Presentations given by BML staff members in 2012

  • Presentation in 2012 at ESA ESTEC in the Netherlands "The SURMON ARTES 20 IAP Demonstration Project"
  • Final Presentation in 2012 at ESA ESTEC in the Netherlands "The UASatCom Feasibility Study"
  • RAeS UASSG 2012 Conference on Civilian UAVs: Practical Challenges and Regulatory Implications at IET in London "The control of unmanned aircraft operating in civilian BLOS missions"
  • 27th Bristol UAV Systems Conference 2012 "Satellite-based communications for small unmanned aircraft"
  • IET 2012 Conference on Civilian UAVs: Practical Challenges and Regulatory Implications at IET in London "Autonomy in unmanned aircraft operating in oil, gas and mineral exploration and production activities"
  • Third ESA 2012 User and Stakeholder Workshop on UAS in Belgium "Using satellite-based data relay and navigation services for small unmanned aircraft in oil, gas and mineral exploration and production activities"

Presentations given by BML staff members in 2011

  • RAeS 2011 UAS Conference on Operational & Technology Readiness, London "Unmanned aircraft in border patrol activities"
  • AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America 2011 Conference "The InView for use in oil, gas and mineral E & P activities"
  • 26th Bristol UAV Systems Conference 2011 "InView UAS for use in commercial, scientific and state applications"

Conference attendance and presentations in 2010

  • Attended BAE Systems Conference at Old Billingsgate in London on 4 February.
  • Attended Defence Research 2010 Conference in Birmingham on 23 March.
  • Gave a presentation at the Bristol UAV Systems 2010 Conference at the University of Bristol. The Conference took place from 12 - 14 April.
  • Attended the European Space Agency and European Defence Agency Workshop at ESTEC in Noordwijk in The Netherlands from 11 - 12 May.
  • Attended the high level EU UAS Meeting in Brussels on 1 July.
  • Attended the MoD Defence Technology Centre 2010 Conference in Edinburgh from 13 - 14 July.
barnard microsystems at the Minister of Defence presentation by Dr Liam Fox
  • Attended a presentation by Dr Liam Fox, the Minister of Defence, at the Farnborough Air Show 2010 on 20 July.
  • Gave a presentation at the Smallfield and District Aviation Society on the evening of 3 August.
  • Gave a presentation at the AUVSI North America 2010 Conference in Denver, Colorado. The Conference took place from 23 - 27 August.
  • Attended the Aerospace KTN Conference in London on "Autonomous Systems" on 1 October.
  • Attended the Technology Strategy Board Innovate 10 Conference on 12 October.
  • Gave a presentation at the 10th UAVNET Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel. The Conference took place from 20 - 21 October.
  • Attended the UK Trade and Investment Defence and Security Organisation 2010 Conference in London.
  • Gave a presentation at the Royal Aeronautical Society Conference on "Civilian Applications of Unmanned Aircraft". The Conference took place from 10 - 11 November.
  • Gave a presentation at the Royal Aeronautical Society Conference on "Weapon Systems and Technologies for an Enduring Campaign" at the Military Staff College in Shrivenham. The Conference took place from 23 - 25 November.

Conference attendance and presentations in 2009

  • Attended Defence Research Conference 2009 in Birmingham on 24 March.
  • Gave presentation at the Bristol UAV Systems 2009 Conference. The Conference was from 30 March - 1 May.
  • Attended the Royal Aeronautical Society Conference on "Air Power" on 12 April.
  • Gave a presentation at the European Defence Agency / European Space Agency Workshop on "UAS and Satellite Services". The Workkshop ran from 27 - 28 May.
  • Attended the Defence Technology Centre Conference 2009 in Edinburgh. The Conference ran from 27 - 28 July.
  • Attended the Defence Systems Equipment International (DSEi 2009) exhibition at Excell in London on 10 September.
  • Gave a presentation at the UAVNET Conference at EUROCONTROL in Brussels on "Civilian applications of UAVs". The Conference took place from 12 - 13 October.
  • Gave a presentation at the European Space Agency Conference at Harwell in Oxfordshire on 12 November.

