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Wednesday, 19 April 2023
“Artificial Intelligence for Aviation”
Justin Taylor, Vice President, Lockheed Martin Artificial Intelligence Center
Justin Taylor is vice president of Artificial Intelligence for Lockheed Martin within Corporate Engineering & Technology. In this capacity, he is responsible for driving artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) as an engineering discipline, coordinating the corporation’s AI/ML technology strategy, and leading the LM AI Center (LAIC).
Previously, Mr. Taylor was engineering director, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, for the Advanced Development Programs (ADP) Skunk Works ISR portfolio. In that role, he was responsible for the weapon systems development of the ISR portfolio of platforms. He also served as the program manager for the corporate-level Joint All Domain Operations (JADO) program, in which he coordinated technology development and integration of multi-domain capabilities across all business areas, with an emphasis on accelerating the fielding of system of systems capabilities.
He previously served as program management director, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, for the Skunk Works Mission Systems Roadmaps organization. In that role, he was responsible for identifying, maturing, demonstrating, and transitioning key technology to address mission needs for all aeronautics platforms.
Plenary III: Future of ATM
Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA
Steven W. Bradford is the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) chief scientific and technical advisor for architecture and Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) Development. He is the chairman of the Technical Review Board, which monitors technical decisions, related investments, and the enterprise architecture. Mr. Bradford works with elements of the FAA to develop midterm plans and five-year budget requests to implement NextGen. He is the FAA’s lead for the FAA/NASA Research Transition Team process that supports collaboration between the FAA and NAS on ATM -related activities. He also has a leading role in NextGen’s international engagement activities with SESAR Joint Undertaking, and he has led several co-operative international efforts with EUROCONTROL.
He was a member of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) technical team that authored the Global Air Navigation Plan, the past U.S. panel member to the ICAO Air Traffic Management Requirements and Performance Panel, and the chairman of the Global Air Navigation Plan Study Group responsible for managing all updates to that plan.
Luc Emberger, Communication and Surveillance Senior Expert, AIRBUS
Steve Bradford and Luc Emberger, “Future Connectivity for Aviation”
Greg Saccone, Technical Fellow, Airspace Operational Efficiency, Boeing, “Large Scale Multi-link Demonstrations”
Stephen Van Trees, Senior Engineer, Comm. & Surv. Technologies, FAA Aviation Safety – Aircraft Certification Service, “Certification Perspective on Hyper Connected Aircraft”
Paul Bosman, Head of Infrastructure Division, Network Manager Directorate, EUROCONTROL
Paul Bosman has been with EUROONTROL for nearly 30 years, working in many different technical and managerial positions in different locations. He is currently the head of the Network Manager – Infrastructure Division. He is responsible for planning, deploying, and monitoring European infrastructure and aiming to digitise the SES European Sky through activities such as CNS, information management, AI and overall resilience (cyber, interference), as well managing major pan-European common services such as ARTAS/SDDS/SASS-C, EAD, NewPENS and air-ground datalink common procurement.
Plenary IV: The Role of Information Centricity in the Future of ATM
Dr. Stephane Mondoloni, Chief Engineer, NAS Vision and Research, MITRE
Dr. Parimal Kopardekar, Director, NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI)
Jon Jenkins, Senior Director for FMS and Flight Controls products, Honeywell, “Cloud-based FMS”
Paul Nelson, Senior Cybersecurity Advisor for the Aeronautics Research Mission at NASA, “Security”
Brandon Suarez, Vice President of UAS Integration Reliable Robotics, “Digital Flight”