ATCA Global 2022 A Great Success!
Themed “Connecting People to Shape Tomorrow’s Airspace,” ATCA Global has been
revamped with the goal to bring together all stakeholders who manage And that's a wrap on #ATCAGlobal. More than 2,000 registrants were treated to three days of informative speaker sessions, 94 exhibitors, and a record 38 sponsors at Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) ATCA Global Conference and Exposition, November 7-9. Themed “Connecting People to Shape Tomorrow’s Airspace,” highlights included keynote addresses from NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Deputy Administrator Pamela Melroy, FAA Acting Administrator Billy Nolen, FRAeS, Chief Operating Officer, ATO Tim Arel, Executive Director, European Union Aviation Safety Agency Patrick KY, and Deputy Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Nitin Natarajan.
Returning as a live, in-person event after three years, the event boasted extensive professional development and networking opportunities. The Welcome Reception returned with a special performance by the famous Eastern Senior High School Marching Band. The ever-popular Women in Aviation Breakfast also returned with its highest attendance to date. And ATCA presented Massimo Garbini its highest honor, the Glen A. Gilbert Memorial Award, for his lifelong achievements in the field of aviation.
Attendance at ATCA Global included participants from 41 countries and territories. One-third of attendees at the conference were U.S. government employees with 26% of the government attendees hailing from the Federal Aviation Administration. The remainder of government attendees were from the United States Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Commerce, NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Capitol Hill.
Plans are already underway for ATCA Global 2023, which will be held November 1-3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.