Drones & Airports: Achieving Airspace Security

Join Chicago’s Airport Safety Professional, Ray Ranne and AAAE’s Regulatory Expert, Justin Barkowski as they discuss this critical challenge

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Justin Barkowski: Vice President, Regulatory Affairs for the American Association of Airports Executives

Justin advocates for AAAE's members before the U.S. DoT, FAA, EPA, and other agencies overseeing U.S. airports. He focus is airport operations and safety issues, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) integration, commercial space transportation, and environmental matters.


Ray Ranne, Executive Officer to the 1st Deputy Commissioner for the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA)

Ray manages all security projects including the CDA's SOC build out and Chicago O'Hare's drone detection program. He works to integrate an area wide UAS response protocol and develop the CDA UAS CONOPS in partnership with Chicago's Office of Emergency Management and Chicago PD.

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Amit Samani: Airspace Security Expert with Dedrone (Moderator)

Amit has over 20 years of experience in the security technology industry and leads Dedrone’s Americas & UK go-to-market teams as well as Dedrone’s participation in the PwC Scale program.

You will learn

More about drone risks that airport security staff must consider today and how these threats may evolve
Current and future regulatory compliance factors and how to coordinate with FAA, AAAE, and federal/local law enforcement
What can be done to mitigate drone threats while enabling positive drone usage and ensuring uninterrupted airport operations

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I have found Dedrone webinars to be really insightful and provide a lot of context around airspace security.

Marc Smith - Former London Metropolitan Police, Counter-Terrorism Unit

Within no time up-to-date on the most important innovations in airspace security.

Markus Lichtensteiger, PKE Electronics AG

This was a really insightful webinar. It enhances my understanding of the different nature of drone threats and the path to dealing with them.

Matt Valente, Former Operations Director, Newcastle International Airport

The Dedrone hosted webinar was informative and structured very well, with a good technical and operational content.

Dave Parker, Electromech ECS Ltd

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