2012 Agenda

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April 24-26, 2012
Westin Washington Dulles Airport Hotel
Herndon, Virginia

Event Highlights

  • Times: Continental breakfast at 7:00 a.m., Plenaries at 8:00 a.m, Lunch at Noon.
  • Before Tuesday morning’s plenary session on April 24, 2012,  Christopher S. Metts, Vice President of the FAA Program Management Organization (PMO), delivered the keynote address on “Leading NextGen.”
  • Tuesday evening at 5:30 pm featured an ICNS Exhibitors Reception and Keynote Address, the latter featuring Mike Harrison, Aviation Management Associates, speaking on “Air Travel: From Luxury to Lemmings.”
  • Wednesday evening’s food and entertainment started at 7:00 pm (or as soon as the room was set up after the day’s sessions).

Plenary Program

Plenary Program Overview
Day Name Chair(s)
“Leading NextGen Development through Collaboration” Ann Tedford (FAA)
“Harmonization between NextGen & SESAR” Bo Redeborn (EUROCONTROL) & Steve Bradford (FAA)
“Cyber Threat Panel” & “An Operational View on Automation Evolution and Dependencies” Paul Planzer (ATCA)

Plenary Program Detail

Tuesday, April 24, Day 1

Plenary I: Leading NextGen Development Through Collaboration,
Chair: Ann Tedford (FAA)
Time Topic Speaker
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Introductory Remarks and Summary of NAC Recommendations Ann Tedford, Manager, FAA NextGen Outreach and Reporting
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. ADS-B In ARC Recommendations Arthur L. Sullivan, Manager, FAA Program Management Organization, Surveillance Services
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Performance Based Navigation Joe McCarthy, Manager, FAA PBN Policy and Support Group
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Data Communications Sandy Anderson, Acting Manager, FAA Air/Ground Data Communications
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. NextGen Test Beds Nick Lento, Acting Manager, FAA Surface/Terminal Prototyping
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. NAC Equipage Recommendations Raquel Girvin, Manager, FAA Policy Systems Division
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Regulatory Guidance on NextGen Equipage Bruce DeCleene, Manager, FAA Avionics Systems
11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Status of NextGen Avionics Jens Hennig, General Aviation Manufacturers Association, Vice President, Operations
11:15 – 11:30 A.M. Status of NextGen Avionics Dan Elwell, Aerospace Industries Association, Vice President, Civil Aviation
11:30 – Noon Q&A/Discussion

Wednesday, April 25, Day 2

Plenary II: Harmonization between NextGen & SESAR,
Co-Chairs: Bo Redeborn (EUROCONTROL ) & Steve Bradford (FAA)
Time Topic Speakers
8:00 – 8:10 a.m. Opening Remarks – NextGen Updates Steve Bradford, FAA
8:10 – 8:20 a.m. Opening Remarks – European Perspective Bo Redeborn, EUROCONTROL
8:20 – 8:35 a.m. Global Harmonisation – Aviation System Block Upgrades Nancy Graham, ICAO
8:35 – 8:50 a.m. SESAR Master Plan and Coordination with US Michael Standar, SJU
8:50 – 9:05 a.m. PBN: Why RNP is better Franca Pavlicevic, EUROCONTROL
9:05 – 9:20 a.m. Innovative Developments in PBN Doug Marek, FAA
9:20 – 9:50 a.m. Break
9:50 – 10:05 a.m. Data Communications Nikos Fistas, EUROCONTROL
10:05 – 10:20 a.m. Inter-regional SWIM David Almeida, Harris Corporation
10:20 – 10:35 a.m. Weather Harmonisation William Moser, MIT Lincoln Labs
10:35 – 10:50 a.m. SESAR impact on the aircraft Stephane Marche, Honeywell
10:50 – 11:05 a.m. Future TCAS Mykel Kochenderfer, MIT Lincoln Labs
11:05 – 11:20 a.m. Full 4D trajectory management – Ground Industry point of view Jean Francois Grout, Thales
11:20 – Noon Q&A/Discussion

