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2015 Civil/Military Aviation Conference to be Held in Conjunction With ATCA’s 60th Annual Conference

26 Jan 2016
2015 Civil/Military Aviation Conference to be Held in Conjunction With ATCA’s 60th Annual Conference

 
 

January 22, 2015 - Alexandria, Va. - The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) will once again unite two of its signature events - the ATCA 60th Annual Conference and Exposition and the Civil/Military Aviation Conference (CMAC) on November 3-4, 2015, at the National Harbor, near Washington, DC. Building on last year's successful co-location, CMAC will return to the United States with an emphasis on collaboration to highlight air traffic issues affecting corporate, government, civil, and military sectors.

CMAC, organized by ATCA, is the world''s largest civil/military air traffic management summit, offering senior civil and military leaders from throughout the world the opportunity to explore plans for civil and military collaboration. It regularly attracts all levels of military personnel and commanders, air forces' chiefs of staff, directors of civil aviation, and heads of air navigation service organizations to focus on the latest developments and future directions in air traffic control. Historically, CMAC has attracted more than 300 key decision makers and other centers of influence from more than 50 nations.

"CMAC is always an anticipated and well-attended event. Combining it, once again, with the ATCA Annual makes it even more attractive in terms of convenience and cost-savings for participants," said Peter F. Dumont, President and CEO of ATCA. "The combination will provide an enhanced experience and bring even more value to ATCA's largest annual event."

Programming at the ATCA 60th Annual and CMAC will be concurrent - offering the option for air traffic management professionals to address multiple interests and capitalize on business opportunities. The Exhibit Hall will showcase the best in both civil/military and ATC programs and products with enhanced networking opportunities. Registration for one event gives you access to both.

Current co-sponsors for the event include the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Department of Defense (DOD).

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For more information on the Civil/Military Aviation Conference (CMAC), visit www.atca.org.

About CMAC
The Civil/Military Aviation Conference (CMAC) was the first and is the world''''s largest civil/military air traffic management summit, where senior leaders from throughout the world explore plans for collaboration. It regularly brings together military commanders and air forces'''' chiefs of staff, directors of civil aviation, and heads of air navigation service organizations to focus on the latest developments and future directions in air traffic control. Historically, CMAC has attracted more than 300 key decision makers and other centers of influence from 50 nations.

About ATCA
Founded in 1956, the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) is dedicated to the progress and safety of air traffic and works to advance the technology and professionalism of the industry. The association serves nearly 3,000 members and is involved in organizing the largest ATC events in the world. ATCA''''s members are comprised of individual controllers, aviation associations, educational institutions, the government and military, and companies managing and providing equipment and services in the aviation community.

 
 
 
 

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