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European unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) conference

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The conference, subtitled 'Benefits for the European citizens and new opportunities for the European economy' is the first one of its kind worldwide, reaching beyond the community of experts and developers. With an expected audience of about 400 senior decision makers, it will bring together Member State officials, European Union institutions representatives, end-users and Industry leaders. Key-note speakers will include high-level representatives of the European Commission, EDA and Industry.

The conference aims to:

increase public awareness of the European industry base in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) sector;

increase public awareness about the significant potential of UAS applications for the benefit of citizens, as well as for their governments;

present the potential offered by UAS in the protection of our planet's environment and resources;

raise political awareness to overcome current obstacles in Europe to the use of UAS.