Concept Solutions, LLC and NAV CANADA to Present Co-Authored Paper at Prestigious International Aviation Conference

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Concepts Solutions, LLC is thrilled to announce that our research paper, “Airspace Operational Efficiency: Transformation Through GIS-Enabled Applications,” which was co-authored with NAV CANADA, has been accepted for presentation at the 24th Integrated Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (ICNS) Conference held April 23 to 25, 2024, at the Westin Washington Dulles Airport Hotel in Herndon, Virginia.

Our paper delves into the transformative potential of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in enhancing operational efficiencies within the airspace sector and outlines a collaboration between CS and NAV CANADA using the CS AvenGIS platform. This paper represents a significant contribution to the ongoing discourse on how innovative applications of GIS technologies can lead to substantial improvements in organizational collaboration, flight safety, efficiency, and environmental sustainability.

The ICNS Conference is renowned as the leading international forum for the aviation industry, focusing on advancements in Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS) technologies and their integral role in Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems. The conference draws leaders and experts from across the globe, including representatives from pivotal organizations across government and industry, making it a key forum for discussing technological innovations, development programs, and policy implications in the CNS / Air Traffic Management domain.

“The selection of our paper for presentation at this distinguished conference underscores the importance of our work and its relevance to the future of global aviation infrastructure. It is a testament to the collaborative efforts and expertise of our team with our partners at NAV CANADA, and our shared commitment to advancing aviation technology to maximize safety and efficiency,” said Phong Mai, Concept Solutions President & CEO.

We look forward to engaging with fellow industry leaders, policymakers, and academic scholars at the ICNS Conference to share our insights and explore the synergies that GIS-enabled applications can bring to the realm of CNS and ATM. For more information about the conference, please visit:

About AvenGIS

Concept Solutions’ Advanced Geographic Information System (AvenGIS) is an integrated framework of open-source products, a foundational set of functionalities, and a flexible capability for quickly extending or customizing those functionalities to new requirements. AvenGIS is lightweight and configurable to run in either physical or virtual environments with a user’s choice of back-end databases, authentication mechanisms, and other user desired features. AvenGIS has been deployed to production in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment, as well as in other cloud environments.


NAV CANADA is the private company responsible for Canada’s civil air navigation services since its establishment in 1996. It oversees air traffic control, flight information, and navigation aids, ensuring the safety and efficiency of air travel within Canada and over the North Atlantic, funded by service charges from aviation users. Learn more at:

About Concept Solutions, LLC

Founded in 1999, Concept Solutions, LLC (CS), headquartered in Northern Virginia, is an innovative, agile technology, engineering, and management company committed to providing strategic solutions enabling organizations to operate more efficiently. At CS, we create and support mission-critical solutions that keep our country safe, in the areas of Aerospace, Defense, Law Enforcement, and Commerce. We are experts in delivering leading-edge and modernized solutions through software development, systems engineering and management consulting. Our business and teams leverage Agile (Scrum, SAFe), CMMI-DEV ML3, ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and ISO 20000-1 quality standards. Learn more at: