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Theme: Diverse Aircraft in a Common Sky – ICNS Leads the Way

April 23-25, 2013
Westin Washington Dulles Airport Hotel
Herndon, Virginia

All agendas updated as of 5/2/2013 9:30 a.m.

Overall Agenda at a Glance
Day & Time Tuesday, 23 April Wednesday, 24 April Thursday, 25 April
7:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast (Starts 7:30 AM on Thursday)
8:00 AM Welcome and Keynote: Pamela Whitley, Assistant Administrator for NextGen (A), FAA Welcome and Keynote: Jim Williams, Program Executive, UAS Integration Office, FAA
8:30 AM – Noon Plenary Panel: Next Generation Airspace Developments, led by Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA; and Bo Redeborn, Principal Director ATM, EUROCONTROL Plenary Panel: UAS in the NAS, led by Ed Waggoner, Program Director, Integrated Systems Research Program, NASA; and Michael Standar, Chief Strategies and External Relations, SESAR Joint Undertaking Welcome and Plenary Panel: Airport Surface Movement in the NextGen Era, led by Paul Planzer, Manager of Air Traffic Control Programs, ATCA, and moderated by Mariano Alicea Jr., Senior Vice President, Sabre Systems
Noon Lunch
1:00 – 5:30 PM Technical Sessions A,B,C,D,E Technical Sessions F,G,H,I,J Technical Sessions K,L,M,N
Evening Event 5:30-7:00 PM: Exhibitor Welcome. Keynote speaker, Michael Harrison, “Droning on About UAVs” at 6:30 PM
6:30-9:30 PM: Exhibitor Sponsored Entertainment Event
Day 1 Plenary, Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Next Generation Airspace Developments
Chairs: Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA;
and Bo Redeborn, Principal Director ATM, EUROCONTROL
Time Topic Speaker
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast (Rivanna D)
8:00 – 8:10 AM Welcome & Introduction
8:10 – 8:30 AM Keynote Speaker: Pamela Whitley, Assistant Administrator for NextGen (A), FAA
8:30 – 8:40 AM Introduction and Opening Remarks Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA
8:40 – 9:00 AM Outcome of the ICAO 12th Air Navigation Conference Richard Macfarlane, Chief Integrated Infrastructure Management, ICAO
9:00 – 9:20 AM US Perspective of ANC-12 Outcome Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA
9:20 – 9:40 AM Europe’s Contribution to Global Interoperability Bo Redeborn, Principal Director ATM, EUROCONTROL
9:40 – 10:10 AM Break
10:10 – 10:30 AM BEBS – What Does It Mean? Michael Standar, Chief Strategies and External Relations, SESAR JU
10:30 – 10:50 AM Best Equipped Best Served, US Perspective Rich Jehlen, Director Operational Concept and Requirements, FAA
10:50 – 11:10 AM Building the Future ATM Architecture Jean-François Grout, Future Systems Architecture Director, Air Operation Division, THALES
11:10 – 11:30 AM Operational Trends and Enablers: US Perspective Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA
11:30 – 11:50 AM Key Operational Trends and Enablers: European Perspective Nikos Fistas, Future Communications Infrastructure Team Leader, EUROCONTROL
11:50 – Noon Closing Remarks Bo Redeborn, Principal Director ATM, EUROCONTROL
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch (Rivanna D)
Day 2 Plenary, Wendesday, April 24, 2013
UAS in the NAS
Co-Chairs: Ed Waggoner, Program Director, Integrated Systems Research Program, NASA;
and Michael Standar, Chief Strategies and External Relations, SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU)
Time Topic Speaker
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast (Rivanna D)
8:00 – 8:10 AM Welcome & Introduction
8:10 – 8:30 AM Keynote: Jim Williams, Program Executive, UAS Integration Office, FAA
8:30 – 10:00 AM Joint Planning and Development Office Perspective Yogi Shah, Manager, Strategic Interagency Initiatives Division, JPDO
DoD Policy Board on Federal Aviation Perspective Steve Pennington, Acting Executive Director, DoD Policy Board on Federal Aviaiton, USAF
Industry Perspective Scott Edrington, Program Manager NASA Programs, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Perspectives on Civil UAS Integration into the NAS Chuck Johnson, Project Manager, UAS Integration in the NAS, NASA
10:00 – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 – Noon RPAS in the European Airspace Michael Standar, Chief Strategies and International Relations, SJU
RPAS Activities in Europe Mike Lissone, UAS ATM Integration Manager, EUROCONTROL
