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    016 - ATCO Gender balance in the US - Jenn Lemmon - Professional Women Controllers

    016 - ATCO Gender balance in the US - Jenn Lemmon - Professional Women Controllers

    The guest of this episode is from the USA. We have talked with Jen Lemmon, the President of PWC Organisation (Professional Women Controllers) and the Operations Manager at the Houston Tower for FAA. We talked about how important it is to bring awareness about aviation career opportunities for young girls and women and also about the following aspects:
    What is the status of gender equality in ATM and why it is importantWhat are the factors causing a better gender balance in our industryWhat can be done to get more girls to know that they can be air traffic controllersWhat are PWC’s main activities & the goals to achieve in the next 5 yearsHow can listeners support PWCEvolution of ATM in the next 5 years & in the next 50 years? Will it be more balanced when it comes to the gender share of the industry?

    • 28 min
    015 - Role of TISB / FISB, as well as of ADS-B in the integration of manned and unmanned airspace users - Cyriel Kronenburg - uAvionix Corporation

    015 - Role of TISB / FISB, as well as of ADS-B in the integration of manned and unmanned airspace users - Cyriel Kronenburg - uAvionix Corporation

    The guest of this episode comes from the USA. Cyriel Kronenburg, is the Vice President International Development and Strategic Partnerships at uAvionix Corporation. We have discussed an interesting topic with the following aspects:
    What are TIS-B and FIS-B and how they relate to ADS-BThe safety benefits of TIS-B-FIS-B and the role it can play in the integration of all airspace usersWhere are TIS-B and FIS-B used, geographicallyTIS-B and FIS-B were developed for general aviation, initially. How can they be used for unmanned vehicles and the integration of dronesWhat is uAvionix doing on TIS-B and FIS-B marketU-Space future: Will operators have to change drone related equipment depending on the countryuAvionix and U-Space challengesSpecifics of doing equipment for drones and for A/C Integration of drones at airportsATM and UTM in 5 years and in 50 years in the US and abroad

    • 34 min
    014 - Just Culture in ATM - Melanie Hulliger & Mario Winiger - skyguide

    014 - Just Culture in ATM - Melanie Hulliger & Mario Winiger - skyguide

    In this episode we have two guests from skyguide  - Mario Winiger, the Just Culture Ambassador & Melanie Hulliger, the Line Safety Delegate. We have discussed the following aspects:
    What is Just Culture and why is it neededIf the ATCO reports the error himself, is he freed of any charges or how does it workResponsibilities of the job of a Just Culture Ambassador as such and why does skyguide needs oneChanging the law in regards to Just Culture & how was this processHow is Just Culture implemented around the world in ATM and in SwitzerlandJust culture in 5 years from now and in 50 years from nowATM in 5 years from now and in 50 years from now

    • 27 min
    013 - Specifics of SESAR Deployment - Mariagrazia La Piscopia - SESAR Deployment Manager

    013 - Specifics of SESAR Deployment - Mariagrazia La Piscopia - SESAR Deployment Manager

    Following our conversation with Benoit Fonck from SESAR Joint Undertaking (Episode 009), the guest of this episode is Mariagrazia La Piscopia, the Chief Strategy and Program Manager at SESAR Deployment Manager. We discuss the following aspects in regards to the deployment of SESAR:
    What is SESAR deployment, why is it needed, how is it organized and who is involvedHow is SDM different from SJUWhat are the main benefits of SESAR deployment for ATM and European aviation / economy in generalWhat has been good, what could be done differently, what are the challenges at SDMOperational stakeholders in SESAR deploymentHow can smaller ATM companies participate in the implementation of SESAR projectsImportance of continuing the digitization and modernization of European ATMKey drivers for a smooth continuation of ATM modernization through SESARATM in the next 5 years and in the next 50 years 

    • 23 min
    012 - Private ANSPs & New ANSPs - Marek Bekier - ACR

    012 - Private ANSPs & New ANSPs - Marek Bekier - ACR

    The guest of this episode is Marek Bekier - Senior VP ACR. The topic of this episode is private ANSPs & new ANSPs and we touched the following aspects: 


    What distinguishes ACR, and other private ANSPs providers, from the legacy state-owned ANSPs, while looking at the organizational structure Initial ATCO training takes years and costs a lot of money. How does ACR do the training: in-house or subcontracting What is the service portfolio that ACR and other private ANSPs can offer the airport segment - today and tomorrowHow do incumbent ANSPs normally react to competition in the market and how regulators react to a private ANSPRelationship with legacy ANSPs Experience and particularities while working with smaller airports How was the transition when taking over from the legacy ANSPATM in 5 years from now and in 50 years from now 

    • 22 min
    011 - SkyLab, Measuring Operational Performance at CDG Airport - Loïc de Rancourt - DSNA

    011 - SkyLab, Measuring Operational Performance at CDG Airport - Loïc de Rancourt - DSNA

    The guest of this Episode comes from France. Loïc de Rancourt is the Expert of Performance Operations and the Project Manager for Skylab, at the Parisian division of DSNA. We discussed the following:
    Origin of Skylab project, need for performance managementChoice of KPIs, who choses, which KPIs, target audience, time horizon (retrospective, vs. tactical, vs. post-ops)Proximity to operations at all stages of the project, including development on siteLessons learned from measured KPIs, COVID effectsLessons learned from developing close to operations vs. centralized development by a central technical departmentATM / performance management in 5 years and in 50 years

    • 21 min

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