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2015 NEXTOR Research Symposium
A Symposium Organized by the Federal Aviation Administration
The 2015 NEXTOR Research Symposium was held at the FAA Quesada Auditorium in Washington, DC on May 28, 2015. The symposium featured remarks by Dave Chin, NEXTOR Program Director; Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator; and Professor Michael Ball, University of Maryland. The program featured research presentations highlighting recent results from studies conducted by NEXTOR universities.

See the Symposium poster here.
Session: Welcome and IntroductionVideo
Welcome and Introduction Dave Chin, NEXTOR Program Director and Director of Performance AnalysisFAA ATO

Opening Remarks Michael Huerta, AdministratorFAA
NEXTOR and NEXTOR-II, a Brief History Michael Ball, ProfessorUniversity of Maryland
Session I: Safety Trends and ResearchVideo
How Safe Is It to Fly? Arnold Barnett, ProfessorMIT
Sensitivity Analysis of the Integrated Safety Assessment Model John Shortle, ProfessorGeorge Mason University
Session II: Use of ADS-B to Manage Oceanic TrafficVideo
Modeling Oceanic Traffic in the Era of Satellite-Based ADS-B Surveillance Technology Antonio Trani, ProfessorVirginia Tech
Improving Investment Analysis of Operational Improvements in the North Atlantic (NAT) via Stakeholder Interviews Daniel DeLaurentis, ProfessorPurdue University
Session III: Performance Modeling & AnalysisVideo
New Predictability Metrics Mark Hansen, ProfessorU.C. Berkeley
Passenger Delay Modeling and Trends Cynthia Barnhart, ProfessorMIT
Data Driven Methods for Airspace Performance Analysis Lance Sherry, Associate ProfessorGeorge Mason University
Session IV: Traffic Flow ManagementVideo
Service Level Expectation Setting for Traffic Flow Management Michael Ball, ProfessorUniversity of Maryland
Analysis of Gaming Issues in Collaborative Trajectory Options Program (CTOP) John-Paul Clarke, ProfessorGeorgia Tech
Closing remarks Video
Dave Chin, Director, Performance Analysis