International Airline Flight Dispatchers' Conference
IFALDA's 57th Annual General Meeting
EUFALDA's Annual General Meeting
May 7th - 9th, 2018

Hosted By
Hilton Garden Inn - Atlanta Airport North
3437 Bobby Brown Parkway
East Point, GA 30344

Room Rates:
Single or Double Room: $
119.00 night
(Includes Breakfast for two people)
Rates do not include taxes of 15.75% + $5.00 Transportation tax

These room rates are available from 4th - 13th May 2018

Cancellations can be made up to 24 hours prior to check-in.

Reservations must be made directly with the hotel using their reservation website.

 Group Name: IFALDA - AGM 2018

Group Code: IFALDA

Book by Phone: 1-866-408-9329 Mention IFALDA

Book Online:

Registration Fees will be collected during Registration Check-in at the hotel proceeding the Welcome Reception.
All fees are based on US Dollars, CASH.

Delegate Registration: $100
(Delegate Registration includes: Welcome Reception, Coffee Breaks, Lunch and Gala Dinner)

Spouse: Registration: $25
(Spouse Registration includes: Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner)

Note: IFALDA & EUFALDA board members are encouraged to arrive on Sunday May 6th and to plan on attending their respective board meetings on Monday morning commencing at 09:30a.  Location: Magnolia Board Room


Tour Information:
Spouses Tour:
We will assist in making arrangements for a tour while the AGM is in progress,
There may be a small addition cost.

Optional Tour: Montaluce Winery Tour and Dahlonega
Cost: $25 per person

Click here for general "Letter of Invitation"

Contact us:

Disclaimer: Any Visa requirements are the responsibility of the attendee, IFALDA is unable to send individual invitations.

Please include your Nationality in the comments section of the Registration Form

All AGM Registrations Fees and Tour Fees are Payable in Cash US Dollars during the AGM Registration prior to the Welcome Reception
Credit cards will not be accepted!

Receipts for cash payments will be provided.

IFALDA and EUFALDA Membership Dues will be accepted during the AGM Registration
Member Association Dues must be current and in good standing prior to the AGM in order to Vote!

If you are a Vendor or Sponsor and would like to join us for the AGM
Please contact us at:

AGM Questions? Email us at:

Nominations for IFALDA Officer Positions:

  • President  (Russ Williams has accepted nomination)
  • Vice President, West  (Bryan Shock has accepted nomination)
  • Vice President, Finance  (Rick Ketchersid has accepted nomiation)

Elections will be held during IFALDA AGM 2018
Nominations will be accepted until time of elections.
Send your nominations to:

May 7th, 2018

  • Time: 09:30a - IFALDA / EUFALDA Board Meetings Begin
  • 17:00 AGM Registration Commences
  • 19:00 Welcome Reception at the Hilton Garden Inn (Magnolia Room) (Sponsored by Jeppesen)

May 8th, 2018

Agenda: (Subject to change)

Speakers Bios

David Porter's Bio

Morning Session:

Location: Empress & Holly Conference Rooms

  • 08:00 - 08:15  Opening Remarks (David Holtz, Senior VP, Delta Air Lines)
  • 08:15 - 09:15  EUFALDA AGM
    • Matthias Duerbeck - President
    • Officer Reports
    • Elections
  • 09:15 - 09:30  Coffee Break (Sponsored by LSY)
  • 09:30 - 10:45  IFALDA AGM
    • Russ Williams - President
    • Officer Reports
    • Associations Reports - ADF / APADA / CALDA / GALDA /PAFCA / SALDA
    • Jorn Sellhorn-Timm (IFALDA) Competency Based Training Manual
    • Bernard Gonsalves - ICAO ATM
    • Elections
  • 10:45 - 11:30  David Maloy - FAA
  • 11:30 - 12:15  Bryan Schock / David Porter - SWIM

Lunch: 12:15 - 13:15

Afternoon Session:

  • 13:15 - 13:45  Video presentation from ICAO Director - ANB
  • 13:45 - 1430  Scott Stacy (FAA) Dispatcher Training, ADS-B, Global Flight Tracking
  • 14:30 - 15:30  Henk Hof (Eurocontrol) Global Flight Tracking and Trajectory Based Operations
  • 15:30 - 16:15  Carlos Fernandez (IATA) Global Flight Tracking
    • Panel Discussion - Russ Williams - Moderator
  • 16:15 - 16:30  Coffee Break (Sponsored by Aerodata)
  • 16:30 - 16:50  Jeppesen - Brian Keith, Technical Product Manager, Flight Planning and Dispatch Portfolio
  • 16:50 - 17:20  Avtec - Michael White
  • 17:20 - 17:30  Closing Remarks
  • Gala Dinner - 19:00 -  Empress & Holly Conference Rooms (Sponsored by Avtec)

May 9th, 2018

Departure or Optional Tour: (Details are subject to change)

  • Montaluce Winery Tour and Dahlonega (Click here for details)
  • Cost: $25 per per / payable during AGM Registraton
  • Lunch at Montaluce Winey will be at the cost of the individual
  • o9:30 - 18:30 (Subject to change)

May 10th, 2018



  • Aerodata
  • Avtec
  • eWAS
  • Flightkeys (former Flugwerkzeuge)
  • Jeppesen
  • LH Systems
  • The Weather Company