WANTED: innovative solutions to protect airports from the misuse of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)
As the proliferation of UAS continues to rise, so does the need for effective countermeasures to mitigate the growing risks their misuse poses to aviation operations. This session will discuss cutting-edge technologies, detection systems, and other defensive measures and processes that integrate into existing security frameworks. Connecting with experts in the field, we’ll aim to foster dialogue and explore innovative solutions. Together, let's strengthen critical aviation infrastructure against evolving UAS threats, ensuring safer skies for all.
Moderator: Justin Jedlinski, Counter-UAS Policy, Transport Canada
Jim Bamberger, Branch Chief, Public Area Security & Infrastructure Protection, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), United States
Dr. Hao Liu, Executive Chair of the School of Global Governance at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China
David Nieto, Director of Airports and Civil Aviation Security, Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency
Ron Van de Leijgraaf, Technical Manager and Head of International Affairs, Unmanned Aviation Programme, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, Netherlands, and Chair of the ICAO RPAS Panel