On 19 & 20 January 2016 the “RPAS CivOps 2016” conference took place in the conference centre at Royal Military Academy (RMA) in Brussels, Belgium. It is the one & only European Civil RPAS Operators’ Forum. LARPAS representative Ilmars Ozols also went there to find out the latest tendencies.
The organizers “UVS International” (LARPAS cooperation organisation) coordinated this conference with:
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO);
Aerospace & Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD);
Conseil pour les drones civils/Council for Civil Drones – France;
Drone-Rules.EU Consortium – Belgium, France, Germany, UK;
International RPAS Coordination Council (25 national RPAS associations).
During this conference awareness of national regulatory regimes for safety, insurance, privacy, latest technologies and best practices was raised to ensure safe use of RPAS.
Here are some of the participants of this conference:
Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), European Parliament, European Commission (EC), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking (JU), EUROCONTROL, European Defence Agency (EDA), European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE), Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems (JARUS), as well as multiple national regulatory and military authorities and representatives from comanies like DJI, Nokia, UniFly etc.