Select Criteria: Session Type = Panel

Wednesday, July 08, 10:30 AM - 11:25 AM

  • Session Number: 1007
Drones are revolutionizing the ways in which we tackle some of the biggest social and ecological dilemmas of our times. Discover how organizations around the globe are reaching out to their local communities to gain acceptance of drones and all the good they can do....
Chris Rocheleau
Executive Director, Office of International Affairs
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Jay Merkle
Executive Director, Office of UAS Integration
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Panel

Wednesday, July 08, 12:30 PM - 12:55 PM

  • Session Number: 1012
The regulatory landscape for drones is changing. So too are mission specifications. To conduct these more advanced operations, aircraft durability and reliability are essential. Join leaders of the FAA’s Flight Standards, Aircraft Certification Service, and UAS Integration Office for a thought-provoking discussion about type certification, operational approvals, and the role... Read More
Bill Crozier
Deputy Executive Director, Office of UAS Integration
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Earl Lawrence
Executive Director, Aircraft Certification Service
Federal Aviation Administration UAS Integration Office
Rick Domingo
Executive Director, Flight Standards Service
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Panel

Wednesday, July 08, 1:00 PM - 1:55 PM

  • Session Number: 1014
How can we help the next generation become safe drone pilots? Join the Katie Lang of the FAA, Ashley Ellefson, COO of The Drone Racing League, and Chris Cruz, West Valley Unmanned Aircraft Department Chair, for a timely discussion on how virtual drone racing competitions, gaming, and innovative STEM programs... Read More
Ashley Ellefson
Chief Operating Office, The Drone Racing League
The Drone Racing League
Catherine (Kate) Lang
Senior Advisor to the Deputy Administrator on Aviation Workforce Outreach
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Chris Cruz
West Valley College UAS Technology Program
Paul "Nurk" Nurkkala
2018 DRL Allianz World Champion Pilot
Drone Racing League
  • Panel

Wednesday, July 08, 3:00 PM - 3:55 PM

  • Session Number: 1020
This session will help the audience gain a better understanding of how Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and advanced analytics are impacting UTM development. Industry leaders share insights into how standards and technology developments will influence a wide range of solutions including AI and how businesses investing in AI are supporting... Read More
Ali Husain
Chief Software Architect
Christopher Kucera
Head of Strategic Partnerships
Matthew Satterley
Policy & Government Relations
Steve Bradford
Chief Scientist for Architecture and Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) Development
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Panel

Thursday, July 09, 10:30 AM - 11:25 AM

  • Session Number: 1026
  • Panel
  • Session Number: 1027
  • Panel

Thursday, July 09, 1:30 PM - 1:55 PM

  • Session Number: 1035
Launched in April 2020, the FAA’s UAS-Collegiate Training Initiative is an exciting collaboration with industry and universities. Learn about the program and how it’s helping to create a pipeline of knowledgeable and experienced UAS remote pilots to enter the workforce....
Diana Robinson
Project Specialist
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Eric Schwartz
Quality Project Manager, Power Delivery
Florida Power & Light
Mark Bealo
Palomar College
  • Panel

Thursday, July 09, 2:30 PM - 3:25 PM

  • Session Number: 1040
As the UAV integration progresses, it is necessary to consider the factors that impact public perception. Hear from industry leaders, regulators, and public relations experts as they discuss aspects of influence in both the current and future environment....
John Bouma
Director of Civil Certification
Laura Brown
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Public Affairs
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Mark Aitken
Director of U.S. Legislative Affairs
Mickey Osterreicher
General Counsel
National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)
  • Panel

Tuesday, August 18, 10:30 AM - 11:25 AM

Tuesday, August 18, 12:30 PM - 12:55 PM

Tuesday, August 18, 1:00 PM - 1:55 PM

Tuesday, August 18, 3:00 PM - 3:55 PM

Wednesday, August 19, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Wednesday, August 19, 10:30 AM - 11:25 AM

Wednesday, August 19, 12:30 PM - 12:55 PM

Wednesday, August 19, 1:00 PM - 1:55 PM