Thursday, April 26, Day 3

Plenary III: “Cyber Threat Panel” & “An Operational View on Automation Evolution and Dependencies Panel,”
Chair: Paul Planzer (ATCA)
Time Topic Speakers
8:00 – 9:30 A.M. Cyber Threat Panel
  • George Emilio, General Dynamics
  • James Daum, FAA
  • Mitch Herrick, NATCA
  • Steve Carver, Aviation Management Associates
  • Mike Chaney, DHS
9:30 – 10:15 A.M. Break
10:15 – Noon An Operational View on Automation Evolution and Dependencies Panel
  • Paul Volt, LTI Corporation
  • Mark Fabro, Loftyperch
  • Rich Jehlen, FAA
  • Lt. Col Kevin “Rowdy” Yates, DoD
  • Tom Sparks, Raytheon
Technical Program Overview, Technical Chair: Benjamin Levy
Day Session Name Chair, Co-Chair
A Surveillance and Situational Awareness 1 Todd Lovell
B CNS Systems Architectures and Interfaces Edward Holman, John Moore
C NextGen Integrated Air/Ground Concepts Mary Ellen Miller, Tom Becher
D NAS-Wide Simulation Lance Sherry, Vivek Kumar
E Global eEnabled Airborne Network Security for NextGen and SESAR Kevin Harnett, Bill Blanchette
F Surveillance and Situational Awareness 2 Paul Comitz, Michael Schnell
G Future Communications, SWIM 1 Tyler Smith, Kevin Clark
H NextGen Surface and Terminal Airspace Operations Elida Smith, Ray Young
I Performance Based Operations Bernd Korn, Jonathan Lee
J NAS-Wide Analysis Simulation Patricia Glabb, Joe Post
K CNS Special Topics and Avionics V&V Dieter Eier, Aloke Roy
L Future Communications, SWIM 2 Steve DeHart
M Trajectory Operations and Uncertainty Suzanne Porter, Fred Wieland
N NAS Evolution Analysis Ralf Mayer, Chris Brinton
O Safe and Secure Air Transportation System Radhakrishna Sampigethaya, Yosef Gavriel Tirat-Gefen
P Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the NAS Denise Ponchak, Chris Wargo
Accepted Abstracts and Assigned Session: Updated 4/13/2012
Sess. Author Title Organization
A1 Leslie Crane Integrated Surveillance Capability and Gap Analysis The MITRE Corporation
A2 Peter Drake Requirements, Architecture, and Technology for NextGen Surveillance and Weather Radar Capability (NRWRC) Raytheon Company
A3 Peter Moertl GPS Accuracy on the Airport Surface Under Varying Ionospheric Disturbance Conditions: Implications for Safety Applications MITRE CAASD
A4 Michael Garcia An Enhanced Altitude Correction Technique for Improvement of WAM Position Accuracy Exelis
A6 Om Gupta Satellite-based ADS-B: The next quantum leap in ATM Iridium Communications Inc
A7 Jerry Johnson Wide Area Multilateration Proves Resilient in Afghanistan Thales ATM, Inc
A8 Jeff Beyer Long Term Performance Evaluation of Wide Area Multilateration and ADS-B Clairus, LLC
B1 Nicolas Schneckenburger Precise Aeronautical Ground Based Navigation using LDACS1 German Aerospace Center (DLR)
B2 Douglas Vandermade Collecting, Managing, and Analyzing Avionics Equipage Information The MITRE Corporation
B3 Jeffrey Wilson Dependence of AeroMACS Interference with Satellite Uplinks on Airport Radiation Patterns NASA Glenn Research Center
B4 Paul Comitz Network Enabled Operations Spiral 2 The Boeing Company
B5 Vivek Kumar A Method for Universal Beacon Code Allocation George Mason University
B6 Timothy Lewis The Effects of Limited Intent Information Availability on Self-Separation in Mixed Operations NASA Langley Research Center
B7 Paul Comitz A Domain Specific Language for Aviation Interoperability The Boeing Company
B8 Han Zhou Modeling for spectrum congestion analysis of air-to-ground voice communications in China Joint Research Laboratory for Aviation Connectivity Technologies, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences
C1 Shervin AhmadBeygi Traffic Flow Management Operational Incentives for NextGen Equipage Metron Aviation Inc.
C2 Sanjiv Shresta Rapid En-Route Response to Terminal Operations MITRE/CAASD
C3 Chin E. Lin Flow Monitor for Heavy Traffic in Taipei Terminal Control Area AA Dept., Cheng Kung University
C4 Emre Koyuncu Flight Deck Automation Support with Dynamic 4D Trajectory Management for Responsive and Adaptive Airborne Collision Avoidance : AUTOFLY-Aid Project Istanbul Technical University
