Keynote Theatre 2

Curated to provide you with the knowledge, tips, tricks, and trends which are shaping the industry, our keynote speakers are hand-picked to give you a plethora of content and promises to not be missed!

Take a look at some of our incredible keynotes shaping the lineup for this year!

    • Tuesday

      Craig Palmer: Speaking in the Keynote Theatre 2

      11.00 - 11.30

      Craig Palmer
      British Army

      Generating Coherence of Army Open and Specified Class RPAS

      RPAS are revolutionising the battlefield and the British Army is fielding Open and Specified class RPAS at scale and pace. Their operation is increasingly an all-arms sport and the Army is generating an appropriate governance and assurance regime, underpinned by cultural growth, to enable their safe and effective operation.

      Phil Hanson: Speaking in the Keynote Theatre 2

      12.30 - 13.00

      Phil Hanson
      Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)

      Maritime and Coastguard Agency Aviation Evoultion

      Discuss the evolution of Coastguard aviation and how that led the MCA to explore BVLOS drone use to support time critical missions, to increase search efficiency and effectiveness, whilst reducing the risk to the rescuers

      Dave Drewitt: Speaking in the Keynote Theatre 2

      14.00 - 14.30

      Dave Drewitt

      Sharing Skies - Enabling Safe & Secure Drone Operations

      The challenge is how to speed up the development of and then implement the key technologies, procedures, and processes the industry will need to usher in a new generation of exciting drone services. All at a scale that makes economic sense. And all in a way that’s safe, secure and, of course, mitigates the potential for maliciously operated drones to negatively impact society.

      Keith Bennett: Speaking in the Keynote Theatre 2

      14.45 - 15.15

      Keith Bennett
      West Midlands Police

      West Midlands Police: Leading the way in Emergency Drone Services

      Uncover the story of the West Midlands Police Drone Team, setting new standards in public safety and leaving a lasting impact on modern policing and aviation.