Leaders from government and industry are meeting in Brussels, March 22 and 23 at the Unmanned , hosted by (), to discuss the integration of , also known as drones, into the European airspace.

The conference, which is taking place at the , will examine a range of issues on advancing the global UAS community and promoting harmonization of regulation, integration and culture.

Speakers scheduled to address the conference include:

Jacqueline Foster, a member of the European Parliament.
Trevor Woods, certification director of the European Aviation Safety Agency.
Koen De Vos, senior drone expert with DG MOVE – Mobility and Transport, European Commission.
Ron van de Leijgraaf, senior policy advisor for Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.
Mike Gadd, policy specialist with the UK Civil Aviation Authority and chairman of the International Civil Aviation Organization RPAS Panel.
Earl Lawrence, director of the UAS Integration Office, Federal Aviation Administration.
“AUVSI is committed to fostering a global community of business leaders, researchers and policymakers that work together to advance unmanned systems,” says . “These key stakeholders are convening at to promote regulatory harmonization and a landscape of innovation across borders that are necessary for the international unmanned systems community to continue to grow and thrive.”

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