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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

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Overall Agenda at a Glance
Day & TimeTuesday, 23 AprilWednesday, 24 AprilThursday, 25 April
7:00 AMRegistration & Continental Breakfast (Starts 7:30 AM on Thursday)
8:00 AMWelcome and Keynote: Pamela Whitley, Assistant Administrator for NextGen (A), FAAWelcome and Keynote: Jim Williams, Program Executive, UAS Integration Office, FAA
8:30 AM – NoonPlenary Panel: Next Generation Airspace Developments, led by Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA; and Bo Redeborn, Principal Director ATM, EUROCONTROLPlenary 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 UndertakingWelcome 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
1:00 – 5:30 PMTechnical Sessions A,B,C,D,ETechnical Sessions F,G,H,I,JTechnical Sessions K,L,M,N
Evening Event5:30-7:00 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
7:00 – 8:00 AMRegistration & Breakfast (Rivanna D)
8:00 – 8:10 AMWelcome & Introduction
8:10 – 8:30 AMKeynote Speaker: Pamela Whitley, Assistant Administrator for NextGen (A), FAA
8:30 – 8:40 AMIntroduction and Opening RemarksSteve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA
8:40 – 9:00 AMOutcome of the ICAO 12th Air Navigation ConferenceRichard Macfarlane, Chief Integrated Infrastructure Management, ICAO
9:00 – 9:20 AMUS Perspective of ANC-12 OutcomeSteve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA
9:20 – 9:40 AMEurope’s Contribution to Global InteroperabilityBo Redeborn, Principal Director ATM, EUROCONTROL
9:40 – 10:10 AMBreak
10:10 – 10:30 AMBEBS – What Does It Mean?Michael Standar, Chief Strategies and External Relations, SESAR JU
10:30 – 10:50 AMBest Equipped Best Served, US PerspectiveRich Jehlen, Director Operational Concept and Requirements, FAA
10:50 – 11:10 AMBuilding the Future ATM ArchitectureJean-François Grout, Future Systems Architecture Director, Air Operation Division, THALES
11:10 – 11:30 AMOperational Trends and Enablers: US PerspectiveSteve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA
11:30 – 11:50 AMKey Operational Trends and Enablers: European PerspectiveNikos Fistas, Future Communications Infrastructure Team Leader, EUROCONTROL
11:50 – NoonClosing RemarksBo Redeborn, Principal Director ATM, EUROCONTROL
Noon – 1:00 PMLunch (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)
7:00 – 8:00 AMRegistration & Breakfast (Rivanna D)
8:00 – 8:10 AMWelcome & Introduction
8:10 – 8:30 AMKeynote: Jim Williams, Program Executive, UAS Integration Office, FAA
8:30 – 10:00 AMJoint Planning and Development Office PerspectiveYogi Shah, Manager, Strategic Interagency Initiatives Division, JPDO
DoD Policy Board on Federal Aviation PerspectiveSteve Pennington, Acting Executive Director, DoD Policy Board on Federal Aviaiton, USAF
Industry PerspectiveScott Edrington, Program Manager NASA Programs, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Perspectives on Civil UAS Integration into the NASChuck Johnson, Project Manager, UAS Integration in the NAS, NASA
10:00 – 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 – NoonRPAS in the European AirspaceMichael Standar, Chief Strategies and International Relations, SJU
RPAS Activities in EuropeMike Lissone, UAS ATM Integration Manager, EUROCONTROL
Evolving Regulatory Framework for RPASFilippo Tomasello, Rulemaking Official, EASA
Noon – 1:00 PMLunch (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
7:30 – 8:30 AMRegistration & Breakfast (Rivanna D)
8:30 – 10:00 AMWelcome 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 AMBreak
10:30 – NoonRoundtable Discussion, Questions & Answers
Noon – 1:00 PMLunch (Rivanna D)
Technical Sessions at a Glance
Tuesday, April 23rdAFuture Advanced Communications StudiesDenise Ponchak, NASA Glenn Research Center
BAirport Surface Communications and SystemsBrent Phillips, FAA
CNetwork Centric OperationsPaul Comitz & Alvin Sipe, Boeing
DTrajectory Based OperationsDr. Benjamin Levy, Saab Sensis
ESurveillance and Situational AwarenessKrishna Sampigethaya, Boeing
Wednesday, April 24thFSANDRA Technology BriefingsSimon Plass, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
GUnmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)Jim Griner, NASA Glenn Research Center
