SMi Group Reports: Examine New Developments in the SESAR Deployment Programme

SMi Group reports: Join the European Defence Agency and SESAR Joint Undertaking in their discussion at SMi's 15th annual conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems 19-20 November 2015 in London, UK.

London, United Kingdom, August 07, 2015 --( The European Commission has granted €329 million to help fund European air traffic management (ATM) projects as a result of the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Transport Call 2014.

This SESAR deployment programme will lead the investment plans by European air navigation service providers, airports, airlines, military and will provide Europe with a modern infrastructure, which guarantees the development of a safe and efficient continental air transport system in support of the European economy and the creation of jobs*.

Use this chance to discuss the SESAR programme at SMi’s 15th annual conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems taking place 19th – 20th November in London, UK. Denis Koehl from SESAR Joint Undertaking and Jean-Youri Marty from the European Defence Agency will provide an update on European RPAS usage and the SESAR programme with the focus on:

-Developing solutions to ensure safe air traffic integration (including sense & avoid)
-The strong dual use dimension of RPAS related activities
-Assessing how SESAR aims to ensure the safe and seamless integration for RPAS into the European Aviation System – particularly within the context of the Single European Sky (SES) initiative
-Aligned with the EU RPAS Roadmap, definition of the future R&D RPAS activities in SESAR 2020 Programme
-Build scenarios related to the market, explore current and future market trends and much more...

For the full conference programme and the speaker line-up 2015 please visit

This year’s conference will also give you a great opportunity to explore other highly relevant and niche developments within the field of UAS’s and UAV’s. In addition, it will provide a platform for the industry to discuss the legislative, physical and technological challenges in implementing UAV’s and will assess the advancements in the commercial sector and how they can be applied to optimise military operations.

Workshop: The event will include an interactive half-day pre-conference workshop entitled Counter-UAS: The Next Arms Race? Hosted by Squadron Leader (Ret'd) Keven Gambold, CEO, Unmanned Experts on 18th November 2015.

£100 Early Bird Expires 30th September
Register online at or contact Frederick Agboletey on +44 020 7827 1070 or to secure your £100 early bird discount.

For sponsorship enquiries please contact Sadia Malick on +44 020 7827 1748 or email

* Source:
SMi Group
Ina Luft