The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will hold their annual spring technical symposium on June 10-12, 2008, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The conference will focus on a global perspective of air traffic management, exploring research issues related to infrastructure, aircraft and flight vehicles, airports, the environment, and airspace technologies being developed to address system evolution.

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics will designate the William J. Hughes Technical Center a Historic Aerospace Site at a special ceremony on June 10. The center has played a historic role in the creation of our modern air traffic control system.

Acting FAA Administrator Robert Sturgell will be the keynote speaker on June 11.

Key Conference Activities

  • Tuesday, June 10, 2008 - ATCA Scholarship Golf Outing at Mays Landing Golf & Country Club; Conference Welcome Reception; and AIAA ceremony
  • Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - Sessions on Global Air Traffic Management, Infrastructure, and Aircraft/Vehicles Technologies
  • Thursday, June 12, 2008 - Sessions on Airport Technologies, Airspace Technologies, and Key Decisions and Challenges

Sessions Location

Trump Marina Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Conference Registration

For addition information or to register for the conference, visit the ATCA website.