Conference attendance and presentations in 2008

  • Attended the West of England Aerospace Forum in Bristol on Wednesday 19 th March 2008.
  • Presentation of a paper at the UAV Systems 23 rd International Conference at Bristol from 7 th - 9 th April 2008.
  • Presentation at the Royal Aeronautical Society Conference "Towards commercial exploitation of Unamnned Aircraft" in London on 21 st and 22 nd October, 2008. The title of the presentation by Dr Barnard was "Environmental Resource Monitoring".
  • Presentation at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists 2008 Conference in Las Vegas on 13 th November, 2008. The title of the presentation by Dr Barnard was "The use of Unmanned Aircraft in oil and gas E&P activities".

Conference attendance and presentations in 2007

  • Attended the Optical Fibre Conference (OFC) 2007 in Anaheim, California.
  • Contributed a paper in the June 2007 issue of the oil and gas exploration industry magazine called Hart E&P.
  • Gave a pesentation at the UAV 2007 Conference in Paris from 12 - 14 June 2007.
  • Attended the Defence Systems and Equipment International (DSEi) 2007 in London.
dual rotor Unmanned Helicopter at the Harris stand at DSEi 2007

Above: interesting dual rotor Unmanned Helicopter at the Harris stand at DSEi 2007.

  • Attended an ASTRAEA Meeting in Bristol on 17 th October, 2007. Barnard Microsystems Limited was not involved in the ASTRAEA I Project.
  • Attended the Dubai Air Show 2007 in Dubai from Sunday 11 th November to Tuesday 13 th November 2007.
joseph barnard at boeing
  • Attended the inaugural meeting of the newly formed AUVSI London Chapter on Tuesday 20 th November, 2007. Dr Joseph Barnard is the Air Systems Officer in the AUVSI London Chapter.
  • Gave a presentation at the Institute of Engineering and Technology ("IET") Seminar on 5 th December 2007 at Savoy Place in London on "Communicating with UAVs", where the title of Dr Barnard's presentation was "Small UAV (< 150kg TOW) Command, Control and Communication Issues".

BML Involvement in Unmanned Aircraft Working Groups

BML worked within the context of EuroCAE Working Group 73 to contribute towards recommendations to enable Unmanned Aircraft Systems to fly in non-segregated air space. Our contributions to date include:

  • Attended EuroCAE Working Group 73 meeting in Paris from 21 - 22 March 2007
  • Attended EuroCAE Working Group 73 Plenary Meeting at EuroControl HQ in Brussels from 29 - 31 May 2007
  • BML are an active contributor in the Command and Control Sub-Group 3 of EuroCAE Working Group 73 developing the recommendations for the integration of Unmanned Air Vehicles in commercial air space.
joseph barnard was small UAS Focus Group Leader in EuroCAE Working Group 73
  • Dr Joseph Barnard of BML was the "Small UAS Focus Group" Leader in EuroCAE Working Group 73.
  • Attended the EuroCAE Work Group 73 Leaders Meeting at EUROCONTROL HQ in Brussels on Monday 8 th October to discuss progress on recommendations for air worthiness, operations and command and control of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
  • Attended EuroCAE Working Group 73 Plenary Meeting at the Galileo Avionica site just outside Rome from Monday 29 th October to Wednesday 31 st October 2007. Dr Joseph Barnard is the Focus Group Leader for the Small Unmanned Air Systems Group.
  • Attended EuroCAE Work Group 73 Command and Control Sub-Group meeting in Prague on Tuesday 27 th November and Wednesday 28 th November 2007. Barnard Microsystems Limited was a contributor to the work of this Sub-Group.
  • Attended EuroCAE Work Group 73 Sub-Group 4 meeting at EUROCONTROL HQ in Brussels on Monday 28 th of January 2008. Dr Joseph Barnard of Barnard Microsystems Limited was the Focus Group Leader of Sub Group 4 on light Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
  • Attended EuroCAE Work Group 73 Plenary Meeting at EUROCONTROL HQ in Brussels on the 13 th and 14 th of February 2008.
  • Attended a two day meeting on 20 th and 21 st February 2008 at European Defence Agency (EDA) HQ in Brussels arranged by the Air4All Consortium to discuss the development of a Road Map for the Insertion of Unmanned Aircraft in Civil Air Space.
  • Attended EuroCAE Work Group 73 Sub-Group 4 meeting at EUROCONTROL HQ in Brussels on Tuesday 6 th of May 2008.
  • Attended a two day meeting on 7 th and 8 th of May 2008 at EUROCONTROL HQ in Brussels. The second day of the meeting was arranged by the Air4All Consortium and the EUROCONTROL UAS Workshop organised by Holger Matthiessen.