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Aerospace Christchurch Meet Up #24 Go Your Drone Way

Aerospace Christchurch Meet Up #24 Go Your Drone Way

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BNZ Partners Business Centre

Level 4, 111 Cashel Street, Christchurch

Canterbury, Canterbury 8011

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Join us to hear about current and future drone projects happening right here in New Zealand!

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At this months Meet Up, we'll be providing an update and overview on current and future drone/unmanned aerial vehicle technology and projects happening right here in New Zealand!

Join us for an informative and inclusive discussion about the integration of drones into the current transport system in New Zealand, and how New Zealand can be at the forefront of this emerging global sector.

Please note the below event information:

5.00pm - Networking at BNZ Partners Centre Christchurch

5.30pm - Presentations commence at BNZ Partners Centre Christchurch

Parking - There are two Wilsons's Car Park's, The Crossing on Lichfield Street or The Hereford.

Tickets: To help cover our organisation's running costs, we are now charging $10 per ticket.  It's still free if you're an Associate or are live streaming. You can become an Associate via our website.

Online Option: For people that can't make it to the event, we will be offering a live webinar, so please register for that and select the Online Ticket option under ticket type . ZOOM LINK HERE

Planned Presentations :

Taking The Pilot Out Of The Sky

Sam Vye, Co-Founder - Syos Aerospace & Envico Technologies

Syos is on a mission to disrupt the $48bn global helicopter industry for commercial operations, targeting agriculture, forestry and heavy cargo logistics. With 200kg payload, 2 hour flight endurance and over 200km range, the Syos UAV is a true work-horse of the sky for aerial missions. Sam will talk about our UAV development in Tauranga, our future pathway, and our past history of developing heavy-lift UAV for conservation.

The Airspace Integration Trial Programme

Tim Boyle, Program Manager - Airspace Integration Trials, MBIE

The Airspace Integration Trials programme was established to facilitate the safe testing, development and market validation of advanced uncrewed aircraft, and accelerate their integration into our aviation system. It builds on the potential for innovation under New Zealand’s current Civil Aviation Rules, providing a mechanism for the government to work with leading, and innovative domestic and international industry partners. Tim will provide an update on the successes of the programme so far, and the challenges that lie ahead

Autonomous Drones In Agriculture

Scott Spooner, Chief Technology Officer, SPS Automation (Aeronavics Limited New Zealand )

SPS Automation and Aeronavics are bringing the benefits of autonomous drone systems to the agriculture sector. From multiple spray aircraft for controlling sparsely infested wilding pine areas to fully automated, task management drones sitting in hangers on farms. Uncrewed aerial vehicles are the step-change in farm productivity, precision agriculture and invasive plant control. Scott will give an overview of the technology and beyond visual line of sight operations.

From First Responders To Biosecurity

Fred Samandari, Director, Wireless and Spatial Engineering Research Centres at University of Canterbury

The Wireless Research Centre (WRC) team: WRC will share some of its recent “Drones to the rescue” research activities. University of Canterbury’s (UC) drone lab is headed by the Computer Science and Software Engineering Department (CSSE) and WRC, with support from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE). UC’s Drone Lab conducts research with a number of other departments at UC, such as Forestry, and collaborates with national and international groups

Growing New Zealand's Prosperity By Accelerating Safe Growth For Companies

Brandon Jackson, General Manager Sectors, Bank of New Zealand

Bank of New Zealand’s Growth Sectors team ambition is to grow New Zealand's prosperity by growing New Zealand’s businesses and business people. Seeking to accelerate safe growth for companies and sunrise high-productivity industries by bringing BNZ’s support in the form of capital and expert connections as early as possible. Hear from Brandon Jackson, General Manager Growth Sectors at BNZ, who leads a small team of specialist bankers focused on growing traditional SME business, newer industries such as Tech, Health, Aerospace, and increasing capability in bankers and their customers. Brandon is passionate about and ambitious for New Zealand’s opportunities in the world, and excited about the role BNZ’s Growth Sectors can play in achieving them.

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Aerospace Christchurch

A special thank you to our Event Sponsor Bank of New Zealand!

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BNZ Partners Business Centre

Level 4, 111 Cashel Street, Christchurch

Canterbury, Canterbury 8011

New Zealand

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