The following speakers have confirmed to be part of the Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference program
More speakers will be added soon, so please check for updates!
|9:00||9:30||Welcome and Registration|
|9:30||9:35||Opening, Moderator Pieter Hermans, Jakajima, More information|
|9:35||9:45||Welcome and official opening, Riccardo Procacci, President & Chief Executive Officer, Avio Aero, More information
|9:45||10:15||Paolo Salvetti, Sales Director, Product Growth Leader Military Advanced Turboprop, Avio Aero, on “UCA: preliminary Market Assessment & Business Model”, More information|
|10:15||10:45||Hans Heerkens, Assistant Professor, University of Twente / Chairman, Platform Unmanned Cargo Aircraft, The Netherlands, More information; Read the interview|
|10:45||11:30||Break and Coffee|
|11:30||12:00||Alain Lumbroso, Economist, International Transport Forum of OECD, on “A policy perspective on the deployment of UCA”, More information
|12:00||12:30||Koen Meuleman, Co-Founder & CFO, Unifly, Belgium, on “UTM, a key enabler for umanned cargo transportation”, More information|
|12:30||14:00||Break and Lunch|
|14:00||14:30||Raffaello Cesoni, Business Development Engineer, Nimbus
Cristina Ballesio, Technical Engineer, Nimbus,
|14:30||15:00||Maron Kristófersson, CEO, Aha, Iceland, on “If we can make it (work) here, we’ll make it anywhere…”, More information|
|15:00||15:30||Break and Drinks|
|15:30||16:00||Florian-Michael Adolf, Researcher, Team Lead, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany, on “Unmanned Low-altitude Air Cargo – Towards Demonstration With A Specific Operational Risk Assessment”, More information|
|16:00||16:30||Donatello Gianni, President, U-Avitalia, Italy, on “First flight and real project for future development of Cargo UAV by RTI U-AVITALIA / PIAGGIO AEROSPACE / BCUBE in partnership with ENAC, the Civil Aviation Authority of Italy”, More information|
|16:30||17:00||Eleonora Zoboli, Consultant, Watify Consortium Representative, Watify Campaign, on “The Watify Campaign for the modernisation of European industry; opportunities of involvement for unmanned cargo aircraft institutional and business players”, Read more|
|17:00||End of Conference|
If you are interested in speaking at the conference, we invite you to take a look at our Call for speakers.
Topics to be covered are:
- UCA business models: how to earn money with UCA?
- UCA configurations: what could – and should – UCA look like?
- Regulation: where are UCA allowed to fly, and under which conditions?
- Societal benefits: what can UCA contribute to economic and social development?
- Industrial participation: how can UCA contribute to innovation and what opportunities do they generate for new enterprises?
- Market analysis