On June 28th the PARTAKE consortium presented the paper “A Constraint Programming Model with Time Uncertainty for Cooperative Flight Departures” in the 12th edition of the USA/Europe ATM R&D seminar held in Seattle, receiving the best paper award in the separation track.

The Federal Aviation Administration and EUROCONTROL have jointly organized the international seminar for Air Traffic Management Research and Development (ATM R&D) since 1997. These seminars are held every two years, alternating between the USA and Europe, and have become the top event for ATM researchers. The ATM R&D Seminars are particularly important setting solutions that are globally relevant, encompassing SESAR, NextGen and other international programs. The seminars promote international collaboration, creating and reinforcing relationships between leading ATM experts and researchers world-wide, encouraging discussion and consensus on major issues.