Africa – The next frontier for Commercial Drones – Presented by Sanjeev Gadhia, Astral Aerial Solutions

Africa – The next frontier for Commercial Drones – Duo presentation by Sanjeev Gadhia, Astral Aerial Solutions & Luis Carrillo, Owner Singular Group, at Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference, which will take place on November 28, 2018, at RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Africa will lead the way in adopting drone technology, out of necessity, which will result in a leap to the next frontier. The use of Cargo Drones in Africa will improve accessibility and connectivity in an efficient and cost-effective manner, which will be replicated in other regions in the world.

About Sanjeev Gadhia
With over 20 years of experience in aviation and logistics in Africa, I am an entrepreneur with a vision to enhance accessibility and connectivity, with the objective of reducing the time and cost of last-mile delivery solutions within Africa with the use of Commercial Drones.

About Astral Aerial Solutions Ltd
Astral Aerial Solutions is a subsidiary Astral Aviation, a cargo airline with a strong footprint in East Africa.
We offer drone services that provide a new dimension to logistics, aerial photography, aerial surveillance reconnaissance, inspections among other industries.
Our extensive solutions are of high quality enabling us to provide premium services for our clients.
Be it in delivering relief aid, fighting poaching to inspections of critical infrastructure, our drones provide a multitude of solutions people face every day.

About Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference
This 7th edition of the conference will take place on November 28, 2018, at RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Scope: The Conference aims to bring together manufacturers, operators, knowledge institutes, consultants and government organizations active in the upcoming field of unmanned cargo aircraft.

Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (UCA) are a relatively new phenomenon; the first UCA service is to be started in Kenya this year. UCA offer the potential to transport loads of 1 to 10 tons or more over both short and long distances, on routes that are unfeasible or uneconomical for other modes of transport.

During the conference, internationally renowned speakers will introduce UCA development projects and potential applications.

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

Target group: Shippers | Carriers | Harbour authorities | Research institutions | Military | Ship manufacturers | System Integrators | ICT suppliers | Logistic service suppliers | Entrepreneurs | Investors | Airports | Governmental Institutions | Cargo Companies | Fulfilment companies | Retailers | E-tailers | Consultants

It is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and network with this pioneering community of unmanned cargo researchers, engineers, business developers and end-users.

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