Finish with a flourish on Thursday

Airspace World has a strong final day lined up. Rather than easing down, the event is accelerating toward the finish line and will surely leave you eagerly anticipating Airspace World 2025, 13-15 May, in Lisbon, Portugal.

Thursday is especially important for the next generation of aviation professionals thanks to our “Tomorrow’s Voices” initiative. But all the theatres have a packed programme of sessions and here are just a few “don’t miss” suggestions:

10:00-10:50am Boeing Theatre

SESAR Research on Future Air-Ground Connectivity

Greater air–ground integration will require a solid, safe and secure means of communication This panel will explore how European skies can avoid the capacity crunch and what needs to be considered when rolling out future connectivity infrastructure to in the context of the European ATM Master Plan.

10:30-10:55am Frequentis Theatre

Tomorrow’s Voices – Forum of Next Generation Aviation Professionals

This panel provides a platform for recent graduates and students who have participated in the three-day event to share their insights. It aims to give a voice to the aspiring aviation professionals, fostering an open dialogue about their experiences and key takeaways.

12:00-12:25 Future Skies Theatre

Higher Airspace Operations – Space Traffic Management

DG DEFIS is launching a legislative initiative to develop a framework on safety, resilience and sustainability for space traffic management under the Union Space Programme. Find out about the impact on air traffic during the launch and re-entry phases and why a pan-European approach is important.

12:00-12:50pm Wing Theatre

Next Level Governance of AAM – Co-Creating the Future

This panel focuses on co-creating agile and resilient governance schemes, highlighting top-down and bottom-up approaches, and the necessary skills and capacity-building for public authorities.

12:30-12:55pm Indra Theatre

May Virtual Tower Operations Become Real

Thanks to Remote Towers and Remote Tower Centers, ATCOs are not bound to the airport location. This presentation explores wireless state of the art virtual reality glasses, meaning air traffic control can take place wherever there is internet access. Air navigations services may never be the same again!