FAI International Drones Conference and Expo

Lausanne, Switzerland,

31 Aug
-
02 Sep 2018

EPFL Drone Days

The FAI International Drones Conference and Expo is part of the EPFL Drone Days 2018.

The EPFL Drone Days include:

  • The FAI International Drones Conference and Expo (incl. DRONEMASTERS Meetup and Drone Innovators Session)
  • The EPFL Robotics Showcase
  • The EPFL Drone Racing Cup 2018

The EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) is a renowned engineering college, research institute and centre for excellence in robotics research and innovation. A public institution founded in 1969, it is one of the world’s leading technological universities. It covers disciplines ranging from Basic Sciences to Engineering and Architecture.

EPFL Robotics Showcase

The EPFL robotics showcase is a unique occasion to discover amazing machines, witness spectacular flying tests and demonstrations, and learn all about this fascinating field of robotics.

The exhibition’s purpose is to showcase not only the developments born out of EPFL labs, but also that of its whole ecosystem.

What are the latest scientific developments in drone technology? What impact will they have on our daily lives? What are its practical applications, from wind harvesting to humanitarian work, agriculture or automated delivery?

Visitors to the showcase will be able to discover all the answers to these questions and much more.

EPFL Drone Racing Cup

The 2018 edition of the FAI International Drones Conference and Expo will include the EPFL Drone Racing Cup 2018, a competition organised by the Swiss Rotor Sports Association (SRSA), which will be part of the FAI Drone Racing World Cup series 2018.

As such it will attract the best pilots in the world and will provide a fantastic display of top-level drone racing, open to all those who attend the conference.

It also marks the FAI International Drones Conference and Expo as a truly unique event that combines the excitement of world-class drone racing with learned discussion AND fascinating exhibits.