Workshop on Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)

ESA, EDA, EASA and EUROCONTROL are pleased to announce the 4th User/Stakeholder Workshop on RPAS will take place on November 29th, 2013, at the ESA ESTEC Centre, Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

Key Objectives of the Workshop
The main objectives of the workshop are to present to ESA and EDA Member States as well as to RPAS stakeholders (user communities, industries, authorities) the outcomes of the joint ESA-EDA demonstration project DeSIRE and to inform and consult them on the 2nd Element of the demonstration project that is envisaged for 2014.

Who should attend
Participation is particularly encouraged from ESA and EDA (participating) Member States, users, service providers, technology providers and policy makers who are keen to get informed and involved in the RPAS domain. Attendees should have an interest in enhancing RPAS capabilities in combination with space systems for air traffic insertion and for applications such as maritime surveillance and border control, environmental monitoring, critical infrastructure inspection, law enforcement and crisis management.
The programme is intended to address the following topics:
  • DeSIRE Final Presentation
  • RPAS on-going and upcoming activities (DeSIRE 2)
  • RPAS Standards & Regulations
  • RPAS Applications & Operational Scenarios
For detailed agenda and registration, please visit the following link:

Event Date

19 November 2013
Published 19 November 2013
Last updated at 19 November 2013 - 17:11