Save the date: GUTMA annual conference / General Assembly 2019
GUTMA’s annual conference and general assembly 2019 will take place in Portland from Tuesday, June 18 to Thursday, June 20. The conference is titled “Connected Skies”. It is organized in collaboration with GSMA and will be hosted at Intel Portland’s campus. On day one, breakout sessions will present the trends in network solutions, regulationand UTM so that everyone has the necessary knowledge to contribute to the discussions the following days. On day 2 and 3, everybody will meet for forward-looking plenary sessions on topics such as “Remote IDs”, “LTE and 5G for drones”, “Deconfliction/Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) communication” and many more. More details to come early next year. Do not hesitate to get in touch for any questions, comments or suggestions on

SESAR established U-space demonstrators across Europe

A series of drone demonstrations are getting underway at urban and rural locations across Europe, thanks to funding from the SESAR Joint Undertaking within the framework the EU’s Connecting Europe Facility programme. With a co-financing of EUR 9.5 million, the demos aim to illustrate that Europe is on course with its implementation of U-space, an initiative that aims to ensure safe and secure drone traffic management. More detailed information here.

GSMA ‘Cellular and BVLOS’ webinar and presentations

Already in preparation of our annual conference, here is the link to the video of the GSMA Webinar: Cellular – the missing link for drones? (recorded on November 7) Speakers

  • Christophe François, Senior VP of Marketing at AirMap
  • Barbara Pareglio, Technical Director, Internet of Things Programme at GSMA
  • Ralph Schepp, VP Project & Program Management, CTO – Technology Economics & Transformation at Deutsche Telekom
  • Samuel Flick, Sales Manager Central Europe DACH at Microdrones

Industry news – GAUSS Project gathers prominent European actors to analyse benefits of Galileo and EGNOS in operations with UASThe GAUSS project, a GSA initiative coordinated by everis Aerospace, Defense, and Security (everis ADS), recently organised a workshop at the University of Cranfield (United Kingdom) to analyse the benefits of Galileo and EGNOS in the context of operations involving unmanned systems (UAS) and their air traffic management (in Europe, U-Space). Read more here.