The 5th edition of the Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference took place on June 13, 2017, at Maasport Venlo, The Netherlands.

The conference was part of a two-day global multimodal unmanned event, which also included Cargo Innovation Conference, Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference, and Unmanned Cargo Ground Vehicle Conference.

The event was successful, bringing together over 100 speakers and attendees, who discussed the latest trends and tech updates in unmanned cargo transportation.

We want to thank all speakers and attendees for their presence. We are waiting for you at the next edition of the conference and to other conferences organized by Jakajima.

A photo impression of the event can be found here: https://unmannedcargoaircraftconference.com/albums/photos-multimodal-unmanned-event-venlo-2017/

Below you can find the program of the Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference, which took place on June 13, at Maasport Venlo, The Netherlands:

8:45 9:30 Welcome and Registration
9:30 9:40 Twan Beurskens OFFICIAL OPENING
Twan Beurskens, Deputy General, Province of Limburg, Netherlands
9:40 10:10 arwen korteweg KEYNOTE
Arwen Korteweg, Business Manager Logistics, Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on “Rotterdam-Venlo-Europe: the autonomous connection”, More information
10:10 10:40 Céline HOURCADE program KEYNOTE
Céline Hourcade, Head, Cargo Transformation program, International Air Transport Association (IATA), Switzerland, on “Drones for tomorrow’s air cargo”, More information
10:40 11:10 Break
11:10 11:40 Anthony Pizarro Anthony Pizarro, President, Romaeris Corporation, Canada on “Long-Range Cargo Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Wide Range of Applications”, More information
11:40 12:10 Johann Dauer Johann Dauer, Research Scientist, Project lead, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany, on “Automated Low Altitude Air Delivery”, More information
12:10 12:40 Thomas Lanson Thomas Lanson, Senior Aerospace & Defence Consultant, M Prime Energy, France, on “Unmanned systems potential for military logistics”, More information
12:40 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 14:00 Robin Valkenburcht Robin Valkenburcht, Senior Expert Air Traffic Management, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, The Netherlands, on “A policy view on unmanned aviation, beyond visual line of sight”, More information
14:00 14:30 Robert Jan de Boer program Robert J. de Boer, Professor (lector) of Aviation Engineering, Aviation Academy, Hogeschool van Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on “Safety case of unmanned cargo aircraft during an international test flight”, More information
14:30 15:00 david willems programSara de la Rosa David Willems, Head of Business Development, UMS SKELDAR AG, Switzerland, on “VTOL Applications for Cargo Deliveries Today”, More information& Sara de la Rosa, UAS Program Lead, UNICEF Innovation, USA, on “Cargo UAS in the humanitarian sphere – an introduction to the UNICEF UAS Program”, More information
15:00 15:30 Break
15:30 15:45 Nils Johanning Nils Johanning, SVP Business Development, BARO, Germany, on “NextGen Airborne Transport”, More information
15:45 16:15 Moshe Attar Moshe Attar, Director, Chief Systems Engineer at the Engineering and Development Group, Israel Aerospace Industries, Israel, on “Engineering and Certification Challenges for Integrating UCAs in the Civil Airspace”, More information
16:15 16:45 Hans Heerkens program Hans Heerkens, Assistant Professor, University of Twente / Chairman, Platform Unmanned Cargo Aircraft, The Netherlands, on “Unmanned Cargo Aircraft; how far have we come?”, More information
16:30 18:00 End of Conference and drinks

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