How to Reap the Benefits at an Annual That Doesn't Slow Down.

Customize your Conference Program
Voices that Matter: 3 Keynote Addresses from Industry Leaders

Deep Dive into 5 In-Depth General Sessions

Personalized Takeaways: Choose from 15 Breakout Sessions

Get Active in the Exhibit Hall.
More Than 100 Exhibitors with Products and services

Attractions including Aireon Arena presentations, the Drone Cage,
& NextGen's Flight 101

A new Delegate Networking Lounge sponsored by AT&T

Be Inspired.
Celebrate industry accomplishments and lifelong achievements at the ATCA Awards Luncheon & the Glen A. Gilbert Memorial Award Banquet on Tuesday, October 17.
Flight 101 Returns to the Exhibit Hall.
At this year’s Annual, NextGen has partnered with over 30 vendors to display its impact to attendees, stakeholders, partners, and industry. Walk the Exhibit Hall floor and see how valued partners are delivering NextGen technology in every phase of flight, from gate-to-gate. Take flight on Flight 101 ( booth 523) to discover what NextGen has already accomplished and what changes are on the horizon. Leave knowing NextGen is everywhere, impacting the daily operations of the entire national airspace system.
Get to Know a Speaker
Autonomy Panel's Kevin Shum from CAAS
While they're not new to the industry, some presenters are new to our ATCA stage. ATCA is proud to host Kevin Shum , Director-General, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, on Wednesday, October 18, when he moderates the Autonomy panel: "Look Ma, No Hands: Moving to Autonomous Operations." He brings a highly anticipated voice and international perspective to the conference. View the full agenda.

Shum is responsible for the development of Singapore as a sustainable aviation hub, and has special interests in competitiveness, safety, and productivity issues within aviation, as well as UAS development. The panel includes:

Kevin Shum CAAS, moderator
Parimal Kopardekar NASA
Nancy Graham, Google
Todd Donovan Thales
Lillian Ryals The MITRE Corporation
Chip Meserole The Boeing Company

Giving students in aviation and science a head start
Gabriel A. Hartl Scholarship
Natelie Chappell, Community College of Beaver County
Elise Wheelock, University of North Dakota
Amber Willit, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Lawrence C. Fortier Memorial Scholarship
Juan Peña, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Scott Wardrop, University of Oklahoma

Full-Time Employee Student Scholarship
Jamie Helander, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Laura Holland O’Brien, Southwestern Illinois College

Buckingham Memorial Scholarship
Brandon Bartlett, California Polytechnic State University
Lindsay Pierce, Ohio University
Mason Taylor, Southwest Tennessee Community College

Click here for scholarship category descriptions and more information on ATCA's Scholarship Program. Or Donate to the Scholarship Fund !
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October 15-18, 2017 -  Gaylord National Resort National Harbor, Md.

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