HPerformance Based Navigation and ManagementDr. Thomas Becher & Suzanne Porter, MITRE
ICNS Computational AnalysisChris Wargo, Mosaic ATM
JNextGen Concepts and TechnologiesDr. Lance Sherry & Akshay Belle, George Mason University
Thursday, April 25thKSafe and Secure Air TransportationRobert Kerczewski, NASA Glenn Research Center
LAdvanced CNS CommunicationsMichael Schnell, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
MModeling, Simulation and AnalysisDr. Max Ehammer & Dr. Thomas Gräupl, University of Salzburg
NAircraft/Airline Operations for NextGenBernd Korn, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Final ICNS 2013 Technical Session Agenda
A1ATM Communications Beyond NextGenAloke Roy, Honeywell
A2Study of Long Term Candidates for Air-to-Air & Air-to-Ground Communications in the National Airspace System (NAS)Joel Wichgers, Rockwell Collins
A3An Operator-Oriented Perspective of Future Aviation Datalink TechnologiesBrian Haynes, Daniel Johnson, Rocky Stone, Richard Haendel, XCELAR
A5Satellite Communication Requirements for 4D Air Traffic ManagementCatherine Morlet, Nicholas Lan, European Space Agency; Stefano La Barbera, Thales Alenia Space Italy
A6A Survey of Multilink Concepts for Aeronautical Data Link CommunicationsBarbara Kubera, Max Ehammer, University of Salzburg
A7The German National Project ICONAVMichael Schnell, Ulrich Epple, Dmitriy Shutin, Nicolas Schneckenburger, German Aerospace Center (DLR); Thomas Bögl, Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
A8Modeling of Aerial-to-Aerial Short-Distance Free-Space Optical LinksAsaad Kaadan, Dayong Zhou, Hazem Refai, The University of Oklahoma; Peter G. LoPresti, The University of Tulsa
B1AeroMACS – A Global Standard for Airport Surface CommunicationsDeclan Byrne, WiMAX Forum
B2Signal Evaluation on Airport Surface in 5.1GHz BandNaoki Kanada, Yasuto Sumiya, Naruto Yonemoto, Akiko Kohmura, Shunichi Futatsumori, Electronic Navigation Research Institute
B3IEEE 802.16j Multihop Relays for AeroMACS Networks and the Concept of Multihop GainBehnam Kamali, Mercer University, Robert Kerczewski, NASA Glenn Research Center
B4Global Mobile Satellite Service Interference Analysis for the AeroMACSJeffrey Wilson, Rafael Apaza, NASA Glenn Research Center; Ward Hall, ITT Exelis; Brent Phillips, FAA
B5Security Framework for AeroMACSThanga Anandappan, Honeywell
B6Airport Surface Gridlock Analysis: a Case Study of Chicago O’Hare 2007Saba Neyshabouri, Lance Sherry, Karla Hoffman, Center for Air Transportation Systems Research (CATSR)
B7Verification, Validation, and Demonstration of an Aerodrome Map Information ServiceEduard Gringinger, Harald Milchrahm, Frequentis AG; Marcus Andersson, Efrain Guerrero, LFV/NORACON
B8Taxi Time Variation at Major U.S. AirportsDerek Robinson, Daniel Murphy, Federal Aviation Administration
C1Flight Information Exchange via Net-Centric ServicesCharles Chen, Harris Corporation; Midori Tanino, Federal Aviation Administration; Bruce Taylor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Labs
C2A Domain-Specific Language for Aviation Domain InteroperabilityPaul Comitz, The Boeing Company
C3Providing a Flight Object Manager in the National Airspace SystemTony Ng, Lockheed Martin IS&GS
C5Are Aviation Data Models Too Complex ?Paul Comitz, The Boeing Company
C6Passenger Trip Reliability Metrics: 2011Lance Sherry, Center for Air Transportation Research at George Mason University
C7Graph Time-Series Mixture Models for Air Traffic PredictionAnthony Vardaro, Cuong Thai Doan, Kavitha Chandra, UMass Lowell; Vineet Mehta, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
D1Optimal Profile Descent with 4-D TrajectoryShih-Yih (Ryan) Young, Kristen Jerome, Rockwell Collins
D2Implementation of Avionics Standards for Time Based Air Traffic ManagementAlan Bell, Systems Enginuity
D3Multiobjective 4D Optimization of a Trajectory-Based Air Traffic ManagementJulia Zillies, Angela Schmitt, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
D4Determination and Visualization of Uncertainties in 4D-Trajectory PredictionPaul Weitz, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
D5Near Real-Time Predictive Safety EvaluationRafael Fraga, ISA Software
D6Time Based Metering in Support of Playbook ReroutesChris Brinton, Mosaic ATM, Inc.
