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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.
PROGRAMME
09.00-10.00: OPENING SESSION
  • Opening remarks by the Chairman: Sarantis Poulimenakos, Programme Manager Technical Assistance/ Air Navigation Systems -ICAO/EUR-NAT Office
  • Welcoming remarks: Iacovos Papadopoulos, Chairman of FSF-MED
  • Key-note address: The Role of Aviation in International Relations and Regional Cooperation – Professor Dιmιtriοs Dimitriou, Democritus University of Thrace
  • Μain speech: H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus (to be delivered by the Government Spokesman Mr. Prodromos Prodromou)
10.00-11.30: 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
  • Paneuropean and Regional Cooperation activities of EASA: Dieter Gaupmann, , Senior Technical Cooperation Regional Manager
  • The airlines views: Giancarlo Buono, Safety Director Europe
  • The European ATM Master Plan: Rob Peters, Network Manager, EUROCONTROL
11.30 – 12.00 : COFFEE BREAK
12.00 – 13.00: SESSION TWO: “Operational Issues”
  • ΑΤΜ Safety and Security: – Osman Saafan, Vice Chair of the CANSO Safety Standing Committee
  • 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: Rodolfo Volpini, ENAV, Italy
13.00 – 14.00: SESSION TWO (CONTINUATION): “Operational Issues”
  • Airspace Infringement: Christos Komodromos-CYATCA, Cyprus
  • SES/Progress and challenges/The ATCOs views: Nicholas Ferrugia, MATCA, Malta
  • Civil-Military co-ordination: Tal Landau, ATCA Israel
14.00 - 15.30 : LUNCH
15.30- 16.30 : SESSION THREE “Social and Institutional issues”
  • Fatigue Management: Luca Greco, ANACNA, Italy
  • Optimising Institutional structure of ATS/New business models: Tom Laursen, IFATCA
  • Human Performance: Ectoras Symeonides, CYATCA
16.30-17.30 : CLOSING SESSION
  • Questions and Answers / Conclusions