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Monday, May 04, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2009
Oceanography, due to its high cost, has long been a prerogative of the privileged. Drones and their accompanying sensors are changing the way that we collect data and monitor and harvest our ocean's potential. As we look to the new blue economy, drones above, below and on the water will... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Iain Kerr
CEO
Ocean Alliance
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Monday, May 04, 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2006
In this session, characteristics of a high-reliability organizations (HRO) will be revealed demonstrating the need for effective leadership for resiliency and risk control. As in fixed- and rotary-wing aviation operations, RPAS operations require a high level of reliability, especially when considering human transportation. Traditionally, engagement in safety management systems tends... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Jason Starke
Director of Standards
Baldwin Aviation
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Monday, May 04, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2004
This presentation will address how advancements in artificial intelligence, particularly in deep learning, have accelerated the proliferation of vision-based applications. The focus of this presentation will be on lessons learned in trying to harness the potential of AI from the point of view of a developer and integrator of vision... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Dany Longval
Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Lumenera Corporation
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, May 05, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2001
In the United States, critical infrastructure is aging and reaching a breaking point, facing a $2 trillion funding gap according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. Currently, large concrete and steel structures such as bridges and dams are inspected manually, either by climbers on ropes or scaffolding, or using... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Nathan Schuett
Founder & CEO
PRENAV INC.
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, May 05, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2011
AECOM is leading an association of transit and transportation agencies which has formed the Automated Bus Consortium, a collaboration designed to investigate the feasibility of implementing automated bus projects across the United States. The Consortium is a first of its kind approach to accelerate the development of automated transit technologies... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Suzanne Murtha
Vice President, Connected and Automated Technologies
AECOM
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, May 05, 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2012
Teams of autonomous air, land, and sea robots working collaboratively in vast swarms on behalf of public safety to provide full situational awareness are a “force multiplier”. Continuous, uninterrupted communication to, from, and between these systems offers critical insights to isolate an urban objective. Whether that object is responding to... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Bruce Arvizu
Team Lead
US Navy Post Graduate School
Panelist
Jordan Hahn
Founding Member
Overwatch Aero, LLC
Panelist
Kamesh Namuduri
Associate Professor
University of North Texas
Moderator
Geoff Smith
EVP of Sales & Marketing
Rajant
Tracks:
  • Panels

Tuesday, May 05, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2005
Discussion on unmanned systems use in several areas of logistics applications such as airport of the future, cargo movement, and robotic refueling. Discussion will include some concepts, real world deployments, and some early wins in several of these areas....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Sara Blackmer
SVP of Corporate Strategy
Stratom
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, May 06, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2036
Several innovations in small UAS technologies designed and implemented to improve the safety, capabilities and overall user experience for personal, commercial and industrial use have been leveraged by nefarious actors, including criminals, terrorists and paramilitary organizations, for malicious and unlawful purposes. The purpose of this brief is to provide an... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Scott Crino
CEO
Red Six Solutions, LLC
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, May 06, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2002
It’s time for our UTM ecosystems to move beyond serial demonstrations and toward enabling civil commercial operations. This means creating a validated set of performance requirements for UTM services so that commercially viable use cases can get off the ground! The UTM community must work jointly with regulators to establish... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Andrew Carter
CEO
ResilienX
Panelist
Jarret Larrow
Member
FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration
Panelist
Matt Fanelli
Director of Strategy
Skyward, A Verizon company
Panelist
Peter Sachs
Airbus UTM
Panelist
Ted Lester
Chief UTM Architect
AiRXOS, Part of GE Aviation
Moderator
Andrew Thurling
Chief Technology Officer
NUAIR
Tracks:
  • Panels

Wednesday, May 06, 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2007
After working in it for five years, I left the aerial drone industry and started a marine robotics company in 2014. We applied drone technology to that industry and have gained a rapidly growing share of the marine robotics market. We have over 200 component products and our BlueROV2 remotely... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Rustom Jehangir
Founder and CEO
Blue Robotics Inc.
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, May 06, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2010
Rapid advances are being made in maritime autonomy led by the commercial sector. As this technology is being rapidly adopted by the US Navy new challenges are being identified. Austal USA has focused on designing and building ships from the keel up for autonomous operations but significant regulatory and operational... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Craig Perciavalle
President
Austal USA
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Thursday, May 07, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Thursday, May 07, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: 253A
  • Session Number:2079
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: 254AB
  • Session Number:2110
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
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