D7Analysis of Aircraft Lateral Path Tracking Accuracy & Its Implications for Separation StandardsMichael Cramer, Laura Rodriguez, The MITRE Corporation
E1A Study of Primary Surveillance Radar Traffic and Its Utility Via ADS-B UplinkBrock Lascara, William Carson, David Edwards, The MITRE Corporation
E2Locating Aircraft with Space-Based ADS-BJeff Beyer, Clairus, LLC
E3Initial Flight Tests of UAT ADS-B Unit for Suborbital Reusable Launch VehiclesRichard Stansbury, Massood Towhidnejad, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Nick Demidovich, FAA Commercial Space Transportation Office; Chuck Greenlow, John DiNofrio, FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center
E4SSR Mode S Downlink Aircraft Parameters Validation and EvaluationKeisuke Matsunaga, Atsushi Senoguchi, Tadashi Koga, Electronic Navigation Research Institute (ENRI)
E5Flight Privacy in the NextGen: Challenges and OpportunitiesKrishna Sampigethaya, Boeing Research & Technology
E6Military Position Source Challenges for Worldwide ADS-B Out ComplianceEdward Lester, MITRE Corporation
E7Application of Taguchi Methods to NextGen Integrated Safety Risk ManagementAlan Bell, Resit Unal, Old Dominion University
F1SANDRA – Seamless Aeronautical Networking through integration of Data links, Radios, and AntennasSimon Plass, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
F2Optimization of Robust Header Compression for Aeronautical CommunicationRomain Hermenier, Christian Kissling, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
F3Simulation Results and Final Recommendations of the SANDRA Concept for Integrated IP-Based Aeronautical NetworkingThomas Gräupl, Max Ehammer, University of Salzburg
F4SANDRA Fault Analysis and SimulationMuhammad Ali, Y. Cheng, J. P. Li, Yim-Fun Hu, Prashant Pillai, University of Bradford
F5ATN/OSI over SANDRA Mobile IP NetworkFrederic Durand, SITA, Frank O’Connor, Aitel ATN
F6AeroMACS Evolution — Extension to Landing, Take-Off, and Approach PhasesPaola Pulini, Simon Plass, German Aerospace Center (DLR); Lorenzo Taponecco, Michele Morelli, Luca Sanguinetti, University of Pisa
F7Theory and Practice of Advanced Communication Features in AviationMax Ehammer, University of Salzburg, Department of Computer Sciences
F8The SANDRA Testbed for the Future Aeronautical Communication NetworkOliver Lücke, Dirk Gomez Depoorter, Theophile Tordjman, Frank Kühndel, TriaGnoSys
G1Air-Ground Channel Measurements & Modeling for UASDavid Matolak, Ruoyu Sun, University of South Carolina
G2Security Risk Assessment Process for UAS in the NAS CNPC ArchitectureDennis Iannicca, NASA, Daniel Young, DB Consulting Group, Inc.; Suresh Thadhani, Gilbert Winter, Verizon Federal Network Systems
G3UAS Control and Non-Payload Communication (CNPC) System Prototype StatusJames Griner, NASA – Glenn Research Center
G4NASA GRC UAS Project Communications Modeling and Simulation StatusGregory Kubat, Vantage Partners, LLC.
