Technical Expert Meeting & Demo
Following the executive event on the 2022/06/02 in Antwerp, SAFIR-Med partners, City of Aachen, Droniq and RWTH Aachen University organize an expert meeting with medical and aviation partners and an open day for the public in the MAHHL Region, on the September 1st, 2022. Continue reading for more information on the event.
The SAFIR-Μed project partners are inviting to the SAFIR-Μed Expert Meeting. The MAHHL-Region is the cooperation of the cities Maastricht, Aachen, Hasselt, Heerlen, Liège who have joined the urban air mobility initiative in 2018. Policy makers and technical experts will share their view on the future of drone traffic in Germany and Europe with invited guests in the coronation hall Aachen. If you want to be a part of this meeting, please register via E-Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org sending us your name and organisation.
Coronation Hall - Aachen, 9:30 - 13:00
Address: City Hall Aachen, Markt, 52062 Aachen
09:30 | Welcome, Isabelle Pitre, (Chief of the Science and Digitisation Department, City of Aachen)
09:40 | Introduction to SAFIR-Med, Mikael Shamim (CEO, Helicus) | SAFIR-Med project Coordinator [View ppt]
09:50 | From donor to recipient -The Cornea Bank Aachen and its challenges, Prof. Dr.-med. Peter Walter [View ppt]
(Medical Director Cornea Bank Aachen, Chairman and Director Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University)
10:05 | Technical Session - Teaser Talks:
Technical Achievements in SAFIR-Med, Prof. Dieter Moormann (SAFIR-Med Technical Coordinator) [View ppt]
BVLOS Flight Authorisations in Europe, Natale Di Rubbo (EASA)
SORA and Certification for Future UAS Operations, Jörg Dittrich (German Aerospace Research Centre DLR / Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems JARUS) [View ppt]
SAFIR-Med Flight Authorisation according to EU2019/947, Florian Kirsche (German Federal Aviation Authority LBA) [View ppt]
11:05 | Introduction to MAHHL demonstration flights, Tim Hermes (Droniq) [View ppt]
Presentation of manufactures on UAS systems operated within MAHHL demonstration:
Bart Remes (TU Delft)
Pieter Lantermanns (HyFly)
Ulrich Weckx (SABCA)
Johanna Holsten (flyXdrive)
Frans Verstreken (NSX)
11:50 | Social aspects and human factors in U-space implementation, Anastasia Bafouni-Kotta (Future Needs) [View ppt]
12:00 | Lunch / Socialising
13:00 | Transfer to the UKA (Individual transfer / Public transport)
University Hospital - Aachen, 14:00 - 17:00,
Address: Steinbergweg 23, 52074 Aachen, (50.776576 N, 6.038309 E)
14:00 | Welcome at University Hospital Aachen (UKA), Prof. Rossaint [View ppt]
14:10 | Introduction to SAFIR-Med demonstrations and U-Space services, Ralph Schepp (CEO, Droniq) [View ppt]
14:30 | Demonstration of capabilities, Dr. Nora Metzner, Prof. Dr. Dieter Moormann
15:00 | Expert Panel: Fast and reliable transport of urgently needed medical goods, Prof. Dr. Dieter Moormann
(Public may ask questions also via WhatsApp)
Dirk Jan van Berckel, (Zuyderland Medical Center, Heerlen)
Dhenya Schwarz, City of Aachen & MAHHL Urban Air Mobility Initiative
Dr. Andreas Follmann, University Hospital Aachen (UKA)
Ute Kaulisch, Ministry of the Environment, Nature and Transport of the State of North Rhine-Westfalia
Dr. Jan Dirks, German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV)
15:45 | Visiting partner booths
16:25 | Closing of Event
Mikael Shamim, SAFIR-Med Project Coordinator
We suggest using public transport when traveling to the city hall as all parking space around the city hall are free required.
When arriving by train exit at Aachen Main Station and leave the train station through the main exit. After crossing the street at the lights, take a bus of line 14, 51, or 21 to the bus station “Elisenbrunnen”.
To reach the City Hall there are multiple bus stations:
Elisenbrunnen: From the bus stop follow the signs towards city hall (Rathaus). (https://goo.gl/maps/LKy6wudSY7JWzkEB6).
Driescher Gässchen: From the bus stop follow the signs towards city hall (Rathaus). (https://goo.gl/maps/bf8WVqqc1yn73oeT6)
Transfer to Outdoor Event: Take busses of the line 33 and 73 from the stop Driescher Gässchen towards Uniklinikum or Vaals and exit at Uniklinikum
Arrival by Car
There are two car park relatively close by the city hall. One is the car park city hall (fee required; details on costs and parking space availability https://www.apag.de/parkobjekte/parkhaus-rathaus). From there follow the signs towards the city hall (Rathaus) (https://goo.gl/maps/TTo1NVzbouLc2fbi8).
The second one is the car park Grosskölstraße (fee required; details on costs https://www.mein-contipark.de/parkplatz-finden/parken-in-aachen/parkhaus-grosskoelnstrasse-aachen--ci3cp1124065?utm_source=uberall&utm_medium=listings&utm_campaign=permanent). From there you can also follow the signs towards the city hall (Rathaus). (https://goo.gl/maps/sKSGrbvp3WxaKyJG8)
We are inviting to observe the SAFIR-Med flight demonstrations. Watch an AED and emergency drugs being delivered to patients by drone, urgent medical transport between hospitals in the City of Aachen and between Zuyderland Medical Centre Heerlen and University Hospital Aachen. This includes one of the first cross border operations of an UAS under new EU regulation. We will also invite the public to ask their questions to the experts from the different fields involving urgent (medical) transport by UAS.
We suggest using public transport when traveling to the site of the demonstration, as the available parking space is all fee required.
When arriving by train exit at Aachen Main Station and leave the train station through the main exit. After crossing the street at the lights, take a bus of line 3B to the bus station “Uniklinik”.
The bus station “Uniklinik” (Lines 1, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 30, 33, 41, 43, 45, 70, 73, 80, 103 and 173) is about 550m east of the outside event location. After exiting the bus walk westbound on the Pauwelstraße and follow it until you reach the Steinbergweg. At the Steinbergweg turn right and follow the Steinbergweg northbound until you reach the event location on your left side. (https://goo.gl/maps/besro1ZbZDQ1h7vH8)
Arrival by Car
When arriving by car use the parking lot of the University Hospital Aachen (fee required; details on costs and parking space availability https://www.apag.de/parkobjekte/parkplatz-uniklinik). When parking prefer the P2 area and take a parking space as far to the north west as possible. From there go to the west until reaching the Steinbergweg and then turn right. On the Steinbergweg walk northbound until you reach the event location on the left side. (https://goo.gl/maps/yQbfQ4YuhaCK1m6d9)