Schedule

Wednesday, November 6

PRE-EVENT ACTIVITIES

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (On-Site)

Workshop: How to Build a Drone Program

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (Off-Site)

Tour: Mesa Boeing Facility

Thursday, November 7

9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Call to Order & Logistics

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Keynote

Eric Bergesen, UPS

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Current & Future Drone Regulatory Landscape

Moderator – Darshan Divakaran       Panelists – Justin Towles, Sarah Nilsson, Tom Owen

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Coffee Break

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Drones for GIS Mapping & Infrastructure Management  

Moderator – Scott Curin       Panelists – Angad Singh, Nikolas Smilovasky, Sam Pepple

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Arizona Featured Speaker

Sami Mian: University of Pittsburgh, NASA Langley Research Center, and the NSF Center for Space

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Is BVLOS + UTM = UAM

Moderator – Justin Towles       PanelistsLaurent Huenaerts, Matt Metcalfe, Shahab Hasan

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Flight Demo & Exhibitor Demo

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Keynote

Romeo Durscher, DJI

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

How Public Safety Agencies Integrate the Right Drone Program

Moderator – Riley Beaman       Panelists – Brandy Shaffer, Darshan Divakaran, Romeo Durscher

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Coffee Break

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Unmanned Frontier

Moderator – Sami Mian       Panelists – Abolfazl Razi, Colby Harvey, Joseph Boucher

4:15 PM – 5:30 PM (On-Site)

Flight Demo & Exhibitor Demo

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM (On-Site)

Networking Reception

Friday, November 8

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

7:00 AM – 7:45 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:45 AM – 8:00 AM

Call to Order & Logistics

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Arizona Featured Speaker

Paul Brierley, Director of the University of Arizona’s Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Keynote

Jeremy Grogan, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Women & Drones

Moderator – Mignonne Hollis       Panelists – Lorie Peters, Tulinda Larsen, Yasmin Tajik

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Coffee Break

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Drones Have Changed Disaster Response & Management

Moderator – Brian Leventhal       PanelistsChristopher Todd, Romeo Durscher, Fire Chief (ret) Wayne Baker

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

STEM

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (Off-Site)

Demo: Rizse, Inc. in American Airlines Hangar

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

DJI & senseFly Indoor Platform Discussion

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Fleet Management DroneSense Demo

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Outdoor Demo – DJI, senseFly, Pix4d

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Pix4D Indoor Demo

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Summary & Wrap-up