Drones: Industrial Applications 2017 - Increasing Efficiency and reducing Costs
- Receive practical information about drones in industry from the business, politics and research fields.
- Learn about current legal developments from representatives from institutions such as Drone Manufacturers Alliance and EASA.
- Find out how and where drones are successfully used by well-known companies such as Airbus Defense and Space, Altametris, ICL Fertilizers and Lufthansa Technik.
- Examine best practice examples from the field of inspections and (intra) logistics.
The international “Drones: Industrial Applications” conference will give you an overview of current applications of drones in inspections and intra logistics, present regulations and future markets . You will learn how you can implement drones in your company and how to maintain them.
Save costs by using drones for inspections and intra logistics
Drones have become a trending theme in industrial fields. This is evidenced by the number of start-up companies built around this future-oriented technology. Nevertheless, many companies are still unsure of how drones can and cannot be utilized in practice.
The “Drones: Industrial Applications” conference will show you which possibilities drones offer to companies and how you can apply them in your own business. The focus is on inspection and (intra) logistics applications. Find out about current developments in international markets and learn about current and aspired legal frameworks . Discuss issues such as safety and data protection with leading experts and see how and where drones have already been successfully utilized.
The accompanying program for the conference
As a “Drones: Industrial Applications” conference participant you can also take part in two other conferences running at the same time at no additional cost: “Maintenance” and “Smart Construction Equipment”. This gives you the opportunity to engage in a cross-industry exchange. It is also possible to visit the Accentures IIoT Innovation Center in Garching.
A particular highlight is the keynote from Jana Rosenmann, Head of Unmanned Aerial Systems at Airbus Defense and Space Netherlands B.V. Furthermore, Yakov Kahlon, CEO of ICL Group will explain how they implemented drones at ICL Fertilizers and Jonathan Ledgard will present his Droneport project in Africa.
The agenda boasts of presentations of internationally renowned experts and has been put together by our supporting Experts of the VDI Conference “Drones: Industrial Applications”
- Olaf Ronsdorf Lufthansa Technik AG / Frankfurt
- Marc Bachmann BITKOM e.V. / Berlin
- Christian Janke Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide / Daytona Beach
- Frank Wernecke DroneMasters GmbH / Berlin
Program of the Conference
Registration & welcome coffee
Chair’s welcome and opening address
How Drones revolutionize Industries
I. International Regulations
Development of EU regulatory Framework for Drones
Creating a single Market for Drones in Europe
Paula Iwaniuk, Director, Drone Manufacturers Alliance Europe (DMAE), Belgium
Networking & coffee break
What Regulations are needed to facilitate the industrial Use of Drones?
Moderator: Dr. Mark Azzam, DLR e.V.
II. Best Practices in Inspections
Why commercial Drones have an Infrastructure Problem
Dipl.-Ing. Kay Wackwitz, Founder & CEO, Drone Industry Insights UG, Germany
Blade Inspection 2.0: How automated Flight and Analytics are impacting Wind Park Operation and Maintenance
André Croft, B.Sc., Founder & CEO, Pro-Drone S.A., Portugal
Automating Inspection using Drones, Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence
Colin Hickey, Head of Product, co-author: Dr. Thomas Moranduzzo, Computer Scientist, both: Sky-Futures Ltd., UK
Networking & coffee break
High Accuracy Airborne LIDAR: The next Step in Infrastructure Inspection and Maintenance
Dip. Eng. Flavien Viguier, Chief Technology Officer, co-author: Anthony-Victor Mehl, MBA, Business Manager, both: Altametris, France
Improving Asset Performance through Drone Thermography at Scale
Christian Shuster, M.Sc., Co-Founder & CEO, co-author: Marian Krüger,
End of conference day one
At the end of the first conference day we kindly invite you to use the relaxed and informal atmosphere for in-depth conversations with other participants and speakers.
III. Intra Logistics and Logistics
Drones in Logistics – Existing Use Cases and Challenges
Benjamin Federmann, CEO, doks. Innovation GmbH, German
Drones at ICL Fertilizers - Case Study
Yakov Kahlon, CEO & Phosphate Business Unit Manager, ICL Group, Israel
Emerging Technologies for Emerging Economies: Drones Shaping a Better Future
Alexander El Adl, Student Researcher & Entrepreneur, USA
Networking & coffee break
The Invention of the Droneport and the Future of Drone Delivery
Jonathan Ledgard, Founder, Droneport Project and Director, New Machine
Autonomous Driving in the Parcel Industry: Scenarios and Perspectives
Gerd Seber, Group Manager Sustainability and Innovation, DPD Deutschland GmbH, Germany
IV. Safety – Privacy – Data
What is UTM?
Andres van Swalm, Founder & COO, Unifly NV, Belgium , co-author: Ralf Heidger, Technical Project Management, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, Germany
Unlocking low-altitude Airspace
Dr.-Ing. Andreas Lamprecht, CEO, Airmap Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Increasing operational Reliability and Efficacy of UAVs through Health Condition Monitoring
Ulrich Hoffmann, Project Leader UAV Services Development, Lufthansa Technik AG, Germany
Industrial Espionage with UAS in Germany – Legal Aspects of Anti-Drone-Solutions
Guido Morber, LL.M., Lawyer and Specialist Lawyer for Administrative Law,
Conference chair’s closing remarks
End of conference
Who should take part
This conference is addressed to
- Managing Directors
- Facility Managers and Technical Directors
- Condition Monitoring Engineers
- Maintenance Managers
- Warehouse Coordinator
- Head of Operations
- Product Developers
- Business Developers
- Head of R&D
- Innovation Managers
Mainly in the areas of energy, chemicals, transport, retail, logistics, oil & gas, facility management, construction, insurance and healthcare.
Book your space now
You’d like to know how drones can be used in your company and what possibilities they present? You want to find out about legal frameworks that regulate the use of drones in industry? Then register now for the “Drones: Industrial Applications – Increasing Efficiency and reducing Costs” conference.
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Emerging Technologies for Emerging Economies: Drones Shaping a Better Future for All
Author : Alexander El Adl
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