Posted by John McHale
MUNICH, Germany, 12 Jan. 2011. The Association of European Airlines will hold a workshop on SESAR (Single European Sky ATM Research) from an airline perspective at the Avionics & Defence Electronics Europe 2011 conference and exhibition to be held March 16 - 17, 2010 at the M.O.C. Centre in Munich.
Chairing the workshop is Vincent De Vroey, general manager technical and operations, Association of European Airlines. The speakers are Lufthansa's Manfred Mohr, head of Project SESAR/Representative of the COO; Gilles Compagnion of Air France; Mario Araujo, director of engineering, TAP Engineering and Maintenance, TAP Portugal; and a representative from the SESAR Joint Undertaking.
The Association of European Airlines brings together 35 major airlines, and has been the voice of the European airline industry for more than 50 years.
"Future avionics plays a key role for the airlines development in order to make air travel a safer place in an increasingly busy sky," De Vroey says. "The AEA are pleased to be supporting Avionics & Defence Electronics Europe and will be hosting a workshop on SESAR from the airlines perspective in order to provide information about the developments on the project and what it will mean to the industry."
Session topics for Avionics Europe are Single European Sky (SES) and Future Avionics Systems; Current ATM/Avionics Realities; Making the Business Case for Integrating New Avionics into Airplanes -- with panelists will include representatives from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Rockwell Collins, and Honeywell Aerospace; Avionics Market and Traffic Forecasts, Helicopter Avionics Modernization; and EFBs (electronic flight bags) and Avionics Systems Certification Challenges.
For more information on the event, visit www.avionics-event.com. For exhibiting opportunities contact Jo-Ann Pellegrini in North America by phone at 650-946-3169 and by email at JoAnnP@pennwell.com; and internationally James McAuley at +34 651 675 516 and by email at email@example.com.