31 October to 02 November 2016

Aviation innovation for regional integration in Africa, contributing towards economic infrastructure development and social cohesion

Programme

Time Activity
07h30 – 08h40 ARRIVAL, TEA/COFFEE AND REGISTRATION
08h40 – 08h55 Welcome note
Hennie Marais, Chief: ATS
09h00 - 09h15 Opening address
Dr Sandile Malinga, COO, ATNS
SESSION 1 CDM: OVERVIEW
09h20 - 09h45 Optimising Air Traffic Management through Collaborative Decision Making: Airport CDM Concept and Supporting Technology – AMAN/DMAN
Lionel Bernard-Peyre, Airport Capacity Expert, Thales
09h45 – 10h00 The CDM state in Africa and the SADC region
M Chabani, PM: ATFM, ATNS
10h00 – 10h30 Tea/coffee break
SESSION 2 THE IMPORTANCE OF CDM IN AVIATION INNOVATION FOR REGIONAL INTEGRATION
10h30 – 10h50 The role of IFATCA in innovation and Collaborative Decision Making
Peter van Rooyen, Chairman: PLC, IFATCA
10h50 – 11h10 Enhancing Air Traffic Management performance through CDM in Africa and globally
Boni Dibate, Director, CANSO
11h10 – 11h30 The importance of establishing and leveraging collaborative partnership for aviation weather in the SADC region
Esther Khumbule, Senior Manager SAWS
11h30 – 11h50 Inefficiency, fragmentation and uncoordinated operations: The impact on airline business sustainability
June Crawford, President, BARSA
11h50 – 12h10 The importance of CDM in enhancing safety
David Matovu, Manager: SMS/QA, Uganda CAA
12h10 – 13h10 Lunch
SESSION 3 CDM AND INNOVATION IN AN AIR TRAFFIC FLOW MANAGEMENT ENVIRONMENT
13h10 – 13h30 Slot coordination: The role of airport slot coordination in a CDM process
Stephanie Pillay, Head of Slot Coordination, ATNS
13h30 – 13h50 The importance of CDM in an Air Traffic Flow Management environment: An enabler
Luvo Sokatsha, Air Traffic Flow Specialist, ATNS
13h50 – 14h10 The role of Air Traffic Control in a CDM environment
Admore Chirongoma, Manager: ATS, CAA Zimbabwe
14h10 – 14h30 Photo taking session
14h30 – 15h00 Tea/coffee break
SESSION 4 PANEL DISCUSSION – CDM IMPLEMENTATION ACROSS THE AFRICAN CONTENT: IS THIS A POSSIBILITY?
15h00 – 15h10 Introduction to discussion
Stuart Ratcliffe, SME: ATM and ATFM/CDM Metron Aviation
15h10 – 15h50 Discussion and recommendations
Panel Members
Lindi-lee Kirkman, Manager: Safety, IATA
Admore Chirongoma, Manager: ATS, CAA Zimbabwe
Boni Dibate, Director, CANSO
Silas Silas, Director Air Navigation Services, Botswana
Lionel Bernard-Peyre: Airport Capacity Expert, Thales
June Crawford / Arthur Bradshaw, President, BARSA
15h50 – 16h00 Closing and announcements
Sibusiso Nkabinde, Manager: ATS, FAOR
COCKTAIL DINNER, NETWORKING
*Programme is subject to change
Time Activity
08h00 – 09h00 Arrival and registration
09h00 – 09h15 Programme director remarks
Fundi Sithebe, ACSA
09h15 – 09h45 CEO address
Thabani Mthiyane
09h45 – 10h15 Morning session
Dr Glen Snedden
10h15 – 10h45 Tea break
10h45 – 11h10 Presentations 1
Area 1 Air Traffic Resource Tool
L. Bessenger
Area 2 Operation technology: The value of measuring technical support contributions to aviation safety
Phumelele Nomtshongwana, ATNS
Area 3 GAAP
Ferlicia Ward, ATNS
Area 4 RPAS operations and safety
Marius Cronje, Visualair
11h15 – 11h40 Presentations 2
Area 1 From counting errors to creating potential for resilience in managing safety
Matita Tshabalala, ATNS
Area 2 Space solutions for aviation
Dr Lee-Anne McKinnell, SANSA
Area 3 Emotional intelligence and aviation
Caine Mainganya, ATNS
Area 4 OEM Advanced Manufacturing – light helicopters
Reshleu Rampershad, TIA/ Brent Pinkey, Pinard Technologies
11h45 – 12h10 Presentations 3
Area 1 Lasers and their threat to aviation safety
N .Taylor
Area 2 Mental health in aviation
P. Van Rooyen
Area 3 Runway incursions
DJ De Nysschen, UP
Area 4 OEM Advanced Manufacturing – light helicopters
Reshleu Rampershad, TIA/ Brent Pinkey, Pinard Technologies
11h45 – 12h10 Presentations 4
Area 1 Air Traffic Resource Tool
L. Bessenger
Area 2 Operation technology: The value of measuring technical support contributions to aviation safety
Phumelele Nomtshongwana, ATNS
Area 3 GAAP
Ferlicia Ward, ATNS
Area 4 RPAS operations and safety
Marius Cronje, Visualair
12h45 – 13h45 Lunch
13h45 – 14h10 Presentations 5
Area 1 From counting errors to creating potential for resilience in managing safety
Matita Tshabalala, ATNS
Area 2 Space solutions for aviation
Dr Lee-Anne McKinnell, SANSA
Area 3 Emotional intelligence and aviation
Caine Mainganya, ATNS
Area 4 Commercialising technology
Dr Etienne Cox, CSIR
14h15 – 14h40 Presentations 6
Area 1 Lasers and their threat to aviation safety
N .Taylor
Area 2 Mental health in aviation
P. Van Rooyen
Area 3 Runway incursions
DJ De Nysschen, UP
Area 4 Commercialising technology
Dr Etienne Cox, CSIR
14h45 – 15h00 Closing (presentations and exhibition)
*Programme is subject to change
Time Activity
08h00 – 08h30 Arrival and registration
08h30 – 08h45

