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The symposium will bring together key stakeholders from industry, academia, government and international organizations in the unmanned aviation sector to share technologies, regulatory best practices, investment opportunities, success stories and challenges. Speakers include partners, investors, regulators and suppliers in one of the first urban drone delivery networks worldwide, where automatic BVLOS operations are setting the stage and shaping the future towards safe and reliable UAS operations at scale, and also proving concepts that will aid in understanding the needs and implications to deploy an Advanced Air Mobility environment.


The symposium will be an opportunity for networking, collaboration and coordination between representatives from the private sector, civil aviation authorities, government, and airspace users in the urban environment. It also provides a unique opportunity to showcase the collaborative ecosystem that is allowing Quito, ECUADOR to be recognized as one of the international hubs for urban air logistics technology.

If you want to attend this event please fill the following form and we will send you information on how to participate, there are limited spaces for the on site event. But we will send information on how to view the event via stream.

AirXcite 2023 Agenda



8:00 AM - 8:10 AM: Entrance to the event and registration


8:10 AM - 8:25 AM: Welcome speech. Presentation of the objectives and the importance of the event. Pedro Meneses CEO Aerialoop

8:25 AM - 8:45 AM: Presentation of Advanced Air Technology of Autonomous Delivery Drones.  Jose Barzallo, VP Operations

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM: Transfer from auditorium to Aerialoop operations hub  (4 min walking)

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM: Coffee with Live Drones Operation & Flight Show (AERIALOOP OPERATIONS HUB )

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM: Transfer from Hospital de Los Valles to Universidad San Francisco de Quito



10:10 AM - 10:20 AM: Introduction to the world of drone delivery and its impact on logistics and society: Santiago Barrera, Coo, Aerialoop 

10:20 AM - 10:30 AM: Opening speech by the deputy director of DGAC: Oswaldo Ramos.


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Forum: "Safety and surveillance with drones and urban aerial logistics. Perspectives of investors, representatives of cities and sustainability experts. Moderator: Natalia Almeida, AEI, 1. Gabriela Sommerfield, expert in security and sustainability. 2. Eduardo Amadeo, Partner Kamay Ventures*
3. Fernando Rivera, Managing Partner Buen trip ventures*, 4. Jean Pol Armijos, transport specialist at the Inter -American Development Bank in Ecuador, 5. Orly Alvao. Civil Specialist and Geotechnics in the Pipeline of Los Llanos, Colombia. 6. Epico Gye


11:30 PM - 12:30 PM: Forum: aeronautical and municipal authorities: challenges and opportunities to boost aviation unmanned in smart Cities  Jorge Sanchez: Moderator, 1. Oswaldo Ramos, Deputy Director DGAC Ecuador, 2. Robert Quiroga, Advisor for the integration of aviation unmanned with civil aviation. Civil Aeronautics of Colombia, 3. Jose David Hurtado, Project Manager Economic, Epico, Guayaquil, 4. Wilson Merino, Councilor Quito 5. Erik Pitsikalis, CEO Apollo Group/ Duna Residences, Prospera, Roatán.

Success stories. Listen to pioneer companies that have implemented Bvlos autonomous aircraft solutions

12:30 PM - 13:30 PM: "Forum with pioneer companies in the air logistics of the cities of the future" Monica Heller Moderator, President of the Quito Chamber of Commerce, 1. Armando Castellanos CEO Servientrega Ecuador. 2. Dr. Marcela Bovera Director of the Laboratory of Los Valles Hospital.
, 3. Stefano Dino-Guida, CEO Delivereo and Vaw: Virtual Aerial Warehouse Project, 4. Pedro Meneses, CEO Aerialoop.

13:30 PM - 14:30 PM: LUNCH


Technology necessary for advanced air mobility of the future.


14:30 PM - 15:00 PM: Revolutionizing Ground Risk Assessments for Bvlos Operations: From Part 107 To 135 and the importance of UTM systems in the safe operation of drones and Advanced Air Mobility with Airspace Link.. Andreas Antener, CTO and COFOUNDER, Aerialoop, presents Luis Rodriguez Navarro, director of Business Development, Airspacelink,


15:00 PM - 15:30 PM: Integrating Advanced Air Mobility Technologies for Commercial and Industrial Use at Scale. Andreas Antener, CTO and COFOUNDER, Aerialoop, Presents Zafer Sahinoglu, VP / General Manager at Mitsubishi Electric US


15:30 PM - 17:00PM: Closing Words and Networking. Pedro Meneses CEO Aerialoop

*Speakers to be confirmed.

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