CANSO CEO Strategy Summit 2019 and World ATM Congress Conference
The Director General of BULATSA Mr. Georgi Peev participated in CANSO CEO Strategy Summit which took place on 11 March 2019, prior to the opening of the World ATM Congress (WATMC). The biggest international event for air traffic management, organized by CANSO in partnership with the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), was opened yesterday in Madrid and will continue until 14 March.
The Summit started the activities related to WATMC and is an event with the participation of high-level professionals which brings together CANSO Member CEOs to discuss the current development of the ATM industry and the CANSO strategy. This year a main topic of the discussions is “Cybersecurity in ATM”.
As part of WATMC 2019 Georgi Peev also participated in the CANSO Conference “Tackling the Big Issues in ATM – Capacity, UTM Integration, People”. At the forum were discussed the integration and management of drones, attracting and keeping the next generation of ATM professionals and exploring the best ways to provide the necessary growth in ATM capacity. Keynote speakers at the Conference were Mr. Henrik Hololei, Director-General for Mobility and Transport, the European Commission, and Mr. Daniel Elwell, Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the USA.
The international partners of the aviation community marked also the 50th anniversary of the establishment of BULATSA.