We are thrilled to share the highlights of our recent ANRA Huddle webinar, “The Way Forward for U-space,” which took place on November 7th, 2023. The event was a resounding success, with an impressive turnout of industry professionals and enthusiasts. In case you missed it, or if you want to revisit the insightful discussions, you can watch the full recording of the webinar below.
Our webinar delved into the crucial topic of U-space, with a focus on the implementation of UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) Systems and services in European Union member states within the aviation industry and civil aviation sector. The session addressed a range of critical questions from technical, financial, and regulatory perspectives, aiming to provide a comprehensive view of the challenges and opportunities in the U-space landscape.
Andrew Hately: Andrew is a senior researcher in the Drone unit at the EUROCONTROL Innovation Hub. He brought his expertise to the webinar, shedding light on the outstanding technical and regulatory challenges within the U-space domain.
Billy Josefsson: Billy, from LFV, an air navigation service provider, focused on topics such as UAM/AAM, Automation, AI support for operations, and safety & risk assessment related to new technology. His insights revolved around harmonizing UAM/AAM solutions across EU member states and the role of CIS and USSP.
Stephane Vaubourg: As the U-space Project Manager at EASA, Stephane shared valuable insights into the rollout of U-space, starting with the certification of UISSP and CIS service providers, a crucial aspect of U-space development.
Mikael Shamim: Mikael, CEO of Helicus, provided a unique perspective on drone services in healthcare transport within U-space and scaled operations. His insights were particularly relevant in the context of the growing demand for medical drone services.
Amit Ganjoo: Amit, the Founder and CEO of ANRA Technologies, drew on his background in aviation, robotics, and communication to address the technology provider’s point of view as a USSP and CISP. His insights were invaluable in understanding the technological aspects of U-space.
Koen De Vos: Koen, the Secretary General for GUTMA, focussed in the need for harmonization, evolution of business cases and the technological and regulatory chnages required to make all this a reality.
Phillip Butterworth-Hayes: Phillip expertly moderated the session, ensuring a smooth flow of discussions and facilitating an engaging and informative conversation among the panelists.
We are delighted by the positive response and engagement from our audience during the webinar. If you couldn’t attend or wish to revisit the insights shared by our esteemed speakers, be sure to watch the full webinar recording below.
Thank you for being part of this exciting journey to explore the future of U-space. Stay tuned for more insightful webinars and discussions in the future!