Panel and Q&A – Access to the US UTM market: exemption and certification processes

Online December 13, 2022 1:40 pm - 2:40 pm

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Larissa Haas
Ryan Steinbach
Rese Cleaver
Brent Klavon
Steve Bradford
Reinaldo Negron
Jennifer Richter

UTM is a regulated market. What is the concrete test to check whether candidate USSPs have the competence to safely provide UTM services? What is US practice? Building on the LAANC expertise, how does this compare to certification processes in other regions?

The panel will be moderated by Jennifer Richter – Technology, Media, & Telecommunications Practice Chair at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld – and will feature:

  • Larissa Haas, Policy Coordinator for Strategy and Innovation Unit at the Federal Office of Civil Aviation Switzerland;
  • Ryan Steinbach, Aviation Policy Coordinator at the US Department of Transportation;
  • Rese Cleaver, Director of Product Management at DroneUp;
  • Brent Klavon, Chief Strategy Officer at ANRA Technologies;
  • Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist for Architecture at the Office of NextGen, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA);
  • Reinaldo Negron, Head of UTM at Wing