In Riga on 5-6 March, in the framework of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Latvian government and the European Commission jointly organised the High-Level Conference on Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS).
The Conference brought together politicians, legislators, industry and civil societies to inform about and discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie in the development of the European RPAS market and industry.
The main objective of the conference was to hold for the first time an in-depth high-level political discussion at the EU level on important issues relating to RPAS.The Conference addressed the main topics connected to the integration of RPAS into non-segregated airspace and allow a public debate on issues that are subject of societal concern.
The ICARUS project was selected to be presented at this high-level conference by means of a flight demonstration and an ICARUS stand.
More information on the event can be found here: https://eu2015.lv/events/political-meetings/conference-on-remotely-piloted-aircraft-systems-rpas-2015-03-05