Tentative Agenda

12:30 PM Opening Remarks
John Ingham, VP Aerospace Programs, Dayton Development Coalition
Jeff Hoagland, CEO & President, Dayton Development Coalition
Lt. Governor Mary Taylor, State of Ohio
12:45 PM UAS Challenge: Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN)    DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
Dennis Andersh, CEO Wright State Applied Research Corporation
1:15 PM Flying Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLOS) in Ohio    DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
Art Huber, Deputy Director of Operations, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Rollie Kanavel, Deputy Director of GBSAA Operations, OH/IN UAS Center
2:00 PM Networking Break
2:15 PM UAS Education and Training    DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
Kurt Carraway, Kansas State Polytechnic, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Executive Director
2:35 PM Regional Advocacy and AOPA Drone Pilot Program Initiatives    DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
Kyle Lewis, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Great Lakes Regional Manager
3:00 PM Networking Break
3:15 PM
UAS Business Building
Chair: Frank Beafore
UAS Public Safety
Chair: Doug Daniels
AFRL UAS Research
Chair: Dr. Reid Melville

UAV History/Current Applications

The Basics of Building a Business Plan

Regulation Discussion

  • Part 107
  • COA’s
  • Waivers

Open Discussion/Q&A

UAS in Public Safety

  • UAS Operations in Ohio
  • How Law Enforcement is Using UAS
  • How Fire Service is Using UAS
  • FLIR Camera System and UAS Work for LE and Fire
  • UAS in Conjunction with Training for an Agency

Panel Discussion: UAS as a Tool for Agencies in Investigations and Training

  • OPOTA Representative
  • Personnel from Agencies using UAS

Novel UAS

  • Air-Launched, Expendable SUAS
  • AgilePod™, Open Modular Payloads

UAS Autonomy

  • Autonomous Collaborative Sensing
  • Validation and Verification for Autonomy Software

UAS Innovation

  • Innovations in RPA Training
  • Commercial/Military Technology Synergy
4:45 PM Closing Remarks
5:00 PM

UAS Midwest Mixer until 7:00 PM

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