The 2-day meeting on delivery drones in humanitarian action just concluded in Sheffield, UK.
The purpose of this meeting was to bring together the principle stakeholders around the use of cargo drones for the delivery of essential humanitarian payloads in order to actively, responsibly and effectively advance the impactful use of this emerging technology in humanitarian efforts. Representatives from a number of humanitarian organizations, businesses, academia, and donors attended this meeting. This event was an opportunity to connect a variety of stakeholders to identify the most compelling use cases and current developments in the field.
Break-out discussion groups focused among others on issues such as humanitarian technical needs, regulatory challenges and realising systemic supply chain improvements.
Presentations are linked to their respective agenda items below: (more…)