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New in 2018 – Data & Security Day


June 6, 2018 | Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa | San Diego, CA

As the data infrastructure is growing more connected, the need for stable security architecture is also becoming critical. Join us for ‘Data & Security Day,’ a one day supplement to the Global Connected Aircraft Summit dedicated solely to the collection, optimization, and protection of big data in aircrafts.


June 6

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, San Diego, California



In response to popular demand from past attendees of the Global Connected Aircraft Summit and subscribers to both Avionics and Via Satellite, this year’s GCAS will introduce its first ever GCA Data & Security Day. This one day supplement added on to the end of the Global Connected Aircraft Summit will feature real world examples and insights into the collection, optimization, and protection of Big Data in aerospace.

Data & Security Day will bring together operators, OEM’s, MRO’s, part suppliers, and more who are actively utilizing Big Data to show real world examples of the benefits of driving flight operational efficiency through advancements in edge computing and data analytics platforms. Airline case studies will provide a perspective on the technological and cultural shift in the workplace needed to transition from being a reactive airline to proactively scheduling maintenance based on Big Data.

The security track will focus on the two biggest aspects of aerospace cybersecurity: protecting the connection between the aircraft and the ground based infrastructure that drive daily flight operations, and protecting the connection between the passengers’ personal electronic devices and the aircraft itself. Each additional connection point presents a new risk to the security of the aircraft, and aircraft IFEC cyber experts will provide insights into strategies for maintaining the security of the aircraft.

Who Attends

• Cybersecurity experts, with titles ranging from CISO, IT, Safety, CSO, etc
• Satellite operators and manufacturers
• Integrators
• Aerospace, software, and technical engineers
• Telecommunications companies
• IT directors and managers in satellite and connectivity
• Communications directors and experts
• In-flight entertainment companies and connectivity component manufacturers
• Program managers in charge of wifi, entertainment, and other customer experience products
• Government representatives from the FAA, USAF, etc


Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa | San Diego, CA

June 4-6, 2018

1775 East Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109

Our entire conference and room block are all under one roof at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa. Stay at this premier San Diego resort for just $219/night + applicable fees. ($30 resort fee waived for anyone booking under the group block)


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