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ATCA Hosts 2014 FAA Budget Briefing to Industry June 2

01 May 2014
ATCA Hosts 2014 FAA Budget Briefing to Industry June 2

 
 

Alexandria, Va., May 1, 2014 – The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) is once again hosting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Budget Briefing to Industry on June 2, 2014, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. For the first time in two years the Budget Briefing will again host FAA financial managers giving their perspective for in-depth spending plans of the FY15 budget. This daylong event focuses on federal programs such as Facilities and Equipment – major capital investments that directly influence the current operations modernization and transformation of air traffic systems.

“The Budget Briefing is an opportunity to hear directly from the federal managers who administer the funds,” said Peter F. Dumont, President and CEO of ATCA. “Participants can use this as a primer on how to dedicate or target their organization’s resources. After a long period of budget uncertainty we are pleased to again be able to offer this valuable event for our membership and the entire aviation community.”

Past attendees praise the Budget Briefing as an invaluable tool to get up to speed on the allocation of government funding and give insight to budget challenges. The Briefing will include detailed presentations by senior federal executives such as Rob Tucker, Director of Capital Expenditures Programs at the FAA, and Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist, Architecture and NextGen Development, FAA.

Last held in 2012, the FAA Budget Briefing to Industry – in addition to covering financing of Facilities & Equipment – also addresses Research, Engineering and Development, the Airport Improvement Program, and controller hiring and training. One of ATCA’s most requested events, the Budget Briefing provides unique insight for business development, research, and academic professionals.

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For more information on the ATCA 2014 Budget Brief to Industry, visit www.atca.org/BudgetBriefing. This release can be viewed at www.atca.org/Press.

Media Contact: Marion Brophy, Director of Communications, ATCA, Marion.Brophy@ATCA.org, +1 703.299.2430 x308

About ATCA
The Air Traffic Control Association (www.ATCA.org) is dedicated to the progress and safety of air traffic control and works to advance the technology and professionalism of the industry. Founded in 1956, ATCA serves nearly 3,000 members from throughout the world—individual air traffic controllers as well as aviation associations, educational institutions, the government and military, and companies managing and providing equipment and services in the aviation community.

 
 
 
 

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