CANSO Operations Standing Committee (OSC) Full Workgroup Meetings 2018

The CANSO Operations Standing Committee (OSC) provides leadership on air traffic management (ATM) operational issues and facilitates the promotion and exchange of industry best practice in operations and technical areas.

The Operations Standing Committee (OSC) will hold its annual CANSO Operations Standing Committee (OSC) Full Workgroup Meetings #11 on 22-26 October 2018, at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel, kindly hosted by NATS.

These meetings will showcase initiatives the CANSO Workgroups are progressing within the operations field, and offer Members the opportunity to collaborate and innovate across different projects.

The following Workgroups/subgroups/taskforces will be meeting:

Aeronautical information management (AIM WG)

Air traffic flow management (ATFM WG)

Airport-collaborative decision making (A-CDM SG)

Environment (ENV WG)

Performance based navigation (PBN WG)

Remotely piloted aircraft systems /emerging technology (RPAS/ET WG)

Smart/digital towers (SDT TF)

Operational Performance (OP WG)

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How to participate

All CANSO OSC Workgroup members are encouraged to attend. CANSO Member organisations can also nominate new members (via their CANSO Focal Point) or send an observer.

If you would like to attend, nominate a new Workgroup representative or send an observer, please contact

For those requiring country entry Visas please contact Sofia Batchelor ( and Chris Beaman (

If you plan on joining us and will stay at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel, they are offering a reduced rate for attendees but this offer expires on 10 Sept 2018, so don't delay.


 Monday (PM) 22 October


OSC Steering Committee and WG/TF Chair Meeting

Welcome Reception by NATS and Think

Tuesday 23 October 

Opening (at McLaren – Transportation provided)

Plenary Session (WG/TF Opening Briefings)

McLaren Visit

Reception Sponsored by CANSO

Operations Standing Committee (at Radisson Blu)

Wednesday 24 October

Breakout sessions (at Radisson Blu )

First day of RPAS Strategy Workshop

Dinner Hosted by NATS and Indra

Thursday 25 October 

Breakout Sessions (at Radisson Blu)

Second day of RPAS Strategy Workshop

Friday 26 October

Workgroup Closing presentations (at Radisson Blu)

Venue and Travel

The CANSO Operations Standing Committee (OSC) Full Workgroup Meetings will be held in:

Radisson Blu Eduardian
140 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex , UB3 5AW

Ideally located 10 minutes from Heathrow Airport, the hotel is accessible by free public transport or the Hotel Hoppa bus. Central London can also be reached in 30 minutes.

For more information or to book accommodation, phone: + 44 (0)20 8757 7901 or click here.

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