2020

Past Symposium: 

General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) represents over 110 of the world’s leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, components and related services. GAMA’s members also operate repair stations, fixed based operations, pilot and maintenance training facilities and they manage fleets of aircraft. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with a European office in Brussels, Belgium, GAMA represents the interests of its members to government agencies throughout the world.

Honeywell Aerospace

Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft. The Aerospace business unit builds aircraft engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wireless connectivity systems, mechanical components and more. Its hardware and software solutions create more fuel-efficient aircraft, more direct and on-time flights and safer skies and airports. For more information, visit www.honeywell.com or follow us at @Honeywell_Aero.

Thales

Thales is a global technology leader in air traffic management, offering a comprehensive range of automation, navigation and surveillance solutions. As participants in a variety of working groups and industry forums, we architect and deploy innovative solutions which comply with industry standards for increased aviation safety, capacity and efficiency. With engagement in NextGen and SESAR, we assist in harmonizing efforts between the U.S., Europe and the rest of the world. For more information, please visit www.thalesgroup.com

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Since 1939, AOPA has protected the freedom to fly by creating an environment that gives people of all ages the opportunity to enjoy aviation and all it has to offer. As the world’s largest community of pilots and aviation enthusiasts with representatives based in Frederick, MD, Washington, DC, Wichita, KS, and seven regions across the United States, AOPA’s events, initiatives and services bring current and future pilots together and make aviation more accessible to everyone.

Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA)

The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) is the largest airline pilot union in the world and represents more than 63,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines. Founded in 1931, the Association is chartered by the AFL-CIO and the Canadian Labour Congress. Known internationally as US-ALPA, it is a member of the International Federation of Air Line Pilot Associations.

Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace, a unit of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The MITRE Corporation

MITRE’s mission-driven teams are dedicated to solving problems for a safer world. Through public-private partnerships, as well as the operation of federally funded R&D centers, we work across government to tackle challenges to the safety, stability, and well-being of our nation. MITRE operates the Center for Advanced Aviation System Development, which has supported the FAA for more than 60 years.

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)

Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 11,000 members and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world’s largest civil aviation trade show.