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Tuesday, August 18, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

  • Session Number: 2003
Speaker(s)
Brian Wynne
President and CEO
AUVSI
Jay Merkle
Executive Director, Office of UAS Integration
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Track(s)
  • Keynote

Tuesday, August 18, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Session Number: 2005
Unmanned flight is the fastest growing segment of Aviation. UAS operators need to know and abide by reporting requirements for UAS events. This session will highlight existing triggers and talk about what is needed for both UAS event reporting and investigation....
Speaker(s)
Danielle Corbett
Aviation Safety Inspector
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
David Keenan
Air Safety Investigator
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Steve Keesey
Aviation Safety Inspector
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Track(s)
  • Panel

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

  • Session Number: 2007
With the IPP set to expire in October, come learn what’s next. FAA leaders discuss lessons learned and how to profit from what was discovered....
Speaker(s)
Earl Lawrence
Executive Director, Aircraft Certification Service
Federal Aviation Administration UAS Integration Office
Jay Merkle
Executive Director, Office of UAS Integration
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Rick Domingo
Executive Director, Flight Standards Service
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Track(s)
  • Panel

Tuesday, August 18, 11:00 AM - 11:25 AM

  • Session Number: 2006
Sporting events, high profile events and events requiring increased security may warrant a temporary flight restriction.  Learn how to apply for a TFR, tips for pre-event planning and coordination, and how an FAA Law Enforcement Assistance Program Special Agent can assist....
Speaker(s)
Erik Myrvold
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Scott Harris
Special Agent
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Track(s)
  • How-To Session

Tuesday, August 18, 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM

  • Session Number: 2009
Speaker(s)
Steve Dickson
Administrator
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Track(s)
  • Keynote

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

  • Session Number: 2014
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Track(s)
  • Panel
  • Session Number: 2015
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  • Panel

Tuesday, August 18, 2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

  • Session Number: 2017
"Drone Collisions - Myths and Reality" - you have heard many media stories about airplanes and helicopters that may have collided with a drone, but what is the real story? The NTSB investigates these events and the results may be surprising. We review a handful of cases that were reportedly... Read More
Speaker(s)
Bill English
Investigator/UAS Program Lead
National Transportation Safety Board
Track(s)
  • Keynote

Tuesday, August 18, 2:30 PM - 2:55 PM

  • Session Number: 2019
Chula Vista Police Department’s drone program has achieved success by placing early emphasis on outreach and transparency efforts with the community and the press.  Chief Kennedy discusses her department’s efforts to lead and manage change, especially regarding technology. She also addresses this year’s theme: “Drones, Here for Good”  and the... Read More
Speaker(s)
Chief Roxana Kennedy
Chief Police, Chula Vista
Chula Vista Police Department
Track(s)
  • Panel

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

  • Session Number: 2022
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    • Session Number: 2021
    Speaker(s)
    Track(s)

      Tuesday, August 18, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

      • Session Number: 2014
      Brian Wynne and Jay Merkle recap the highlights of the day and answer questions live from attendees.  ...
      Speaker(s)
      Brian Wynne
      President and CEO
      AUVSI
      Jay Merkle
      Executive Director, Office of UAS Integration
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Track(s)
      • Keynote

      Wednesday, August 19, 9:45 AM - 9:55 AM

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

      • Session Number: 2026
      Representatives from the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and UPS Flight Forward will walk us through their experience working with the FAA. Join us for a frank discussion about lessons learned, pitfalls in the process, and possibilities for improvements....
      Speaker(s)
      Bala Ganesh
      Vice President, Advanced Technology Group, United Parcel Service
      UPS Flight Forward
      James Grimsley
      Executive Director of Advanced Technology Initiatives
      The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
      Maria Dipasquantonio
      Deputy Director, Integration Pilot Program
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Track(s)
      • Panel

      Wednesday, August 19, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

      • Session Number: 2029
      Recent changes from U.S. Congress require recreational users to obtain prior authorization to operate within certain classes of airspace.  Come hear the latest updates on how to use LAANC and DroneZone for those recreational operations. Find out what the best approach is for getting your request approved and what the... Read More
      Speaker(s)
      Arjuna Fields
      Aviation Technical System Specialist / UAS, Commercial Space, & Contingencies
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Central Service Area
      Track(s)
      • How-To Session

