18-20 JANUARY 2022 | ADW Hybrid


What are the mobility needs for future cities? - 01.30 – 02.55 pm UTC

01.30 hours Welcome by moderator:
Arjun Garg former Chief Counsel of the FAA, partner Hogan Lovells

01.35 hours Video message:
The future of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)
- How to ensure safe and secure operations
Jay Merkle, Executive Director UAS Integration Office Federal Aviation Administration

01.40 hours Keynote speech:
Elroy Air: world’s first end-to-end automated VTOL aerial cargo system
- Safe integration of emerging automated aviation technology
- Key challenges: certification and standard development
- The importance of collaboration with diverse stakeholders
Kofi Asante, VP Strategy and Business Development, Elroy Air

01.55 hours Introduction to the panel
Designing the future of urban air mobility in Los Angeles today
- The first Urban Air Mobility Partnership in the US
- The Principles of the Sky: a joint commitment to safe, low-noise, and sustainable UAM
Clint Harper, Los Angeles Urban Air Mobility Fellow

02.10 hours Panel moderated by Arjun Garg former Chief Counsel of the FAA:
The mobility needs for future cities: integrated, sustainable and autonomous?
- How to integrate AAM into airspace but also into our cities (urban mobility plans) as well?
- How can trust and security be guaranteed while growing number of public and
   private organizations rely on drone services for their activities?
- What is the role of cities? And how to engage residents around this new technology?
Amit Ganjoo, CEO ANRA Technologies
Parimal Kopardekar, Director of NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI)
Andrew Giacini, Regulatory Affairs Lead Skyports
Clint Harper, Los Angeles Urban Air Mobility Fellow

02.55 hours Wrap-up and closing

03.00 hours End of session

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