European Workshop on UAS Direct Remote Identification 

When: 9 February 2021, 14:00 - 16:30 CET.

What:  during this online workshop you will learn, discuss and exchange on the European technical standardisation and practical deployment of Unmanned Aircraft Systems 'Direct Remote Identification' technology.

Where: online workshop, organised by CEN & ASD-STAN, the Associated Body to CEN for Aerospace Standards.

The workshop will be in English.

Registration: Participation is free of charge. Make sure to register before 4th of Feb 2021.

For whom?
Experts involved in the design and construction of UAS; Manufacturers of UAS equipment, National authorities in charge of UAS registration and monitoring, Pilots, Operators of small to large fleets, Planning companies/engineering bureaus, Technical consulting companies testing and monitoring organisations.

Contact: Karim BENMEZIANE - (

Agenda, of the event that will take place on the 9th February – starting 02:00 PM Brussels time zone:


14:00 - 14:40

Welcome and introduction

Context and objectives of the day


Mr. Thierry LEGRAND

14:40 - 14:55

Introduction: European standard for Direct Remote Identification (EC - EASA)

EU standardization mandate M/567 for UAS – DRI context (EC)

DRI functional requirements (EASA)


Mr. Jean-Pierre LENZ

Mr. Natale DI RUBBO

14:55 - 15:00

UAS DRI rationale (ASD-STAN - SG5)

Mr. Christophe MAZEL

15:00 - 15:15

prEN 4709-02 presentation (ASD-STAN - SG5)


15:15 - 16:00

DRI implementation and operation

15:15 - 15:25

Video #1 : Initialization of DRI       

Commenting on video w/ focus on Operator ID (OPRN + secure chars for Authorities) 


15:25 - 15:35

Video #2 : Drone integration        

Show several add-ons and firmware implementation of DRI transmitter, using WiFi A, WiFi B and BT5


15:35 - 15:45

Video #3 : In-flight operation        

Retrieval of data on several mobile devices / using WiFi and BT5 : multiple drones on single app, same drone on multiple devices



15:45 - 16:00


RID implementation choices and product roadmaps

(From drone and add-on manufacturers, mobile app providers who participated in the development of the standard)


16:00 - 16:10

Way forward : prEN 4709-02 CEN Enquiry (ASD-STAN) 


16:10 - 16:20



16:20 - 16:25

Concluding remarks and closing the Workshop

 Mr. Lionel CLARISSE