67th DroneMasters Meetup

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


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 #067

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

Cyber resilience as a prerequisite for the successful integration of drones into European airspace

Adriaan Wiese

Adriaan Wiese


Adriaan Wiese is a Compliance Specialist, coming from a legal background with studies in South Africa and the Netherlands, where he pursued his interest in law and technology. He has a lifelong passion for aviation and, at the same time, a thorough understanding and experience in market research and business development, both at a local and at an international level. He has worked as the intermediary in developing business between the Netherlands and South(ern) Africa, including airport development, and he has completed research for major companies and bodies, such as Schiphol Airport and the Dutch Council of the Judiciary. He is co-founder of the company Mercury Systems B.V. which provides digital and compliance solutions to the unmanned aviation industry.

Mercury Unmanned Systems, The Hague (nl), mercurysystems.info
04:30 pm

How to overcome connectivity challenges for BVLOS drone operation

Kerim Şare

Kerim Şare

Global Business Manager

Kerim Sare is an expert on live streaming and remote operation of drones from remote locations, with a current emphasis on BVLOS. Employed by Soliton Systems for the last eight years, a Japanese technology developer of live streaming solutions for broadcast, mobile surveillance, and remote operations, Kerim is working with a range of police forces, border control, military customers, as well as newly evolving technology partners to deliver cutting edge IP low latency video streaming solutions.

Soliton Systems, Istanbul (tr), solitonsystems.com
04:45 pm

The Bambi Project - How drones can save fawns from harvesters

Albrecht Küchler

Albrecht Küchler

Lead drone designer

Together with the Raise team, Albrecht Küchler is involved in the development of a drone that allows farmers to identify problem areas in their fields and optimize and save on the application of pesticides based on image data.

RAISE UG, Freising (de), raiseagri.com
05:00 pm

AAM-Gym: Artificial Intelligence Testbed for Advanced Air Mobility

Kara Breeden

Kara Breeden

Associate Technical Staff

Kara Breeden is an Associate Technical Staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory in the Air Traffic Control mission area. At Lincoln Laboratory, her works includes the development of the Next-Generation Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS X) where she focused on the small UAS variant with terrain-awareness features. She also works on the AI Testbed for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM-Gym) focusing on hierarchical tactical deconfliction. Kara is an AIAA Senior Member and holds a M.Sc.Eng. in Robotics from the University of Pennsylvania.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Boston (us), ll.mit.edu


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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