8th-9th of November | Bern, Switzerland

Aerial Cities 2023

Invitation-only event for Decision Makers

Featured Speakers

Joseph Resnik

President of Spright

Matthias Gronstedt

Managing Director at HHLA Sky

Brendan Groves

Vice President of Regulatory and Policy Affairs at Skydio

Marcel Kägi

Director Aviation Policy and Strategy Division at Federal Office of Civil Aviation Switzerland

Eileen Quinlivan

Assistant Chief Executive of Dublin City Council

Dr. Sebastian Friess

President At Berne Economic Development Agency


“Really enjoyed the event, variety of topics, multiple networking opportunities, top level professionals. Good work”
“It was an honor and a privilege to be able to take part!! The atmosphere, the people, the opportunities to speak directly with “the right” people were really great, and made for making new, interesting contacts.”
“Great event, a fantastic combination of quality networking, good food, and drinks!”

About Aerial Cities

Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) and drone organisations in the industry are scaling up operations and expanding to urban environments. While cities struggle to understand the impact these innovative aerial technologies could have, drone organisations are also failing to communicate with governments and regulators about the infrastructure and frameworks needed for airborne operations at scale.

The goal of Aerial Cities is to create cross-functional collaborations and share information about the needs and capabilities of other industries. The ability to speak in person about these topics enables all stakeholders to connect about existing infrastructure and how this can be adapted for the widescale use of drones in the future. 

Aerial Cities aims to promote conversations between:

✓ AAM and drone decision-makers

✓ CAAs

✓ City and government officials

✓ Drone service users 

By connecting these stakeholders during the event, we’re able to foster an environment where everyone can begin to understand each other’s capabilities and move toward the future of aerial cities.

Event Speakers

Eric Brock

Founder & CEO at Ondas Holdings
Clem Newton-Brown

Clem Newton-Brown

CEO and founder of Skyportz

Darryl Abelscroft

Deputy Director for Future of Aviation at the UK Department for Transport

Cathal Mac Criostail

Airspace and Navigation Manager at AirNav Ireland

Dr. Astrid Szogs

Managing Director MoWiN.net e.V. and Clustermanager Mobility

Heinz-Dieter Meier

Ex-CIO at Federal Police of Germany

Brad Miller

Managing director at Ferrovial Airports

Tim Shattock

Aviation advisor at Irelandia Aviation

Thomas Opfermann

Project Manager at St Franziskus Hospital

Dr. Analiza Abdilla

Inspector at the Civil Aviation Authority in Malta

René Binnewerg

Head of Digital Lab bei Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Department Streets

Brandon Karr

Drone Ops Consultant at Police City of Pearland

Conference Schedule

DAY #1 - 17 November

DAY #2 - 18 November

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