Smart Decision Making for Clean Skies: Modern Air Traffic Management and the Environment

2-3rd of July, 2008

UNSW@ADFA, Canberra, Australia


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9:00      John Arnold, Deputy Rector, UNSW@ADFA, Welcome

9:15      Greg Russell, CEO, Airservices Australia, Opening

9:30      Ken Jones (NASA), Thomas Graff  (NASA), and Katrin Hewitt (Airservices Australia), Environmental benefits of In Trail Procedures based on ADS-B

10:30    Morning Coffee

11:00    Hussein Abbass, UNSW@ADFA, Smart Decisions for Clean Kerb to Kerb Environment

11:45    Neale Fulton, CSIRO, Smart Proximity Management: Decisions for Safer Skies

12:30    Ariel Liebman, UQ, The impact of airspace capacity on sector delays using intelligent agents.

13:00    Lunch [Officers Mess]

14:00    Janice Langan-Fox, Swinburne University, Skill Set and Training (TBC)

14:45    Sue Burdekin, UNSW@ADFA, Environmental and Human Factors issues in the design of future air traffic management systems

15:30    Afternoon Coffee

16:00    Peter Curran, Airservices Australia, ASPIRE - Asia & South Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions

16:30    WGCDR Forster Breckenridge, Air Force, Australia, Military-Civil collaboration for a national ATM system

17:00    Close

1900-2100  Conference Dinner, Old Parliament House, King George Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600]


9:00      David Southgate, Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Computing and Reporting Aviation Carbon Footprints

9:30      Sgouris Sgouridis, MIT, Modeling the air transportation system under carbon constraints

10:30    Morning Coffee

11:00    Jason Ford, QUT, The Smart Skies Project and ICT Technologies in Advanced Traffic Management Concepts

11:45    Ed Williams, Airservices Australia, Environmental benefits of RNP-AR Approaches

12:30    Jesper Bronsvoort, Airservices Australia, Investigation to the use of Aircraft Derived Data for fuel efficient and noise reduced arrivals

13:00    Lunch [Officers Mess]

14:00    Marc Brochard, Eurocontrol, ATM Automation Reality and Perspective

14:45    Mike Watson, Thales ATM, The En-route to En-route ATM Perspective

15:30    Afternoon Coffee

16:00    Sameer Alam, UNSW@ADFA, Smarter Flights, Smaller Footprints

16:30    Sean O'Byrne, UNSW@ADFA, Lasers to clear the air, heal the sick and tame the beast

17:00    Close

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