ATTENDANCE AT THE 2022 JOINT SERVICE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYMPOSIUM:
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RMKS/1. The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) will hold the
Joint-Service Air Traffic Control (ATC) Symposium in Myrtle Beach, SC
at the Sheraton Convention Center from 16-18 August 2022. This forum
provides a vehicle for senior military and civilian professionals to
enlighten, inspire, enhance retention, and educate E-4 through E-6
DoD air traffic controllers on the technological advances,
operational enhancements, and policy changes that have taken place
within the air traffic control profession. The event is a combination
of briefs, panels, working groups, and industry interaction. Industry
representatives for air traffic management equipment, simulators, and
software provide displays that serve to educate and prepare
controllers for future opportunities and challenges to military air
- The Future of Naval Aviation and Air Force ATC
- US Navy and USMC Air Traffic Control Strategic Plan and Evolution Roadmap
- The National Airspace System
- ATC Equipment & Technology
- Landing Zone Operations
- Career Development and Advancement Opportunities
- Training and Readiness Discussions
2. Primary goals are to reinforce the professional excellence of the
air traffic control community and enhance retention within the
critical E-4 through E-6 paygrades. While the focus is on our active
duty members, all DoN and USAF, civil service, retired, enlisted, and
officer ATC professionals are cordially invited to attend.
3. Per reference (a) through (c), Commanding Officers may issue
orders for attendance at government expense after determining that
the expenses, including fees, travel costs, and other costs
attributable to participation, justify the objectives to be achieved.
TAD orders may cover expenses to support attendance and participation
at the conference including transportation and per diem per reference (b).
4. If funds are not available, permissive TAD orders may be issued.
Use of available government transportation and carpooling is
encouraged to enhance conference participation and to minimize travel
expenses. Commands may also reduce costs by using double occupancy
for lodging. Rental cars are highly discouraged and unnecessary for
symposium participants. Participants flying to the symposium should
use a taxi or ridesharing to the hotel.
5. Uniform for this event:
Navy E-6 and below: Service Uniform
Navy E-7 and above: Service Khaki
Marine Corps: Service C
Air Force: Class B Service Uniform
6. Hotel room reservation, symposium registration, and detailed
information regarding the ATC symposium are available at Joint
Service ATC Symposium (atca.org).
7. Coronavirus Disease 2019 Mitigation Measures. Travel to, from,
and during the Joint Service Air Traffic Control Symposium should
comply with all Navy mitigation measures as outline in reference (c).
8. Questions regarding the symposium may be directed to CAPT Jeff
Dugard (703) 695-8534, DSN 224-2639, e-mail
9. Released by Vice Admiral Scott D. Conn, N9, Deputy Chief of Naval
Operations for Warfighting Requirements and Capabilities (N9).//