Evolving Regulatory Framework for RPAS Filippo Tomasello, Rulemaking Official, EASA
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch (Rivanna D)
Day 3 Plenary, Thursday, April 25, 2013
Airport Surface Movement in the NextGen Era
Chair: Paul Planzer, Manger of Air Traffic Control Programs, ATCA
Moderator: Mariano Alicea Jr., Senior Vice President, Sabre Systems
Time Description
7:30 – 8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast (Rivanna D)
8:30 – 10:00 AM Welcome and Introduction by Paul Planzer, ATCA
Moderator: Mariano Alicea Jr., Sabre Systems
Richard Barhydt, NASA
Chris Brinton, MOSAIC ATM
Rob Brown, Saab Sensis
Kevin Hightower, Lockheed Martin
10:00 – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 – Noon Roundtable Discussion, Questions & Answers
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch (Rivanna D)
Technical Sessions at a Glance
Day Session Title Chair(s)
Tuesday, April 23rd A Future Advanced Communications Studies Denise Ponchak, NASA Glenn Research Center
B Airport Surface Communications and Systems Brent Phillips, FAA
C Network Centric Operations Paul Comitz & Alvin Sipe, Boeing
D Trajectory Based Operations Dr. Benjamin Levy, Saab Sensis
E Surveillance and Situational Awareness Krishna Sampigethaya, Boeing
Wednesday, April 24th F SANDRA Technology Briefings Simon Plass, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
G Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Jim Griner, NASA Glenn Research Center
H Performance Based Navigation and Management Dr. Thomas Becher & Suzanne Porter, MITRE
I CNS Computational Analysis Chris Wargo, Mosaic ATM
J NextGen Concepts and Technologies Dr. Lance Sherry & Akshay Belle, George Mason University
Thursday, April 25th K Safe and Secure Air Transportation Robert Kerczewski, NASA Glenn Research Center
L Advanced CNS Communications Michael Schnell, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
M Modeling, Simulation and Analysis Dr. Max Ehammer & Dr. Thomas Gräupl, University of Salzburg
N Aircraft/Airline Operations for NextGen Bernd Korn, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Final ICNS 2013 Technical Session Agenda
Session Title Author(s)
A1 ATM Communications Beyond NextGen Aloke Roy, Honeywell
A2 Study of Long Term Candidates for Air-to-Air & Air-to-Ground Communications in the National Airspace System (NAS) Joel Wichgers, Rockwell Collins
A3 An Operator-Oriented Perspective of Future Aviation Datalink Technologies Brian Haynes, Daniel Johnson, Rocky Stone, Richard Haendel, XCELAR
A5 Satellite Communication Requirements for 4D Air Traffic Management Catherine Morlet, Nicholas Lan, European Space Agency; Stefano La Barbera, Thales Alenia Space Italy
A6 A Survey of Multilink Concepts for Aeronautical Data Link Communications Barbara Kubera, Max Ehammer, University of Salzburg
A7 The German National Project ICONAV Michael Schnell, Ulrich Epple, Dmitriy Shutin, Nicolas Schneckenburger, German Aerospace Center (DLR); Thomas Bögl, Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
A8 Modeling of Aerial-to-Aerial Short-Distance Free-Space Optical Links Asaad Kaadan, Dayong Zhou, Hazem Refai, The University of Oklahoma; Peter G. LoPresti, The University of Tulsa
B1 AeroMACS – A Global Standard for Airport Surface Communications Declan Byrne, WiMAX Forum
B2 Signal Evaluation on Airport Surface in 5.1GHz Band Naoki Kanada, Yasuto Sumiya, Naruto Yonemoto, Akiko Kohmura, Shunichi Futatsumori, Electronic Navigation Research Institute
B3 IEEE 802.16j Multihop Relays for AeroMACS Networks and the Concept of Multihop Gain Behnam Kamali, Mercer University, Robert Kerczewski, NASA Glenn Research Center
B4 Global Mobile Satellite Service Interference Analysis for the AeroMACS Jeffrey Wilson, Rafael Apaza, NASA Glenn Research Center; Ward Hall, ITT Exelis; Brent Phillips, FAA
B5 Security Framework for AeroMACS Thanga Anandappan, Honeywell
B6 Airport Surface Gridlock Analysis: a Case Study of Chicago O’Hare 2007 Saba Neyshabouri, Lance Sherry, Karla Hoffman, Center for Air Transportation Systems Research (CATSR)
B7 Verification, Validation, and Demonstration of an Aerodrome Map Information Service Eduard Gringinger, Harald Milchrahm, Frequentis AG; Marcus Andersson, Efrain Guerrero, LFV/NORACON
B8 Taxi Time Variation at Major U.S. Airports Derek Robinson, Daniel Murphy, Federal Aviation Administration