C5 Amba Bhavani M V Integrated Weather Warning System onto Flight Route.docx Honeywell Technology Solution
C6 Edward (Ward) Hall C-Band Airport Surface Communications System Standards Development – AeroMACS Testing and Analysis ITT Exelis
C7 Stephen Henriksen C-Band Airport Surface Communications System Standards Development – AeroMACS Mobile Application Testing ITT Exelis
C8 Mohamed Slim BEN MAHMOUD Quantitative Risk Assessment to Enhance AeroMACS Security in SESAR ENAC
D1 Poornima Balakrishna NAS-Wide Simulators: Applications and Tradeoffs in Modeling Fidelity Saab Sensis Corporation
D2 Brant Horio Safety Risk Assessment Case Study Using Airspace Conflict Analysis Simulation LMI
D4 Frederick Wieland The Airspace Concepts Evaluation System: Recent Improvements and Analysis Results Intelligent Automation, Inc.
D5 Kenneth Martin NAS-Wide Simulation Benefits Assessment of High Performance Routes in High Airspace ISA Software LLC
D6 Saul Dorfman NAS-Wide Vertical Profile Analysis: Level Segments in Arrival and Departure Flows The MITRE Corporation
D7 Michel Santos Perturbations of Simulated Airborne Merging and Spacing Operations at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Intelligent Automation, Inc.
D8 Brian Wickham Efficient Searching of a NAS-Wide Analysis Space The MITRE Corporation
E1 Antoine Varet Design and development of an embedded aeronautical router with security capabilities ENAC
E2 William Blanchette Air Force E-Mail Enabling of the Apple iPad Booz Allen Hamilton / US Air Force
E3 Chris Riley Cyber Security Assessment Methods With UML Information Tool Designers
E4 Raymond DeCerchio Aircraft Systems Cyber Security FAA, AIR-120
E5 Andy Jackson Europe and US Collaboration on Aeronautical System Security Standards UK CESG
E6 Paul Perkinson Lessons Learned from an Active Cyber Defense Deployment Pilot Program Raytheon
E7 Aniruddha Karmarkar Aviation Communication Ground Infrastructure Security Lockheed Martin Corporation
E8 Rainer Koelle SESAR Security 2020: How to embed and assure security in system-of-systems engineering? EUROCONTROL
F1 Laurence Mutuel NextGen Civil Airborne GNSS Receivers Supporting Dual Frequency SBAS Operations and Advanced RAIM Thales Avionics
F2 Mitch Narins The Benefits of a Pseudolite-based Alternate Position, Navigation, and Timing System to Aviation and Other User Communities Federal Aviation Administration
F3 william chung Surveillance and Datalink Communication Performance Analysis for Distributed Separation Assurance System Architectures science applications international corporation
F4 Thomas Gräupl Simple and Efficient Integration of Aeronautical Support Tools for Human-In-The-Loop Evaluations University of Salzburg
F8 Jeff Beyer Considerations for Tracking Aircraft Using Satellite ADS-B Clairus, LLC
G1 David Matolak Peer-to-Peer VHF Propagation Path Loss in the Airport Surface Area Ohio University
G2 Behnam Kamali Application of Multihop Relay Technology for Enhancement of Aeronautical Mobile Airport communications Systems (AeroMACS) Mercer University/ NASA Glenn Research Center
G3 Naoki Kanada MIMO effect evaluation for aeronautical WiMAX in airport at 5.1GHz Electronic Navigation Research Institute
G4 Frank Box Minimizing Self-Interference in a Nationwide Aeronautical Data Communications Network The MITRE Corporation
G5 Wolfgang Kampichler Cloud Based Communication in ATM Frequentis USA, Inc.
G6 Georg Trausmuth Experience Report on Successful Demonstration of SWIM by three Industry Partners Frequentis AG
G7 Ulrich Epple Influence of DME Interference onto LDACS1 – Feasibility Study for Europe German Aerospace Center (DLR)
G8 Jonathan Standley SWIM Segment 2 Deployment and Utilization in NextGen R&D Programs FAA
H1 Paul Diffenderfer Improving Throughput at Airports with a Dependency between Arrival and Departure Operations The MITRE Corporation, Center for Advance Aviation System Development
H2 Eric Chang Development of Safety Metrics Using ASDE-X Surveillance Data for Evaluation of Ground Collision Risk MITRE/Center for Advanced Aviation System Development
