Unprecedented Free Education Programming at World ATM Congress

- 12 - 14 February 2013, Madrid Spain

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- World ATM Congress has an unprecedented amount of free education for an international air traffic conference. The leading edge of aviation professionals will present interactive forums where involved dialogue and multiple perspectives are encouraged.

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Three Presentation Theatres. Three Days.The Spotlight Stage offers product presentations from industry partners such as GE Aviation's Air Traffic Optimization Services, QuintiQ, and C Speed throughout the entirety of the Congress.

The Airbus ProSky Theatre features roundtable discussions from organisations including Harris Corporation, Lockheed Martin, and NAV CANADA. Airbus ProSky will host a panel featuring Rick Ducharme, Marc Hamy, and Greg Russell.

The Aviation Arena has presentations and roundtable discussions from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Frequentis, ITT Exelis, and others. Tuesday begins with a presentation from EUROCONTROL, ICAO, the European Commission, and Sesar JU.

Robust Free EducationEurocontrolSpeakers will discuss how to align the global plan formed at ICAO ANC/12. Presenters include Nancy Graham, ICAO; Bo Redeborn, Eurocontrol; Patrick Ky, SESAR JU; and Maria Luz De Mateo Garcia, Aena.

European Space ExpoEuropean Space Expo was created by the European Commission to show the benefits of space and its applications. Visitors will see and touch the innovative technologies and services space offers them.

SESAR JUThe Sesar Joint Undertaking will hold a General Forum titled "From Innovation to Solution." In addition, Sesar's workshops SWIM, SES Performance, and RPAS Integration in ATM.

Argus 3D Workshop"Security Enhancements Through Innovative Radar Technologies"Argus 3D is a European Union-funded project that has developed an innovative, low-cost, interoperable radar-based system.

University of Madrid "Bridging the Gap between Policy, Industry, and Academia"The university's workshop will help stakeholders better understand the current status of the cooperation between academia and industry and what can be done to close the gap.

Times, dates, and location regarding these programmes at World ATM Congress can be found at www.worldatmcongress.org/FreeEducation [http://www.worldatmcongress.org/FreeEducation]. Education opportunities are open to the public; registration is available at www.worldatmcongress.org/Register [http://www.worldatmcongress.org/Register].

About World ATM CongressWorld ATM Congress (www.worldatmcongress.org [http://www.worldatmcongress.org/]) combines a large-scale exhibition, world-class conference, and premier networking opportunities with the chance to learn the latest air traffic trends and developments. World ATM Congress is organised for the industry, by the industry. Produced CANSO [http://www.canso.org/] in association with ATCA [http://www.atca.org/], it is backed by leading air navigation service providers and industry suppliers.

ContactMarion Brophy+1-703-299-2430 x308marion.brophy@worldatmcongress.org [mailto:marion.brophy@worldatmcongress.org]

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