Programme 1 July 2021

The EASA and ILT presentations are available in PDF.

UAM and the Role of Cities - 1 July 2021

10:00 - 10:05 hrs


Opening by: Servaz van Berkum, programme director and moderator at Pakhuis de Zwijger.

10:05 - 10:45 hrs

EASA Update

Moving forward with the regulatory framework on UAM in Europe

● The results of the EASA study on societal acceptance of UAM: what is the impact?

● The agenda for the EASA HLC 2021

● Update U-space


Interview moderator:Servaz van Berkum
Speakers: Maria Algar Ruiz, Drone Programme Manager, EASA

Ken Engelstadt, Project Manager U-space, EASA

Nathalie le Cam, Senior policy officer Urban Air Mobility EASA

10:45 - 11:00 hrs

Wrap-up and speed-dating sessions

11:00 - 11:45 hrs


Safe, Secure and Sustainable Management of the Urban Sky (U-space)

● What is the need for multi-stakeholder coordination?

● What can we learn from the results of the EASA study on societal acceptance?

● What are the requirements for noise, privacy and cyber security?

● What is the role of cities in the regulatory framework for UAM (UIC2 Manifesto)?


Panel moderator: Servaz van Berkum and Vassilis Agouridas (UIC2- leader)
Speakers:  Ron van de Leijgraaf, Senior Policy advisor of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management,
Chair of RPAS Panel at ICAO

Onno Veldhuizen, Mayor of Enschede

Antoine Martin, Director General of Civil Aviation France

Ralf Heidger Head of UTM Development Programme DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung

Franziska Biermann, Hamburg State Economy & Innovation Agency

11:45 - 12:15 hrs

Wrap-up and speed-dating sessions

12:15 - 12:45 hrs

Integrated skies interview

Creating a blueprint for future skies

● How far away is globally interoperable UTM and ATM?

● What is the importance of cooperation between the mobile and aviation industry?

Panel moderator: Servaz van Berkum
Speakers: Alex Sinclair, CTO GSMA

Simon Hocquard, Director General CANSO


Wrap-up and speed-dating sessions