Keynotes and Presentations

This year, Unmanned Systems Canada – Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC) has lined up an exciting roster of Keynotes speakers from Canadian and International experts from the Unmanned Industry!


Keynote Speakers

With the opening of registration, we’re pleased to announce several of our exceptional keynotes! With more on the way, we’re lining up an innovative set of Unmanned Industry Thought Leaders, all ready to share their vision, experience and expertise with all conference Attendees.

Here’s our first release of keynotes coming this November!

Michael Huerta

Michael Huerta

Former Administrator, FAA, United States of America

Michael Huerta served as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) from 2013 to 2018.  He joined the agency in 2010 as Deputy Administrator.  He currently is a Senior Advisor to Macquarie Capital and to Kitty Hawk Corporation.  His is also a member of the Board of Directors of Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Iain Stewart

Iain Stewart

President - National Research Council.- Canada

In 2016, Iain Stewart became the twelfth President of the National Research Council of Canada. He was reappointed for a five-year term in 2018. Mr. Stewart’s most recent career highlights include his role as Associate Secretary at the Treasury Board Secretariat.nAs Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and other positions, he worked on national science and research policy at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, or ISED.
Leslie Carey

Leslie Carey

Programme Manager, RPAS, ICAO


Presentation Topics

Each Conference, the Conference Committee selects key topics that allow us to explore, expand and colaborate on topics that are relevant and current for the Unmanned and Remote Industry. Our UnmannedCanada.20 conference continues that tradition with the Virtual theme and international outreach, offers content rich, industry leading program of thought provoking panels and expert presentations.

This year’s UnmannedCanada.20 innovative and topical conference streams include:

The Next 5 Years in RPAS

  • BVLOS Operations
  • Urban Air Mobility
  • Economic Projections
  • What’s the next Big Thing?

End Users & Applications

  • Energy Applications with Focus on Oil and Gas
  • Mining
  • Forestry and Agriculture; Crop Spraying
  • Defense and Security
  • Helping Secure Nations from pandemics;
  • Arctic and Maritime Challenges and Opportunities

Safety & Integration

  • UTM/RTM - Airspace Integration
  • Counter-UAS Technologies and Operations
  • Collaboration with Airports and Manned Aviation Stakeholders
  • Operator Testing and Training
  • RPAS Design, Test and Certification: Challenges and Solutions

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