A truly global representation
Air Traffic Management (ATM) professionals and stakeholders from 107 countries descended upon Amsterdam for the 23rd ATC Global event. Across the three days, ATC Global 2013 proved to be the place for participants to conduct business and address the universal issues affecting the ATM community.
ATC Global was delighted to welcome attendees from:
China, Afghanistan, Cuba, Myanmar, Libya, Argentina, Philippines, Aruba, Bolivia, Kenya, Botswana, Indonesia, Honduras, Mexico, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Seychelles, Peru, Oman, Vietnam, Rwanda, Uruguay, Algeria, Belarus, Belgium, Iran, Romania, Russia, Morocco, Nepal, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Colombia, Japan, Portugal, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Albania, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Macedonia, Malaysia, India, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Thailand, UK, USA, Zimbabwe, Armenia, Greece, Jersey, Latvia, Nigeria, Serbia, Suriname, Trindad & Tobago, Ukraine, Bahrain, Estonia, Finland, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Guernsey, Cambodia, Brunei, Georgia, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Mongolia, Malta, Kuwait, Yemen, Pakistan, Azerbijan, Seychelles, Uganda, Turkeminstan, Taiwan, Qatar
The truly global representation, with participants present from each continent in attendance, allowed for frank discussions around developing new safer, fuel-efficient and cost-effective aircraft operations to take place whilst innovative solutions on tackling global issues were shared.
One of the largest delegations to attend ATC Global this year was from China, with over 70 senior ATM professionals from the CAAC ATMB, the Hong Kong CAD and all regional Chinese ATM Bureaus present.
Mr. Zhao Fan, Director at the Technical Center CAAC ATMB, commented after his second ATC Global visit, “It has been extremely important for us to attend ATC Global to engage with other ATM professionals from across the world, meet with technology suppliers and participate in key discussions on the future of the industry and the part China will play over the next few years.”