8 - 10 April 2025 | ADW 2025

ADW Industry Update

UAM in the Asia-Pacific:
Update on Drone Rules, Regulations and Standards

During the ADW Industry Update on 9 February from 10:30 - 11:15 CET Industry experts shared insights on drone rules, regulations and standards about UAM in the Asia-Pacific. The BVLOS flights over people in Japan was another big topic that was discussed during the webinar.

View the programme of 9 February

Programme of 9 February

10:30 - 10:35 hrs


Moderator: Munish Khurana - Senior Manager ATM/UTM Eurocontrol

10:35 - 10:50 hrs

UAM in the Asia Pacific: BVLOS flights over people in Japan

Presenting the revised drone laws in Japan that permit BVLOS flights over people since December 2022. This is an introduction to the ADW Panel on the developments on drones in the Asia Pacific

Takuya Ishio
Principal Deputy Director, Advanced Air Mobility Office, Industrial Machinery Division, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan

10:45 - 10:55 hrs

UAM in the Asia Pacific in general

Speaker: TBA

10:55 - 11:10 hrs

Back to the future of safe UAS operations

An update on the deployment of the European drone regulations will be shared as well as a first look into the agenda of the EASA High Level Conference during the ADW 2023.

Maria Alger-Ruiz
, Drone Programme Manager EASA

11:10 - 11:15 hrs

Wrap-up and closing remarks by moderator