spin
 

   

 

Brussels, Belgium

6-7 December 2016

Register now

WHY ATTEND THE RPAS CIVOPS 2016 CONFERENCE

The European Civil RPAS Operators’ Forum

An international conference for the RPAS operators community focusing on the implementation of the European RPAS Roadmap, and on issues that are of particular importance to RPAS operators, e.g. national regulatory matters, insurance, privacy & data protection, civil RPAS operational matters, current & future applications [commercial, non-commercial (corporate, governmental non-military)], current bottlenecks, technical and performance requirements, aerial work customer requirements, novel operations, operational experience & lessons learned.

Panel discussions will permit active interaction between the speakers and the audience. The presentations and panel topics will broaden the awareness of current and potential RPAS operators, their current & potential customers, regulatory authorities & manufacturers.

The objective of the RPAS CivOps conference is to:

  • Increase awareness relative to currently on-going civil RPAS operations [commercial & non-commercial (corporate, research, governmental non-military)];
  • Give current civil RPAS operators the possibility to state their case;
  • Contribute to identifying the civil RPAS community to itself;
  • Highlight the diversity of current & potential civil RPAS applications and present business case examples;
  • Disseminate information on the currently on-going civil RPAS-related regulatory activities in various fields (including “product safety”);
  • Permit potential customers of RPAS flight services to express their requirements;
  • Create a forum for current and future civil RPAS operators, and the representatives of the organizations that are involved in preparing the future for civil RPAS operations, to interact;
  • Present novel civil RPAS applications;
  • Discuss critical issues such as responsibility, liability, insurance, privacy & data protection;
  • Promote interaction with the decision makers in Brussels.

The RPAS CivOps conference brings together representatives of the following communities and organizations:

  • Current civil RPAS operators [commercial & non-commercial (corporate; research, governmental non-military)];
  • Organizations currently involved in preparing the future regulations for civil RPAS on a national & European level (incl. European Commission, EASA, SESAR JU, EUROCONTROL, JARUS, and various standards organizations);
  • National Aviation Authorities ;
  • National data protection agencies ;
  • Insurance companies (underwriters & brokers);
  • National associations involved with RPAS;
  • National working groups involved with RPAS;
  • Current & potential customers of RPAS flight services;
  • Flight training schools;
  • Manufacturers of civil RPAS (all aircraft types of all sizes);
  • Manufacturers of sub-systems for RPAS (including imagery & non-imagery sensors).

2 DAY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

This conference is organized within the context of the ICAO RPAS Manual, Riga Declaration, the RPAS content in the EC’s “Aviation Strategy”, EASA’s “Technical Opinion, EC’s Drone-Rules.EU project, SESAR’s Outlook Study, various national strategies and the increasing importance of the advisory role that JARUS stands to play.
With dedicated splinter meetings, RPAS 2016 will focus attention on Safety Rules for Test Ranges, Remote Pilot Training & Flight School Qualification, and RPAS-related insurance.

LOCATION: ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY

Royal Military Academy
8 Hobbema Straat
BE-1000 Brussels
Belgium
Nearest metro stations: Merode & Schumann

CONFERENCE ADMITTANCE
Qualified delegates from all acceptable (UN & EU guidelines) countries can register. Admittance to the conference and the exhibition is only possible for registered delegates.

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT DEADLINE
12.00 noon (Paris time) on 2 December 2016

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

The speakers at this conference include representatives of the European Commission, European Commission agencies, NATO, national government authorities, and various companies & organizations from Austria, Belgium, Czech Rep., Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Spain, UK, United States of America.

RECOMMENDED ATTENDANCE
The plenary conference & the splinter meetings will broaden the awareness of current & future RPAS operators [commercial, non-commercial (incl. corporate), governmental non-military], their potential customers, current & future manufacturers (RPAS & sub-systems), regulatory authorities, test ranges, standards organizations, flight schools, insurers, risk managers, legal experts.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Each day will feature a welcome coffee/tea, a morning & afternoon refreshment break. On both days lunch (not included in the conference fee) will be served in the Royal Military Academy’s cafeteria. The first day will be concluded by a conference cocktail. These refreshment breaks, lunches & cocktail will offer exceptional networking opportunities.

