This one-day conference, organised by techUK, the UK’s foremost trade body for tech companies, and DJI, the world’s leading manufacturer of civilian drones, will provide a unique blend of policy and industry expertise from a range of eminent organisations and enterprises to discuss the most pressing and challenging questions surrounding the future of drones in the UK.
10.30 Welcome & introduction from Julian David, CEO, techUK
10.45 Elaine Whyte, Director, Drone Lead, PwC
Keynote 1: From niche to mainstream to… what next?
11.10 Martin Brandenburg, Managing Director, DJI Europe
Keynote 2: Innovation versus Regulation?
11.30 – 12.45 Session 1: Developments that will define the drone use cases of tomorrow
Understanding some of the most exciting projects and advances in the sector that will materialise in the next 5-10 years
12.45 – 13.30 Networking Lunch
13.30 – 14.45 Session 2: Reconciling the present and the future: how to address concerns about security, safety and privacy
Panel discussion with leading experts and practitioners about the kind of policy framework and interventions that can best facilitate the continuous growth of the drone sector while addressing concerns
14.45 – 15.15 Session 3: Balancing innovation and regulation: where next for drone policy in the UK?
Q&A with a senior Government representative about the Drone Bill and other Government actions
15.15 – 15.45 Coffee
15.45 – 17.00 Session 4: How to make the positive case for drones
Panel exploring how politics, business and operators can increase the social purpose of drones and gain greater public support for the emerging use cases and proliferation of drones
17.00 – 19.00 Reception
Our Chief Technology Officer, Paul, is speaking in Session 1: Developments that will define the drone use cases of tomorrow.
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