Next-generation ATM technology and runway incursion to be featured at Avionics USA 2009

SAN DIEGO, 18 March 2009. – Next-generation air traffic management (ATM) and technology for runway incursion highlight the conference program at the inaugural Avionics USA conference and exhibition. The event will be held June 1 and 2 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Mar 18th, 2009

SAN DIEGO, 18 March 2009.Next-generation air traffic management (ATM) and technology for runway incursion highlight the conference program at the inaugural Avionics USA conference and exhibition. The event will be held June 1 and 2 at the San Diego Convention Center.

The conference theme is "Driving Innovation and Managing Change," and content will touch on how designers and system integrators are handling the challenges of next-generation systems and standards for commercial and military avionics.

The first conference session – "Future Air Traffic Management" – begins on June 1 at 10:15 am. Key speakers in this session include Pierre Magro, head of avionics product line, Upgrade Services for Airbus in France and Worth Kirkman, avionics integration leader, MITRE Center for Advanced Aviation Systems Development in Arlington Va.

Magro's presentation is titled "NextGen/Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) objectives and solutions for in service aircraft" while Kirkman is speaking on the "NextGen Avionics Roadmap."

A session on "Runway Incursion" closes off the conference on June 2 at 3:30 pm. Key speakers in this session include JJ Johnson of Boeing in Long Beach, Calif., and Wallace Feerrar, outcome leader for Aviation Safety at Mitre.

Johnson's presentation is titled "Runway Incursion/Wrong Runway Take Off" and Feerar will give a talk on "New Technologies for Runway Incursion."

Other session topics include electronic flight bags, layered information assurance for avionics systems, certification and standards for future avionics systems, avionics components standards, cost benefit analysis of implementing performance-based navigation, avionics upgrades, obsolescence, and more.

Click here to register for Avionics 2009.

Avionics USA is the first global expansion of the successful Avionics conference and exposition, most recently held last week in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Avionics U.S.A. will be co-located with the Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum. Both shows will share an exhibit floor, but have two separate conferences.

The events are brought to you by Avionics Intelligence and >Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine. The Avionics-Intelligence Website and eNewsletter launched in November 2008 and covers all aspects of commercial and defense avionics.

Avionics USA 2009 is brought to you by Avionics Intelligence and >Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine. The Avionics-Intelligence Website and eNewsletter launched in November 2008 and covers all aspects of commercial and defense avionics.

For more information on exhibiting at Avionics USA 2009 contact Jeff Gallagher in the U.S. at 603-891-9147 or jeffg@pennwell.com. For International accounts please contact Gareth Watkins at 44 (0) 1992 656 672 or garethw@pennwell.com. For all other information, visit www.avionics-usa.com.

For more information on the Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum, visit www.milaeroforum.com.


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