ADW Industry Update - UAM and the Role of Cities

01 juli 2021
10:00u - 13:00u
Amsterdam Drone Week

Register now for the ADW Industry Update on 1 July with an international programme on the role of local authorities in the morning and the Dutch Drone Agenda in the afternoon.



10.00 hours Opening by moderator Servaz van Berkum, programme director and moderator at Pakhuis de Zwijger. 

10.05 hours EASA update:
  Moving forward with the regulatory framework on UAM in Europe
  - Impact of the results of the EASA study on societal acceptance of UAM - Update U-space
  - The agenda for the EASA HLC

 Interview moderated by Servaz van Berkum with:
 Maria Algar Ruiz, Drone Programme Manager, EASA
 Ken Engelstadt, Project Manager U-space, EASA
 Nathalie le Cam, Senior policy officer Urban Air Mobility, EASA

10.45 hours Wrap-up and speed-dating sessions

11.00 hours UIC2 Roundtable:
Safe, Secure and Sustainable Management of the Urban Sky (U-space)
 - What is the need for multi-stakeholder coordination?
 - What can we learn from the results of the EASA study on societal acceptance? 
 - What are the requirements for noise, privacy and cyber security?
 - What is the role of cities in the regulatory framework for UAM (UIC2 Manifesto)? 

 Panel moderated by Servaz van Berkum and Vassilis Agouridas (UIC2-leader)
 Ron van de Leijgraaf, Senior Policy advisor, Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, Chair of RPAS Panel at ICAO
 Onno Veldhuizen, Mayor of Enschede
 Ralf Heidger, Head of UTM Development Programme DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung

11.45 hours Wrap-up and group-networking sessions

12.15 hours Integrated Skies interview:
 Creating a blueprint for future skies
 - How far away is globally interoperable UTM and ATM?
 - What is the importance of cooperation between the mobile and aviation industry?

 Interview moderated by Servaz van Berkum with:
 Alex Sinclair, CTO GSMA
 Simon Hocquard, Director General CANSO

12.45 hours Wrap-up and speed-dating sessions

The Dutch programme: De Nederlandse Drone Agenda (Dutch spoken only) starts at 14.00 CEST. View the programme here.