In recent years, we have witnessed the emergence of applications based on artificial intelligence in the aviation industry. This technology is said to be ushering in a new era in aviation, equivalent to the introduction of jet engines in the 1950s or fly-by-wire in the 1980s. Air Traffic Management is no exception, but rather one of the areas of aviation that has pioneered the application of this technology.


The expected benefits of this technology are significant, but so are the challenges we still have to solve to maintain aviation safety standards during this transition. Civil aviation authorities, which are responsible for certifying systems, air navigation service providers and application developers must anticipate the unprecedented impact of AI on human-centric aerospace systems and answer a number of critical questions:


  • How can we establish public trust in human-centred AI-based systems?
  • How can we integrate the ethical dimension of human-centred AI (transparency, non-discrimination, equality, etc.) into safety certification processes?
  • What standards, protocols and methods have to be developed to ensure that human-centred AI further improves the current level of air transport safety?



This conference on the use of artificial intelligence in ATM will analyse the main challenges of AI in aviation from different points of view, including research, operation and certification. It will review the European context and its response to these challenges. And finally, it will present recent experiences from projects that try to answer some of these questions






09:00 - 09:30
09:30 - 09:40

Ms. Cristina Cuerno Rejado


School of Aeronautical and Space Engineering  (ETSIAE UPM)

Mr. Jesús M. Alonso Martín

Business Development Director



ArRetos de la IA en aviación. Contexto general en Europa y situación
09:40 - 11:10


Mr. Jaime Torrecilla Puebla

Transport Manager



Colonel Mr. Enrique Cuenca-Romero

Section Chief

Logistic Support Command (MALOG)

Spanish Air Force and Space

Mr. Enrique Fraile Riesco

Air Navegation Director

State Aviation Safety Agency (AESA)

Ms. Rosa  Mª. Arnaldo Valdes


School of Aeronautical and Space Engineering (ETSIAE UPM)

Ms. Felicidad Antón Cruz

Cis Aerial and Naval engineer



11:10 - 11:30
Artificial Intelligence Aplications in ATM
11:30 - 13:00


Mr. Fernando Gómez Comendador

Isdefe UPM-ETSIAE Cathedra Director

School of Aeronautical and Space Engineering  (ETSIAE UPM)

Enabling Human-Machine Collaboration in the World of Rapidly Advancing AI 

Mr. Tomislav Radišić

University of Zagreb

  Opportunities and challenges of automation of airport airside operations using AI technology 

Mr. Alexei Sharpanskykh

University of Delf

  AI-driven Air Traffic Resiliency and Airspace Safety

Mr. Emre Koyuncu

Politechnic University of Istambul


13:00 - 13:10

Mr. Ildefonso Vera Gómez

Department of Innovation, Proceses and Digital Transformation Director


Mr. Fernando Gómez Comendador

Isdefe UPM-ETSIAE Cathedra Director

School of Aeronautical and Space Engineering  (ETSIAE UPM)


Event: Technical Meeting: "Use of Artificial Intelligence in the Air Traffic Control Management"
Has been finalized








Starts: 09:00

Ends: 13:00