C1 Flight Information Exchange via Net-Centric Services Charles Chen, Harris Corporation; Midori Tanino, Federal Aviation Administration; Bruce Taylor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Labs
C2 A Domain-Specific Language for Aviation Domain Interoperability Paul Comitz, The Boeing Company
C3 Providing a Flight Object Manager in the National Airspace System Tony Ng, Lockheed Martin IS&GS
C5 Are Aviation Data Models Too Complex ? Paul Comitz, The Boeing Company
C6 Passenger Trip Reliability Metrics: 2011 Lance Sherry, Center for Air Transportation Research at George Mason University
C7 Graph Time-Series Mixture Models for Air Traffic Prediction Anthony Vardaro, Cuong Thai Doan, Kavitha Chandra, UMass Lowell; Vineet Mehta, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
D1 Optimal Profile Descent with 4-D Trajectory Shih-Yih (Ryan) Young, Kristen Jerome, Rockwell Collins
D2 Implementation of Avionics Standards for Time Based Air Traffic Management Alan Bell, Systems Enginuity
D3 Multiobjective 4D Optimization of a Trajectory-Based Air Traffic Management Julia Zillies, Angela Schmitt, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
D4 Determination and Visualization of Uncertainties in 4D-Trajectory Prediction Paul Weitz, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
D5 Near Real-Time Predictive Safety Evaluation Rafael Fraga, ISA Software
D6 Time Based Metering in Support of Playbook Reroutes Chris Brinton, Mosaic ATM, Inc.
D7 Analysis of Aircraft Lateral Path Tracking Accuracy & Its Implications for Separation Standards Michael Cramer, Laura Rodriguez, The MITRE Corporation
E1 A Study of Primary Surveillance Radar Traffic and Its Utility Via ADS-B Uplink Brock Lascara, William Carson, David Edwards, The MITRE Corporation
E2 Locating Aircraft with Space-Based ADS-B Jeff Beyer, Clairus, LLC
E3 Initial Flight Tests of UAT ADS-B Unit for Suborbital Reusable Launch Vehicles Richard Stansbury, Massood Towhidnejad, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Nick Demidovich, FAA Commercial Space Transportation Office; Chuck Greenlow, John DiNofrio, FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center
E4 SSR Mode S Downlink Aircraft Parameters Validation and Evaluation Keisuke Matsunaga, Atsushi Senoguchi, Tadashi Koga, Electronic Navigation Research Institute (ENRI)
E5 Flight Privacy in the NextGen: Challenges and Opportunities Krishna Sampigethaya, Boeing Research & Technology
E6 Military Position Source Challenges for Worldwide ADS-B Out Compliance Edward Lester, MITRE Corporation
E7 Application of Taguchi Methods to NextGen Integrated Safety Risk Management Alan Bell, Resit Unal, Old Dominion University
F1 SANDRA – Seamless Aeronautical Networking through integration of Data links, Radios, and Antennas Simon Plass, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
F2 Optimization of Robust Header Compression for Aeronautical Communication Romain Hermenier, Christian Kissling, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
F3 Simulation Results and Final Recommendations of the SANDRA Concept for Integrated IP-Based Aeronautical Networking Thomas Gräupl, Max Ehammer, University of Salzburg
F4 SANDRA Fault Analysis and Simulation Muhammad Ali, Y. Cheng, J. P. Li, Yim-Fun Hu, Prashant Pillai, University of Bradford
F5 ATN/OSI over SANDRA Mobile IP Network Frederic Durand, SITA, Frank O’Connor, Aitel ATN
F6 AeroMACS Evolution — Extension to Landing, Take-Off, and Approach Phases Paola Pulini, Simon Plass, German Aerospace Center (DLR); Lorenzo Taponecco, Michele Morelli, Luca Sanguinetti, University of Pisa
F7 Theory and Practice of Advanced Communication Features in Aviation Max Ehammer, University of Salzburg, Department of Computer Sciences
F8 The SANDRA Testbed for the Future Aeronautical Communication Network Oliver Lücke, Dirk Gomez Depoorter, Theophile Tordjman, Frank Kühndel, TriaGnoSys
G1 Air-Ground Channel Measurements & Modeling for UAS David Matolak, Ruoyu Sun, University of South Carolina
G2 Security Risk Assessment Process for UAS in the NAS CNPC Architecture Dennis Iannicca, NASA, Daniel Young, DB Consulting Group, Inc.; Suresh Thadhani, Gilbert Winter, Verizon Federal Network Systems
G3 UAS Control and Non-Payload Communication (CNPC) System Prototype Status James Griner, NASA – Glenn Research Center
G4 NASA GRC UAS Project Communications Modeling and Simulation Status Gregory Kubat, Vantage Partners, LLC.
