16 - 18 April 2024 | ADW 2024

ADW Industry Update

Developing UAM ecosystems:
Connecting Cities & Regions with Innovative Air Mobility

During the ADW Industry Update of 6 October leading cities and industry experts shared their policies and experiences in the space of new technology, policy making and 3D smart mobility concepts.


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Our next Industry Update is planned on 9 February 2023! 


View the programme of 6 October

Theme: Connecting Cities & Regions with Innovative Air Mobility

With the significant growth of urban centres expected in the coming decades, cities and regions are increasingly thinking about how to enable the efficient movement of people and goods including breakthroughs in new aviation technologies. Innovative Air Mobility solutions will not only connect more remote communities with the economic opportunities within cities but they will also enhance transport options, with minimal investment in infrastructure compared to ground-based alternatives.

Programme of 6 October

10:00 - 10:05 hrs


Moderator: Munish Khurana - Senior Manager ATM/UTM Eurocontrol

10:05 - 10:10 hrs


The development of UAM ecosystems worldwide:

Highlights of the Drone Industry Barometer 2022 by Kay Wackwitz - CEO DRONEII

10:10 - 10:45 hrs


Opportunities and challenges to connect cities & regions with Innovative Air Mobility?

● How does a future ready mobility environment look like with the newest eVTOL-technology developments, drone regulations and concepts?

● What steps need to be made to realize a future mobility environment with numerous drones flying around accepted by the public?

● What is the importance of developing a UAM ecosystem? And how does a good ecosystem work?


Speakers:  Paris Region:
Joyce Abou Moussa - AAM Strategy, Development and Partnerships Lead,
Innovation Hub Groupe ADP


Japan Region:
Hiroko Nakamura - Associate Prof. at Univ. Tokyo, the founder of UIC2-Japan/JUTM,
and Technical Advisor of NEDO


Amsterdam Region:
Han de Glint - Business Developer at KPN

10:45 - 11:00 hrs

Wrap-up and closing remarks by moderator

ADW Industry Update 9 Feb: 10:30 - 11:15 CEST