Now that the FAA is completing the foundational aspects of NextGen, the agency is working with the aviation industry to deploy more immediate benefits and capabilities produced by Air Traffic Management modernization for commercial and charter airlines and the flying public.
Avionics for NextGen 2015 will bring together key industry stakeholders, including airlines, pilots, air traffic controllers and avionics manufacturers, to discuss their experiences, challenges and solutions with the implementation of these new technologies.

Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

NEXA Capital Partners/NextGen Fund
1250 24th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20037
USA
www.nexacapital.com
www.nextgenfund.com

NEXA Capital Partners, LLC
NEXA Capital Partners provides corporate and strategic financial advisory services, and capital investment, to the aerospace, transportation, logistics and homeland security sectors. We work with outstanding companies and management teams currently positioned to benefit from emerging factors driving sector transformation. We seek opportunities that will eventually lead to high growth public market offerings and /or acquisitions at public multiples. We also work with the largest aerospace companies in the world and assist them to improve shareholder value. We bring to the table proven expertise, industry-wide relationships, capital investment, and the power of industrial partnerships and alliances. NEXA Capital Partners is also the founder of the NextGen Equipage Fund, and provides executives to manage the Fund’s business.

NextGen Fund, LLC The NextGen Fund will help modernize the U.S. air transportation system, while creating thousands of jobs, cutting delays and reducing carbon emissions. With private sector capital leading the way, and special legislation from Congress and the Administration, NextGen Fund resources are already at work. The NextGen Fund will accelerate airline equipage, and will allow the benefits of modernizing the U.S. air transportation system to be realized. Passengers will win big with fewer delays and shorter flights. Airlines will have more predictable schedules and save $40 billion in jet fuel. Americans all benefit from a significant reduction in carbon emissions. U.S. aerospace manufacturers will create and produce hundreds of millions of dollars in advanced electronic equipment, creating new export markets in the process. The NextGen Fund was founded by NEXA Capital Partners, along with industrial partners led by ITT Exelis Inc.


Bronze Sponsor

ITT Exelis
12930 Worldgate Dr, Suite 400
Herndon, VA 20170
USA
www.exelisinc.com

ITT Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense and information solutions company with strong positions in enduring and emerging global markets. Exelis is a leader in networked communications, sensing and surveillance, electronic warfare, navigation, air traffic solutions and information systems with growing positions in cyber security, composite aerostructures, logistics and technical services. The company has a 50-year legacy of innovation and technology expertise, partnering with customers worldwide to deliver affordable, mission-critical products and services for managing global threats, conflicts and complexities. Headquartered in McLean, Va., the company employs about 20,500 people and generated sales of $5.8 billion in 2011.


Morning Networking Break Sponsor

Gables Engineering
www.gableseng.com

Since 1946, Gables Engineering has been a trusted supplier providing quality solutions in avionics for air transport, business, regional and general aviation customers. Based in the U.S., Gables possesses complete in-house capability offering our customers custom turnkey control panels from concept to completion. Vertical integration is our key strength and allows us to deliver minimal design-to-delivery development cycles and right-ontime production. Our engineering expertise includes hardware, software, mechanical and electrical, and environmental. Our extensive manufacturing equipment includes LCD manufacture, SMT, injection molding, and full machining capability. If you want it done right the first time.


Portfolio Sponsor

North Star Group, LLC
801 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 700A
Washington, DC 20004
USA
www.northstargroupllc.com

North Star Group, LLC (NSG) is a veteran-owned small business dedicated to partnering with clients to reach their strategic goals on time and on budget. NSG is Washington D.C.’s premiere professional-services firm offering expertise and services in program management, enterprise architecture, system engineering, acquisition management, finance management, training and outreach for the commercial, government and non-profit sectors. NSG has unsurpassed experience with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Congress, telecommunications and key intelligence and homeland security agencies. NSG’s Aviation Science Division brings a seasoned depth of aviation expertise with proven experience at systems integration between ground and airborne systems.