H3 Michael Carpenter Managing Gate and Ramp Operations to Reduce Delay, Fuel Burn, and Costs Saab Sensis Corporation
H4 Thomas Mitchell Strategic Pre-departure Coordination with Stochastic Trajectory Modeling CSSI, Inc.
H5 Chris Brinton Departure Queue Management in the Presence of Traffic Management Initiatives Mosaic ATM, Inc.
H6 Scott Remillard Collaborative Use of Aerobahn between United Airlines Company Ramp Tower, Houston Center (ZHU), & Houston Tower (IAH ATCT) to re-reroute aircraft on the surface of IAH during SWAP (Severe Weather Avoidance Plan) conditions. Saab Sensis
H7 Saba Neyshabouri Comparison of Efficiency of Slot Allocation by Congestion Pricing and Ration by Schedule Center for Air Transportation Systems Research (CATSR)
H8 Lance Sherry How NextGen Will Maintain Affordability of Air Travel in the Presence of Higher Enregy Costs GMU Center for Air Transportation Systems Research
I1 Seth Wenchel Identification and Visualization of Constrained Airspaces The MITRE Corporation
I2 Bojia YE Analysis of Alternative Route Selection Strategies Based on Cost and Throughput College of Civil Aviation, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
I3 Zheng Tao A Methodology for Addressing Operational Shortfalls Associated with Terminal Operations The MITRE Corporation
I4 Sean McCourt Measuring NextGen Current and Forecasted Mixed Equipage MITRE
I5 Michael Garcia Alternative Position Determination for Aviation using SBSS Exelis
I6 Bettina Birkmeier Change of controller tasks in a sectorless ATM concept – first results DLR German Aerospace Center
I7 Kiran Chittargi Detecting Weather Conflicts with Next Generation SOA Lockheed Martin IS&GS
I8 Alan Bell Developing standards for time-based separation of aircraft Systems Enginuity
J1 Alexander Klein NAS Fast-Time Simulation Model Validation – Requirements, Metrics and Challenges Air Traffic Analysis, Inc
J2 Derek Robinson Enhanced Flight Delay Data for ASQP Carriers Federal Aviation Administration
J3 David Sislak NAS-wide En-route Air-Traffic Controller modeling Agent Technology Center, Department of Computer Science, Czech Technical University in Prague
J4 Travis Gaydos Measured Variability and Uncertainty in Flight Operations MITRE/CAASD
J5 Rajanikanth Kashi A Multi Agent Framework for evaluating the impacts of ATM modernization on CNS product Lines Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab Pvt. Ltd.
J6 Joseph Post System-Wide Analysis Capability: New Features and Recent Applications Federal Aviation Administration
J7 Joseph Prete System Wide Analysis Capability: Dynamic TFM Architecture and Systems Metron Aviation, Inc.
J8 Daniel Murphy Modeling Flight Delays in the Current U.S. Aviation System Federal Aviation Administration
K1 Saurabh Gohil Reusable Core Functional package for Avionics. Honeywell Technology Solutions, Bangalore
K2 Kajal Claypool Ontologies: Weather and Flight Information MIT Lincoln Laboratory
K3 Prabha Siddartha Lightning :- Impact on Aviation and its Detection Methods Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab Pvt. Ltd
K4 John Gonda Data Communications Departure Clearance Pilot Operational Response Time MITRE CAASD
K5 DOMINIC MARIA JOHN PAUL Effective Development and Debugging through informative Verification and Validation HONEYWELL
K6 Jeuty Swargiary Effects of requirement changes in software product life cycle Honeywell Techonology Solutions
K7 Brian Butka Advanced Verification Methods and Safety Critical Hardware Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
K8 Sergio Torres Assessing Tracker Performance in a Multi-Sensor Environment Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions – Civil
L1 Krishnan Balakrishnan A Framework for Performance Modeling of SWIM The MITRE Corporation
L2 Ian Wilson Network Enabled Operations for Collaborative Information Sharing The Boeing Company
L3 David Domino CDTI Enabled Delegated Separation (CEDS) in the Vertical Domain: Initial Feasibility Assessment by Pilots MITRE Corporation Center for Advanced Aviation System Development
L4 Izabela Gheorghisor Compatibility Considerations for Airport Surface Wireless Networks in the 5091-5150 MHz Band The MITRE Corporation
