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19th February – The Future of the Airspace Around Us – Dr Sunday Ekpo

Dr Sunday Ekpo

In the beginning and until the last decade, the shared airspace around us hosted mainly commercial and Government’s air-borne assets.

With passing generations, our earth’s active civilian stakeholders’ activities have advanced from the sea and the land to the air.

Several generations of technological innovations have attempted to make human activities smarter including agriculture; municipal infrastructure monitoring; supply chain; public safety and security; and transportation. All digitisation, digitalisation and internet of things devices generate carbon footprints.

This talk will explore the past, present and future of the shared airspace around us and the modern attempts to enable smart living and rebuild a sustainable green environment for all.

Will everyone need a flying license just as we need a driving licence today?

Dr Sunday Ekpo from Manchester Metropolitan University will present his groundbreaking industry-linked research works on net zero-enabled low-altitude small objects aviation, such as drones / unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Monday 19th February 2024. 18:45 start.

FREE admission

The Albert Club
Old Lansdowne Road
West Didsbury
M20 2PA