EUROPEAN CIVIL AVIATION CONFERENCE - CONFÉRENCE EUROPÉENNE DE L'AVIATION CIVILE

Multilateral workshops

Since 2002, ECAC has been organising multilateral workshops in the areas of safety, security, facilitation and the environment in order to update its Member States on the latest regulatory or technical developments, or to address common deficiencies. Subject areas are selected following requests from Member States, after identification of areas of concern within an ECAC expert group.

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ECAC/EU Dialogue with the European air transport industry

ECAC and the European Commission work in close cooperation on all aspects of European air transport. In 1995, they agreed that it would be worthwhile to periodically bring together leaders of the air transport industry – representing scheduled, non-scheduled and regional airlines as well as airport management – with the Directors General of ECAC's Member States.

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Forum of ECAC Directors General

The annual ECAC Forum was established in 2008 to give the Directors General of Civil Aviation of ECAC's forty-four Member States the opportunity for an open discussion of strategic issues with potentially far-reaching national and international significance. The one-day Forum is held back-to-back with the December Directors General meeting in Paris. 

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Plenary (Triennial) Sessions

ECAC meets in Plenary (Triennial) Session once every three years at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, the birthplace of ECAC. The duration of the meeting is one and a half days and it is typically held in June or July. The most recent Triennial Session - the thirty-ninth - was held on 12 July 2021 and exceptionally was a one-day virtual event.

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We continue to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak and follow the guidelines and advice from trusted authorities such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and national health authorities. In accordance with our host country guidelines, most ECAC meetings are being organised via video link.

We advise our public and meeting participants to regularly check the ECAC website or specific meeting portals for the latest information.

Calendar of events and meetings

Download here the provisional calendar of ECAC meetings for 2021, by field of activity.

Please note this calendar is for information purposes only, dates and locations may change.