G5Multiple-Trajectory-Prediction Algorithm for UAS’s Sense And Avoid (SAA) OperationYan Zhang, Gerard Fairley, U.S. DOT Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
G7A Secure Communication Framework for Large-scale Unmanned Aircraft SystemsJiang Bian, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Remzi Seker, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Mengjun Xie, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
G8Controlling UAS Flight Operations in a Mixed-Mode Environment TodayChristopher Smith, Serco Inc., Noel Taylor, Serco Management Services, Inc.
H1Toward a Performance-Based NAS: Airports for Potential Application of PBN-Enabled Departure Separation StandardsRalf H. Mayer, Matthew R. Pollock, Jonathan T. Schwalbe, Graham K. Glover, Remi L. Gottheil, The MITRE Corporation
H2Voice Communication Benefits From RNAV/RNP in En Route and Terminal EnvironmentsTravis Gonzalez, Genki Kondo, The MITRE Corporation
H3Agent-Based Modeling for Performance Management in Air NavigationRainer Koelle, EUROCONTROL / Lancaster University
H4A Methodology for Airport Arrival Flow Analysis using Track Data – A Case Study For MDW ArrivalsAkshay Belle, Lance Sherry, Center for Air Transportation Systems Research, GMU; Michael Wambsganss, Anastasia Mukhina, Crown Consulting Inc.
H5Big Data Analysis of Irregular Operations: Aborted Approaches and Their Underlying FactorsLance Sherry, Zhenming Wang, Houda Kourdali, John Shortle, Center for Air Transportation Systems Research at George Mason University
H6Benefits of a Collaborative Pre-Departure Rerouting Process at IAH AirportMichael Carpenter, Saab Sensis Corporation
H7End-to-End RNP ProceduresAdam Pusateri, The MITRE Corporation
H8Performance Based Navigation: Analysis and ReportingThomas Becher, MITRE Corporation
I1Modeling Weather in Simulation and AnalysisJessica Young, Andrew Crowell, Andrew Fabian, Federal Aviation Administration
I2MITRE Data Communication Laboratory Initiative for Departure Clearance (DCL)Dongsong Zeng, John Gonda, Juliana Goh, Mike Bernock, Jon Salisbury, MITRE
I3Methodology for Collision Risk Assessment of Flow Corridor ConceptYimin Zhang, John Shortle, Lance Shrry, George Mason University
I4Queue Management Techniques for Avoiding Gridlock in NAS-Wide SimulationsTim Myers, Ali Tafazzoli, Metron Aviation
I5Determining Seasonal Delay CurvesAl Meilus, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Performance Analysis
I6NAS-Wide Simulation Applied to Reduced Oceanic Separation ScenariosJoseph Post, James Bonn, Sanjiv Shresta, Federal Aviation Administration
I7Modeling the Impact of Fuel Price on the Utilization of Piston Engine AircraftTao Li, Antonio Trani, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
I8Predictive Analytics with Aviation Big DataSamet Ayhan, Paul Comitz, Gary Gerberick, The Boeing Company; Steve Bliesner, Avaliant LLC; Johnathan Pesce, Embry Ridle Aeronautical University
J2Evolution of First Come, First Served to Best Capable, Best ServedEvolution of First Come, First Served to Best Capable, Best ServedAl Secen, Lockheed Martin IS&GS
J3Capability-Aware Traffic Flow Management for Metroplex EnvironmentsShervin Ahmadbeygi, Emily Bromberg, Matthew Elliott, Taryn Lewis, Metron Aviation Inc.; Ved Sud, FAA
J4PLANET-2: Providing in-Flight Weather Services and Observations to and from Business and Regional AircraftOliver Lücke, Eriza Hafid Fazli, TriaGnoSys; Jean-Marc Gaubert, Remy Gallois, ATMOSPHERE-F
J5Revolutionizing Air Travel Through Aireon’s Global Space-Based ADS-B SurveillanceOm Gupta, Aireon, LLC
J6ATN Ground to Ground Applications to Provide Air Traffic Services in ColombiaOscar Pico Ortiz, Jorge Ortiz, National University of Colombia
J7Comparison of High Reliability Organizations (HROs)Paula Lewis, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
