AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 3 Mar. 2009. – Donald Ward, Air Traffic Operations representative to Europe for the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is keynoting the Avionics 2009 conference and exhibition next week on March 11 at 9 am. The event will be held March 11 and 12 at the Air Passenger terminal in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
His presentation is titled "NexGen and How We Strive to Harmonize."
In his role as FAA Air Traffic Operations representative to Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Ward communicates the direction of the service provision portion of the FAA, including modernization programs underway. Of particular note is the harmonization of NextGen with the SESAR (Single European Sky ATM Research) program in Europe. He actively works with members of the SESAR Joint Undertaking to improve coordination and understanding between the offices. In addition to his FAA duties, Ward is also the chairman for the Seamless Airspace Work Group chartered by the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO).
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The conference theme is "Moving on to New Heights," and content will touch on how designers and system integrators are handling the challenges of next-generation systems and standards for avionics in commercial and defense applications.
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