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Conference Program 2017-10-11T08:25:58+00:00

Get inspired by industry leaders sharing their knowledge of Unmanned Systems

With over one hundred participants, topping 750 high quality visitors and an international speakers line up, TUS Nordics promises to be the exciting fifth edition for the entire unmanned systems industry. Covering the full civilian and commercial spectrum of the use of unmanned systems. Below you will find our latest version of the Conference Program.

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Tuesday 10 October 2017

Live Demo Day at Hans Christian Andersen Airport

11:00 – 16:00

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Doors open

09:00 – 10:00

Opening Ceremony (open for public)

10:00 – 10:30

Jane Jegind
Deputy Mayor City of Odense

Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:00

Maritime Applications

11:00 – 12:30

New class of commercial UAS with over 250 kilos payload
Aleksandrs Timofejevs

The cloud based maritime emission monitoring
Matti Irjala
Director of R&D at Aeromon

Autonomous monitoring and inspection of harbors and waterways
Maarten Ruyssenaers
CEO Aquatic Drones

To boldly go where no man has gone before
Gareth R Knowles
UAS Strategist at Martek Aviation

30 Minutes Panel Session
Moderator: Brad Beach, ‎Director UAS Center at University of Southern Denmark

Lunch Break

12:30 – 13:30

Grand Keynote (open for public)

13:30 – 13:00

Global update of the Unmanned Systems Industry
Lucas van Oostrum
Founder Aerovinci

Offshore & Energy

14:00 – 15:30

Salvis Bralitis
Senior Inspection Engineer at Cyberhawk

Andreas Bruun Okholm
Co-Founder Kitex

Visual Detection Technology in Siemens Gamesa
Allan Moeller Larsen
Project Manager at Siemens Renewable Energy

30 Minutes Panel Session
Moderator: Anders Martinsen, Managing Director UAS Norway

Coffee Break

15:30 – 15:50


15:50 – 17:20

Norbert Hübner
Head of Feasibility Studies Section at ESA

Michael Niels Thorsen
Director Integra Holding at Integra Aerial Services

Rene Forsberg
Professor DTU Space atTechnical University of Denmark

30 Minutes Panel Session
Moderator: René Forsberg, Professor DTU Space at Technical University of Denmark

Thursday 12 October 2017

Doors open

09:00 – 09:30

Grand Keynote (open for public)

09:30 – 09:50

Dr. Jay Jin
CEO RobSense Tech. Co., Ltd

Security & Safety

09:50 – 11:20

Knut Torbjørn Moe
Director of Business at Squarehead Technology

On the UAV Integrations into Civil Airspace
Professor David Hyunchul Shim
Professor at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

ESG Counter-UAS Solution GUARDION: Mission Experience
Daniela Hildenbrand
Product Manager Counter UAV Systems – Defence & Public Security Division at ESG

Are you likely to be hit by a drone?
Associate Professor Anders la Cour-Harbo
Manager of Drone Research Laboratory at Aalborg University

30 Minutes Panel Session
Moderator: Knut Torbjørn Moe, Director of Business at Squarehead Technology

Coffee Break

11:20 – 11:40

Drone Operators

11:40 – 12:30

Experiences from power line, building, solar & blade inspections
Ken Falk
CEO Scopito

Oldrich Svec
Concrete Center Consultant at DTI

Lunch Break

12:30 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:30

Lucas van Oostrum
Founder Aerovinci

Drones-as-a-Service for agricultural applications
Philipp Trénel
Senior Specialist Field trials, technology and analysis at DTI

Engineering the eco-system for Agriculture
Patrick Halford
Nordics Robotics & Drone Ecosystem Development Director at IBM

Frants Bernstorff-Gyldensteen
Founder Gyldensteen

30 Minutes Panel Session
Moderator: Lucas van Oostrum, Founder Aerovinci

Coffee Break

15:30 – 15:50

The Future of Unmanned

The Future of Tethered Drones
15:50 – 16:10

Théo Cremel
Manager Business Development & Strategy at Elistair

UAS Traffic Management
16:10 – 16:30

Ronni Winkler Østergaard
Regional Manager Scandinavia and Baltics at Unifly

Regulations and future industry growth
16:30 – 17:15

Rune Yding Brogaard
Business Manager Drones at FORCE Technology

Klaus Lynge Petersen
Innovation and Concept Development at Vestas Wind Systems

Christoffer Greenfort
Senior Consultant at DroneDenmark

Brad Beach
Director UAS Center at University of Southern Denmark

Tero Vuorenmaa

3 Minutes Pitches / 30 Minutes Panel Session
Moderator: Anders Martinsen, Managing Director at UAS Norway

* Conference Program is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the conference