Communication, Navigation & Surveillance (CNS) Workshop
Communication, Navigation & Surveillance (CNS) Workshop

Communication, Navigation & Surveillance (CNS) Workshop

28.04.2022 14:00-17:00

On the 28th of April 2022, the second CNS workshop will be held in a virtual setting from 14:00 to 17:00 CET (timing is to be confirmed) by the CNS Advisory Group, which SDM is a part of.

Following the CNS (Communication Navigation and Surveillance) workshop held on 7 May 2021, the CNS Advisory Group composed of experts (from DG MOVE, EASA, EUROCONTROL, SESAR Joint Undertaking, SESAR Deployment Manager, European Defence Agency and EUROCAE) was enlarged with representatives from stakeholders (from CANSO, IATA/EBAA representing airspace users, ACI, chair team of the Expert Group of the Human Dimension of SES, and chair team of Industry Consultation Body).

The expanded group has been working to update the draft CNS report and to prepare a preliminary CNS action plan considering feedback received from the first workshop held in May 2021, and the outcome of consultation with stakeholders held in late 2021. The implementation of the proposed recommendations through the preliminary CNS action plan will eventually require the collective effort and common view of a large range of civil and military stakeholders and European organisations. It is essential that experts from stakeholder groups are consulted on the findings of the Group.

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14:00 - 14:10 Welcome and introduction

14:10 - 14:30 Updated CNS report and overview of the action plan

14:30 - 14:55 Session 1: Key initiation and main actions

  • Rationalisation: Define MON concept, national design and consolidation at European level

  • Deployment: Performance-based approach, criteria and requirements

  • CNS Programme Manager: role and tasks

14:55 - 15:15 Questions & Answers followed by a short coffee break

15:15 - 16:15 Session 2: Key supporting actors

  • Standardisation aspects of the CNS action plan

  • Interoperability demonstrations before deployment

  • Business cases and incentives

  • Human dimension

  • Military aspects

  • Regulatory changes and best practices

16:15 - 16:45 Question & Answers

16:45 - 17:00 Conclusions and next steps