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

      • Session Number: 2028
      Every day, drones are assisting public safety agencies conduct safer and more effective operations. This session will focus on common questions the FAA gets from public safety agencies and the FAA resources available for public safety. The panelists will also offer the audience an opportunity to ask questions and share... Read More
      Speaker(s)
      Erik Myrvold
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      John Meehan
      Aviation Safety Analyst
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Mike O'Shea
      Program Manager, Public Unmanned Aircraft Operations
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Track(s)
      • Panel

      Wednesday, August 19, 11:00 AM - 11:25 AM

      • Session Number: 2030
      This session will bring together representatives from FAA’s Office of Airports and Air Traffic Organization to walk viewers through concepts and ideas regarding airport response planning. While the FAA is still developing standards, this panel will speak to current practices, lessons learned, and stakeholder coordination. ...
      Speaker(s)
      Brandon Youngblood
      Acting Group Manager, Systems Operations Security for UAS Security and C-UAS
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Joseph "Rocky" Roppo
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Trish Hiatt
      Deputy Director, Airport Safety & Standards Directorate
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Track(s)
      • Panel

      Wednesday, August 19, 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM

      • Session Number: 2032
      Join us in a conversation with a diverse group of regional administrators to discuss community engagement at the state and local level. Hear best practices for addressing community concerns, building a local grassroots network, and fostering business development opportunities....
      Speaker(s)
      Colleen D'Alessandro
      New England Regional Administrator
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Joe Miniace
      Director
      FAA Central Office
      Rebecca Cointin
      Manager, Noise Division
      Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Environment and Energy
      Rob Lowe
      Regional Administrator, Southwest Region,
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Track(s)
      • Panel

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

      • Session Number: 2035
      How have the FAA and IPP Partners managed to achieve so much through Part 107 and public aircraft operations? This session will cover everything from assessing risk to developing a safety case and how public safety and industry have worked with the FAA to achieve their desired operations. ...
      Speaker(s)
      Joel Murdock
      Managing Director – Strategic Projects
      FedEx Express Air Operations
      Rachel Carlstrom
      UAS IPP SLT Program Manager
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Robert Clifford
      Attorney, US Tower
      American Tower Corporation
      Track(s)
      • Panel

      Wednesday, August 19, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

      • Session Number: 2037
      There are many updates that have occurred and are also scheduled to occur in both LAANC and DroneZone. Find out what the best approach is for getting your request approved and what the FAA is planning for the future....
      Speaker(s)
      Arjuna Fields
      Aviation Technical System Specialist / UAS, Commercial Space, & Contingencies
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Central Service Area
      Victoria Gallagher
      Program Manager, UAS Services Group
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Track(s)
      • How-To Session

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

      • Session Number: 2039
      Learn what it takes to identify the clueless, careless, or criminal operator. This workshop will cover what airport operators can and cannot do now, and what work FAA is doing to support the use of detection systems in the future....
      Speaker(s)
      Elizabeth Soltys
      UAS Security Program Advisor to the Deputy Associate Administrator of Security & Hazardous Materials Safety (ASH)
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      John Dermody
      Director, Office of Airport Safety and Standards
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Leesa Papier
      Deputy Director, Office of National Security Programs and Incident Response (AXE)
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Track(s)
      • Panel

      Wednesday, August 19, 1:30 PM - 1:55 PM

      • Session Number: 2038
      Drones are popping up everywhere and nobody seems to know what to do about them.  From the report to the response, who has the authority to do what, and what rights do operators have?...
      Speaker(s)
      Scott Harris
      Special Agent
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Track(s)
      • How-To Session

      Wednesday, August 19, 2:00 PM - 2:55 PM

      • Session Number: 2041
      Innovation is a hallmark of the UAS industry. During this panel, learn about some of the latest and greatest innovations that have already occurred in the industry, and about some of the potential innovations on the horizon that are awaiting to be cultivated....
      Speaker(s)
      Hunter Hudson
      Head of Autonomy Technology
      Northrop Grumman
      Jay Merkle
      Executive Director, Office of UAS Integration
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Jia Xu
      Senior Director of Strategy, Unmanned Aerial Systems/Urban Air Mobility
      Honeywell
      Kyle Snyder
      Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs
      Robotics Program Manager
      Track(s)
      • Panel

      Wednesday, August 19, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

      • Session Number: 2044
      Brian Wynne and Jay Merkle recap the highlights of the day and answer questions live from attendees.  ...
      Speaker(s)
      Brian Wynne
      President and CEO
      AUVSI
      Jay Merkle
      Executive Director, Office of UAS Integration
      Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
      Track(s)
      • Keynote