Join us at the 61st ATCA Annual for an exclusive cross agency workshop. Admission the the workshop is free of charge. However, attendees must register either online
or on site at Gaylord National Resort.
If you are currently registered for the Conference, you do NOT need to register for this workshop as your registration will grant you access. However, if you have not yet registered, and due to potential wait time on site, please REGISTER for the conference online. Please note that all registration categories allow access to the workshop.
Wednesday Oct 19
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Spectrum Efficient National Surveillance Radar (SENSR) Program – Cross Agency Workshop
The Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), intends to stand up a cross-agency program titled Spectrum Efficient National Surveillance Radar (SENSR), to assess the feasibility of acquiring new surveillance solutions (potentially radar or non-radar) that may result in a consolidation of incumbent legacy surveillance radars (e.g. long range aircraft, short range aircraft, and weather surveillance), or a system of systems surveillance capability. If successful, this effort may result in making the 1300 – 1350 MHz band available for reallocation to shared Federal and/or non-Federal use.
This meeting will allow for each Agency / Department to provide their responsibility, plans and mission for the overall program.
Rebecca Guy, FAA
Mike Freie, FAA
Steven (Smokey) Robinson, DoD
Rich Booth, DHS
Mike Istok, NOAA
As a lead up to the workshop, we are excited to offer conference registrants a special panel with Q&A opportunities with the speakers below, as well as others from DHS, MITRE, DOD, and the FAA SENSR office. Get ahead of the pack and join us at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Panel: FAA Surveillance Strategy
(This panel requires full conference registration for admittance. Please REGISTER HERE
Abstract: The FAA will be providing a holistic view of the surveillance strategy which will include information on the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B), Spectrum Efficient National Surveillance Radar Program (SENSR) and Policy.
Jay Merkle, Director, Systems Integration and Requirements Analysis
Carl Burleson, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Policy
Paul Fontaine, Director, Advanced Concepts and Technology Development
Rebecca Guy, Manager, Emerging Solutions
Robert Nichols, Manager, Surveillance
On hand to answer questions:
Troy Teachey, FAA SENSR Contracting Officer
Oscar Olmos, FAA / Mitre Program Support
Steven (Smokey) Robinson, DoD Chief, Operations Sustainment (SENSR rep for DoD)
Randy Talley, DHS (SENSR representative for DHS)