Civil aviation provides the only rapid worldwide transportation network, which makes it essential for global business and tourism. The air transport infrastructure; aircraft, runways, airport terminals and airspace, together form the air transport system.
Advances in technology along with sustained long-term traffic growth, has increased the interdependence of this infrastructure and its users; aircraft operators, airports and air navigation service providers, across the globe. This underscores the importance of implementation of the ICAO Global Air Navigation Plan, setting the framework for the next decade of civil aviation.
Collaboration and knowledge sharing is at the heart of progress in aviation, whether it be cross border between governments, or among air transport stakeholders including airports; aircraft operators and ANSPs. Industrial partnerships between multiple ANSPs and system suppliers are reducing the risks of developing and deploying the new capabilities, whether defined by ICAO, or harnessing the latest technological developments.
This conference will provide a crucial networking and knowledge sharing opportunity for industry professionals delivering a safe and efficient air transport system today and in the future. It will provide a platform to encourage co-operation and collaboration across the region and between stakeholder groups.