CANSO Africa Conference 2017

The CANSO Africa Conference 2017 will explore the diverse challenges and wealth of opportunities for air traffic management (ATM) in a rapidly developing region. Focussing on critical factors affecting ATM performance in Africa, participants will consider the relationship between human performance and technology, and the latest developments in safety, among other topics.

The two-day conference will be held at the Kenzi Menara Palace in Marrakech, Morocco from 25-27 September 2017, hosted by the Moroccan Airports Authority (ONDA)

The conference will be followed by a series of safety workshops which will offer insight into common safety issues in Africa and practical tips for improving performance.

Why attend?

Connect with key players and stakeholders in the region, joining over 120 delegates from over 20 countries as we embrace a new era for air transport in Africa. 

Be inspired by in-depth presentations and interactive panel discussions offering thought-leadership and guidance on addressing the key factors affecting ATM performance in the region.

Take advantage of the conference’s innovation zone and discover new tools and technology available to help you solve your day-to-day challenges.

What will you learn?

  • Learn about how the impact of technology on human performance differs between air traffic controllers and pilots and the implications for your organisation or customers
  • Discover how a better awareness of human factors can improve ATM system design and the safety and efficiency of your organisation
  • Examine how CDM and ASBU implementation is vital for improving operational effectiveness
  • Look at what PBN can offer your organisation and how it is improving ATM regionally and globally
  • Get the latest on CANSO’s flagship safety initiative in the region – the Africa ATM Safety Peer Review Initiative
  • Find out more about the tools and services available to CANSO Members to improve ATM performance – including SEANS-Safety training




Sun 24 September Full Day Sightseeing Tour
Mon 25 September 15.00
Airport Visit
Conference Pre-Registration
Welcome Reception
Tue 26 September 08.00-09.00
Conference Registration
Conference Day 1
Conference Dinner
Wed 27 September 08.00-09.00
Conference Registration
Conference Day 2
Thu 28 September 09.00-17.00  Safety Workshop Day 1
Fri 29 September 09.00-13.00  Safety Workshop Day 2











View or download the full conference programme below. The schedule and programme are subject to change without further notice.



Register Here

The CANSO Africa Conference is a Members-only event.

African Region Members (ANSPs and CAAs): Free of Charge
Full Members: EUR 525
Associate Members: EUR 680
Silver Members: EUR 840



Venue and Travel

The conference venue:

Kenzi Menara Palace
Zone de l'Agdal, av. Mohamed VI
40 000 Marrakech, Morocco

For bookings, please email Please note that to confirm your booking, payment of the first night is required and non-refundable. 

Room MAD App. EUR App. USD
Single 1100 p.n 101,82 p.n 110,68 p.n
Double 1250 p.n 115,71 p.n 125,77 p.n
Tourist Tax 28,60 p.n 2,64 p.n 2,87 p.n







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Contact us

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Development Manager
Tel: + 31 (0)23 568 5380


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