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Be part of tomorrow’s air cargo! This 1st IATA’s DronesLAB will take place in Barcelona, Spain, one of the most drone-friendly region in the world!

October 3 - October 4, 2017 ​Barcelona, Spain ​Crowne Plaza Barcelona - Fira Center Open to all

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Conference Highlights

A decade ago, drones were a virtually unknown phenomenon. The pace of development of the drone markets, both recreational and commercial, is incredibly fast, with challenges to be addressed and opportunities to be captured as it develops. Our industry needs to react quickly to integrate, facilitate and embrace the opportunities offered by this new branch of civil aviation. The fast growing business of drones offers fantastic opportunities for the cargo industry. Don't miss out on the chance to expand your horizon and your business networks! We guarantee you’ll learn something new!

Find out more about in the DronesLAB Program (pdf)

Who will you meet?

  • Shippers, retailers and e-tailers
  • Airlines, Logistics service providers, Postal operators
  • Aircraft & Drones manufacturers
  • System integrators
  • Drones operators
  • Airports
  • Regulators, Civil Aviation Authorities, Air Navigation Services Providers
  • International organizations

Use the h ashtag #IATA_Cargo and join the conversation!

Join IATA’s Strategic Partnership Program and benefit from discounts on sponsorship and exhibition rates. Get on Board!

Why should you attend?

  • Find out about the current state of the drone industry and where it is heading
  • Understand the underlying technologies enabling commercial drones
  • Learn about the safety and operational risks drones pose and how they are being addressed
  • Find out how manned and unmanned vehicles could co-exist in airspace
  • Explore the business opportunities offered by drones
  • Understand legal and regulatory issues and progress in integrating drones into society and industry
  • Learn where drone technology is being successfully applied today through real use cases
  • Separate the hype from reality and understand what to expect with unmanned cargo aircrafts
  • Don’t miss your chance to meet and network with key players from the drones industry!

Events' Photos

View the photos taken during the three days of the 2016 Cargo Events. 

Previous Cargo Events

Find out what happened at t he Cargo Events 2016 in Brussels, Belgium


For any questions, contact us at droneslab@iata.org


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