The finalists for the ATC Global Awards 2008 have just been announced ahead of the Awards ceremony, which will take place on day one of ATC Global Tuesday 11th March at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, Netherlands.
Now in their eighth year, the annual ATC Global Awards recognise and reward excellence within the ATM industry. Organised by ATC Globals lead media partner - Jane's Airport Review and sponsored by Thales, the awards highlight contributions made toward safer skies, capacity enhancements and increases in efficiency within the airspace management industry. The winners will be selected by a panel of senior representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration, Eurocontrol, IATA, CANSO and Janes Information Group and will be announced at the awards ceremony. There are six awards, designed to reward new developments as well as collaborative ventures. The shortlisted nominations are: Enabling Technology Award Thales - ADS-B for operational usage SITA and DGCA Indonesia ADS-B trial Adacel Inc Aurora software Future Systems Award Sensis Corporation - Cockpit Alerting Technology NATS UK Heathrow control tower SESAR Consortium SESAR definition phase Industry Award Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems SCAT-1 project HITT Airport Insight Comsoft GMbH AMHS universal communications gateway Airtel ATN - Aeronautical data communications software Micro Nav Ltd - The Fast Airport Builder Development Award ICC - Integration of the new Prague centre Stratech Systems - iFerret runway surveillance and FOD system Wacom - CINTIQ 21 UX interactive pen display Principle Group The Fosair modular ATC/M desk Transtech Airport Solutions - CAMS non cooperative A-SMGCS Service Provision Award NATS UK LARS radar service ANS Czech Republic - New Integrated Air Traffic Control Centre (IATCC), Prague NATS UK London TC move to Swanwick European ATM Award EUROCONTROL - Airport operations programme The Awards will take place in the Holland Restaurant, Amsterdam RAI, at 17.30-19.00 on Tuesday 11th March and are free for all visitors, delegates and exhibitors to attend.