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World of Drones & Robotics Congress 2022 14-15 November | Brisbane, Australia

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World of Drones and Robotics Congress 2022

Cloud Ground Control, a product of Advanced Navigation, is a proud sponsor of the World of Drones & Robotics Congress 2022 in Brisbane on 14-15 November. In addition to speaking at the opening keynote session, Cloud Ground Control in conjunction with Ripper Corp. will conduct regular live demonstrations of its cloud-based command and control solution over the two-day event.

When: Monday 14 -Tuesday 15 November 2022

Location: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101  (Google Maps)

Stand/Booth: Stand 4-8 (Event Map)


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World of Drones & Robotics Congress 2022

The World of Drones & Robotics Congress 2022 will explore and discuss a variety of drone and robotics topics. This years event will delve into:

  • Convergence of drones, robotics, autonomy, and AI
  • Business and investment in the drone and robotics ecosystem
  • Drones in space
  • Drone and robot applications in industry and commerce
  • Deployment of drones and robotics in first response, defence, humanitarian, urban and rural settings
  • National Drone Safety Forum and Sovereign Supply and Defence Industries Forum

Keynote: Decadal plan for convergent technology acceleration in Australia – Towards 2032

Enabling successful, collaborative applications of multiple uncrewed vehicles across different domains

Monday 14th November 2022 – 9:30 am to 10.30 am

An outline of the roll-out and acceleration of emerging aerospace and robotics sectors, including the Queensland Government Aerospace 10-year strategy.

Speakers and Panellists:

  • Mrs Michal Weiss – Principal Product Manager at Advanced Navigation
  • Mr Jason Young – CEO at Ripper Corp
  • Dr Sue Keay – Chair at Robotics Australia Group
  • Prof Lachlan Blackhall – Entrepreneurial Fellow And Head, Battery Storage And Grid Integration Program at ANU
  • Prof Barbara Bollard – School of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences at Auckland University of Technology
  • Ms Sally-Ann Williams – CEO of Cicada Innovations
  • Ms Lorraine Finlay – Human Rights Commissioner at Australian Human Rights Commission

Live Demonstrations – Special Product Showcase

CGC – Uncrewed Vehicle Fleet Management

Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 November 2022 from 9:30 am

Cloud Ground Control is a product of Advanced navigation, the leading AI navigation and robotics systems manufacturer for enterprises and governments. Leveraging a decade of experience working with drones, robots and cellular technology, Advanced Navigation’s engineering team developed the revolutionary SaaS platform to enable users to connect, monitor, and control any drone from a web browser over 4G/5G networks.

Meet our Advanced Navigation Team at World of Drones & Robotics Congress 2022

Michal Weiss

Michal Weiss
Principal Product Engineer – CGC

Michal Weiss is the Principal Product Manager at Advanced Navigation. She plays a critical role in defining the company’s product vision and transforming product ideas into marketable solutions.

During her time at Advanced Navigation, she led the development of Cloud Ground Control, a revolutionary cloud-based platform that helps companies like Ripper Corp carry out versatile drone missions, from asset inspection to beach and fire patrols. Michal has over 10 years of experience in product management and a background in GIS, robotics and Navigation systems.

Stephanie Drewe

Stephanie Drewe
Senior Marketing Manager – SaaS

Stephanie is the Senior Marketing Manager for Cloud Ground Control. Drawing from over 15 years experience in marketing leadership positions, Stephanie’s tasked with developing and executing the marketing strategy for Cloud Ground Control.

Together with her team, her goal is to make Cloud Ground Control the industry’s command and control solution of choice.

Peter Bassett

Peter Bassett
Robotics Software Engineer

Peter is a mechatronic engineer with experience in embedded systems, vehicle communications and front-end development. He plays a critical role in integrating robotic systems with Advanced Navigation’s fleet management software, Cloud Ground Control.

He has also been an essential part in developing the web application that remotely visualizes and controls these vehicles. Peter has worked at Advanced Navigation for 2 years and is currently a Robotic Software Engineer.

Guillaume de Boyer-Montegut

Guillaume de Boyer-Montegut
Head of Cloud Robotics

Guillaume is a software engineer with over ten years of experience designing and developing elaborate solutions for the web. He has been leading the development of Cloud Ground Control since joining the team in 2020.

Prior to Advanced Navigation, Guillaume occupied multiple software engineering roles in Mining and Telecommunication before joining the drone industry in 2018.