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Select Criteria: Tracks = Policy and Public Acceptance

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2077
With no persons on board, the primary risk posed by UAS operations is airborne collision with other air traffic. This year, 2020, the FAA’s ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast) transponder mandate for manned aircraft has come into effect. This presents a substantial opportunity to mitigate risk by incorporating ADS-B... read more...
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Brendan Schulman
VP of Policy & Legal Affairs
DJI
Tracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2076
In recent years, Remote ID and BVLOS have dominated the drone policy debate. But as industry capabilities evolve and integration becomes a reality, stakeholders must grapple with a new set of major issues: data privacy, government regulation, and standards. If low-altitude airspace is a public resource, then what kinds of... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Frank Matus
Director, Digital Aviation Market Development - Americas
Thales
Panelist
Mary-Caitlin Ray
Counsel
Crowell & Moring’s Aviation Group
Panelist
Matthew Satterley
Wing Policy Team
Wing
Moderator
Jacob Ruytenbeek
Director of Government Affairs
AirMap
Tracks:
  • Panels

Monday, May 04, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2106
Spectrum beyond the WiFi available today is necessary to support longer distance and more sophisticated flight operations. Panelists discuss the current regulatory landscape for spectrum for UAS, as well as potential spectrum solutions to support extended operations. ...
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Anna Gomez
Attorney At Law
Wiley Rein LLP
Tracks:
  • Panels

Monday, May 04, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2069
Finding the balance between protecting legitimate local interests, securing the safety of the airspace, and encouraging the development of the UAS industry remains among the hardest policy questions facing the industry.  Panelists will discuss issues arising at the intersection of federal and state law, including:   Attempts on the Hill and at... read more...
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Joshua Turner
Partner
Wiley Rein LLP
Moderator
Tom McMahon
SVP, Advocacy & Public Relations
AUVSI
Tracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2075
Voluntary consensus standards are key to supporting innovation in an emerging technology area like unmanned aircraft systems. They serve as a vital adjunct to the public policy framework and help to ensure the safe integration of UAS into the national airspace. Coordination of standardization activities is also critical to focus... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
John Walker
Senior Partner
The Padina Group
Panelist
Jonathan Daniels
CEO
Praxis Aerospace Concepts International, Inc.
Panelist
Mark Roboff
General Manager
Digital Transformation, Aerospace & Defense - DXC Technology
Panelist
Philip Kenul
Chair, ASTM F38 Committee on UAS
ASTM International
Moderator
Jim McCabe
Senior Director, Standards Facilitation
American National Standards Institute
Tracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2065
The panel will examine the different factors that shape how the general public views drones and will offer guidance and suggestions for how those operating in the drone industry can facilitate public comfort and trust, which is necessary for commercial drone use to become ubiquitous...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Andy Cebula
Vice President, NextGen and New Entrants
Airlines for America
Panelist
Miriam McNabb
CEO & Contributing Editor
JobForDrones & DRONELIFE
Panelist
Sarah Harris
Editor in Chief
AirMap
Moderator
Robert van Gool
Senior Director
Liberty Communications Robotics and UAS
Tracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2066
On April 19, 2019 the University of Maryland conducted the first UAS delivery of a human organ for successful transplant. This panel will discuss the lessons learned from that flight and how UAS can increase the number of organ transplants conducted in the United States. The flight in 2019 created... read more...
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Anthony Pucciarella
Founding Member
AlarisPro
Tracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2067
With the small UAS fleet forecast to double over the next five years, the safe integration of UAS into the nation’s airspace requires more than just innovation and a regulatory structure. While drone pilots are always a target audience of the FAA’s outreach efforts, a second, equally important audience must... read more...
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Erik Amend
Manager, Executive Office
Federal Aviation Administration UAS Integration Office
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2068
The session will address the objectives and drivers of those objectives including market, technological, and policy/regulatory components, defining the challenges to achieving the broad adoption of Autonomous Vehicles and evolution of Mobility. The session will go on to identify potential solutions (some in play, some emerging) and approaches that would... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Arthur Kahn
CEO
Aveopt Inc.
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2070
Remote ID Is Finally Here. How Will It Work and Impact UAS Operations? After much anticipation, the FAA’s proposal for Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft Systems has finally been released, and thousands of comments have been submitted to the FAA for it to consider as it finalizes the rules. Remote... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Aaron Pierce
CEO
Pierce Aerospace
Panelist
Brendan Schulman
VP of Policy & Legal Affairs
DJI
Panelist
Diana Cooper
Head of US Policy
Hyuandi Urban Air Mobility
Panelist
Reinaldo Negron
Head of UTM
Wing
Moderator
Philip Kenul
Chair, ASTM F38 Committee on UAS
ASTM International
Tracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2071
The panel will examine the different factors that shape how the general public views drones and will offer guidance and suggestions for how those operating in the drone industry can facilitate public comfort and trust, which is necessary for commercial drone use to become ubiquitous....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Charles Werner
Chair
National Council on Public Safety UAS
Panelist
Ken Stewart
CEO
AiRXOS
Panelist
Luke Fox
CEO
WhiteFox
Panelist
Michael Blades
VP, Americas, Aerospace, Defense, and Security
Frost & Sullivan
Panelist
Sara Baxenberg
Associate
Wiley Rein
Moderator
Grant Guillot
Partner
Adams and Reese LLP
Tracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2074
There is significant interest from industry and the FAA to have a standard practice to support the new Durability and Reliability means of compliance for Type Certification of UAS under 55 lb. Type Certification is required to conduct Part 135 operations. The FAA has stated that publication of this standard... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Chris Anderson
CEO
3DR + Dronecode
Moderator
Stephen Cook
Technical Fellow, Airworthiness
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Tracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2078
Integration of UAS into the national air space and the varied potential applications and public acceptance for such aircraft will be discussed by the panel, including applications such as package delivery, public safety, infrastructure inspection, disaster monitoring, and autonomous on-demand air travel and transportation. Widespread use and integration of UAS... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Aaron Pierce
CEO
Pierce Aerospace
Panelist
Fabrice Kunzi
Lead
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc
Panelist
Holly Clarke
Attorney at Law
Frost, Brown, Todd LLC
Panelist
Welsey Shover
Head of US Operations
Flytrex
Moderator
Dennis Schell
Attorney
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Tracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: 251
  • Session Number:2105
As BVLOS operations become more common, long-duration power systems - those that provide for flights longer than standard lithium-polymer and lithium-ion batteries can support - are increasingly required for mission and business model success. From package delivery to infrastructure inspection, longer flights are urgently needed and are being pursued by... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Phil Robinson
VP, Unmanned Systems
Protonex
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
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