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Air mobility experts from Skyports, Daedalean, Wisk. Supernal, Eve Air Mobility, Vertical Aerospace and Volocopter have been named on the Global Urban & Advanced Air Summit (GUAAS) Asia 2023 speaker programme.

Taking place 27-28 September 2023 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, GUAAS Asia’s programme will feature keynotes and panel discussions aiming to future-proof the global AAM sector, focusing on tactical strategies, AAM market positioning, UAV and drone use cases, technology vulnerabilities and solutions.

The first wave of speakers at GUAAS Asia will include:

Yemaya Bordain, President of the Americas, Daedalean
Hui Ling Teo, Partner, Reed Smith
Jia Le Koh, Partnerships and Regulatory Manager, Skyports
Phil Carter, Head of Aerospace & Advanced Materials, Department for Business & Trade, HM Government
Rob Nelson, Strategy, Communication and Intelligence Director, Ultra PCS
Sanjay Suresh, Business Development and Operations Manager, Skyports
Augustine Tai, Business Development Lead, Eve Air Mobility
Kwangho AN, Director of Incheon Aviation Division, Incheon Metropolitan City – South Korea
Derek Cheng, Head of Commercial APAC, Vertical Aerospace
Dr. Daisuke Kubo, Executive Director, Japan UAS Industrial Development Association, JUIDA
Catherine MacGowan, Head of APAC, Wisk
Sascha Schott, Section Manager for Drones, EASA
Bicky Bhangu, President – South East Asia, Pacific & South Korea, Rolls-Royce
Matt Sattler, Head of Business Development, Supernal
Simon Masters, Deputy Director – Future Flight, Innovate UK
Andrew Kuzmik, Business Development Manager, Supernal
Erik Linden, Founder, Orbit
Willy Lee, Senior Aviation Business Manager, Volocopter
George Perakis, Sales & Marketing Manager, Ultra PCS


In addition to the conference sessions, the event will also include an Investor Business Connections Exchange, designed specifically for investors who wish to learn and enhance their knowledge around UAV and AAM and seek exciting investment opportunities in this growing aerospace sector.

GUAAS Asia has generated the support of key organisations in the region and wider aerospace sector, including Royal Aeronautical Society China, MAIA, Singapore Tourism Board, GKN Aerospace, Ultra PCS, Volocopter, Skyports, Daedalean, ADS Group, Leonardo, ST Engineering, Orbit and Association of Aerospace Industries Singapore (AAIS).

Utilising Farnborough International’s, the organiser of GUAAS Asia, key Government relationships, the organiser will be hosting a drinks reception for the show attendees at Eden Hall, the official residence of the British High Commissioner to the Republic of Singapore.

Delegate passes for GUAAS Asia 2023 are available for $1,295 dollars providing access to both days of the event.

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