Capt. Gilbert KibeDirector General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Capt. Kibe brings on board over 34 years of experience in aviation and other sectors. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Aviation from Moi University, commercial pilots license with single & multi-engine land & instrument rating among others qualifications. He has previously worked as the Executive Chairman, Eagle Aviation; Director Business Development, Home Afrika Ltd; Managing Director, Bahati Ridge Development Ltd; and Chief Executive at Nairobi Flight Training. Capt. Kibe also served as a board member of KCAA from 2003 to 2009 and is currently working towards ensuring safe regulations of drones in Kenya.
9:15 AM Keynote opening speech
10:15 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Overview of the regulatory progress made across East Africa and addressing the challenges involved in developing regulations for safe use of drones
- Updates on the current regulations on drone use across African countries including Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya and rest of East Africa
- Regulators perspectives on the challenges faced in ensuring safe integration of drones in the commercial airspace
- Overview of the approval procedures that drone operators and solution providers need to follow to ensure safe and legal use of drones