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Save the date for the first Engage 2 Summer School in Belgrade, 9-13 September 2024

Rome, April 15th 2024 –  Engage 2 is thrilled to announce the dates for its first Summer School. Hosted at the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering in Belgrade, the event is scheduled to take place from September 9 to 13, 2024. Building upon the success of Engage KTN’s previous edition, this inaugural Summer School promises an enriching experience featuring presentations and tutorials that explore various facets of the ATM industry.

Registrations for the Summer School will open in June 2024. Participants can expect to receive notifications of acceptance in July 2024, alongside the release of the finalised program and logistical information necessary for participation.

The Engage 2 Summer School provides a chance for PhD students and other interested individuals to explore fundamental topics in ATM. A core function of Engage 2 is to deliver high-quality education and training in ATM. To this end, we will bring together postgraduate students, experienced researchers, and industry representatives. This five-day Summer School will reflect this focus, with tutorials covering key ATM concepts and challenges alongside research methodologies. Case studies and presentations of prominent SESAR exploratory research projects will also be included.

The program is open to all who wish to expand their knowledge in this dynamic field. The curriculum combines comprehensive teaching sessions with hands-on exercises. It is tailored to meet the specific needs and preferences of attendees, as determined through surveys conducted among PhD students and their academic supervisors.

Stay tuned for more information and updates on Engage 2’s Summer School!

Engage 2 seeks academic input on aviation curricula modernization

Rome, January 17th 2024 – Engage 2 is reaching out to the academic community in the aviation field to gather insights on how curricula can be adapted to align with upcoming trends in ATM.

The survey, accessible here, seeks to understand the perspectives of academic institutions and faculty on how ATM curricula can be modernized to prepare students for the challenges and opportunities of the future. The collected data will be utilized to inform academic decisions and ensure that aviation education remains relevant in a rapidly evolving industry.

A closer collaboration between academia and industry is essential for ensuring that the next generation of ATM professionals is equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to meet the demands of the future. This survey is a crucial step in gathering valuable input from the academic community to guide our ongoing efforts to modernize aviation curricula.

The survey comprises a series of questions designed to assess the current state of ATM curricula, identify areas for improvement, and explore potential strategies for modernization. Responses will be kept confidential and aggregated to preserve anonymity.
Engage 2 encourages all members of the academic community to participate in this survey to contribute to the advancement of aviation education and the future of ATM. By actively involving academia in the modernization process, we can ensure that the next generation of ATM professionals is well-equipped to address the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead