Future Flight Standards Programme webinar

Future Flight Standards Programme webinar

Date: Wednesday 19 July 2023

Timing: 10:00 – 11:30 (BST)

What’s this webinar about?

Innovation in air mobility will transform how we connect people and deliver services, and lead to new economic opportunities. To support this opportunity, we are leading the Future Flight Standards Programme, in partnership with UKRI, and together with the Future Flight Challenge consortia and industry stakeholders. This will accelerate the safe trialling, development and integration of new types of aircraft and air mobility.

Join this free webinar to learn more about the programmediscover the value of standards in the Future Flight arena, and hear from stakeholders from UKRI, the CAA and Boeing.

What will participants gain?

When attending the webinar, you will:

  • Learn about the programme, its role in enabling wider commercialization and driving technology investment to the UK
  • Understand how the standards programme relates to government initiatives and regulation
  • Discover the new standards landscape and upcoming vocabulary standard, and how to get involved in our online community to learn more and help shape future standards
  • Gain valuable perspectives and insights from key stakeholders
  • Pose questions to the experts, innovators, and standards makers


10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and introduction

Nick Fleming, Associate Director, Transport and Mobility, BSI

10:10 – 10:20 The Future Flight Challenge

Gary Cutts, Challenge Director, Future Flight, UKRI

10:20 – 10:30 Regulations for air mobility and drones

Ewa Gowers, Product Manager GAU and RPAS, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

10:30 – 10:40 The Future Flight Standards Programme – supporting safe innovation

Chris Gee, Head of Sector, Air Mobility, BSI

10:40 – 10:45 Stakeholder perspective: Innovation in advanced air mobility

Nichola Bates, Head of Global Accelerators and Innovation Programs, Boeing

10:45 – 10:50 Stakeholder perspective: Drones

Mike Gadd, ACE/20 Committee Chair and Head of Office of Airworthiness, Blue Bear Systems Research

10:50 – 11:25 Panel and Q&A discussion

Chaired by Nick Fleming, Associate Director, Transport and Mobility, BSI

11:25 – 11:30 Wrap up and close

Nick Fleming, Associate Director, Transport and Mobility, BSI

Who should attend the webinar?

The webinar will provide important insights to a wide spectrum of stakeholders including:

  • Manufacturers and technology providers for drones, aviation and air mobility
  • Sensing, communications and data technology providers
  • Consultants and experts actively involved in future flight and drones
  • Infrastructure providers, including for airports and vertiports
  • Government, including local government and regulators
  • Insurance, finance and legal organizations
  • Academia active in air mobility
  • Future of Air Mobility (FoaM) accelerator companies

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