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PREVIEW E-DITION ATCA TODAY ATCA / FAA / NASA 2011 Technical Symposium 7 a.m. ATCA Scholarship Golf Outing Mays Landing Golf & Country Club Sponsored by MAY 17-19, 2011 • RESORTS HOTEL & CASINO • ATLANTIC CITY, NJ It’s Back! ATCA/FAA/NASA Technical Symposium Returns to Atlantic City By Marion Hixon ust weeks away, the 2011 ATCA/FAA/NASA Technical Symposium will take place May 17 – 19 at Resorts Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Nearing 500 attendees, the conference has grown greatly in attendance over the past five years. “This year’s Technical Symposium features influential thoughtleaders in aviation whose perspectives I look forward to hearing during this time when there is such heightened interest in air traffic control,” says Peter F. Dumont, President & CEO of the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA). “As the Technical Symposium grows wider in scope, ATCA and its Conference Committee have worked hard to deliver a robust program relevant to current ATC/ATM issues and responsive to membership requests for panel sessions.” Standout Events Don’t miss these highlights during the Tech Symposium in Atlantic City. For a full agenda, visit the Schedule of Events web page. J Tuesday, May 17 Technical Symposium Grand Opening 9 a.m. -4:40 p.m. Exhibitor Registration The FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center Each year, ATCA collaborates with the FAA and NASA to produce the premier technical conference focusing on the latest ideas, research, products and services in the air traffic control arena. For three days, presentations, seminars, networking opportunities will abound. Top Names in Aviation 4:30 – 8 p.m. Registration Opens 6 – 8 p.m. Welcome Reception Headlining the event and presenting keynote speeches are The Honorable Michael Huerta, Deputy Adminstrator, FAA; Rick Ducharme, Senior Vice President of Operations, FAA; Dr. Karlin Toner, Director of the Continued on page 6 Wednesday, May 18 8 – 9 a.m. Opening Ceremonies/ Welcome/Opening Remarks 9 – 9:30 a.m. The Honorable Deputy Administrator Michael Huerta, FAA 10:15 – 11:30 a.m. Session: Meeting NextGen Challenges* 1 – 1:30 p.m. Dr. Karlin Toner, JPDO 1:30 – 2:45 p.m. Verification and Validation* Thanks To Our Sponsors Premier Sponsors Diamond Sponsors Gold Sponsors Thursday, May 19 8 – 8:30 a.m. Rick Ducharme, Senior VP of Operations, ATO, FAA 1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. UAS Work (*See pages 2, 8 for Speaker Abstracts) Golf Sponsors http://www.atca.org/ATCA-Technical-Symposium-2011-Schedule-of-Events http://www.mayslandinggolf.com/ http://www.mayslandinggolf.com/

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ATCA TODAY ATCA/FAA/NASA Technical Symposium Preview Issue
It’s Back! ATCA/FAA/NASA Technical Symposium Returns to Atlantic City
Spotlight on Speaker Abstracts
Exhibitor Listing & Descriptions
Spotlight on Speaker Abstracts

ATCA TODAY ATCA/FAA/NASA Technical Symposium Preview Issue

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