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Wednesday, June 14 • 8:05am - 9:00am

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Operators, suppliers, regulators, and air navigation service providers join to examine progress on meeting the US 2020 deadline, global applications and enhanced surveillance in oceanic and remote airspace.  Sponsored by American Airlines.

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Captain Brian Will

Director, Flight Operations Technical, American Airlines
Captain Brian Will is the Director, Flight Operations Technical for American Airlines. In this capacity he is responsible for addressing strategic and tactical challenges presented by the transition from the current National Airspace System to NextGen.  He has primary responsibility for... Read More →

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Joe Bertapelle

Director of Strategic Airspace Programs, JetBlue Airways
As Director of Strategic Airspace Programs, Joe Bertapelle leads New York’s Hometown Airline’s efforts to develop and improve upon airspace management strategies, focusing on how NextGen airspace technology will affect JetBlue. As a result JetBlue is recognized as a leader in... Read More →
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Carl Esposito

President of Electronic Solutions, Honeywell Aerospace
Carl Esposito is the President of Electronic Solutions for Honeywell Aerospace. Carl is the business leader for Honeywell’s cockpit electronics, avionics, navigation, space/satellite systems and safety products.  He is also a patent author, inventor, pilot and aviation enthusiast... Read More →
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Dr. Michael Garcia

Director of Systems Engineering, Aireon
Dr. Michael Garcia is the Director of Systems Engineering at Aireon, LLC.  Dr. Garcia has the overall responsibility for the technical specification, design, implementation, verification and performance of the Aireon space-based ADS-B surveillance system.  His responsibilities also... Read More →
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James Linney

Director of Air Traffic Systems, PMO, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Jim Linney is the Director of the FAA’s Air Traffic Systems within the Program Management Organization.  The ATS directorate provides life-cycle program and system management to large-scale programs and policies that span all phases of flight and a broad customer base, including... Read More →
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Bart Roberts

Vice President of Flight Operations, JetBlue Airways
Bart is currently the Vice President of Flight Operations for JetBlue Airways. Bart joined JetBlue in this position in May 2014.Prior to joining JetBlue, Bart was at American Airlines for over 28 years where he served in various key leadership roles which included FAR 119 Chief Pilot... Read More →
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Melissa Rudinger

Vice President of Government Affairs, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
Melissa K. Rudinger is Vice President of Government Affairs and has worked for AOPA’s members for 26 years, spending most of that time in the Association’s Government Affairs Division leading a team that advocates for General Aviation interests on matters affecting airmen, aircraft... Read More →

Wednesday June 14, 2017 8:05am - 9:00am EDT
Hyatt Regency Crystal City - Regency Ballrooms 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA, 22202