IFIS Call for Abstracts

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The International Committee for Airspace Standards and Calibration (ICASC) is seeking abstracts on flight inspection procedures, operations, techniques, training, equipment, and other topics relevant to the calibration of navigational signals and evaluation of procedures supporting aviation system operations.

Program Committee

General Chair
J. David Powell*
Stanford University
Program Chair
Dr. Michael DiBenedetto*
Ohio University
Finance Chair
Dr. Per Enge
Stanford University


* ICASC members–ICASC has an advisory role in selecting abstracts and information about ICASC and past IFIS events can be found at http://www.icasc.co/

Session Topics

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Legacy Navaids
  • PBN, RNP, SBAS procedures
  • GBAS inspection, operational experience
  • Flight Validation and ARINC Coding (including database issues)
  • Flight Inspection Technology (including ADS-B and RFI)
  • Safety (including Safety Management System and Crew Resource Management)
  • Training and Certification
  • Operation
  • Standards (Organizational, Operations, Systems)
  • UAV operations and flight inspection applications

How to Submit an Abstract

Submit Your Abstract

Submit abstracts electronically via the ION Abstract Management Portal (AMP), no later than September 15, 2017. To submit an abstract, sign in at www.ion.org/abstracts. If you have not used the Abstract Management Portal before, click "Create My Account." Click on the IFIS conference and complete the form.

  • Abstracts should describe objectives, anticipated or actual results, conclusions, any key innovative steps and the significance of your work.
  • Authors will be notified of acceptance by December 15, 2017 and provided with an electronic author’s kit with presentation and publication guidelines.
  • Papers are due March 30, 2018. Papers will be circulated in the public domain.
  • All authors attending the meeting are required to pay registration fees.

Advance Registration Information

Registration rates and information can be found at www.ion.org/ifis/registration.cfm

Hotel Accommodations

Accommodations are offered at the Hyatt Regency Monterey, Monterey, California. Detailed information and reservations are available at www.ion.org/ifis/hotel.cfm. All attendees who stay at the Hyatt Regency Monterey, and submit their hotel confirmation number at the time of conference registration, will receive a $200 discount when registering for the conference.

Exhibits and Sponsorship Opportunities

Exhibit space and conference sponsorship opportunities are available. For an exhibitor prospectus and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.ion.org/ifis/sponsors.cfm.