66th DroneMasters Meetup

60 minutes full "droning" - part of the Berlin Science Week


The Meetup starts at 4pm CET. 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 #066

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

Engaging Women in the Drone Industry

Desi Ekstein

Desi Ekstein

UAS instructor, Founder

Desi Ekstein, known better in the industry as Drone Diva Desi. Ms. Ekstein is an Adjunct Instructor of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) at TCI MiraCosta College, in Carlsbad California. Desi has over 8 years of remote piloting experience, is an FAA Certified 107 Remote Pilot in Command (RPIC) and is an AUVSI TOP Certification Category Level 3 Remote Pilot/Instructor status. Desi is an International Keynote speaker and a published author on UAS safety and operations. She is also a Lead Representative FAA UAS/Drone Safety in San Diego California, and an ambassador for Women and Drones. Desi has logged UAS commercial flight hours in a wide variety of industrial applications and provides educational instruction for the Remote Pilot Part 107 exam. She also teaches at Elementary Institute of Science (EIS) for the "Girls Take Flight" as part of a young female STEM program and for On The Go Video.biz. Desi's goal is to continue her expertise as both a UAS commercial pilot, educator, and to play a leading role in promoting UAS safe operations.

MiraCosta College, On The Go Video.biz, Lake Elsinore (us), miracosta.edu
04:30 pm

Smarter, faster, better? Potential and challenges of integrating Drones in the provision of future healthcare

Mina Baumgarten

Mina Baumgarten

Projektleitung MV|LIFE|DRONE

Dr. Baumgarten has been the lead of MV|LIFE|DRONE UAS working group at Universitätsmedizin Greifswald since 2018. Together with Prof. Klaus Hahnenkamp the working group has realized two project phases so far on integrating medical drones into the chain of survival. Dr. Baumgarten, a medical doctor herself, is an experienced professional in healthcare delivery, health system evaluation, design and management. In addition to her academic work she is head of department responsible for digital health and innovation at Vivantes-Netzwerk für Gesundheit a major community owned hospital and healthcare provider in Berlin.

Universität Greifswald, Greifswald, uni-greifswald.de
04:45 pm

Drones in medical care - milestones and challenges

Sabrina John

Sabrina John


Sabrina John is CEO of the software company GLVI Gesellschaft für Luftverkehrsinformatik, and project leader of „Medifly Hamburg“. She is active in the drone association UAV DACH e.V. as a board member and working group leader. And she is a member of the Drone Advisory Board of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport.

GLVI Gesellschaft für Luftverkehrsinformatik, Hamburg (de), glvi.de
05:00 pm

Emergency drone interventions for healthcare and critical infrastructure

Mikael Shamim

Mikael Shamim


Mikael Shamim is CEO of drone company Helicus, based in Antwerp, Belgium. He combines a healthcare management background with his aviation passion. Mikael advocates EU level collaboration to develop effective and affordable drone-based transport solutions. This is reflected through the open HAI ecosystem (“Helicus Aero Initiative”) that creates and drives federal and European projects towards enabling safe and societal beneficial aerial solutions.

Helicus, Antwerp (be), helicus.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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