• Where Aviation Leaders Come Together
    Where Aviation Leaders Come Together

    The Aviation Industry's Leading Conference Focusing on Safety, Technology and Building Relationships with Other Aviation Professionals.

     

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  • Las Vegas
    Las Vegas

    Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for gambling, shopping, fine dining, and nightlife and is the leading financial and cultural center for Southern Nevada.

     

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  • NATCA
    NATCA

    NATCA represents over 20,000 controllers, engineers and other safety-related professionals, with membership from every state, territory and possession of the United States.  Certified in 1987, we are one of the strongest and most influential labor unions in the federal sector, and a direct affiliate of the AFL-CIO.

     

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  • Archie League Medal of Safety Awards
    Archie League Medal of Safety Awards

    Held on the last night of Communicating for Safety (CFS), the Archie League Awards is held during a dinner banquet where attendees are able to listen to an audio recording of the featured winner's saves.

     

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  • Thank You to Our 2014 Sponsors and Exhibitors
    Thank You to Our 2014 Sponsors and Exhibitors

    The ability to become a sponsor during this conference involves tiers, possible partial sponsorships as well as advertisement and exhibit booth opportunities. There are also special opportunities available for non-profit organizations. Find out how to become a sponsor or exhibitor today.

     

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NATCA News

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2015 Highlights

Gordon Graham - Risk Management Expert

NATCA is proud to host renowned risk management consultant Gordon Graham on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015.

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Reed Timmer - Extreme Storm Chaser

Reed Timmer is returning to CFS 2015, this time with the Dominator!

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Dr. James Fallon

Dr. James Fallon will address, "How does your personality determine your productivity", Monday, March 2nd.

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Michael Huerta - FAA Administrator

Michael Huerta was sworn-in to office on January 7, 2013 for a five year term.

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Christopher Hart - NTSB Chairman

Christopher Hart has served as Acting NTSB Chairman since April 26, 2014 and in July 2014 was nominated by the President to serve as Chairman of the NTSB.

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Tom Costello - NBC News Aviation Correspondent

Tom Costello, the NBC News aviation correspondent based in Washington, D.C., will speak about reporting on aviation on the morning of Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

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Who Should Attend

WHERE AVIATION LEADERS COME TOGETHER


 

The Aviation Industry's Leading Conference

Focusing on Safety, Technology and

Building Relationships with

Other Aviation Professionals

 

2016 Sponsors

GRAND BENEFACTOR

Ninety years ago, the founders of a high-tech startup used chalk and string to trace the dimensions of their first lab – setting Raytheon on a historic course of continual renewal inspired by customer focus, strong values, and excellence in technology and innovation. Read More...


 

Diamond SponsorLockheed Martin

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 116,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. Read More...


 

Platinum Sponsornavcanatm-en

Navcan atm - Guiding the world’s aircraft in Canadian airspace. NAV CANADA is the company that owns and operates Canada’s civil air navigation service (ANS). We manage 18 million square kilometres of Canadian and oceanic airspace. With 40,000 customers and 12 million aircraft movements a year, we are the world’s second-largest air navigation service by traffic volume. Read More...


 

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Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense, information and services company that leverages a 50-year legacy of deep customer knowledge and technical expertise to deliver affordable, mission-critical solutions for global customers.  Exelis is a leader in positioning and navigation, sensors, air traffic management solutions, image processing and distribution, communications and information systems; and focused on strategic growth in the areas of critical networks, ISR and analytics, electronic warfare and composite aerostructures.  Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Exelis employs approximately 10,000 people and generated 2014 sales of approximately $3.25 billion.   For more information, visit our website at www.exelisinc.com or connect with us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and YouTube.

 


 

2015 Archie Winners

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The Honorees

Named after the first air traffic controller, the Archie League Medal of Safety Awards program highlights a variety of “saves” – some which involve a team of controllers working together and others which are the result of one controller’s efforts.

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And the winners are:

 

ALASKAN REGION

  • Parker Corts, Anchorage Center

CENTRAL REGION

  • Travis Arnold, Omaha Tracon

EASTERN REGION

  • Joseph Rodewald, Potomac Consolidated TRACON

GREAT LAKES REGION

  • Justin Krenke, Adam Helm, and Mike Ostrander, Green Bay ATCT/TRACON

NEW ENGLAND REGION

  • Kelly Eger and Sarah LaPorte Ostrander, Boston ATCT

NORTHWEST MOUNTAIN REGION

  • Mark Haechler, Alan Passero, and Matt Dippe, Seattle Center

SOUTHERN REGION

  • Sarina Gumbert, Orlando TRACON

SOUTHWEST REGION

  • Hugh McFarland, Houston TRACON

WESTERN PACIFIC REGION

  • Jesse Anderson, Brackett Field ATCT

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