The seventh annual World ATM Congress, held at Feria de Madrid, concluded on Thursday, 14 March. The world’s largest air traffic management (ATM) event attracted a record-breaking 9,573 registrants and 253 exhibitors from 135 countries and territories. Now in its seventh year, World ATM Congress is the world’s largest international air traffic management (ATM) exhibition and conference attracting over 9,500 people in 2019.
The Exhibition Hall featured 253 exhibitors from around the world. In total, six theatres hosted 251 sessions and over 125 hours of programming. More than 200 leading aviation experts from industry, government, labor, and educational institutions participated in presentations, panel discussions, technical briefings, and product demonstrations and launches.
There was a special focus on emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, as well as space-based surveillance and aviation cybersecurity. Government and ANSP officials also discussed policy and regulation.
World ATM Congress is produced by the industry for the industry, and brings together governments, industry, academia, and frontline users from across the world, all with the aim of enhancing the efficiency and improving the safety of airspace.
Esri’s very own ArcGIS for Aviation was represented by Sean Grant and Jonathan Weaver at this congress!
The Team ably informed and educated visitors and users about how the ArcGIS for Aviation technology can modernize workflows with emphasis on AIXM information exchange standards, Airports Obstacles Management and integrating drones technology into GIS. The safety and diversity of the Aviation community was highlighted via various symposiums.