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PROGRAMME REGISTRATION
REGIONAL SEMINAR
“SATISFYING INCREASED DEMAND FOR CAPACITY WHILE MAINTAINING SAFETY / SPECIAL CHALLENGES FOR E. MEDITERRANEAN AND M.EAST REGIONS”

ORGANISED BY: “Flight Safety Foundation-Mediterranean /FSF-MED”
SUPPORTED BY: “Air Traffic Controllers Associations” of Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta , Israel, Jordan and Egypt.

CLEOPATRA HOTEL-NICOSIA-CYPRUS
13 APRIL 2018
OBJECTIVES
  • To highlight the challenge of accommodating the expected increases of traffic while maintaining the appropriate safety standards.
  • To suggest operational, institutional and regional solutions in overcoming the challenges and the contribution of ATCOs in these solutions.
  • To demonstrate the peculiarities of ATM in the E.Mediterranean and M.East regions.
  • To present and discuss the policies of International and European Institutions.
DRAFT PROGRAMME
09.00-09.30: OPENING SESSION
  • Opening remarks by the Chairman: Sarantis Poulimenakos, Programme Manager Technical Assistance/ Air Navigation Systems -ICAO/EUR-NAT Office
  • Welcoming remarks: Christos Petrou, Executive Director of FSF-MED
  • Key-note address: The Role of Aviation in International Relations and Regional Cooperation– Professor Dιmιtriοs Dimitriou , Democritus University of Thrace
09.30-11.00: SESSION ONE: “The view of International Institutions”
  • The views of ICAO on ATM: Sarantis Poulimenakos, Programme Manager Technical Assistance/ Air Navigation Systems -ICAO/EUR-NAT Office
  • The new AIRSPACE architecture: Peter Bombay, EC/DG MOVE
  • The airlines views: Giancarlo Buono, Safety Director Europe
  • The European ATM Master Plan: Rob Peters, Network Manager, EUROCONTROL
11.00 – 12.20: SESSION TWO: “Operational Issues”
  • Airspace Infringement: – Christos Komodromos-CYATCA, Cyprus
  • Civil-Military co-ordination: Tal Landau, ATCA Israel
  • CYBER security: EASA
  • Traffic Flows within the E.Mediterranean / M.East regions and interface areas / Challenges resulting from legal, political and conflict issues: Μedhat Abdel Azim, Charima of Egypt ATCA
12.20 – 12.40 : COFFEE BREAK
12.40 – 13.50: SESSION TWO (CONTINUATION): “Operational Issues”
  • Digitalization and automation in ATM-ATS/ The way forward: – Costas Christoforou – IFATSEA Director Europe
  • The need for continuous and effective ATM Training/new technologies, new systems , new challenges: Alessandro Ghilari, ENAV, Italy
  • SES/Progress and challenges/The ATCOs views: Nicholas Ferrugia ,MATCA , Malta
13.50 - 15.00 : LUNCH
15.00- 16.30 : SESSION THREE “Social and Institutional issues”
  • Social Dialogue: Giorgos Georgiou, ATCEUC First Vice President
  • Human performance: Ector Symeonides, CYATCA
  • Optimising Institutional structure of ATS/New business models: Makis Petrou, GATCA, Greece
  • FRAM - Functional Resonance Analysis Method/ Safety II: Nicola Gallo, ANACNA, Italy
16.30-17.30 : CLOSING SESSION
  • Questions and Answers / Conclusions