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Results of the First Russian Exhibition of quadrocopter and drones

Publication date: 25 aug 2016

Results of the First Russian Exhibition of quadrocopter and drones

On August 13-14 we held the first large-scale drone festival in Moscow. Drone Expo Show gathered 2.5 thousand visitors in two days. ECC Sokolniki became an innovation platform where every person found something interesting for himself.


Attendees saw drones from famous manufacturers and unique copters, which you won’t find in stores yet: hoverboard from Hoversurf, agriculture drones from AgroBotics, combat mini-drones from ByRobot.

Exponents also included manufacturers of component parts for UAV, software developers, as well as companies offering drone filming.



Educational environment

For what purposes were the most fantastic and weird aerial vehicles created? How to protect the copter from takeover and ensure its security? These and many other issues were highlighted for exhibition attendees during the lectures.

For those who wanted to master piloting and filming skills in practice, workshops were organized:

  • Aleksey Shlykov from Copter Express taught piloting elements.
  • Alexander Zajonc from С11 told about the best ways of drone filming.
  • Alexander Levchik from Quadrone explained how to solve the most widespread problems connected to quadcopter




B2B conference

We have gathered the best speakers and reports on the most up-to-date topics.

Among speakers of the conference were: CEO at M-Industries Mikhail Lipatov, representative from the MTI Peter Levich, analyst at GfK Rus Safie Al Haffaf, member of the Russian Association of the Artificial Intelligence Konstantin Yakovlev, CEO at Alpha Smart Systems Vladimir Beliy, cofounder of Le Talo Pavel Gerasimov, blockchain developer at Drone Employee Sergey Lonshakov, CEO at Copter Express Oleg Ponfilenok.

Main topics of the conference:

  • Global and Russian experience in regulating UAV;
  • Characteristics of the local drone market;
  • Creation of unmanned aerial vehicles with the help of AI;
  • New opportunities for aerial drone filming;
  • Drone delivery;
  • Usage of drones in agriculture.

Drone Grand Prix

Experienced pilots have shown their drone racing skills on a complex course. On the first day qualification took place, on the second day winners of the drone racing championship were revealed. Copters were flying at lightning speed, accidents happened, and strenuous competition was in the air! The first to pass all obstacles of the course was Anton Saprykin. The second and third places were taken by Sergey Sviridenko and Alexander Smirnov.




For two evenings a professional drone show was held after the end of the competitions. While we are reviewing results and preparing the second Drone Expo Show, we propose you to visit other events in the sphere of innovations.

All of them will take place in Moscow this autumn:

“Internet of Things” – September 29

Robotics Expo – November 4-6

3D Print Expo – November 17-18

Smart Food & Geek Garden – November 18-19.

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