Conference, September 10 | Demo flights/Factory tour, September 11 | Pre-conference program

Tuesday, September 10

08:00 AM09:30 AM
Welcome and registration
09:30 AM09:35 AMOpening & welcome
Pieter Hermans, CEO/Matchmaker for Innovators, Jakajima
09:35 AM10:05 AMKeynote: Christopher Spagnoletti, President, US Cargo Systems, USA, on "How to Manage Cargo in the UCA Universe", Read more
10:05 AM10:35 AMEd de ReyesEd De Reyes, CEO / Co-Founder, Sabrewing Aircraft Company, USA, on "Unmanned Regional Cargo Carrier Drones: Opening New Markets", Read more
10:35 AM11:05 AMJoe MelvinJoe Melvin, Director of Business Development, North Carolina Aerospace Corridor, Read more
11:05 AM11:30 AM
Coffee Break and visit Expo
11:30 AM12:00 AMPeter LeHew, Senior Consultant, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc (MTSI), on "MTSI’S RAES system – providing cargo hoist like capability for fixed winged UAS", Read more
12:00 AM00:30 PMInseong Hwang, Senior Research Engineer, Korea Aerospace Research Institute, Korea, on "Conceptual Study on Docking-Undocking Unmanned Ground-Air Delivery System", Read more
00:30 PM01:30 PM
Lunch Break and visit Expo
01:30 PM03:00 PM
Large Cargo drones applications
Small / Mediums sized Cargo drones applications
Aliaksei Stratsilatau, Chairman of the board and Lead developer, UAVOS, on "Benefits Of Traditional Aircraft Converted Into UAV", Read moreMahesh Nandyala, President, S3M Solutions LLC, USA / India, on "Unmanned Aerial Systems for BVLOS", Read more
Svilen Rangelov, Co-Founder & CEO, Dronamics, on "DRONAMICS Black Swan", Read moreOlivier DefaweOlivier Defawe, Director, Health Systems; Drones for Health Program Lead, VillageReach, USA, on "Logistic Integration of Cargo Drones into Public Health Supply Chain", Read more
logisticsDavid Merrill, CEO / Co-Founder, Elroy Air, on "Elroy Air: Advanced Aerial Autonomy for Logistics", Read morePatrick Watson, Director Of Business Development, Animal Dynamics, United Kingdom, on "Parafoil UAVs as an Efficient and Viable Alternative Solution for Last Mile Distribution",Read more
03:00 PM03:30 PM
Break and visit Expo
03:30 PM05:00 PM
UTM session
Delivery boxes
Tim McCarthy, Senior Lecturer, Maynooth University, Ireland, on "Aspects of UTM systems & U-Space services to consider when rolling-out Cargo Drone operations", Read moreBarry Koperberg, Founder & General Manager, Wings For Aid, The Netherlands
Edward "Ted" Lester, Chief UTM Architect, AiRXOS a GE Company, on "UAS Traffic Management and the Transportation Sector", Read moreWes Shover, Head of US Operations, Flytrex Aviation
Basil Yap, UAS Program Manager, North Carolina Department of Transportation - Division of Aviation, USA, on "Drone Delivery Operations: Medical and Food Delivery in North Carolina", Read morejeremy tucker programJeremy Tucker, Co-Founder, AirBox Technology, on "Last Mile Delivery: Securing the Endpoint", Read more
05:00 PM07:00 PM
Drinks and visit Expo
07:00 PM09:00 PMNetworking dinner in Greenville Convention Center, only for speakers / delegates and invitees

Demo flights/Factory tour, September 11

Preliminary Program

Departure location: Greenville Convention Center
08:00 AM09:00 AMRegistration / Breakfast
09:00 AM09:30 AMMemorial ceremony for 9/11
09:30 AM10:30 AMTravel by Bus to North Carolina Global Trans Park (you can travel by your own)
10:30 AM00:30 PMDemo flights plus explanation (more detailed information will follow)
00:30 PM01:30 PMLunch
01:30 PM02:00 PMTravel by Bus to US Cargo systems
02:00 PM04:00 PMtour at US Cargo Systems factory plus ‘end drinks’
04:00 PM05:00 PMreturn bus to Greenville Convention Center
Arrival location: Greenville Convention Center

Pre-conference weekend program

If you arrive early for the conference, we invite you to take a look at the possibilities we offer for the weekend September 7-September 8. More information

Monday, September 9

Welcome reception including All Around World dinner, 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM at Greenville Convention Center. Reception is for all registered attendees, speakers, VIP, etc. 

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