-Term Solutions – Discussions on Block 1
10:30 – 12:00 Industry Discussion: Is This the Right Direction? · Key players share their views on near-term solutions for the evolution of the aviation system, Block 1 of the Block Upgrades, and opportunities or issues associated with developing the needed capabilities. Moderator: David Behrens, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO Speakers: Air Transport Aircraft Andrew Belotserkovsky, Expert of the Joint Stock Company “Consortium for Avionics Manufacturing”, Russian Federation Didier Delibes, Senior Manager, Airbus ATM Engineering, Airbus Chip Meserole, Director, Air Traffic Management Boeing Research & Technology, The Boeing Company Regional Aircraft Fernando Guimaraes, Product Development Manager, Embraer Business & General Aviation Aircraft Mike Mena, Director, Advanced Cockpit Programs, Gulfstream Aerospace Ground Automation Brad Culbertson, Principal Systems Engineer, Lockheed-Martin Bill Lang, Vice President Air Traffic Management, Adacel Inc. Air Navigation Service Provider Gunnar Frisk, Team Manager ANS R&D Products and Services, LFV
12:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

Sponsored by

IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi SPA

Session 4: Exploring the Near-Term Solutions – Discussions on Block 1 (Cont’d)
14:00 – 15:00 Panel Discussion on Block 1 · Panellists from key aviation segments discuss how Block 1 should be organized to prepare deployment. Moderator: Andrew Tiede, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO Panellists: · Mark Bradley, Chief Technical Pilot, Delta Air Lines · Steve Brown, Senior Vice President of Operations, NBAA · Carole Couchman, Technical Officer, IFALPA · Jean-François Grout, Director, Future Systems Architecture, Thales · Takafumi Nakada, Director, CNS Planning Office, Air Navigation Services Department, JCAB · Neil R. Planzer, Vice President - Strategy, Boeing Advanced Air Traffic Management, The Boeing Company · Eric Stefanello, CEO, Airbus ProSky
Session 5: Exploring the Longer-Term Solutions – Blocks 2 & 3
15:00 – 15:30 Future Aviation System Performance · Each Block Upgrade contributes to four performance improvement areas: o Greener airports o Globally interoperable systems and data o Optimum capacity and flexible flights o Efficient flight path · This session presents the modules that are introduced in Blocks 2 & 3 and explains how they relate to each of the areas. Moderator: Farid Zizi, Member of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO Speaker: Bernard Miaillier, Head of Division - ATM Content Review, EUROCONTROL, and ICAO Technical Team Member
15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

Sponsored by

Thales Air Systems


Session 5: Exploring the Longer-Term Solutions – Blocks 2 & 3 (Cont'd)
16:00 – 17:00 Panel Discussion on the Longer-Term · Panellists from key aviation segments discuss how Blocks 2 & 3 should be organized to prepare deployment. Moderator: Graham Lake, Director General, CANSO Panellists: · Alexis Brathwaite, President & Chief Executive Officer, IFATCA Carlos Cirilo, Assistant Director, Infrastructure Strategy, IATA · Carey Fagan, Executive Director for International Affairs, FAA · Mark Hamy, Vice President of SESAR and NextGen Deployment, Airbus ProSky · Rudy Kellar, Vice President, Operations, NAV CANADA · Michael Standar, Chief ATM, SESAR Joint Undertaking · Geoff Shearer, Business Development Lead, Boeing Advanced Air Traffic Management, The Boeing Company
17:00 – 19:00

Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (Esri)

 

 Symposium Day 3, Friday, 23 September 2011

 
Session 6: Tomorrow's System: Justifying Spending & Financing Possibilities
09:00 – 10:30 Building a Business Case & Exploring Financing · How do we build a global business case to justify investments in future aviation systems? · It must bring identifiable benefits forward for a level of equipage and infrastructure costs. · This session explores possible financing methodologies to support Block Upgrades: o ICAO’s current financing policies o Public/private partnerships o Other financing methods employed by States o Financing via development banks Moderator: Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI Speakers: Narjess Teyssier, Chief, Economic Analysis & Policy Section, ICAO Nicolas Warinsko, Senior Policy Advisor, European Commission Michael Standar, Chief ATM, SESAR Joint Undertaking · Russell G. Chew, Managing Partner, NEXA Capital · Cyriel Kronenberg, Assistant Director, Airport & ATC Charges, IATA
10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

Sponsored by ACI

Session 7: Where Do We Go From Here?
11:00 – 12:00 Focusing on the Next Steps · Agreement on the first series of Block Upgrades is required to bring a level of certainty for all stakeholders in the aviation system and encourage efficient implementation. Moderator: Mervyn Fernando, President of the Air Navigation Commission, ICAO Speakers: · Nancy Graham, Director, Air Navigation Bureau, ICAO
Symposium Adjourned