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ICNS 2016 | 19-21 April, 2016 | Westin Washington Dulles Airport Hotel

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December 17, 2015


ICNS Call for Participation 2016

“Securing an Integrated CNS System to Meet Future Challenges”

Abstracts Due Tomorrow, December 18

The 2016 Integrated Communications Navigation and Surveillance (ICNS) Conference addresses long-term research and development of integrated CNS technologies for advanced aeronautical digital information systems and applications supporting the future global air transportation systems.

Jointly sponsored by government and industry, the ICNS Conference assembles national and international government and industry leaders to address important policy issues with technical experts and thought leaders.

The focus is on understanding CNS programs, plans, research and technology, and other relevant issues impacting aviation modernization.

Outstanding Plenary Sessions and Interactive Workshop

  • Tuesday, April 19: Plenary: Global ATM/CNS Modernization (SESAR/NextGen/CARATS)
  • Wednesday, April 20: Plenary: CNS Standardization Issues
  • Wednesday, April 20: Interactive Workshop “How Drones are Changing the World We Live In”
  • Thursday, April 21: Plenary: Cyber Security
  • Thursday, April 21: Briefing on Workshop Results

Afternoon Technical Sessions

ICNS 2016 offers outstanding technical sessions. Papers and presentations are solicited for the technical sessions along the key topical areas listed below. Exhibits and product demonstrations by representatives of CNS-related industries/organizations are also invited.

  • Cyber Security
  • Data Communications and Future Communications Infrastructure
  • Satellite-based Navigation & APNT
  • Surveillance & Situational Awareness
  • Safe & Secure Air Transportation Systems
  • Airport & Airspace Optimization/Operations
  • Performance-based CNS/ATM
  • Commercial, Military, and Consumer UAS
  • Commercial Space Transportation
  • Climate Change and Aviation Weather


ICNS 2016 invites exhibits and product demonstrations by representatives of CNS-related industries and organizations. Participating as an exhibitor in the conference allows close-up interaction with customers and key policy decision makers to help move your research and products closer to daily operations. For more information, please contact the 2016 Sponsors and Exhibits Chair, Paul Kostek, p.kostek@ieee.org.

Best Paper Competition – Student and Professional

The 2016 ICNS Conference is sponsoring student and professional Best Paper competitions. Active students and professionals within two years of graduation are eligible for ICNS Student Best Paper honorarium awards. Those not eligible for Best Student Paper are eligible for Best Professional Paper awards.

Abstract Submission

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of no more than 750 words by Friday, 18 December 2015 on the key topical areas listed above or other relevant aeronautical CNS topics.


  • Abstract Submission Date: 18 December 2015
  • Notification of Acceptance: 22 January 2016
  • Final Paper Submission Date: 19 March 2016

Conference General Chair
Dr. Michael Schnell
+49 (8153) 28-2858

Conference Vice-General Chair
Mr. Robert Kerczewski
+1 (216) 433-3434

Technical Program Chair
Mr. Aloke Roy
+1 (410) 964-7336