J8CNS Availability and NAS Performance: Data Communications SystemAleksandar Bauranov, Jasenka Rakas, University of California Berkeley
K1Robust Parametric Empirical Bayes Based Anomaly Detection for Flight Safety EventsAnil Yelundur, Keith Campbell, MITRE/CAASD
K2Semantic Driven Security Assurance for System Engineering in SESAR/NextGenRainer Koelle, EUROCONTROL, Walter Strijland, 42 Solutions
K3Quantifying Collision Potential in Airport Surface MovementTimothy Waldron, Andrew Ford, Saab Sensis Corporation; Sherry Borener, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aviation Safety
K4Towards Mathematical Modeling in Security Risk Management in System EngineeringRainer Koelle, John Hird, EUROCONTROL; Denis Kolev, Lancaster University
K5Benefits of Commercial Data Link SecurityPaul Storck, Everett Ayers, ARINC, Inc
K6Data Link Requirements for Air-to-Air Collision AvoidanceNiklas Peinecke, DLR (German Aerospace Center); Maarten Uijt de Haag, Pengfei Duan, Ohio University; Nico Franzen, DLR (German Aerospace Center)
K7An Initial Safety Concept for Segmented Independent Parallel ApproachesChristian Hanses, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
K8Time Based Flow Management as a Service – with NextGen SOAKiran Chittargi, Lockheed Martin IS&GS Civil
L1Distributed-MILS: A Novel Approach to Advanced ATM Communication ServicesWolfgang Kampichler, Frequentis AG; Dieter Eier, Frequentis USA, Inc.; Wilfried Steiner, TTTech Computertechnik AG
L2Doppler-Aided Channel Estimation in Satellite Communication base on frequency-domain equalizationChengkai Tang, University of Virginia Charlottesville; Baowang Llian, Northwestern Ploytechnical University; Lingling Zhang, University of Virginia Charlottesville
L3Wavelength Agile FSO TransceiverWei Yi, Peter LoPresti, University of Tulsa; Hazem Refai, University of Oklahoma
L4Interference Assessment of Future Satellite Aeronautical CommunicationsJan Erik Haakegaard, SINTEF, Alessandro Di Stefano, Thales Alenia Space Italia
L5Assessing the Capacity Breakeven Performance of VDL2 in EuropeMax Ehammer, Carl-Herbert Rokitansky, University of Salzburg, Department of Computer Sciences
L6Spectrum for UAS Control and Non-Payload CommunicationsRobert Kerczewski, NASA Glenn Research Center
L7Dual Priority SDMA in Aeronautical CommunicationsJindong Xie, Lin Bai, Jun Zhang, Beihang University
M1Recent Developments in NAS-Wide SimulationSapna George, Frederick Wieland, Intelligent Automation Inc.
M2Developing a Quantitative Framework for Implementing Traffic Management Initiatives in the National Airspace SystemNina Mohleji, The MITRE Corporation
M3An Improved runwaySimulator – Simulation for Runway System Capacity EstimationPeter Kuzminski, The MITRE Corporation
M5Potential Wake Turbulence Encounters Analysis in Current and NextGen Flight OperationsZheng Fan, Nataliya Schroeder, Douglas Swol, Antonio Trani, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M6A NAS-Wide Shadow Mode Development EnvironmentBenjamin Boisvert, Saab-Sensis
M7Inferring Complete Demand and Actual Capacity Information from the Airline Origin and Destination SurveyTao Li, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, Hojong Baik, School of Air Transportation and Logistics, Korea Aerospace University
M8Modeling Requirements for Integrated Networks and Information Flow in the Future NASMatthew Blake, Crown Consulting, Inc.
N1Implementation of a Nationwide Wide-Area Multilateration System for Austrian AirspaceWerner Langhans, Austro Control GmbH
N2DataComm Trials Automation PlatformFrank Matus, Thales
N4Optimized Itinerary Generation for NAS Performance AnalysisFeng Cheng, Bryan Baszczewski, John Gulding, FAA
N5Cross-Platform Aviation Analytics Using Big-Data MethodsTulinda Larsen, masFlight