The Commercial UAV Show Asia: Is Asia Ready for Commercial Drones to Take Flight?by Fintechnews Singapore August 27, 2016
With their increasing popularity and affordability in civil industries, UAVs or drones are increasingly taking off for commercial missions. How can businesses effectively adopt these unmanned aerial vehicles to save money, time and lives? What will be the best way to manage these drones from the regulatory and safety point of view?
On September 1, the leading regulators from across the region will be gathering at Terrapinn’s The Commercial UAV Show Asia to discuss the future plans to improve RPAS regulation in the region. Leading the panel discussion is Mr Daniel Ng, Director, Aviation Industry Division, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Mr Jim Spillane, Senior FAA Representative, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, and more. The panel will be moderated by Professor Douglas Marshall, President, True North Consulting.
On Day 2 of the conference (2 September 2016), Mr Zhao Li, Vice President, Commercial Drone, Ehang Inc. will highlight how they have successfully and safely carried a passenger on-board a fully autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle — the first in the world and a breakthrough within the UAS industry. Rakuten, which has also joined in the race for drone delivery, will also share their trials and plans underway for future delivery deployments.
Speakers at the 2016 edition of The Commercial UAV Show Asia come from Asia Pacific and globally.
The event is expected to attract over 1,000 attendees with featured case studies on the drone deployments in the mining, utilities and energy, agriculture, transport and delivery, search and rescue, humanitarian efforts and more.
Alongside the conference is an exhibition with over 50 emerging technology exhibitors showcasing products, solutions and services. The event will also be co-located with The IoT Show Asia 2016.