From 11 to 15 December, 2017, ICAO (Montreal) hosted the following key industry events at its headquarters: joint Second Global Air Navigation Industrial Symposium (GANIS) and First Safety and Air Navigation Implementation Symposium (SANIS).
One of the members in the Russian delegation, who attended the Symposium, was Viktor V. Solomentsev, Deputy CEO for scientific work and development at JSC Azimut.
The Symposium discussed the most topical issues of air navigation development and the role of the industry as an innovation engine:
Dedicated sessions were devoted to:
Draft revised versions of Global Aviation Safety Plan (GASP) and Global Air Navigation Plan (GANP) were presented at the Symposium. It is planned to adopt the GANP revised version at the 40th General Assembly of ICAO in 2019.
During the Symposium, reports were made by ICAO representatives, delegates from different regions and countries, as well as by numerous industry experts.
In the section “civil-military cooperation”, representatives of Russia’s Ministry of Defense made the first report in the history of ICAO on the experience of the Russian Federation.
The Symposium outlined the main directions of air navigation development in the medium and long terms, and objectives for the industry to develop new technologies to improve air transport efficiency.