FAI International Drones Conference and Expo

Lausanne, Switzerland,

13 Sep
-
15 Sep 2019

2018 Programme

Day 1: Friday 31 August

Conference

Expo (public)

DRONEMASTERS MeetUp

Day 2: Saturday 1 September

Conference

Expo (public)

Day 3: Sunday 2 September

Expo (public)

Drone Innovators Session

     Day 1: Friday 31 August 2018
Time Session Topic    
14:00 - 14:15   Welcome Frits Brink Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI)
14:15 - 14:45 Opening Speech Current Opportunities and Challenges of the Drone Industry Simon Johnson Drone Industry Association Switzerland (DIAS)
14:45 - 15:15 Sports Drone Racing in FAI - The 1st FAI World Drone Racing Championships in Shenzhen, China, the 2018 global FAI World Cup Series and an outlook for 2019 Antonis Papadopoulos
Bruno Delor
Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI)
The Pilot's (First Person) View - Insights from racing pilots Lexie Janson Pilot
15:15 - 15:30

Fans first - world premiere of the FS500 large racing drones

Grantley Reed Freespace Drone Racing
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break & Networking    
16:00 - 17:00 Sports Making drone piloting fun and intuitive Timothée Peter  Motion Pilot
Drone Teamsports: Flightball James Waite Drone Combat
Drone Teamsports: Sweeper Droneball Hannes Runknagel Graupner
17:00 - 17:15 Manned Quadcopter Racing Cristian Mendez Carmona Quadcopter Racing League
17:15 - 17:45 Keynote Why Drones can play an important role in aviation ? André Borschberg H55
17:45 - 18:00   Coffee break & Networking    
18:00 - 19:00   DRONEMASTERS Meetup Tim Hosenfeldt Schaeffler Group
      Ralph Schepp Deutsche Telekom
      Miguel Ángel Betancor León Universidad de Las Palmas
      Konstantin Kollar Bluebird Mountain
      Haydar Biyik Copterproject: Winner of the Dronathon 2018
19:00 - 20:30   Welcome Cocktail & Networking    
         
13:00 - 18:00   Expo    
Day 2: Saturday 1 September 2018
9:00 - 9:05   Welcoming    
9:05 - 9:45 Safety Rules in Europe, U-Space and Urban Mobility Yves Morier European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
Nationwide UTM deployment in cooperation with external partners Florent Béron Swiss Skyguide 
9:45 - 11:00 How drones revolutionise the classic concepts of airspace management: presentations & discussion Benoît Curdy Global UTM Association (GUTMA)
Positioning of air space users in Budapest CTR - Demo György Blazsovszky HungaroControl
Infrastructure for Drone Traffic Management Systems - case studies Sebastian Babiarz AirMap
Using on-the-ground networks of sensors to capture low-altitude air traffic Manu Lubrano Involi
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break & Networking    
11:30 - 11:55 Safety The work of JARUS : main topics for the civil aviation authorities Lorenzo Murzilli JARUS
11:55 - 12:20 Cycle of the Commons - about innovation, standardization, regulation in the world of Drones Jonathan Evans Global UTM Association (GUTMA)
12:20 - 12:45 Innovation

Award of the Alvaro de Orleans-Borbon Grant : Drones for Humanity

   
12:45 - 14:00   Lunch & Networking    
14:00 - 14:30 Innovation Taxi Drones Max Hjalmarsson Volocopter
14:30- 14:45 International Standards for Drones and relation to specific use cases of drones Frank Fuchs Frank Fuchs Consulting 
14:45 - 15:15

EPFL Tech4Impact Initiative Presentation

SenseFly: What payload for what application

Beatrice Scarioni

François Gervaix

Tech4Impact

SenseFly

15:15 - 15:45   Coffee Break & Networking hosted by Tech4Impact    
15:45 -  17:15 Innovation Latest innovations in the work of drones: presentations and discussion Simon Johnson Drone Industry Association Switzerland (DIAS)
Reliable wind and weather test facilities for drones Guillaume Catry Windshape
Generate Energy with Drones - The future is in the air Nicola Mona SkyPull
Outdoor residential home security systems Alex Pachikov  Sunflower Labs
Artificial Intelligence and Earth observation imagery from drones and satellites Julien Rebetez Picterra
Live data transmission from Drones using cellular networks - use cases Simon  Brown Relmatech
17:15 - 17:30   Closing Nicolas Bideau Présence Suisse
19:00   Dinner     
         
10:00 - 18:00   Expo    
Day 3: Sunday 2 September 2018
10:30 - 12:30   Drone Innovators Session    
         
10:00 - 18:00   Expo