Programme Overview

Friday 18 September 2020

 08:15 - 09:00

Registration, coffee and networking

 09:00 - 10:30

Keynote Session

  • Welcome Introductions by RenewableUK 
  • Keynote Address
    • Updates from Government
  • Update on activities since the 2019 RUK W&A Event and proposed action plan

 10:30 - 11:10

Mid-morning coffee and networking

 11:10 - 12:30

Workshop 1: The surveillance environment – airspace and infrastructure

Round table discussions will develop the emerging surveillance environment and technologies in relation to the airspace architecture. In small groups, participants will be encouraged to develop action plan topics and priorities.

 12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and networking

 13:30 - 14:50

Workshop 2: Lighting and marking - the safety and environmental challenge

Round table discussions will consider how to ensure rational and consistent lighting requirements and how technology can help with solutions. In small groups, participants will be encouraged to develop action plan topics and priorities.

 15:10 - 16:30

Workshop 3: Drones and helicopters – impact of UTM and wind as a services customer

Round table discussions will consider how unmanned aerial systems (UAS) including UTMmay impact WT developments including the supply of supporting services. There will also be discussion on helicopter operations and an opportunity to review priorities for further activities relevant to both UAS and helicopters.

 16:30 - 16:50

Next steps

Feedback loop from the workshop sessions.