Global Alliance on Drones in Development
A Global Knowledge-based Community
Global Alliance on Drones in Development is a collaboration and knowledge-sharing platform to advocate the adoption of drone technologies for sustainable development and social impact.
The platform is developed and maintained by Caerobotics, a social impact consultancy helping organizations adopt emerging technologies at scale for development and impact.
Building a Global Collaboration Platform
We are a worldwide community of people who are passionately engaged with emerging technologies and are devoted to using them for strengthening their communities. Our members research, develop, learn, adopt, improve, invest in and build policies and programs around drone-based technologies.
Our multi-stakeholder community includes inventors and innovators, researchers, academicians, authors, program managers, manufacturers, service providers, activists, investors, thought leaders and policy makers from over 30 countries.
We bring these champions together for open knowledge-sharing, discussions, co-creation, and building crowdsourced resources such as conferences, courses, podcasts white papers, publications, workshops, projects, advocacy programs, policy advisories and multilateral cooperation.
Some of our signature activities are:
- Advanced Course in Drones in Development: 2 Editions of this unique course had 30 masterclasses on diverse topics with 30 assignments
- International Conference on Drones in Development: 2 Editions of this virtual conference has over 300 delegates convening for sharing presentations and papers about using drones in development and social impact
- Drone Leadership Summit: This meet-up had a focused panel discussion to discuss challenges and opportunities in cargo drones and advanced air mobility
- Women Leaders in Aviation Meet: This involved women who are leading the aerospace industry and are the role models of tomorrow
We conduct open as well as dedicated in-person workshops with practical hands-on engagement. We cover advanced applications and adoption of drone technologies in sectors such as public health, emergency response, disaster management, infrastructure assessment, smart cities, agriculture, conservation of natural resources, renewable energy and STEM education.
Engage with the
Global Alliance on Drones in Development
Attend an Event
You can benefit a lot simply by attending the global or local events that we organize. When you are actively present, you learn, ask, share and build your own network! In-turn, you can help us reach more people through your references and organically build this network over time and bring business and visibility to our members.
Presenting at our events is a great opportunity to showcase your work to the rest of the world. You can present your research, update us with the developments, talk about a case study or a field experience, introduce a concept, or teach us a new skill. Your presentations are showcases as Masterclasses and Podcasts.
You can sponsor our events by purchasing the relevant sponsorship ticket. this is a sustainable way for us to maintain and grow this platform. We boldly highlight our sponsors in our banners, social media posts, event pages and newsletters, drawing a lot of attention to the organization.
You can volunteer in various roles at GADD. You can help us coordinate, host, advocate, publish, analyze and report our activities. This helps you to develop your interpersonal skills, grow your professional network, learn and research about diverse topics and experts.
If you love writing and are interested in the world of drones, be our guest blogger, editor or co-author and help us in building a global repertoire of open knowledge materials such as blogs, articles, stories, case studies, white papers, guidelines, course handouts, toolkits and checklists.
You can lead full courses, certification programs or workshops on relevant topics. You can collaborate with other members of the alliance to strengthen the value of these programs. The programs can be conducted online or in-person and co-certified by GADD.
You can partner with the Global Alliance on Drones in Development on projects and programs that have common vision and focus areas, can bring value to the members and facilitate wide-scale adoption of drone technologies for sustainable development and social impact.
Lead a Chapter
You can lead a city-level chapter with other co-leads to facilitate regular interactions through meetings and conferences, courses, workshops, advocacy programs, demonstrations, business exhibitions, and investor summits.