Uclan Event

The North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA) and The University of Central Lancashire's Civic Drone Centre invites you to the NATEP Emerging Technologies Driven by UAV's Conference and Drone Industry Networking session on Thursday the 23rd February 2017 in Preston, Lancashire. Tickets are available for the conference & networking or networking only.

NATEP UAV projects Conference UAVs Conference - 12:00-17:15

The National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP) - http://www.natep.org.uk - is a £40m technology development programme derived from a bid by the Aerospace Growth Partnership to the Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative. This conference will showcase some of the Projects which have been developing innovative technologies focused on UAV's and their discoveries and outcomes.

  • 12:00 Welcome & UAV Demonstrations - UCLan UAV Flight Range (weather permitting)
  • 13:15 Registration & Lunch - Media Innovation Studio, Media Factory, UCLan, Preston
  • 13:40 Welcome
  • 13:50 1st Keynote Presentation
  • 14:10 NATEP Project Presentations
  • 15:20 Coffee Break
  • 15:35 2nd Keynote Presentation
  • 15:55 NATEP Project Presentations

Drone Industry Networking - 17:15-20:00

The Civic Drone Centre's regular networking events offer and informal for those involved in the drone industry to get together and serves as an excellent opportunity to make connections, share ideas and explore business opportunities. Anyone working with drones or related technology is welcome to attend.

  • 18:00 Networking Presentation
  • 18:30 Buffet

Price: Free

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