|11.15 – 12.15
Title: South East Common Sky Initiative Free Route Airspace (SECSI FRA)
From Concept to Successful Implementation
Joe Sultana, Director Network Manager
Heinz Sommerbauer, CEO Austro Control
Thomas Hoffmann, COO Austro Control
Davorin Primorac, Director BHANSA
Vlado Bagarić, Director General Croatia Control
Franc Željko Županič, CEO Slovenia Control
Predrag Jovanović, CEO SMATSA
SECSI from Concept to Implementation
Kristian Wollner, ATM Expert Austro Control
Benefits for Airspace Users
Davor Mizerit, ATM Expert Slovenia Control
Harmonisation Within the Project – LoAs, Publications, Safety
Mirjana Vasiljevic, ATM Expert SMATSA
Razvan Bucuroiu, Network Manager Directorate
|12.15 – 12.45
Title: FAB CE Legal Entity as Common Procurement Platform
Abstract: FABCE Aviation Services Ltd is a joint venture, established by 6 FAB CE Air Navigation service providers. One of the most important objectives of the company is to establish a common procurement process which will enable synchronized and cost effective implementation of services and infrastructure in the region. Smart procurement is a key enabler for the harmonization and optimization of FAB CE operations.
Speakers: Matej Eljon, FAB CE Aviation Services
|13.00 – 14.00
Title: FABEC, NATS, Network Manager: Cross-border Initiative to Prepare for Summer Traffic 2018
Abstract: Due to the complexity of managing the increasing traffic effectively and efficiently at the control centre level, the Network Manager and four en-route centres (Karlsruhe UAC, Maastricht UAC, Reims ACC and Swanwick ACC) have launched an initiative to prepare for the 2018 summer in the most congested areas of the European network. The speakers will present and discuss the strategy that aims to optimise the en-route flows, to reduce workload and thus increase the overall capacity.
Speaker: DFS, DSNA, MUAC, NATS and the Network Manager/ EUROCONTROL
|14.00 – 15.00
Title: InterFAB Panel: Adverse weather and ATM: Consequences of Climate Change
Abstract: Torrential rainfall, extreme thunderstorms, gale-force winds, and quantities of snow not seen for decades - Climate change has reached Europe and is having a major impact on the air transport system. Airports have to be closed, flights cancelled, or huge detours flown. In this InterFAB panel, representatives of METAlliance and four FABs will talk about concrete everyday examples of what is otherwise a theoretical discussion. Using facts, case studies, and concrete operational initiatives, approaches to solutions will be presented and discussed.
Speaker: BALTIC FAB, DANUBE FAB, FABCE, FABEC and METAlliance
|15.15 – 16.15
Title: CORUS: A concept of operations for a harmonized approach to integrate drones in the VLL airspace
Abstract: CORUS stands for Concept of Operation for EuRopean UTM Systems. It is a Horizon 2020 project, established within the context of SESAR.
Gathering experts from aviation (manned and drone), research and academia, the CORUS consortium will develop and write a concept of operations for the safe interaction of drones with all airspace users within U-Space, the European system for the management of drones.
Speakers: EUROCONTROL, DFS, DSNA, ENAV, Unifly and UPC
|16.30 – 18.00
Title: How To Manage Drones In Low Altitude Airspace
Abstract: Hear from thought leaders in unmanned traffic management on successful implementation strategies worldwide. This panel will focus on the barriers to and benefits of implementing UTM, U-space, and LAANC concepts today. Panelists will share their perspectives and discuss lessons learned and best practices from active deployments in the U.S., Japan, Switzerland, and New Zealand. Attendees will hear from industry-leading ANSPs about current challenges, opportunities, trends, and expectations, as well as recommendations for ANSPs on how to make unmanned traffic management a priority in 2018.
Richard Deakin, AirMap
Francis Schubert, Chief Corporate Officer, skyguide
Trent Fulcher, Head of Strategy, Airways New Zealand
Prof. Vu Duong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jeff Woods, FAA, National Air Traffic Controllers Association
Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director General, European Commission