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Conference Day Two: Tuesday, 27 September, 2016

08:00 AM Registration, refreshments and networking


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Sally French

Social Media Editor / Founder
MarketWatch, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network / TheDroneGirl.com

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Essa AbdulRahman Al Hashmi

Director of Conformity Affairs Department
Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology

DRONES FOR INSPECTION AND MONITORING

09:30 AM UAV for industrial applications - opportunities and challenges

Soliman A. Al-Walaie, Engineering Consultant Technology Management Division, Saudi Aramco

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Soliman A. Al-Walaie

Engineering Consultant Technology Management Division
Saudi Aramco

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Faisal S. Aldhfayan

Vice President – Business Development
Engineering & Technology Services - Taqnia

Sponsored by:

10:30 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: How can the oil and gas industry use drones to ensure efficient, safe and cost effective inspections

Hamad Eissa Al-Bolouki, Application Support Section Leader, ADMA – OPCO Orlando Matos, Inspection Department Head, GASCO Tijender Kumar Gupta, CP Specialist, ADCO
  • What are the potential operations that oil and gas companies can use drones for?
  • What are the potential advantages of using drones over traditional methods for inspection?
  • Mitigating the challenges involved in using drones and highlighting the emerging applications of drones in the oil and gas industry

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Hamad Eissa Al-Bolouki

Application Support Section Leader
ADMA – OPCO
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Orlando Matos

Inspection Department Head
GASCO
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Tijender Kumar Gupta

CP Specialist
ADCO

11:00 AM Morning networking break

11:30 AM Case Study: Ensuring safe skies open to innovation

Jon Resnick, Policy Lead, DJI

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Jon Resnick

Policy Lead
DJI

Sponsored by: DJI

DRONES FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES

12:00 PM CASE STUDY: ‘In the line of fire’ – Using drones for emergency services

Andy Cashmore, Fire Officer, West Midland Fire Services
  • Discussing West Midland Fire Service’s UAS system, plan and strategy and understanding how they worked with the UK Civil Aviation Authority to use UAVs for their dayto- day operations
  • Developing an in depth understanding of how drones can be used for all aspects of fire service tasks from protection to prevention to response
  • Showcasing how other emergency services like police and ambulance services can use drone technologies for their operations

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Andy Cashmore

Fire Officer
West Midland Fire Services

12:30 PM CASE STUDY: Drones save human lives: How UAVs can help in a crisis management

Haris Balta, Research Scientist, Royal Military Academy of Belgium

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Haris Balta

Research Scientist
Royal Military Academy of Belgium

1:00 PM Networking lunch

2:00 PM CASE STUDY: Using Drones for Aerial Imaging and 3D Modelling of Quarry areas in the UAE, for Environmental Monitoring and Conservation of Natural Resources

Jane Glavan, Partnership Project Manager, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi

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Jane Glavan

Partnership Project Manager
Environment Agency Abu Dhabi
  • Using drones instead of helicopters for aerial photography to cover news stories such as natural disasters, traffic and protests
  • Bringing drones into the newsroom and understanding how to work with your local police department to cover breaking events
  • Highlighting the legal and privacy concerns associated with the use of drones
  • Covering major events, flying over crowds and using drones to not only tell stories, but to find stories

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Sally French

Social Media Editor / Founder
MarketWatch, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network / TheDroneGirl.com
  • Discussing how drones can help with real time monitoring to prevent illegal or harmful activities and recognising the industries that can benefit from this application
  • Highlighting the advantages of using drones over helicopters and planes for surveillance activities
  • Showcasing the various drone technologies that can be used for aerial surveillance during different times of the day

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Mark Beech

Head of Coastal Heritage and Palaeontology
Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority
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Jane Glavan

Partnership Project Manager
Environment Agency Abu Dhabi

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Sally French

Social Media Editor / Founder
MarketWatch, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network / TheDroneGirl.com