Aerial Cities is designed to connect European cities' officials and planners with executives from drones and the advanced aviation industries. The two-day event will focus on connecting the dots between the stakeholders to understand each other capabilities and to set up future collaborations.
The event aims to enable the industry to design products that fit the aerial cities of the future by promoting a deeper understanding of governments' and city planners' needs with a focus on social acceptance and sustainability.
Tickets will be not on sale.
The event's advisory board will curate the exclusive invitation list. The board has been chosen to provide a broad representation of governments, cities and leading industry stakeholders.
Bobby Healy (Ireland - Manna Drone Delivery), David Hyde (U.S. - World Economic Forum), Marcel Kagi (Switzerland - Swiss FOCA), Glen Lynch (Canada - Volatus Aerospace), Vassilis Agouridas (Germany - EU Smart Cities), Gregory Walden (U.S. - Dentons Global Advisors), Juliana Carolina Krialy Thomaz Rodrigues (Netherlands - Eve UAM), Mareike Noack (Germany - Henkel), Peter Kistler (Switzerland - Canton of Bern) and Dr. Cristoph Selig (Germany - Unisphere).
As an expert in technical innovation in the drone sector, Eszter has contributed to several companies' growth, leading complex implementations and mentoring and advising leaders on strategic planning and operational transformation. In 2020 Eszter successfully led the Global UTM association with 40 + UTM ecosystem leaders through its restructuring for six months.
From 2016 - to 2019, Eszter successfully led the GSMA Drone Interest Group, growing it from 10 mobile operator members to nearly 40 finding solutions to leverage cellular connectivity in the aviation environment.
Eszter is passionate about boosting diversity; in 2020, she launched an event series, "Women Behind the Drone Revolution", which is still running successfully intending to highlight female leaders' activities related to drones.
Eszter holds a BA in Military & Safety Engineering from the Hungarian National University of Public Services and is currently attending Boston University's digital leadership studies. She was born in Hungary and resides in Bern, Switzerland.