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ATNS to host seventh International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Association meeting

Posted 21 August 2017 · Add Comment

The Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC is hosting the seventh International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Associations (IFATSEA) Africa Region meeting and Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel (ATSEP) workshop this week at Monte Casino.

IFATSEA is the authoritative voice on the competence of air traffic safety electronics personnel. Through their global network this organisation actively contributes to the improvement of air traffic safety performance around the world.  The conference will see a host of delegates in the aviation industry gather to discuss vital issues of air traffic safety, to ensure the advancement of the sector in the African Region.

Sponsored by ATNS, the conference will also see the launch of SAATSEPA – South African Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel Association – a voluntary, independent, non-profit association of individuals exchanging experience and technical knowledge in the provision of engineering support for the Air Traffic Management community. 

The delegates will be welcomed by ATNS CEO and CANSO Global Executive Committee member, Thabani Mthiyane.

The Department of Transport’s Acting Director General Mathabatha Mokonyama will deliver the keynote note address and officially open the three day conference. He will be followed by IFATSEA Africa Region Director Engineer Frank Kofi Apeagyei, as well as IFATSEA Vice President Theodore Kiritsis, who will address the delegates respectively – on matters of mutual interest, and outline the conference’s main aims and objectives. 

Among the topics covered will be the “Roadmap towards successful implementation of ATSEP Licensing – Perspective from Nigeria” by Oragwu G. Ekemezie; Dr. Ian Joubert will deliver a paper on “Human Factors and Safety Management for ATSEP” and ATNS’s Phumelele Nomtshongwana will talk about “An interpretation of CNS equipment performance:               

The conference will take place from tomorrow, Tuesday 22 August until Friday 25 August 2017.

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