The Conference runs alongside the already hugely successful exhibition and focuses on the progression of the UAV industry. With 80+ speakers comprising of CEOs from Aeryon Labs amongst other pioneers of this industry including Yuneec, Airbus, Facebook and EE, the speakers promise innovation designed for the integral verticals of the commercial industry.
Sessions in 2016 included:
How can a network of drones connect the unconnected world to the internet?
The movement of UAVs into enterprise: How the industry is evolving
Enabling broad access to the national airspace by civilian drones: The challenges and opportunities
The potential of using drones in the maritime world
The UK’s commitment to safely integrating cutting edge technologies into its airspace
Progress towards the future European safety rules for civil drones
Bringing drones for delivery to the general public
Advancing UAV applications in mining exploration
The latest mapping drone technology
Autonomous aircraft and adequate verification & validation considerations
How UAVs are revolutionising BP’s operational efficacy
Last-Mile delivery by UAV: Experiences & perspectives at DHL
Driving a fast pace of innovation in telecoms through UAV use
How drones are offering cost and time efficiencies in pest control & property maintenance
Integrating UAVs into the everyday: Making the UK a centre for aerial technology
Coupling, complexity, and cockroaches: How bio-inspired systems thinking can enhance aerial robot design
Drones and social media: new ways of photographing, documenting and marketing
Professional unmanned operations and safe airspace integration
Keynote Panel: Creating a regulatory framework that will maximise safety and enable innovation
How are UAVs changing the fundamentals of agriculture?
FPV Racing, regulation, and the hobbyist community
The possibilities of large UAVs in the logistics industry today and tomorrow
How drone data analytics is disrupting precision agriculture
Intellectual property for the UAV industry: Droning on and on about patents, trademarks and copyrights
The challenges and opportunities facing UAV manufacturers today
UAS knowledge services: technology and tailored support answer critical business questions
The limitations of the fail-safe: can we ever eliminate human error?
Protecting the airwaves: Is your drone legal?
Accelerating creative, innovative thinking around commercial drones
Safe and fair integration of UAS into national airspace systems: What are the challenges?
UAVs and privacy: A view from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
How UAVs are transforming the future of documentary filmmaking
UAVs in harsh environmental conditions: Anecdotes from Antarctica
Drone detection for a changing society- which innovations are expected to disrupt this area?
The history of hobbyists: The evolution of the UAV ecosystem
Putting innovation at the forefront of humanitarian logistics
Natural designs: Using Biomimetics to increase flight control, object-detection, and integration of UAVs
Policing the sky: The Australian Regulatory Environment for UAVs (Civil Aviation Safety Authority)
The UAV ecosystem and the stock market: savvy investment opportunity or fad?
Improving accountability: A look at law in the skies
UAVs in agriculture: Practical perspectives on the drone hype
Human-agent collaboration to eliminate error
Unmanned Cargo Aircraft: From anywhere to everywhere
The benefits and roadblocks of UAVs for the agricultural community
Media coverage of drones and strategies for improving public perception
What should be the priority when developing an air traffic management system?
How UAVs are particularly valuable when it comes to dangerous jobs
Robots and society: integrating mobile autonomous platforms into our world