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Aviation Digital Transformation Forum


Event details

Date and time 13.09.2019 09:0018:00  
Place and room
Category Conferences - Seminars

Whether you are cutting-edge roboticist, an innovatve aeronautical engineer, an aerospace investor, an open-minded aviation policy maker, a forward-thinking helicopter operator or a visionary city planner, if you want to keep abreast on how drones and digital aviation will disrupt your world, the Aviation Digital Transformation Forum is a not-to-be-missed event!

09:00-09:10 Welcome

  • Canton Vaud
09:10-09:30 Keynote
  • Christian Struwe, DJI: Protecting the skies
0930-10:30 Research Track
  • Prof. Dario Floreano, EPFL: Resilient, multi-functional and agile drones
  • Prof. Roland Siegwart, ETHZ: Fully autonomous navigation and physical interaction with the environment
  • Prof. Davide Scaramuzza, UNIZH: Foldable drones for search and rescue missions
  • Prof. Jan Skaloud, EPFL: Novel drone navigation solution for GPS denied and low visibility environment
11:15-12:00 Harmonization Track
  • Benoit Curdy, FOCA: Standardization, where to put your efforts? A regulator perspective.
  • Kevin Sartori, Auterion: Why and how are we going to authorize and certify (open source) software for aviation
12:00-13:30 Networking Lunch
13:30-14:00 Keynote
  • Martin Vetterli, EPFL: Disruption doesn't happen by accident. Schools and universities fostering breakthroughs
14:00-14:20 Regulation
  • Koen de Vos, European Commission: U-Space regulation: where we are and where we are going
14:20-15:20 U-Space Panel: A New Era of Collaboration in the Sky
  • Sebastian Babiarz, Co-President GUTMA, Airmap
  • Reinaldo Negron, Co-President GUTMA, Wing
  • Lorenzo Murzilli, Treasurer, FOCA
  • And other GUTMA Board Members
15:40-16:40 UAM Track
  • Felix Lee, EHang: Let humankind fly freely like a bird
  • Thomas Pfamatter, Dufour Aerospace: Why helicopters operators are going to love eVTOL
  • John Langford, Aurora Flight Sciences: Proving the concept: the first flight of the Personal Aerial Vehicle
16:40-17:00 Keynote
  • Henri Seydoux, Parrot: Creating a new digital aviation industry