The event will take place in October 2018 over three days and include three components:
Health, technology, and transport experts will come together to discuss possibilities for Lake Victoria region as well as for Africa in general.
A platform for drone industry including global logistical players, startups, drone pilots, engineers and media to showcase their innovations and state-of-the-art in technology for cargo drone deliveries and where it is going. A small documentary is envisaged to capture the event.
A drone race to catalyse new drone technology which is ready, or near-ready, for deployment in supply chain strengthening projects. The teams
will abide rules and regulations prescribed by the Tanzanian Civil Aviation and Military authorities to perform an assortment of tasks including vertical takeoff and landing, avoiding a designated no-fly zone, and satisfactory pickup and delivery of a medical parcel.