5-day UAS Regulatory & SORA training in Barcelona

10th - 14th June 2024

Join industry leaders as they teach you the fundamentals of UAS regulations and the theoretical and practical aspects of the Specific Operations Risk Assessment (SORA) in the gorgeous city of Barcelona!
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Together with Barcelona Drone Center, we’re hosting a 5-day Regulatory and SORA training to rapidly bring professionals up to speed on the latest regulations in the industry, including the newly released U-space regulations.

At the end of the training, you’ll have a strong understanding of current and upcoming regulations in addition to the knowledge of how to apply the SORA methodology to your organisation’s UAS operations.

This schedule

10th June
11th June
12th June
13th June
14th June
9:00 am
Welcome and Introduction
Module 5: U-Space
SORA Basics
SORA Advanced
SORA Advanced
10:00 am
Module 1: European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
Flight Demo - U-Space Remote ID
Flight Demo - SORA semantic model and normal procedures
Flight Demo - Contingency & Emergency Procedures
Flight Demo - BVLOS Operational Authorisation
11:00 am
Module 2: The Basic Regulation
Module 6: Update on standards development
SORA Basics
SORA Advanced
SORA Advanced
12:00 pm
Module 3: Regulation EC 2019/947
Module 7: Update on planned regulatory work
SORA Basics
SORA Advanced
SORA Advanced
1:00 pm -  3:00 pm
Final Lunch - Closure
3:00 pm
Module 4: Policy for drone technical approval
Module 8: Outline of FAA regulation (US)
SORA Basics
SORA Advanced
4:00 pm
Flight Demo - UAS Test & Evaluation
Final Debate or Q&A
SORA Basics
SORA Advanced
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cultural Activity 1
Cultural Activity 2
Cultural Activity 3
Cultural Activity 4
Cultural Activity 5

Regulatory Training

Our regulatory training will provide you with the latest updates in the European drone industry, like the newly implemented U-space regulations, as well as a comparison with the American framework.

Whether you’re an aviation decision-maker, an enterprise organisation, part of an association, or the founder of a drone or traffic management-related start-up, if you need a refresher on European drone regulation, this is the course for you.

Module highlights

Regulations on U-space (2021/664, 665 and 666) and draft AMC/GM
Update on planned regulatory work, research, and monitoring of EU member states
Policy for drone technical approval
Update on standards development
And more!

SORA training

Our SORA training will provide you with an understanding of the SORA methodology, including the latest developments. Our experts will cover everything from the foundational concepts to practical use cases to help you master the best risk management framework for drones.

Whether you’re an authority looking to bring a drone approval team up to standard with the latest requirements or a start-up looking to develop risk assessments to support operational authorizations, you’ll get some information to help support your organisation.

Module highlights

Semantic Model and key SORA principles
The ConOps and OM
Deep Dive: SAIL/OSO
Deep Dive: Adjacent Airspace
And more!

Industry-leading Teachers

Our teachers are experts in their field and have vast experience of the European and American regulatory framework. Not only will they be available for interactive Q&A throughout the sessions, they will also facilitate a follow-up discussion after the modules to allow you to explore your learning further.
Lorenzo Murzilli

Lorenzo Murzilli

CEO at Murzilli Consulting
Lorenzo is a graduated aerospace engineer, innovation manager and a specialist in aviation, system safety and drones. He is the founder & CEO of Murzilli Consulting, a digital consulting agency focused on aviation.

He was also the leader of the Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems WG-6 from 2015 until December 2022 where he oversaw the work of more than 100 professionals in several task forces developing recommendations for the safety and risk management of drone operations worldwide.

Guest lecturer at the Zürich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and the Xihua University, previously with Leonardo, Pilatus Aircraft and the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation, Lorenzo has developed a striking ability to boost innovation in safety-critical environments and enjoys exploring the intersection of safety and disruptive technologies.

Yves Morier

Retired Principal Advisor at EASA and DGAC
Yves Morier graduated from the French Civil Aviation Academy (ENAC) as an Air Transport Engineer in 1978. After Military Service, joined in 1979 a DGAC (French CAA) local office in Normandy and in 1986 a Central Office in Paris where he worked on airworthiness codes and implemented the safety research program.

In 1991, joined the Joint Aviation Authorities as Regulation Director. In 2004, joined EASA where he occupied various posts as head of the department and in the last three years as Principal Advisor for new technologies.

He retired in 2019 and is married with 3 daughters and a grandson.

Lluís Amat

UAS Regulatory Compliance
Lluís graduated from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) as Aeronautic Engineer (MSc) in 2016.

After some years of experience in the continuing airworthiness sector in CAMO and Maintenance Organisations in general aviation, he joined the Spanish Civil Aviation Authority (AESA) as Airworthiness Inspector in 2019.

In AESA, he developed a thorough understanding of the airworthiness regulatory framework and, in 2021, he moved temporarily to its UAS Division, where he was introduced to unmanned aviation and its constantly evolving regulatory framework.

In 2022, he joined BCN Drone Center in its Legal Department, where he is in charge of the UAS regulatory compliance of the company and of the request of operational authorisations in the Specific Category.

Juanjo Sola

Director of Regulatory Affairs and Commercial Space
Juan José Sola graduated from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) in 2008 and is now a distinguished professional in aerospace, currently serving as the Director of Regulatory Affairs and Commercial Space at Murzilli Consulting. Juanjo is an Aerospace Engineer and he holds a Master in Management and Leadership. He is an aeroplane and UAS pilot and has a #ATC background.

Juanjo was the Head of the UAS Division in AESA (Spanish CAA) for more than 7 years, a member of the ICAO RPAS Panel, JARUS , and EASA - European Union Aviation Safety Agency UAS Focal Point.

He has more than 15 years of experience in aviation, both as an aeronautical inspector for the Authority and as a consultant in ATMs and airports in the private sector.

With his extensive expertise, he will play a pivotal role in assisting our clients with regulatory matters and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations. He has been an integral part of the founding teams of the SORA methodology and Uspace regulation.


"Could not be better from a beginner's perspective!"
Elaine Lu
Director of Business Development 
"It is obvious from the beginning that Lorenzo has a vast knowledge about what he is teaching, and he has a good way of passing this knowledge to others in a very clear way."
Daniel Robaina Rapisarda
Flight Supervisor, Air Traffic Laboratory for Advanced Systems (ATLAS)


Regulatory training

€1250 + VAT
  • Regulatory modules on Monday and Tuesday

  • Access to all presentations

  • Cultural activities (optional)

  • Accommodation is not included

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1.00 CHF = 0.9 GBP = 1.01 EUR = 1.08 USD

Full training


€2800 + VAT
  • Regulatory modules on Monday and Tuesday

  • SORA modules on Wednesday to Friday

  • Acess to all presentations

  • Cultural activities (optional)

  • Accommodation not included

Register now
1.00 CHF = 0.9 GBP = 1.01 EUR = 1.08 USD

SORA training

€1550 + VAT
  • SORA modules on Wednesday to Friday

  • Acess to all presentations

  • Cultural activities (optional)

  • Accommodation not included

Register now
1.00 CHF = 0.9 GBP = 1.01 EUR = 1.08 USD


Ended 25th March 2021
1199 CHF +VAT
Starts from 26th March 2021

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