Navigating Revolutions in Technology
Panel Session
Pavilion G, Conference Hall G2

With retail giants Walmart and Amazon as well as major delivery companies such as Swisspost and DHL all developing new “instant-delivery“ drone systems, the science fiction of robotic unmanned airborne vehicles is becoming an increasingly plausible part of the logistics supply chain. How might full-fledged drone delivery platforms transform retail, production, and services? What barriers must still be overcome before such services lift off?

Eric Auchard , Chief Technology Correspondent in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Thomson Reuters

Alexander Gurko , President, Non-commercial Partnership for Development and Use of Navigation Technologies (GLONASS UNION)
Sergey Kogogin , Director General, KAMAZ
Franck Cohen , President, SAP Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)
Christian Morales , Vice President, Intel Corporation
Sergey Nedoroslev , Chairman of the Board, Kaskol Group
Maxim Sokolov , Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation
Peter Spuhler , Chief Executive Officer, Stadler Rail AG


Key moments

The next generation will already live in a totally new reality where driverless vehicles are universally adopted.
Maxim Sokolov
Agriculture is definitely the second largest industry for drones. Crop protections, spare parts that you have to bring to different areas, deployment of fertilizers. Agriculture is an area where we will see a lot of development of drones.
Franck Cohen