ATCA Conference Proceedings from the 59th Annual Conference & Exhibition

Congratulations to our 2014 Conference Proceedings Winners!

First Place:
“A New Approach to Monitoring and Alerting Congestion in Airspace Sectors”
Eugene Gilbo and Scott Smith, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center Mike McKinney, Federal Aviation Administration

Second Place:
“National Security - When Time is of the Essence”
Walter Strijland, 42 Solutions B.V. (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

Third Place:
“Transforming Flight Information Exchange via Flight Object and FIXM”
Charles Chen, Harris Corporation

Unshackle the FAA
By Frank L. Frisbie, P.E. & Suzette Matthews, Esq.

Potential of Interactive Multimedia Instruction for Air Traffic Control Training
Cary Bragg, CACI Technologies Faculty, University of Phoenix

Application of Military Weather Thresholding and Big Data Analytics to Civil Trajectory-Based Weather Avoidance Rerouting
Robert M. Avjian, General Dynamics Information Technology, Defense Solutions Division

Interoperability Cross Atlantic Trials (ICATS)
Scott E Landriau, System Architect, Lockheed Martin IS&GS Civil – Transportation & Financial Solutions
Lee Weinstein, Chief Engineer, Lockheed Martin IS&GS Civil – Transportation & Financial Solutions
Jose Manuel Asensio, Project Manager, Indra Sistemas, S.A.
Amalia Garcia Alonso, Senior R&D Engineer, CRIDA, A.I.E.
Andrea Villa, R&D Engineer, CRIDA, A.I.E.

Tomorrow’s Air Traffic Control System: Less safe and more costly for consumers?
Ashley Nunes, Ph.D., ISA Software

Conceptual Model for Monitoring NextGen FAA Services
Michael Olsen & Andrew Parcel, Harris Corporation

Impact to NextGen of the Telecommunications Industry Evolution from Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) Technology to Internet Protocol (IP) Technology
Mark Graham, Harris Corporation

FAA Responds to FISMA to Improve Protection against Cyber Threats
Marshall D. Abrams, Ph.D., The MITRE Corporation
James Daum, Federal Aviation Administration

Aircraft Access to System-Wide Information Management Infrastructure
Mohammad Moallemi, Remzi Seker, Mohamed Mahmoud, Jayson Clifford, John Pesce, Carlos Castro, and Massood Towhidnejad, Next Generation Applied Research Lab. (NEAR)
Jonathan Standley & Robert Klein, Federal Aviation Association (FAA)

Vaisala CheckTime – a Liquid Water Equivalent (LWE) solution for improved efficiency in Winter Weather Operations. What does ATC need to know about LWE?
Steve Howe, Airports Product Manager
Nancy Thomsen, N.A. Market and Sales Manager, Airports
Dan Donahue, FAA Account Manager

ATCA would like to thank all candidates who submitted a conference proceeding. This year’s participants covered a wide range of expert ATC and ATM knowledge.

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