Workshop on ICT for UAVs
27-11-2015 :: Heverlee, Belgium

Organizer: LICT - KU Leuven

This workshop is open to all parties interested in workshop on ICT for UAVs. It will take place at Thermotechnisch Instituut, Aud. De Tweede Hoofdwet Kasteelpark Arenberg 41, 3001 Heverlee



Friday November 27, 2015


12:15 - 18:30


Thermotechnisch Instituut, Aud. De Tweede Hoofdwet Kasteelpark Arenberg 41, 3001 Heverlee


12:15 - 13:00: Registration and sandwich lunch

13:00 - 13:10: Welcome and introduction

13:10 - 13:40: Keynote: Drones, not an option but a necessity! -  Geert Nijst, CEO Skyeye

13:40 - 14:05: Keynote: Application of Drones for companies - Mark Vanlook, president EUKA

14:05 - 14:55: internal research presentations (part 1) - On-board complex image processing making UAVs intelligent - Prof. Toon Goedemé, Electr. Engineering TC, Technology Campus De Nayer, EAVISE

Customizing processors for embedded vision on lightweight UAVs - Prof. Marian Verhelst, ESAT-MICAS 
Aerial capacity and interference: 5G to the rescue - Prof. Sofie Pollin, ESAT-TELEMIC

14:55 - 15:20: Coffee Break

15:20 - 15:45: Keynote: Integrating drones into the manned aviation system - Andres Van Swalm, CEO Unifly

15:45 - 16:35: internal research presentations (part 2) - Open-source UAVs: on the verge of becoming true aerial robots - Jon Verbeke, Mech. Engineering Technology TC, Technology Campus Ostend 

Safer Drones - Prof. Tom Holvoet (or groupmember), Dept. Computer Sciences - DistriNet 
EMI Risk Management for Autonomous or Unmanned (Aerial) Vehicles - Prof. Davy Pissoort, Electr. Engineering TC, Technology Campus Ostend, ReMi

16:35 - 17:00: Keynote: BeUAS and the Belgian RPAS landscape: status and outlook on the future legislation - Koen Meuleman, president BeUAS and Drone projectmanager VITO

17:00 - 17:05: Concluding remarks (LICT)


Target audience:

This workshop is open to all interested parties


Participation is free of charge, but advance registration is asked for. (registration website)
(registration preferably before November 18, 2015)


The workshop is organized by KU Leuven- LICT.


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