30 September 2016

Drone Week: The Future of Drones in Business

Price: Free


High level webinar and seminar, looking at the longer-term options and strategic implications for BVLOS operations in the UK and further afield.  Hear about QinetiQ’s environmental BVLOS trials and a strategic and collaborative UK BVLOS R&D programme, AIRSTART.  Join in the discussion about future BVLOS operations.  


10.00: Session Introduction by Skype
10.10: Summing up from Drone Week
10.15: Environmental BVLOS Trials
10.35: AIRSTART: Towards Routine BVLOS Operations
10.55: Panel Q&A Session
11.10: Closing Remarks and End of Webinar / Refreshments and Networking Session
12.00: Close


Craig Lippett
, Chairman ARPAS-UK

Sue is one of the founding Directors of ARPAS-UK, the UK’s trade association for small drone operators, manufacturers and related businesses. She has over 13 years’ experience in UAV systems and their applications, including development of agricultural and forestry applications and more recently AIRSTART, a national collaborative UAV project developing key technologies to support routine small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV, operations Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS).

Jeremy Howitt, QinetiQ, Wales UAS Environment
Jeremy is QinetiQ’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Campaign Manager for the UK and Europe. He has 30 years’ experience in aerospace research and development and also spent 10 years as a Visiting Design Professor for the Royal Academy of Engineering. Jeremy’s current focus is the development of the Wales UAS Environment.

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30 September 2016 10:00 - 12:00