G5 Multiple-Trajectory-Prediction Algorithm for UAS’s Sense And Avoid (SAA) Operation Yan Zhang, Gerard Fairley, U.S. DOT Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
G7 A Secure Communication Framework for Large-scale Unmanned Aircraft Systems Jiang Bian, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Remzi Seker, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Mengjun Xie, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
G8 Controlling UAS Flight Operations in a Mixed-Mode Environment Today Christopher Smith, Serco Inc., Noel Taylor, Serco Management Services, Inc.
H1 Toward a Performance-Based NAS: Airports for Potential Application of PBN-Enabled Departure Separation Standards Ralf H. Mayer, Matthew R. Pollock, Jonathan T. Schwalbe, Graham K. Glover, Remi L. Gottheil, The MITRE Corporation
H2 Voice Communication Benefits From RNAV/RNP in En Route and Terminal Environments Travis Gonzalez, Genki Kondo, The MITRE Corporation
H3 Agent-Based Modeling for Performance Management in Air Navigation Rainer Koelle, EUROCONTROL / Lancaster University
H4 A Methodology for Airport Arrival Flow Analysis using Track Data – A Case Study For MDW Arrivals Akshay Belle, Lance Sherry, Center for Air Transportation Systems Research, GMU; Michael Wambsganss, Anastasia Mukhina, Crown Consulting Inc.
H5 Big Data Analysis of Irregular Operations: Aborted Approaches and Their Underlying Factors Lance Sherry, Zhenming Wang, Houda Kourdali, John Shortle, Center for Air Transportation Systems Research at George Mason University
H6 Benefits of a Collaborative Pre-Departure Rerouting Process at IAH Airport Michael Carpenter, Saab Sensis Corporation
H7 End-to-End RNP Procedures Adam Pusateri, The MITRE Corporation
H8 Performance Based Navigation: Analysis and Reporting Thomas Becher, MITRE Corporation
I1 Modeling Weather in Simulation and Analysis Jessica Young, Andrew Crowell, Andrew Fabian, Federal Aviation Administration
I2 MITRE Data Communication Laboratory Initiative for Departure Clearance (DCL) Dongsong Zeng, John Gonda, Juliana Goh, Mike Bernock, Jon Salisbury, MITRE
I3 Methodology for Collision Risk Assessment of Flow Corridor Concept Yimin Zhang, John Shortle, Lance Shrry, George Mason University
I4 Queue Management Techniques for Avoiding Gridlock in NAS-Wide Simulations Tim Myers, Ali Tafazzoli, Metron Aviation
I5 Determining Seasonal Delay Curves Al Meilus, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Performance Analysis
I6 NAS-Wide Simulation Applied to Reduced Oceanic Separation Scenarios Joseph Post, James Bonn, Sanjiv Shresta, Federal Aviation Administration
I7 Modeling the Impact of Fuel Price on the Utilization of Piston Engine Aircraft Tao Li, Antonio Trani, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
I8 Predictive Analytics with Aviation Big Data Samet Ayhan, Paul Comitz, Gary Gerberick, The Boeing Company; Steve Bliesner, Avaliant LLC; Johnathan Pesce, Embry Ridle Aeronautical University
J2 Evolution of First Come, First Served to Best Capable, Best ServedEvolution of First Come, First Served to Best Capable, Best Served Al Secen, Lockheed Martin IS&GS
J3 Capability-Aware Traffic Flow Management for Metroplex Environments Shervin Ahmadbeygi, Emily Bromberg, Matthew Elliott, Taryn Lewis, Metron Aviation Inc.; Ved Sud, FAA
J4 PLANET-2: Providing in-Flight Weather Services and Observations to and from Business and Regional Aircraft Oliver Lücke, Eriza Hafid Fazli, TriaGnoSys; Jean-Marc Gaubert, Remy Gallois, ATMOSPHERE-F
J5 Revolutionizing Air Travel Through Aireon’s Global Space-Based ADS-B Surveillance Om Gupta, Aireon, LLC
J6 ATN Ground to Ground Applications to Provide Air Traffic Services in Colombia Oscar Pico Ortiz, Jorge Ortiz, National University of Colombia
J7 Comparison of High Reliability Organizations (HROs) Paula Lewis, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
