Star-studded speaker line-up readies for Commercial UAV Show

Europe’s largest trade show for the commercial drones sector is set to get underway this week with some of the biggest names from the sector lined up to speak at the event.

The annual Commercial UAV Show, which is now in its fourth year, is aimed at decision makers positioned at the forefront of UAV development and deployment around the world and features talks led by 80 industry leaders.

The event, which is run by exhibition organiser Terrapin, will showcase industry leading conferences and over 80 speakers coming from across the globe.

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On day one of the event, the programme features NASA Ames Research Center’s Marcus Johnson, Sky-Future’s Chris Blackford, Lockheed Martin’s John Molberg and Michael Gadd of the Civil Aviation Authority.

Johnson’s presentation will discuss the future of autonomous technology within the commercial drone sector, while Molberg will discuss the handling of personal data in a panel debate and Gadd will outline the need develop universal standard across the industry.

On day two of the show on Thursday will feature Airbus Aerial’s Jesse Kalman, head of UAVs at the Royal National Lifeboat Institution Hannah Nobbs and aerial solutions UAV manager at Constain, Peter Slater.

Kalman is set to deliver a keynote presentation on the future of aerial data while Nobbs will discuss how UAVs are being used in search and rescue operations.

Industry professionals can register online for free here.

The exhibition floor caters to a wide range of new users, including surveying, photography, mapping, GIS, emergency services, agriculture, utilities, infrastructure and more. These visitors benefit from an exhibition area and the multiple on-floor seminars.

The Commercial UAV Show will run for two days over November 15 and 16.

A map of the exhibition floor can be found below.

Commercial UAV Show

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