COORDINATED WITH

European & International Organizations

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY

RPAS CIVOPS 2016

On 6-7 December 2016

Registration deadline : 12.00 (noon) on 2 December 2016

OUR RECENT POSTSInformation of interest

Drones-Rules.EU

Drones-Rules.EU

The Drones-Rules.EU project aims at building a comprehensive and high quality online presence in order to create THE reference web portal in the European Union (EU) (+ Norway and Switzerland)
Terminology

Terminology

The use of the correct terminology in RPAS-related regulatory, legal and technical documents (e.g. technical & performance standards) is of the utmost importance, especially in the context of the desired European and international harmonization.
RPAS/Drone Operations in the European Union (EU) The EU Operation Centric Approach

RPAS/Drone Operations in the European Union (EU) The EU Operation Centric Approach

RPAS/drone technology brings radical changes and creates opportunities for new services and applications. They represent a tremendous opportunity both for the aeronautical manufacturing industry, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises, and for the many aviation and non-aviation businesses that will be able to integrate them into their activities, and increase their efficiency and competitiveness.

SPONSORING

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorship of the RPAS 2017 conference permits to be directly identified with this technically informative international
conference. The event is organized for the international RPAS community, in response to the requirement expressed by UVS
International members for an event where current & future governmental non-military & commercial civil RPAS operators,
RPAS manufacturers, pilot training companies, R&D organizations, insurers, academia, as well as current & potential customers
can interface with each other, as well as with regulatory authorities and traditional aerial work suppliers.
Within the framework of UVS International’s Global Access Initiative, and in co-ordination with the European Parliament,
European Commission, European RPAS Roadmap Implementation Coordination Group, International Civil Aviation Organization
(ICAO), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Eurocontrol, European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC), standards
organizations, JARUS, SESAR JU, various national CAAs & ministries, EC-financed consortia, as well as with the International
RPAS Coordination Council (national associations), this is Europe’s principal RPAS Regulatory, Policy & Innovation Forum,
addressing the current & future aspects of RPAS-related regulatory & policy issues.

LUNCH SPONSOR
2 Opportunies
(14 & 15 June 2017)

Benefits include:
– Signage recognizing Lunch Sponsorship on conference promotional literature,
programme, lunch tables & conference proceedings portal.
– 6 page advertisement/advertorial on www.rpas-conference.com up to 30 June 2017
– Bare floor space for a pop-up stand (supplied by sponsor) or a presentation wall
(supplied by sponsor) (both 2m linear) – 1 Table can be provided.
– Free nominal entry for 2 conference delegates (both days).
– Half page advertisement in the 2017 edition of the RPAS Yearbook.

COCKTAIL SPONSOR
1 Opportunity
(14 June 2017)

Benefits include:
– Can give a welcome address at the cocktail.
– Signage recognizing Cocktail Sponsorship on conference promotional literature,
programme & conference proceedings portal.
– 8 page colour advertisement or advertorial on www.rpas-conference.com up to
30 June 2017.
– Flags with sponsor’s logo (supplied by sponsor) on bar & all tables.
– Free nominal entry for 1 conference delegate (both days).
– Half page advertisement in the 2017 edition of the RPAS Yearbook.

COFFEE BREAK SPONSOR
2 Opportunities
(14 & 15 June 2017)

Sponsorship is per day (morning & afternoon breaks) & benefits include:
– Signage recognizing Coffee Break Sponsorship on conference promotional literature,
programme & conference proceedings portal.
– 4 page colour advertisement or advertorial on www.rpas-conference.com up to
30 June 2017.
– Flags with sponsor’s logo (supplied by sponsor) on beverage stations & all tables.
– Free nominal entry for 1 conference delegate (both days).
– Quarter page advertisement in the 2017 edition of the RPAS Yearbook.

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Delegate Bags (supplied & delivered by sponsor)
Incl. 1/4 page advertisement in the 2017 edition of the RPAS Yearbook
Lanyards & badge casing (supplied & delivered by sponsor)
Incl. 1/4 page advertisement in the 2017 edition of the RPAS Yearbook

CONTACT INFORMATION

For pricing & additional information contact Peter van Blyenburgh:
Tel.: 33-1-46.51.88.65 – pvb@uvs-international.org – pvb@uvs-info.com

SEE VENUE

ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY 8 Hobbema Straat, BE-1000 Brussels, Belgium. Nearest metro stations: Merode & Schumann

Get Directions

Get ın touch

Fields marked with an * are required