EU Market Access & Operations for UAS - Online Technical Session


    Register now and get ready to comply with the latest UAS regulations before they become mandatory on January 1, 2024.

    The webinar starts at 09:00 am Central European Summer Time (CEST) / 15:00 pm China Standard Time (CST) and will have an estimated duration of 45 minutes.

    Free Registration

    • Start date: 17/10/2023
    • End date: 17/10/2023
    • City: Online
    • Country: Others

    Join our experts in UAS testing, certification, and regulation, for insight on the latest  EU regulation on drones, including EU 2019/945, EU 2019/947, and related standards.

    In this technical session, we will cover:

    • how the current regulatory landscape affects manufacturers willing to sell in the EU and companies operating or preparing to launch drone operations in EU skies.  
    • Testing, certification, and risk assessment requirements.
    • The different milestones manufacturers will have to achieve until the UAS regulation is fully enforced and becomes mandatory.

    About the Online Technical Session

    This free technical session will be held online via Microsoft Teams. No plug-in or previous software is required to attend, you’ll only need your internet browser (Chrome, Edge, Mozilla, etc.). The conferences will be held in English.

    Guest Speaker: Antidio Viguria, CTO of Avionics and Systems at CATEC

    Dr. Antidio Viguria Jiménez, a Fulbright scholar with an MSc from Georgia Tech and a Ph.D. from the University of Seville, has led CATEC's Avionics and Systems Division since 2008 and has been its CTO in Avionics and Systems since 2019. 

    He's directed over 80 R&D projects in unmanned aerial systems, and aerial robotics. He's managed 25+ European projects, including PILOTING H2020. With a team of 70+ people, he has worked closely with major Spanish UAV companies, authored 100+ scientific publications related to UAS, and co-authored 5 technological patents, solidifying his position as a leader in the field.

    Main Speaker: Javier Balaguer, UAS Technical Manager at Applus+ Laboratories 

    Javier Balaguer Zafra is a Spanish professional with a background in aerospace engineering. He holds a degree in aerospace engineering from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) and an MSc in Applications and Technologies for Unmanned Aircraft Systems from the same university. 

    He has wide experience in hardware integration, analysis of compliance requirements, testing, and certification. He is also knowledgeable in CAD design, image processing, and computer vision. He has worked as a UAV Engineer at HEMAV Foundation and is currently the UAS Technical Manager at Applus+ Laboratories. 

    He has participated in European standardization committees and has contributed to several H2020 European projects, with major contributions to the CORUS-XUAM.

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    A technological partner for the UAS industry

    Applus+ Laboratories is a forerunner in UAS certification for EU Market Access. We were the first  EU Notified Body fully accredited to test and certify all types of UAS and its components. 

    Thanks to our multi-technological capabilities and our footprint in Europe and China, we can provide all the testing services required to certify drones for the EU market, allowing manufacturers to identify their UAS with the corresponding Class Identification Label.

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