Hans Heerkens will open Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference, Amsterdam

After several editions in the Netherlands, Italy and USA, the next edition of the Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference will take place in Amsterdam, as part of the Amsterdam Drones Week on 28 November in RAI.

Were the first editions very academic, now we see industry picking up the challenge of the large Cargo drones.
This is visible in the program of the upcoming edition, see below.

If you want to register for the conference, and PUCA members get a special rate go to the registration.

09:00 09:30 Welcome and Opening
09:30 10:00 hans heerkens programma Hans Heerkens, Assistant Professor, University of Twente / Chairman, Platform Unmanned Cargo Aircraft platform unmanned Cargo Aircraft program
10:00 10:30 Sanjeev Gadhia Sanjeev Gadhia, Director – Innovation, Astral Aerial Solutions, Kenya, on “Africa – The next frontier for Commercial Drones”, More information
10:30 11:00 Christopher Spagnoletti, Director of Sales & Business Development, US Cargo Systems, USA, More information US Cargo Systems
11:00 11:30 Break
11:30 12:00 ulrich hoffmann program Ulrich Hoffmann, Project Lead UAV Services, LUFTHANSA TECHNIK AG, Germany lufthansa technik logo program
12:00 12:30 Filip Verhaeghe Filip Verhaeghe, Owner & CEO, (UN)MANNED, Belgium
12:30 13:45 Lunch
13:45 14:15 Barry Koperberg Barry Koperberg, Founder & General Manager, Wings For Aid, The Netherlands, on “Key learnings of Cargo Drone mission for UN in Dominican Republic”, More information wings for aid program
14:15 14:45 caroline gevaert program Caroline Gevaert, Remote Sensing and Machine Learning Specialist, The World Bank, on ‘Opportunities for Cargo Drones in Africa and Lake Victoria Challenge. ‘ world bank logo program
14:45 15:15 patrique zaman program Patrique (Pi) Zaman, Entrepreneur & Aeronaut, Avy, on “Medical Drone Flight in the Netherlands”, More information
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15:15 16:00 Break
Student Session
16:00 16:20 José Ignacio de Alvear Cárdenas José Ignacio de Alvear Cárdenas, Aerospace Engineering Master student at Delft University of Technology, on “Silent Delivery Drone, Silentium: The Alternative Method of Package Delivery”, More information
16:20 16:40 bernd rietberg program Bernd Rietberg, Researcher, TNO / Business Developer, Silverwing silverwing program
16:40 17:30 Drinks