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Sessions & speakers announced. Knowledge gap solved.

By [email protected] - 28th April 2017 - 13:14

There are many questions when it comes to integrating, expanding or operating a drone program. There’s one place where large enterprise industrial users can get all the answers: Commercial UAV Expo Europe, 20-22 June, Brussels.

The conference program includes:

Keynotes, including:

  • Koen de Vos
    • Building the European Drone Services Market by 2017
    • DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission

Plenary Discussions, including:

Europe’s Future Regulatory Landscape

  • An international panel of experts discusses regulations, successes, challenges and a vision for the future.
  • Representatives from RPAS associations in Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom

Commercial UAVs: Safety & Legal Considerations for Protecting Your Enterprise

  • Discussion about the importance of and methods for properly documenting drone flights to verify legality, and options for ensuring safety for operators and data handlers.
  • Participants include Morwen Williams, Head of Newsgathering Operations, BBC News; Daniel Rubio, Chief Technology Officer, AirMap; Steve Flynn, CEO, Sky Tango

Breakout Sessions

> Civil Engineering & Infrastructure

  • UAVs in GPS-Denied Tunnels for Crossrail Project
    • Ravi Kugananthan, Project Engineer, Tunnels and Platforms, Laing O’Rourke (UK)
  • Inspection of Critical Infrastructures: Lessons Learned from Inspecting More than 1000 Bridges
    • âNicol Marietti, Founder, Aiviewgroup (Italy)

> Utilities & Inspection

  • A Drone Can Automate Putting up a Ladder; Can it Automate Doing an Inspection too?
    • Colin Hickey, Head of Product, Sky-Futures (UK)
  • BVLOS Mapping of a Pipeline Corridor
    • Sébastien Fleury, Section infrastructures, GAZNAT SA (Switzerland) and
    • Francois Gervaix, Product Manager-Surveying, senseFly (Switzerland)

> Process & Power; Renewable Energy

  • What Does it Take to Operate BVLOS for Power Line Inspections
    • âMantas Vaskela, CEO, Laserpas UAB

> Construction

  • Construction Site Planning with UAVs and Mixed Reality (MR)
    • âSpeakers to be announced
  • Realisation to Reality
    • âPeter Slater, Aerial Solutions Manager, Costain Group LLC (UK)

> Mining & Aggregates

  • Terrestrial Lidar vs. UAV for Mining Volume Calculatio
    • Dr. Khaled El Nabbout, GM, Mena3D GmbH (Germany)
  • Metric Mapping with Low Cost Drones
    • âLewis Graham, CTO, GeoCue Group (USA)

> Security, Law Enforcement, Emergency Response, Search & Rescue

  • The Day a Fireman Became a Drone Pilot
    • Romeo Durscher, Director of Education, DJI, Inc. (USA)

Product Previews

Vendors share product highlights in brief presentations. Learn about the latest innovations from these market leaders: Acecore | Aerial Imaging Saudi Arabia | Aerialtronics | AgriSens | Agrowing | Aibotix GmbH / Leica Geosystems AG | Airobot bvba | ALX Systems | A-techSYN | BlueMarble Geographics | C-Astral d.o.o. | Datumate | Italdron | Orbit GT | Pix4D | Pythagoras BVBA | RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems GmbH | Septentrio | SpotScale AB | Topcon Europe Positioning B.V. | Trimble / Applanix | Virtual Surveyor NV

Drone Hero Contest

Drone Hero Europe finalists throughout Europe will present their innovations before a panel of judges and the Commercial UAV Expo audience. Winners will be announced on the final day of the event.

This is just a taste of the programming you’ll find at Commercial UAV’ll also find industrial-grade airframes, components, software and services in the exhibit hall...hundreds of drone professionals to network with...and much more, at Europe’s drone event of the year.

Early-bird rates expire on 5 May.

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