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2016 Symposium Session Videos Now Available! Visit the Agenda tab for access to all videos.

Parking garage at the National Press Club under construction - the garage will be closed starting June 1. Please park in one of the nearby garages or take the metro. Visit the Hotel/Travel info page for more details.

New Session – Just Added!: Airports and NextGen: Connecting the Final Link in the System
Hear executives from some of nations’ largest airports discuss NextGen, June 1, 4:20pm

IATA, ICAO, EUROCAE, Aireon and FAA Participate in Panel Discussion - The International Harmonization: Initiatives Under Way to Ensure Safe and Seamless Global Operations session on June 1 will address the policy and technical issues critical to ensuring international harmonization.

Tackling Tactical Operational Challenges in the NAS - don't miss this talk on June 2 as Lynn Ray and the FAA are leveraging the best and the brightest operational experts in the industry to tackle the most vexing near term challenges in the NAS.

Catch the Conversation on FAA Reauthorization Session on June 2:  Mark Baker of AOPA, Ed Bolen of NBAA, Paul Rinaldi of NATCA and Captain Steve Dickson of Delta discuss the outlook for what's ahead.  Moderated by Stephen Van Beek of ICF International.

FAA Leadership Panel featured at June 2 Luncheon: Get an Insider's view of the collaboration that happens every day inside the FAA

2016 Symposium Kick-Off:
Mike Whitaker, Deputy Administrator of the FAA opens the Program on June 1 in a close-up interview with FAA's Management Advisory Council member Craig Fuller.

Symposium Featured Presentation:
Integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the NAS - Performance Standards, Performance-Based Regulations
Join Al Secen RTCA's Vice President of Aviation Technology and Standards as he leads a conversation with FAA executives Earl Lawrence and Major General Marke "Hoot" Gibson and others on UAS integration. 

Just Announced:
Preliminary agenda topics for the 2016 Symposium