UAS Nordic Conference (UNC) 2014


Patrick will be speaking in Norway shortly, be sure to say hello if you see him.

UAS Norway is happy to announce the program and a short presentation of its key speakers at this years UNC – the prime event for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in Scandinavia.

Session #1
09:00 – 10:40

RPAS status in Scandinavia
OPENING REMARKS, Gunnar Rokseth, UAS Norway

Challenging Norwegian government to use more unmanned systems

OPENING OF CONFERENCE, Jan Arild Ellingsen, MP, Norwegian Parliament

The Silicon Valley unmanned revolution
KEYNOTE, Patrick Egan, sUAS News

The Norwegian requirements for unmanned services
KEYNOTE, Tore Tennøe, The Norwegian Technology Council

Unmanned Systems and The Norwegian Defence, Society and Industry
KEYNOTE, Stein Grinaker, The Norwegian Defense Research Establishment

Session #2
11:00 – 12:30

The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority on status of RPAS safety
KEYNOTE, Bente Heggedal, Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority

The art of BLOS operations
Jostein Sveen, Andøya Space Center

VTOL flights in difficult conditions
Maurits Kroese, Aerialtronics

Field experiences from Greek border surveillance using UAV’s
D. Gkritzapis, Hellenic Police / G. Kioumourtzis / Ministry of Public Order & Citizen Protection

Session #3
13:30 – 15:00

The S92 unmanned full size helicopter in civilian purpose
Cauvin Polycarpe, Sikorsky USA

Reduncy as a safety factor in RPAS operations
Eirik Solberg, Dronera

Industrial inspections using UAV’s is about more than flying
Joachim Hovland, Hovertech

Detection of RPAS at secure objects
Stig Nyvold, Squarehead

Session #4
15:20 – 16:20

Extreme sports made cool by UAV filming: experience and behind-the-camera
Daniell Ashby, AntiMedia

Pilot and operator training program at UIT
Håvard Mjøen, UIT

BLOS Week 2014
Dan Richard Isdahl Eng, UAS Norway

What’s needed to further expand the business?

Closing remarks
Knut Moe, UAS Norway