L5 Mohamed Mahmoud iEMID: A mobile Multi-Information Display System for Surveillance Data Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
L6 Paul Comitz Network Enabled Operations Spiral II The Boeing Company Advanced Air Traffic Management
L7 Frank O’Connor ATC Data Link Triple Stack (FANS, ATN/OSI, ATN/IPS) Airtel ATN
M1 Andrew Aslinger Enabling a Modernized NAS ATM Infrastructure in support of Trajectory Based Operations Lockheed Martin
M2 Sanjiv Shresta Evaluating Intervention Strategies for Metering in the Presence of Trajectory Uncertainty MITRE/CAASD
M3 Phil Railsback Measuring the Time-Evolution of Flight Planning Uncertainty MITRE Center for Advanced Aviation System Design (CAASD)
M4 Gunnar Schwoch Estimating requirements and costs of 4D ATM in high density Terminal Areas Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.
M5 Anuja Mahashabde Bridging the Gap between Air Transportation System Simulation Tools and Environmental Models for NextGen Benefits Assessment MITRE Corporation
M6 Albert Herndon Flight Management Computer (FMC) Navigation Database Capacity The MITRE Corporation
M7 Samet Ayhan Archival Service in the Aviation Domain The Boeing Company
M8 Barbara Jandl A Comparison of Noise Abatement Procedures Using Radar Data and Simulated Flight Trajectories University of Salzburg
N1 Akira Kondo Revisiting a taxi-out time in the ASPM Environment Federal Aviation Administration
N2 Peng Wei Workload Comparison Between Sectorized Air Traffic Control and Stream Management Purdue University
N3 Feng Cheng Modelling the Effect of Weather Conditions in Sample Day Selection Using a Mixed-Integer Programming Method Federal Aviation Administration
N4 Maria Asencio A k-means clustering approach for analysis of convective weather impact in the NAS Mosaic ATM , Inc
N5 Ralf H. Mayer Change-Oriented Aircraft Fuel Burn and Emissions Assessment Methodologies The MITRE Corporation
N6 Lance Sherry Anatomy of Airline Passenger Trip Delays GMU Center for Air Transportation Systems Research
N7 Prabhakar Thyagarajan Implementing Airport Terminal Gates in NAS –wide simulations Federal Aviation Administration
O1 Robin Ghariani Hazardous Cargo Information Management via the Flight Object The MITRE Corporation
O2 Balamurugan Manickam Abnormal Takeoff and Landing Notification System Honeywell Technology Solutions
O3 PERUMAL KUMAR Optimization for Localizer_GlideSlope Capture Antennas for Cat III B Landing Honeywell Technology Solution Lab
O4 John Shortle Safety and Sensitivity Analysis of the Advanced Airspace Concept for NextGen George Mason University
O5 Clark Lunsford Exploring the Feasibility and Effectiveness of a Flight Deck Based Wake Turbulence Situational Awareness Tool The MITRE Corporation
O6 Max Ehammer Running IPv6 over aeronautical data links University of Salzburg
O7 Ružica Vujasinovi? Volcanic Ash Events: When the role of decision maker is assigned to a pilot German Aerospace Center (DLR)
O8 Rainer Koelle Towards a Distributed Situation Management Capability for SESAR and NextGen EUROCONTROL
P1 Bernd Korn Stepwise Integration of UAS in non-segregated Airspace – The potential of tailored UAS ATM procedures DLR German Aerospace Center, Institute of Flight Guidance
P2 Chris Wargo Standards for Unmanned Aircraft System – Defining the “Manage” Requirements Mosaic ATM, Inc.
P3 Shawn Hanegan Establishing a Quantitative Approach for Assessing Ground Based Sense and Avoid Solutions MITRE Corporation
P4 Robert Stamm Ground Based Sense and Avoid Proof of Concept Demonstrations Raytheon Company
P5 Jime Griner Overview of Communication portion of NASA’s UAS in the NAS project NASA – GRC
P6 Jim Griner Air-Ground Channel Measurements of UAS Control Communication Spectrum NASA – GRC
P7 Steven Bretmersky UAS in the NAS: Control and Non-Payload Communications Technology Evaluation MTI Systems
P8 Rafael Apaza UAS in the NAS: Control and Non-Payload Communications Modeling and Simulation Approach NASA GRC
Q1 Chris Moody Assessing UAT Data Services Uplinked to Flight Test Aircraft The MITRE Corporation