Air Traffic Event Offers New Technology and Educational Content

       Air Traffic Event Offers New Technology and Educational Content

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2013

ATCA 58^th Annual Returns October 20 – 23

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Traffic Control
Association (ATCA) 58^th Annual Conference and Exhibition – the largest air
traffic event in the Americas – will be launching its exhibition hall on
October 20-23 with two free theaters filled with ATC content, new ATC
technology from exhibitions, and more networking opportunities to get involved
in the aviation industry than ever before.

"Offering so many exemplary organizations on the Exhibit Hall floor provides
the most effective networking and business development opportunity, especially
for ATCA members," says Peter F. Dumont, President and CEO of ATCA. "The
international presence on the floor has expanded this year and I look forward
to it creating new opportunities for all attendees."

The Exhibit Hall at the ATCA 58^th Annual includes exhibits ranging from
research and development to information and technology; each exhibitor
bringing their own unique offering to the floor. The entire hall is free to
visit and exhibitors include The Boeing Company, Dell Software, EIZO
Corporation, Frequentis, Lockheed Martin, Harris Corporation, and TASC Inc.

"As a first time exhibitor, we are looking forward to introducing our company
and products to this exciting industry," said Mike Dressendorfer, CEO of Russ
Bassett Corp. "After a challenging design competition, Russ Basset Crop. was
awarded an FAA IDIQ national contract to provide Slatwall configured TRACON
consoles and will be exhibiting similar capabilities at the ATCA 58."

One of the benefits of visiting the exhibition is the expansion of ATCA's free
education opportunities in two exhibit hall theaters: the ATCA ATM Theater and
the ATCA Presentation Theater. Content will highlight innovation and meeting
the demands of NextGen – the ongoing transformation of the National Airspace
System (NAS).

ATCA is involved in organizing the largest ATC events in the world. In
addition, ATC hosts the ATCA Technical Symposium, Aviation Cyber Security Day,
and introducing UAS Day to be held in Arlington, VA on Nov. 1. In association
with CANSO, ATCA also co-produces World ATM Congress in Madrid, Spain. The
association offers platforms for discussions at these events, and afocus on
the top issues relevant to the ATC and aviation community.

About ATCA
The Air Traffic Control Association ( is dedicated to the
progress and safety of air traffic control and works to advance the technology
and professionalism of the industry. Founded in 1956, ATCA serves nearly 3,000
members from throughout the world—individual air traffic controllers as well
as aviation associations, educational institutions, the government and
military, and companies managing and providing equipment and services in the
aviation community.

SOURCE Air Traffic Control Association

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