Commercial UAV Expo will take place in Las Vegas later this month and organizers have announced updates to its keynote roster, with industry professionals from DroneDeploy, Brasfield & Gorrie, The Beck Group, Frost & Sullivan, Skylogic Research, Intel and Arizona State University slated to present. The conference will take place October 24-26, 2017 at the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, and is expected to draw 2,500 participants from across seven vertical industries who are integrating and operating commercial UAS in their organizations.
On Wednesday, October 25, the main conference program will open with four keynotes:
- Steps for Effective Drone Integrationwill be presented by Mike Winn, co-founder and CEO of DroneDeployalong with end users Hunter Cole of Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC, and Grant Hagen of The Beck Group.
- Then Business Drivers and UAV Market Updatewill be presented by Mike Blades, North American Research Director for Aerospace, Defense & Security, atFrost & Sullivan and Colin Snow, CEO & Founder of Skylogic Research.
- Anil Nanduri, Vice President in the New Technology Group and General Manager of the UAV Segment at Intel Corporation, will describe the process of Harnessing Data for Business Value. His presentation will address how commercial UAV operators can store, share and manage their data for enhanced business insight and streamlined decision making.
- And finally, Panagiotis (Panos) Artemiadis, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Arizona State University, will show how to further harness technology by Using Our Brains to Control a Swarm of Drones. His talk will focus on a novel control interface between humans and swarms of drones, and will also highlight to assign collective behaviors to drones using thought processes.
The full conference program has more than 70 presenters with numerous plenaries, vertical industry breakouts, demonstrations and networking opportunities. Inside Unmanned Systems will be exhibiting at the event so make sure to stop by a pick up a copy of our latest issue of the magazine.
Registration is still open for the conference. UAV professionals are encouraged to register in advance to save $100 compared to onsite prices and avoid waiting in long lines. Companies interested in learning about exhibiting may inquire here. Commercial UAV professionals may inquire about attending here
Commercial UAV Expo, presented by Commercial UAV News, is a conference and exhibition exclusively focused on the commercial drone market covering industries including Surveying & Mapping; Civil Infrastructure; Aggregates & Mining; Construction; Process, Power & Utilities; Precision Agriculture; Law Enforcement, The Westgate Resort & Casino. Commercial UAV Expo is organized by Diversified Communications, a leading organizer of conferences and trade shows with 15 years in the geospatial arena, including SPAR 3D Expo & Conference and International LiDAR Mapping Forum.