The Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) and SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking are organising the EU Drone Days, taking place 29-30 November in Brussels, Belgium. Over the course of the event, participants will gain key insights into the Commission’s Drone Strategy 2.0., and join in discussions on how ready the European drone sector is to make U-space a reality. Participants can also enjoy an exhibition of the latest industry innovations in urban air mobility and SESAR 2020 U-space projects.
29 November: Launch of the European Drone Strategy 2.0
The EU Drone Days will kick off with the launch of the forward-looking European Drone Strategy 2.0, intended to foster uptake of drone technology, while ensuring safety, security and social acceptance. Panel discussions with industry and policy experts will examine in detail the areas covered by the Strategy, including innovative air mobility and aerial services, and strengthening European civil, security and defence industry capabilities. European Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean, and Director-General for Mobility and Transport Henrik Hololei (tbc) will speak at the event.
30 November: SESAR 3 JU U-space Showcase event
On day two, the SESAR 3 JU will host a U-space Showcase event. This will be an opportunity for the European drone community to present and discuss progress towards making U-space a reality, and to explore the results of the SESAR 2020 programme of U-space research and demonstration projects.