Innovation Intervention: Drone Technology and Policy Challenges
- Room: Innovation Hub – Booth 2717
Wednesday, May 04, 2016: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Learning ObjectivesMore local governments are addressing the importance of safe drone usage, but the resulting myriad of conflicting rules are threatening to throttle this nascent technology. As the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA)TM new 2016 Innovation Scorecard explains, states’ approaches to UAS-related laws can have a dramatic effect on their own drone industries. Join Doug Johnson, vice president, government policy, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM and Brendan Schulman, vice president, policy and legal affairs, as they discuss how proper UAS policy will empower entrepreneurs, fuel current job creation and deliver on drones’ remarkable economic potential.