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7 & 8 Sep 2022


Theatre 4 - Future of Flight

    • Wednesday

      Simon Masters: Speaking in the Theatre 4 - Future of Flight

      11.00 - 11.30

      Simon Masters
      UK Research and Innovation

      Delivering a revolution in aviation

      Introducing the Future Flight Challenge from UK Research and Innovation. A £125 million programme designed to kick-start the third revolution in aviation by developing the wider aviation system to transform how we connect people, deliver goods and provide services. This session covers what the Challenge has achieved so far and considers what needs to be done to bring innovative air vehicles into service safely and practically by 2030.

      Dr Dennis Majoe: Speaking in the Theatre 4 - Future of Flight

      11.45 - 12.15

      Dr Dennis Majoe
      Motion Robotics Limited

      Intelligent Drone Ports for Autonomous Cargo Handling and Drone Garaging

      The Innovate UK funded project OSPREH (Optimizing Speed, Productivity, Resilience and Efficiency in Healthcare) will be presented with the results achieved at this half-way point in the project. Aerial drone delivery of medical pathology, goods and equipment using autonomous robotics and advanced Artificial Intelligence. Intelligent drone ports equipped for drone garaging and parcel lockering.

      Ofer Haruvi : Speaking in the Theatre 4 - Future of Flight

      12.30 - 13.00

      Ofer Haruvi

      Autonomous Air Mobility

      The challenges and technological aspects of certifying long distance BVLOS flights including energy management, handling communication and GNSS loss, autonomy and edge computing, AI and smart decision making through real – life examples of the certification process that FlightOps has performed.

      Vidyut. Jacob: Speaking in the Theatre 4 - Future of Flight

      13.15 - 13.45

      Vidyut. Jacob

      Envisaging the Future of Aerial Mobility.

      Sharing the vision and philosophy of Bellwether with relation to the UAM Industry and how collaboration will beget change in the future. Further will be delving into the different verticals and challenges this industry presents to us as well as how we at Bellwether approach these critical aspects. The verticals would be subsets of the flying ecosystems within cities i.e. infrastructure, flight management, commercialization etc. Will open the floor to questions about the industry and about the company as well

      Tom Verbruggen: Speaking in the Theatre 4 - Future of Flight

      14.45 - 15.15

      Tom Verbruggen

      Staying in Control while your drone business takes off.

      Starting and growing a professional drone business can be challenging. Many processes to take care of, a lot of administration and regulations to follow. Flying drones should be the main focus, and flying more will make your company grow. But how do you stay in control of your flight operations and business?

      Robert Garbett: Speaking in the Theatre 4 - Future of Flight

      15.30 - 16.00

      Robert Garbett
      Drone Major Group

      The Phoenix Programme – The logical next step to drone commercialisation

      A family of interconnected projects working with key industry stakeholders and Government to deliver commercially viable, scalable and environmentally sound services using drone technology across all environments (land, maritime, air & space). Delivering drone services built by industry, funded by industry and delivered by the best suppliers from around the world...