J8 CNS Availability and NAS Performance: Data Communications System Aleksandar Bauranov, Jasenka Rakas, University of California Berkeley
K1 Robust Parametric Empirical Bayes Based Anomaly Detection for Flight Safety Events Anil Yelundur, Keith Campbell, MITRE/CAASD
K2 Semantic Driven Security Assurance for System Engineering in SESAR/NextGen Rainer Koelle, EUROCONTROL, Walter Strijland, 42 Solutions
K3 Quantifying Collision Potential in Airport Surface Movement Timothy Waldron, Andrew Ford, Saab Sensis Corporation; Sherry Borener, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aviation Safety
K4 Towards Mathematical Modeling in Security Risk Management in System Engineering Rainer Koelle, John Hird, EUROCONTROL; Denis Kolev, Lancaster University
K5 Benefits of Commercial Data Link Security Paul Storck, Everett Ayers, ARINC, Inc
K6 Data Link Requirements for Air-to-Air Collision Avoidance Niklas Peinecke, DLR (German Aerospace Center); Maarten Uijt de Haag, Pengfei Duan, Ohio University; Nico Franzen, DLR (German Aerospace Center)
K7 An Initial Safety Concept for Segmented Independent Parallel Approaches Christian Hanses, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
K8 Time Based Flow Management as a Service – with NextGen SOA Kiran Chittargi, Lockheed Martin IS&GS Civil
L1 Distributed-MILS: A Novel Approach to Advanced ATM Communication Services Wolfgang Kampichler, Frequentis AG; Dieter Eier, Frequentis USA, Inc.; Wilfried Steiner, TTTech Computertechnik AG
L2 Doppler-Aided Channel Estimation in Satellite Communication base on frequency-domain equalization Chengkai Tang, University of Virginia Charlottesville; Baowang Llian, Northwestern Ploytechnical University; Lingling Zhang, University of Virginia Charlottesville
L3 Wavelength Agile FSO Transceiver Wei Yi, Peter LoPresti, University of Tulsa; Hazem Refai, University of Oklahoma
L4 Interference Assessment of Future Satellite Aeronautical Communications Jan Erik Haakegaard, SINTEF, Alessandro Di Stefano, Thales Alenia Space Italia
L5 Assessing the Capacity Breakeven Performance of VDL2 in Europe Max Ehammer, Carl-Herbert Rokitansky, University of Salzburg, Department of Computer Sciences
L6 Spectrum for UAS Control and Non-Payload Communications Robert Kerczewski, NASA Glenn Research Center
L7 Dual Priority SDMA in Aeronautical Communications Jindong Xie, Lin Bai, Jun Zhang, Beihang University
M1 Recent Developments in NAS-Wide Simulation Sapna George, Frederick Wieland, Intelligent Automation Inc.
M2 Developing a Quantitative Framework for Implementing Traffic Management Initiatives in the National Airspace System Nina Mohleji, The MITRE Corporation
M3 An Improved runwaySimulator – Simulation for Runway System Capacity Estimation Peter Kuzminski, The MITRE Corporation
M5 Potential Wake Turbulence Encounters Analysis in Current and NextGen Flight Operations Zheng Fan, Nataliya Schroeder, Douglas Swol, Antonio Trani, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M6 A NAS-Wide Shadow Mode Development Environment Benjamin Boisvert, Saab-Sensis
M7 Inferring Complete Demand and Actual Capacity Information from the Airline Origin and Destination Survey Tao Li, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, Hojong Baik, School of Air Transportation and Logistics, Korea Aerospace University
M8 Modeling Requirements for Integrated Networks and Information Flow in the Future NAS Matthew Blake, Crown Consulting, Inc.
N1 Implementation of a Nationwide Wide-Area Multilateration System for Austrian Airspace Werner Langhans, Austro Control GmbH
N2 DataComm Trials Automation Platform Frank Matus, Thales
N4 Optimized Itinerary Generation for NAS Performance Analysis Feng Cheng, Bryan Baszczewski, John Gulding, FAA
N5 Cross-Platform Aviation Analytics Using Big-Data Methods Tulinda Larsen, masFlight