Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, August 16
7:00 AM Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM Opening Remarks
8:30 AM TBD
9:00 AM Mr. Steve Pennington, Director of Bases, Ranges & Airspace and Executive Director for the Department of Defense Policy Board on Federal Aviation, US Air Force
9:30 AM

Networking Break - Exhibit Hall - Exhibit Hall Opens

10:30 AM Mr. Marke “Hoot” Gibson, Senior Advisor, UAS Integration, FAA
11:00 AM TBD, Federal Aviation Administration ASSURE Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems
11:30 AM TBD
12:00 PM Buffet Lunch / Networking Break - Exhibit Hall
1:00 PM Panel TBD
2:15 PM Networking Break - Exhibit Hall
3:15 PM Panel: The National Science Foundation’s Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Panel Members:
Dr. Eric W. Frew, University of Colorado at Boulder
Dr. Craig Woolsey, Virginia Tech
Dr. Randal W. Beard, Brigham Young University
Dr. Brian Argrow, University of Colorado at Boulder
4:30 PM Midwest UAS Resources Update
5:00 PM Networking Reception - Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, August 17
7:30 AM Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Mr. Wil Cashen, Chairman, Tesla Foundation Group
9:00 AM Mr. Rick Lusk, Director UAS, Oak Ridge National Labs
9:30 AM Networking Break - Exhibit Hall
10:30 AM Domestic Drones - Legal, Policy and Privacy Implications:
Mr. Matthew A. Mishak, Esq., Dronewerx, LLC.
11:00 AM The Future of UAS
Dr. Ron Storm, Chief Scientist, The Perduco Group
11:30 AM TBD
12:00 PM Buffet Lunch / Networking Break
1:00 PM Panel: UAS Commercial Operations
2:15 PM Networking Break - Exhibit Hall
3:15 PM Panel: US Air Force, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
• AFRL - Mission Essential Competencies
• AFRL - Plans for SUAS Operations in the Air Force (tentative)
• AFRL - SUAS Technology: Sensing (tentative)
4:45 PM Closing Remarks, Wrap-Up, 2017 Announcement
5:00 PM Adjourn Conference/Exhibit Hall Closes
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A Sampling of Agenda Topics:

  • Government Updates
  • Autonomy
  • Airspace Access
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Manufacturing
  • UAS Regulations
  • First Responders
  • Precision Agriculture
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