Here from over 20 UAV professionals at the cutting edge of UAV innovation, including presentations on the integration of manned and unmanned transport, safe airspace integration and BVLoS.
UAVs for precision agriculture
Among all potential markets for UAVs, precision agriculture is considered to be the largest. How will UAVs change the way we collect field data, monitor field equipment, and even operate agricultural machinery?
Hyo-Sang Shin, Senior Lecturer in Guidance, Navigation and Control, Cranfield University
How UTM will enable routine BVLoS operations
Key to the development of commercial applications of UAVs will be the ability to operate BVLOS; how close are we to an effective UTM?
Neil Kidd, Chief Technology Officer, Altitude Angel
Bridging the gap between manned and unmanned aviation
A gap exists between a drone industry comparatively new to the complexities of aviation safety and regulation, and traditional aviation organisations who are charged with maintaining safety and efficiency in the skies. How can it be bridged?
Jean-Pierre De Muyt, Chief Commercial Officer, Unifly
UAVs for connectivity
What commercial applications exist for UAVs in connectivity?
Lucy England, Senior Associate, Bird & Bird
How do you actually scale Enterprise drone operations?
Thanks to technological breakthroughs and new guidelines, drone use is expanding beyond military and consumer markets and is seeping into the enterprise. How can the new drone enterprise ecosystem be supported and scaled?
Chris Blackford, Co-founder and COO, Sky-Futures
senseFly – The Professional’s Mapping Drone of Choice
senseFly’s proven drone solutions simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in fields such as surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster. This talk will tell the story of senseFly and detail the company’s solutions, featuring interesting customer projects from around the world.
Christopher Thomson, Sales Manager, SenseFly
Is your drone legal?
Adhering to the legal requirements for private and commercial drones.
Simon Monkman, Enforcement Officer, Spectrum Technology Engineering and Enforcement, Ofcom
Regulating Very Low Level Airspace: What Does The Industry Need?
The future of regulation for different airspace categories
Paul Rigby, CEO, Consortiq
The 4th Industrial Revolution with Autonomous Drones-as-a-Service (A-DaaS)
Unmanned Life has developed the world's first AI-driven IoT platform to deploy and manage fleets of commercial drones. This opens the possibility of a fully autonomous robot work force that enables the 4th Industrial Revolution. This technology is not a distant hope for the future but already a reality, capable of disrupting human labour intensive industries such as postal, shipping, logistics, oil and gas, surveillance, aid and more.
Nicholas Zylberglajt, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Unmanned Life
Pay-as-you-fly insurance for UAVs
How should the insurance industry respond to the challenges of UAVs? Creating customised insurance policies for each UAV flight.
Ed Klinger, CEO, Flock
New roles, new rules, completely new opportunities
The first three generations of fixed-wing UAVs closely replicated manned-aircraft vehicles in design – and mission profiles. But new thinking, which breaks away from the restrictions of manned vehicle form and function, are opening completely new opportunities – and markets.
Dr Donough Wilson, Innovation Lead, VIVID/futureVision
No 'Drone' Shots
Create impressive aerial shots without a drone
Jochem J. Feldberg, Partner & Spokesman & pilot & dronepilot, TheFlyingDutchmen.com
Why mid-sized drones will soar with hydraulics!
Operating drones underwater; what technical innovations are needed to enhance applications in oil pipeline inspection, underwater mapping and surveying?
Andy Hessler, Entrepreneur/Owner, Brokkr Technologies
Driving BVLOS technology forward
To expand the potential and deliver routine operations Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLoS), a range of technologies are required to ensure collision avoidance and improve the general level of safety in the skies.
Al Savvaris, Reader in Aerospace Systems, Cranfield University
The Civil Drones Regulations and Industries in Europe
A European Perspective on drone regulation and the future of the UAV industry
Ernesto Llorente, Business Development Manager, CITD Engineering & Technologies
Developing Compelling Drone Operating Safety Cases
In the competitive world of Permission for Commercial Operation (PfCO) holders, you can submit an Operational Safety Case (OSC) for a reduction of operational limits in congested areas. How can you develop and submit a strong case?
Gavin Wishart, Director, Aviation Systems Group
Autonomous drones in a context of process optimizations
UAVs should be more than radio controlled machines, how can we make them fully autonomous by being aware of their environment and being able to learn themselves to get smarter every day?
Geoffrey Mormal, Founder & CEO, ALX Systems, ALX
Safe Drone, your trusted UAV partner
Transferring core aviation expertise to new UAV business models
Ulrich Hoffman, Product Development, Safe Drone
Innovations in propeller technology
Why does choosing the right drone propeller matter?
Jan Hruska, Business Development Manager, Mejzlik
Professional Unmanned Operations and Safe Airspace Integration
Continued market growth for UAVs will come from greater access to airspace; what milestones need to be achieved still to ensure safe airspace integration?
Jon Damush, Chief Growth Officer, Insitu Commercial
Swarming is currently considered to be one of the most promising areas of defence technology development in the world, what is the future of drone swarming technology?
Michael Jones, Software Engineering Manager, Lockheed Martin
Advanced electric motors for drone propulsion
Improving range and payload with high power density low inertia electric motors
Ryan Maughan, Managing Director, AVID Technology Group Ltd
A short guide to UK regulation
Current opportunities and challenges in UK regulation
Rupert Dent, Legislation Director, ARPAS-UK
How will MyDroneSpace’s latest products benefit your enterprise?
Pavol Serbin, Sales & Project Manager, My Drone Space - R-SYS
Using drones for confined spaces inspection
Introducing UAV technology for flying indoor in confined spaces and presenting several case studies on confined spaces inspections
Johan Mlouka, Business Development and Sales, Flyability
Adoption of UAV technologies in Africa: Opportunities and challenges
How are UAVs being deployed across West Africa and what is the potential for growth?
Dr. Victor M. Mwongera, Aerospace Engineering Lecturer, Kenyatta University
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