Exhibitors

CMC Electronics
500 - 108th Avenue NE, Suite 1500 / Bellevue, WA 98004
Bellevue, WA 98004
USA
www.cmcelectronics.ca

Esterline CMC Electronics (www.cmcelectronics.ca) designs and produces leading technology electronics products for the commercial and military aviation markets. CMC’s focus is on delivering innovative cockpit systems integration and avionics solutions to its customers worldwide. Its principal locations are in Montreal, Quebec; Ottawa, Ontario; and Chicago, Illinois. CMC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL, www.esterline.com), a specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Esterline employs over 12,000 people worldwide.


DOT/FAA Technical Center

The FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center is the premier aviation research, development, test and evaluation federal laboratory. Technology Transfer is the process by which existing knowledge, facilities, or capabilities developed with federal funding are transferred and utilized to fulfill public and private needs. The Technology Transfer program encourages collaborative research partnerships between the FAA federal laboratory and state and local governments, academia, and industry to leverage federal resources using Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRDAs). Resources not normally accessible to our partners can be used to help develop or test new technologies.


NEXA Capital Partners/NextGen Fund
1250 24th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20037
USA
www.nexacapital.com
www.nextgenfund.com

NEXA Capital Partners, LLC
NEXA Capital Partners provides corporate and strategic financial advisory services, and capital investment, to the aerospace, transportation, logistics and homeland security sectors. We work with outstanding companies and management teams currently positioned to benefit from emerging factors driving sector transformation. We seek opportunities that will eventually lead to high growth public market offerings and /or acquisitions at public multiples. We also work with the largest aerospace companies in the world and assist them to improve shareholder value. We bring to the table proven expertise, industry-wide relationships, capital investment, and the power of industrial partnerships and alliances. NEXA Capital Partners is also the founder of the NextGen Equipage Fund, and provides executives to manage the Fund’s business.

NextGen Fund, LLC
The NextGen Fund will help modernize the U.S. air transportation system, while creating thousands of jobs, cutting delays and reducing carbon emissions. With private sector capital leading the way, and special legislation from Congress and the Administration, NextGen Fund resources are already at work. The NextGen Fund will accelerate airline equipage, and will allow the benefits of modernizing the U.S. air transportation system to be realized. Passengers will win big with fewer delays and shorter flights. Airlines will have more predictable schedules and save $40 billion in jet fuel. Americans all benefit from a significant reduction in carbon emissions. U.S. aerospace manufacturers will create and produce hundreds of millions of dollars in advanced electronic equipment, creating new export markets in the process. The NextGen Fund was founded by NEXA Capital Partners, along with industrial partners led by ITT Exelis Inc.


North Star Group, LLC
801 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 700A
Washington, DC 20004
USA
www.northstargroupllc.com

North Star Group, LLC (NSG) is a veteran-owned small business dedicated to partnering with clients to reach their strategic goals on time and on budget. NSG is Washington D.C.’s premiere professional-services firm offering expertise and services in program management, enterprise architecture, system engineering, acquisition management, finance management, training and outreach for the commercial, government and non-profit sectors. NSG has unsurpassed experience with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Congress, telecommunications and key intelligence and homeland security agencies. NSG’s Aviation Science Division brings a seasoned depth of aviation expertise with proven experience at systems integration between ground and airborne systems.


Staco Systems
7 Morgan
Irvine, CA 92618
www.stacosystems.com 

Based in the United States out of Southern California, Staco Systems designs and manufactures a variety of LED pushbutton display switches and control solutions, sub-systems, and keyboards and keypads for aerospace, defense, and industrial applications including: aircraft, ships, submarines, specialty vehicles, and energy facilities. For over half a century, they have been a pioneer in the industry with reliably built products, on-time delivery performance, short lead times, and innovative technology. They have sales representatives in over 35 countries across the globe and are certified with numerous standards boards, military and supplier certifications including AS9100 and Mil Spec.


 

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P: 480-607-5040
sjoyce@accessintel.com