Global Drone Virtual Discussions On Demand
Emergency, Disaster and Humanitarian Response
19 May 2020 (Tuesday) | 2.00-2.45pm (GMT+8)
1. The innovative use of drones to maximise benefits for the public, eliminate risks to rescue teams and economise on valuable resources has the potential to restore their negative reputation.
2. The establishment of a common international legal framework, providing a common “language”and the perception of a common “ethical code”, is necessary for the development of safe and beneficial humanitarian drone use in disaster-affected areas and at-risk populations.
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Drones in Infrastructure and Transportation
19 May 2020 (Tuesday) | 2.45pm-3.30pm (GMT+8)
1. Drones are increasingly used in the transport sector to improve operational efficiency, save money and time and increase safety. The technology has been used to inspect bridges and tunnels, as well as monitoring traffic and in logistics delivery.
2. Infrastructure can be inspected and made more resilient through remote inspections and multi-spectral imagery, with drones providing an interoperable platform capable of more frequent and precise measurements.