65th DroneMasters Meetup

60 minutes full "droning" - followed by networking & talks


The Meetup starts at 4pm CEST. The Meetup language is English. Registered participants will receive an access link to a Microsoft Teams event and a quick start guide on how to join. Networking afterward is made possible by DroneMasters' instant messenger.


04:00 pm

Intro. DroneMasters Meetup #065

Frank Wernecke

Frank Wernecke

Founder & CEO

Frank Wernecke is the founder and CEO of DroneMasters Boost GmbH, a consultancy focusing on vertical mobility and drones. He is also the founding partner of the DroneMasters Academy, which inspires kids and young adults to become tomorrow's inventors, developers, and entrepreneurs.

DroneMasters Boost GmbH, Berlin (de), dronemasters.com
04:15 pm

The Tuwaiq Drones Challenge

Abdulmalek S. Al-Garayis

Abdulmalek S. Al-Garayis

Head of Drone Sector

Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming, and Drones, Riyadh (sa), safcsp.org.sa
04:30 pm

Opening the Skies for UAS Operations – MissionGO’s MGV100 and FAA Type Certification

Chris Corgnati

Chris Corgnati


Chris Corgnati is a retired Navy Captain and business executive with extensive experience in both the federal and private sectors in executive leadership, strategic planning, operational execution, and unmanned aircraft systems. As president of MissionGO, Corgnati appreciates the collaborative, mission-based approach leveraging cutting edge technology for initiatives that matter. Under his leadership, Corgnati seeks to establish MissionGO as the premiere UAS provider in the country.

MissionGO, Baltimore (us), missiongo.io
04:45 pm

Scaling up sustainable reforestation with natural seedpellets and drones

Markus Patas

Markus Patas

Technical Product Manager

Markus Patas studied industrial engineering at TU Berlin and wrote his bachelor thesis on "Possibilities and challenges of future drone applications". As a hobby, he built and flew his own drones, first larger ones for videography, then smaller ones for racing. After his master's degree, he worked for a few years as a consultant until he joined Skyseed to develop the needed technical and procedural solutions for its seeding activities.

Skyseed GmbH, Berlin (de), skyseed.eco
05:00 pm

Drone Agnostic Delivery Stations make deliveries by drones safer, more secure, and deliver handsfree chain of custody from A to B

Ryan Walsh

Ryan Walsh


As a former Army Ranger with the 75th Ranger Regiment, Ryan learned the lessons of working under extreme conditions to accomplish the mission. After leaving the military following several overseas deployments, he turned to entrepreneurship to be a leader in the drone industry. He began working on drone delivery in 2013, filing some of the first ever drone delivery patents in many countries around the world. He has 28 granted patents so far in the drone delivery space, where he is listed as the lead inventor, with over two dozen more patents pending. He has a degree in Economics from Northeastern Illinois University and his MBA from North Central College.

Valqari, South Lombard (us), valqari.com


Prior registration is mandatory. We reserve the right to make changes to the program at short notice and without prior notice - this does not result in any claim for a refund.


DroneMasters' mission is to accelerate the evolution of vertical mobility. The DroneMasters Meetups provide the leading global cross-industry network around vertical mobility and drones. At the DroneMasters Meetups, experts and enthusiasts from business, science, civil society, administration, and politics share ideas and experiences to shape the sustainable use of drones.

The talks are limited to 10 minutes to keep the event entertaining. The presentation language is English. Members of the DroneMasters Pioneers Club can participate via live stream and interact via DroneMasters' instant messenger service on Mattermost (open source, self-hosted Slack alternative).

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