Penton's Aviation Week Presents NextGen Ahead: Air Transportation Modernization Conference, September 9-11 in Washington, DC

Sep 06, 2013, 16:00 ET from Penton

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To examine the Federal Aviation Administration's NextGen program priorities for 2014, Penton's Aviation Week ( will hold its NextGen Ahead: Air Transportation Modernization Conference on September 9-11, 2013 at the Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington, DC. 


Themed "Re-Defining NextGen: Setting Priorities - Implementing Capabilities - Delivering Benefits," the conference includes a series of presentations, panel discussions and interactive workshops which will drill down into critical topics such as GPS interference and security, finding the balance on mixed equipage, changing roles of NextGen funding and financing, and tablets in the cockpit. 

JetBlue COO Rob Maruster and FAA Deputy Administrator/Chief NextGen Officer Michael G. Whitaker will present the event's keynote addresses. Additional scheduled speakers include representatives from major airlines, government agencies, and industry providers.

Credentialed members of the media are invited to request a complimentary press pass by contacting Aviation Week prior to the event at +1-212-904-4682,  For more information, visit On Twitter, follow @avweekevents.  For information about all Aviation Week events, visit

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