AI Air Traffic Control

Run time: Thursday 7 September 10.30 – 17.00, Friday 8 September 10.30 – 17.00

Current air traffic control systems safely and efficiently guide huge amounts of aircrafts to their destinations. This usually requires the role of skilled individuals who are alert and can quickly respond to multiple complexities such as unexpected landings and storms.

Increasing demands, changing international affairs, environmental impact reduction goals and integration of new users of airspace all threaten to overload current systems. Richard Everson from the Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is researching a system that could be controlled by Artificial Intelligence (AI) hopefully overcome these issues.

Join him and partners from the National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and The Alan Turing Institute to take a seat in air traffic control. Manage your own 3D section of air space and decide whether it could be controlled by a computer program.

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7 September 2023 - 10:30
Forum Street, University of Exeter Streatham Campus

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