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Knowledge Exchange: 2nd NAS Infrastructure Management Conference


2nd National Airspace System Infrastructure Management Conference:

NAS Infrastructure in Transition, June 13, 2006

This conference focused on the challenges involved in transforming to the Next Generation Air Transportation System; topics included policy management, cost drivers, air tower transition, facility management and more.
University of California, Washington Center
1608 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Washington, DC
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Session 1: NAS Architecture of the Future and Infrastructure in Transition

NAS Infrastructure Roadmap Update     Kip Spurio, FAA ATO Operations Planning
The Path to NGATS     John Scardina, JPDO/MITRE ERAU
Challenges for an NGATS Infrastructure     Steve Bradford, FAA ATO Operations Planning

Session 2: Engineering Systems, Modernization and Integration

Feedback Models of System Transition     Prof. R. John Hansman, MIT
NAS Infrastructure Modernization     Nelson Keeler, VOLPE National Transportation Systems Center
NAS Infrastructure Management Symposium     Maryann King, Raytheon

Session 3: Communication, Automation and Infrastructure Systems Management in Transition

ADS-B Program Overview     Allen Overbey, FAA ATO En Route and Oceanic; Surveillance and Broadcast
En Route Automation Infrastructure in Transition     Reza Eftekari, MITRE CAASD
Airspace Systems Management in Transition     James Pritchard, FAA ATO National Airways Systems Engineering

Session 4: Economics of Future Systems: Modernization and New Approach to Investment Analysis

Economic Performance and NGATS     Dr. Sherry Borener, JPDO/NASA
Real Options Analysis of Public Sector Investments     Michele Steinbach, MITRE
NAS Infrastructure in Transition     Richard Golaszewski, GRA Inc.

Session 5: Panel NAS Transition, Lessons Learned

Highway Transportation Transition Issues     Rodney Lay, Center for Information and Telecommunication Technologies, Mitretek Systems
Give NAS a BRAC     Frank L. Frisbie, Apptis

Session 6: Concluding Remarks

Infrastructure: The Stuff Pork is Made of...     Norm Fujisaki, Norm Fujisaki Business Consulting