Master of Ceremony remarks
Aki Anastasiou, Talk Radio 702

08h55 – 09h25 CEO address
Thabani Mthiyane, ATNS
08h55 – 09h25 Keynote address
Dr Michele Ruiters, DBSA
09h25 – 09h40 AVI Awards winner presentation
09h40 – 10h10

Topic 1: Aviation innovation for regional integration in Africa (African regional social cohesion)
Tshepo Peege, South Africa Representative on the ICAO Council

10h10 – 10h40 Topic 2: How can aviation infrastructure and operations support economic development of Africa as a continent e.g. funding models, benefits to markets and so on?
Lionel Bernard-Peyre, Thales Airport Capacity Expert
10h40 – 11h00 Tea break
11h00 – 12h00 Panel discussion 1

Moderator
Peter Marais, ATNS Special Advisor to the CEO

Panellists
Pfumelani Mbulayeni, Head: Quality Systems and Compliance at Denel Aviation
Sakhile Reiling, SAWIA
Silas Silas, Botswana CAAB Director: ANS
Lionel Bernard-Peyre, Thales Airport Capacity Expert
Lawrence Zimba, CSIR: DPSS
Reshleu Rampershad, TIA

12h00 – 12h30 Topic 3: How can aviation infrastructure investments contribute towards environmental sustainability?
Dumisani Sangweni, ATNS Executive: Strategy and Optimisation
12h30 – 13h10 Panel discussion 2

Moderator
Jeoffrey Matshoba, ATNS Executive: ATM/CNS

Panellists
Marius Schoeman, AME
Lerato Lekalakala, Department of Transport
Dumisani Sangweni, ATNS Executive: Strategy and Optimisation
Dr Lee-Anne McKinnell, SANSA

13h10 – 13h40 Closing remarks
13h40 – 14h50 Lunch
*Programme is subject to change