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Overview Agenda | Plenary Day 1 | Plenary Day 2 | Plenary Day 3 | Technical Sessions Overview | Bios | Workshop

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Theme: Blocks and Builds – Air and Ground Convergence

April 8-10, 2014
Westin Washington Dulles Airport
Herndon, Virginia

ICNS 2014 Overview Agenda 
Day & Time Tuesday, 8 April Wednesday, 9 April Thursday, 10 April
7:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM – Noon Welcome and Conference Keynote: “NextGen and Global Partnership,” Edward Bolton, Assistant Administrator for NextGen, FAA
Welcome & Plenary Keynote: “Bringing Together the Pieces: An Industry Perspective on Integrating UAS into the NAS,” Brandon Suarez, Aircraft Systems Group, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. Welcome & Plenary Panel: “ICNS Implementations – Building Blocks to Greener, Open Sky,” chaired by Aloke Roy, Senior Program Manager, Honeywell Advanced Technology
Plenary Keynote: “Recent Developments at the Global Level and Updates on ICAO Safety & Air Navigation Initiatives,” Nancy Graham, Director, Air Navigation Bureau, ICAO
Plenary Panel: “SESAR – NextGen – State of Harmonization,” chaired by Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA; and Michael Standar, Chief Strategies and External Relations, SESAR Joint Undertaking Plenary Panel: “Commercial UAS Airspace Integration,” chaired by Jim Williams, Program Executive, UAS Integration Office, FAA Workshop Topic Presentations (Part 1) (10:30-12:00 p.m.)
Noon Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 PM Technical Sessions A-E Technical Sessions K-O Technical Sessions U-Y
3:00 – 3:30 PM Break Break Break
3:30 – 5:30 PM Technical Sessions F-J Technical Sessions P-T Workshop Interactive Session (Part 2) & Reception (3:30)
Evening Program 6:00-7:30 PM: Exhibitor Welcome: Keynote Speaker, Michael Harrison, “NextGen Then 6:00-9:00 PM: Evening Social Event
Plenary Day 1, Tuesday, April 8: SESAR – NextGen – State of Harmonization, Co-chaired by Steve Bradford & Michael Standar
Time Topic Speaker
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:10 AM Opening Remarks Rafael Apaza, NASA
8:10 – 8:30 AM NextGen and Global Partnership Edward Bolton, FAA
8:30 – 8:50 AM Recent Developments at the Global Level and Updates on ICAO Safety & Air Navigation Initiatives Nancy Graham, ICAO
8:50 – 9:00 AM Introduction and Opening Remarks Steve Bradford, FAA; Michael Standar, SESAR Joint Undertaking
9:00 – 9:20 AM NextGen Activities Steve Bradford, FAA
9:20 – 9:40 AM SESAR-NextGen State of Harmonisation Michael Standar, SESAR Joint Undertaking
9:40 – 10:10 AM Break
10:00 – 10:20 AM Mini Global Demonstrations Thien Ngo, FAA
10:20 – 10:40 AM Future Challenges – The European Response Pierre Andribet, Eurocontrol
10:40 – 11:00 AM “SWIM in the Sky” – Empowering New ATM Relationships Jonathan Standley, FAA
11:00 – 11:20 AM ATM Avionics Roadmap Didier Delibes, Airbus
11:20 – 11:40 AM Dynamic Required Navigation Performance in Support of 4D Trajectory-Based Operations Charles Buntin, FAA
11:40 – 12:00 ANSP Implementation Perspective Werner Langhans, Austrocontrol
Plenary Day 2, Wednesday, April 9: Commercial UAS Airspace Integration, Chaired by Jim Williams
Time Topic Speaker
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:10 AM Opening Remarks Rafael Apaza, NASA
8:10 – 8:30 AM Bringing Together the Pieces: An Industry Perspective on Integrating UAS into the NAS Brandon Suarez, General Atomics
8:30 – 8:40 AM Introductions and Remarks Jim Williams, FAA
8:40 – 10:00 AM Civil RPAS Integration: SESAR R&D and Demonstration Activities Mike Lissone, UAS ATM Integration Manager, Eurocontrol
NASA UAS Integration in the NAS Project Overview Davis Hackenberg, NASA
Beyond the UAS in the NAS Project; What’s Next for NASA UAS Research Ed Waggoner, Director, Integrated Systems Research Program, NASA
10:00 – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 – 12:00 RTCA Special Committee-228 & DAA Standards Development Chris Swider, Aerospace Engineer, FAA UAS Integration Office
UAS Command and Control Development Standards John Moore, Rockwell Collins
UAS Control and Non Payload Communication (CNPC) System Development and Testing Jim Griner, NASA
Plenary Day 3, Thursday, April 10: CNS Implementations – Building Blocks to Greener, Open Sky, Chaired by Aloke Roy
Time Topic Speaker
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast 
8:00 – 8:10 AM Opening Remarks Rafael Apaza, NASA
8:10 – 8:20 AM Introduction Aloke Roy, Honeywell
8:20 – 8:35 AM European Datalink Aspects Nikos Fistas, Eurocontrol
8:35 – 8:50 AM Eurocontrol A/G DataCom Centralized Services Philippe Renaud, Eurocontrol
8:50 – 9:05 AM NextGen Datacomm Jesse Wijntjes, FAA
9:05 – 9:20 AM NextGen SWIM Jim Robb, FAA
9:20 – 9:35 AM European SWIM Aspects Scott Wilson, Eurocontrol
9:35 – 10:00 AM Closing and Q&A Aloke Roy, Honeywell
10:00 – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 to Noon Workshop Topic Presentations (Part 1) 
Technical Sessions Overview
Date # Title Session Chair Organization
Tuesday, April 8th A Airport Surface Operations 1 Benjamin Levy Saab Sensis
B CNS Systems Architectures and Interfaces 1 Brent Phillips Federal Aviation Administration
C Future Communications 1 Denise Ponchak NASA Glenn Research Center
D Surveillance and Situational Awareness 1 Bernd Korn German Aerospace Center
E Simulation and Analysis 1 Sanjiv Shresta Federal Aviation Administration
F Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the NAS 1 Jim Griner NASA Glenn Research Center
G Performance Based ATM 1 Vivek Kumar Intelligent Automation, Inc.
H Safe and Secure Air Transportation System Krishna Sampigethaya Boeing
I Performance Based Navigation 1 Thomas Becher MITRE Corporation
J Simulation and Analysis 2 Joe Post Federal Aviation Administration
Wednesday, April 9th K Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the NAS 2 Jim Griner NASA Glenn Research Center
L Performance Based ATM 2 Vivek Kumar Intelligent Automation, Inc.
M Future Communications 2 Don Kauffman Honeywell
N Performance Based Navigation 2 Thomas Becher MITRE Corporation
O Surveillance and Situational Awareness 2 Michael Schnell German Aerospace Center
P Airport Surface Operations 2 Benjamin Levy Saab Sensis
Q CNS Systems Architectures and Interfaces 2 Brent Phillips Federal Aviation Administration
R Future Communications 3 Chris Wargo Mosaic ATM
S Weather Sensors and Weather Data Distribution Paul Comitz Boeing
T Simulation and Analysis 3 Al Meilus Federal Aviation Administration
Thursday, April 10th U Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the NAS 3 Jim Griner NASA Glenn Research Center
V Surveillance and Situational Awareness 3 Michael Schnell German Aerospace Center
W Future Communications 4 Chris Wargo Mosaic ATM
X Performance Based Navigation 3 Thomas Becher MITRE Corporation
Y Simulation and Analysis 4 Alvin Sipe Boeing