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XPONENTIAL 2023
May 8 – 11, 2023
Colorado Convention Center
Denver
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Monday, April 25, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: S330G/H
  • Session Number:XPO22-RM01
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. This pre-conference session is designed as a “hands-on” introductory session for those interested in drone repair and maintenance. Sessions will review tools required for a drone repair workspace, how to use the tools, and safety overviews for safe tool usage. Once tools are reviewed, attendees will... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Dennis Florentine
Dean of Administration
Warren Community College
Session Speaker
Jack Booher
Drone Instructor
Warren County Community College
Session Speaker
Michael DuFour
Technology Advisor
Warren Community College (NJ)
Session Speaker
Michael Newell
Adjunct Instructor
Warren County Community College
Session Speaker
William Austin
President
Warren Community College
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-P300
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Welcome & overview of workshop mission, vision and goals, brief administrative announcements and acknowledgement of sponsors....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Brian Wynne
President and CEO
AUVSI
Session Speaker
Dawn Zoldi
CEO and Founder
P3 Tech Consulting
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 8:40 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-P301
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Attorneys and an industry expert will provide an overview of the legal issues associated with the technologies that enable autonomous vehicles including block chain, IoT, spectrum, PNT/GPS/GNSS and more  (For attorneys, the Florida Bar has approved this session for 1 CLE General Credit hour.)...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Ben Gross
Director of Marketing
Elsight
Panelist
Jennifer Richter
Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Panelist
Jonathan Rupprecht
Drone Attorney/ Flight Instructor/ Professor
Rupprecht Law, P.A
Panelist
Mark McKinnon
Partner
Fox Rothschild
Moderator
Zachary Dougherty
Attorney
Anderson Law Group
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG02
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. This panel will walk the audience through what an LEIP is, and how it differs from a Law Enforcement Protocol (LEP). Speakers will describe how the law enforcement and AV industries came together on this idea, and how the framework can be and is implemented at... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Brett Fabbri
Head of Law Enforcement Policy and Highway Safety
Kodaik Robotics
Panelist
Christopher Kinn
Staff Lieutenant
Ohio State Highway Patrol
Moderator
Brian Ursino
Director of Law Enforcement
American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DC01
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Introduction to the DRONERESPONDERS Florida Public Safety Coordination Group (FLOGRU) and Welcome to the Orange County Convention Center!...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Charles Werner
Director
DRONERESPONDERS
Session Speaker
Christopher Todd
Executive Director
Airborne International Response Team (AIRT)
Session Speaker
Larry Zwieg
Chief Deputy
Orange County Sheriff's Office
Moderator
Rich Gatanis
Firefighter/HazMat Technician UAS Coordinator, Southern Manatee Fire Rescue
Manatee County Search and Rescue UAS Team Lead and DRONERESPONDERS Florida Public Safety UAS Coordination Group Leadership Council
Moderator
Robert Dooley
Sgt., Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Program Coordinator
Florida Highway Patrol
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: S330C/D
  • Session Number:XPO22-WF01
Session requires an additonal registration. The UAS Weather Forum provides a platform for UAS operators; federal and state agencies; weather researchers and providers; trade groups; safety and insurance groups; UAS manufacturers; and others to Share experiences with expected and unexpected weather impacts Engage in a dialogue about weather needs for UAS operations Collect requirements... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Andy Thurling
Chief Technology Officer
Nuair Alliance
Session Speaker
George Gorospe
Manager, Systems Health Analytics, Resilience, and Physics modeling (SHARP) Laboratory
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Session Speaker
Jack Elston
CEO
Black Swift Technologies
Session Speaker
Jamey Jacob
Director, Unmanned Systems Research Institute
Oklahoma State University
Session Speaker
Matthias Steiner
Director Aviation Applications Program
National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DC02
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Drones and robotic systems are a relatively new tool for Florida public safety agencies. This session will set the table for the rest of the day at the DRONERESPONDERS Florida Conclave by identifying strengths, weaknesses, and other key issues impacting the use of UAS by Florida's... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Kevin Johnson
Master Deputy
Orange County Sheriff's Office
Panelist
Lance Liggett
Detective
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
Panelist
Nick Brandt
UAS Program Coordinator
Hernando County Fire & Emergency Services
Moderator
Rich Gatanis
Firefighter/HazMat Technician UAS Coordinator, Southern Manatee Fire Rescue
Manatee County Search and Rescue UAS Team Lead and DRONERESPONDERS Florida Public Safety UAS Coordination Group Leadership Council
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-P302
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Attorneys and industry leaders discuss what is on the horizon in global UAS law and regulation, with an emphasis on the U.S., including BVLOS ARC, Part 135 delivery, Remote ID updates, and Unmanned Traffic Management CONOPS (For attorneys, the Florida Bar has approved this session for 1... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Grant Guillot
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
DroneUp
Panelist
Greg Reverdiau
Co-Founder
Pilot Institute
Panelist
Kevin Morris
UAS Coordinator
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Moderator
Karen DiMeo
CEO
AERODiMEO
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: S220A
  • Session Number:XPO22-JH01
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Overview: In an increasingly complex world of technical innovation, integration, and complexity, finding consensus around ‘assurance’ can be overwhelming, and finding the paths to achieving it can seem downright impossible. The complexity of assuring our autonomous technology is immense, as autonomous systems span across domains, expertise, companies,... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Alexis Basantis
Human Centered Design Strategist
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
Session Speaker
Amber Mills
Associate Manager for Programs and Research
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Session Speaker
Cara LaPointe
Co-Director, Institute for Assured Autonomy
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Session Speaker
Charles Leeper
Section Supervisor, Uncrewed Systems
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
Session Speaker
James Bellingham
Executive Director
Johns Hopkins Institute for Assured Autonomy
Session Speaker
Lynn Reggia
Supervisor for Human-Machine Engineering in Air and Missile Defense
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Session Speaker
Matthew Gubanich
Design Strategist
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
Session Speaker
Michael Castle
Program Manager for Aviation Safety and Security
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
Session Speaker
Sarah Rigsbee
Supervisor and Project Lead
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 9:40 AM - 10:25 AM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG03
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Panelists will tackle the question of jurisdiction around how to treat an autonomy stack when it functions as a driver – does the state government regulate or their federal counterparts, and what is the benchmark standard?...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Kelly Bartlett
Connected and Automated Vehicle Specialist
Michigan Department of Transportation
Panelist
Lisa Whalen
Automotive & Mobility Analyst
Morning Consult
Panelist
Wiley Deck
VP of Government Affairs and Public Polcy
Plus
Moderator
Andrew Alden
Program Leader
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 10:25 AM - 11:10 AM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DC04
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Recent legislation resulting in modification to F.S. 934.50 is projected to have dramatic impacts on drone programs for Florida public safety and government agencies. Learn about the latest developments surrounding the Florida Approved Drone Manufacturers List...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Herbert Brown
Lieutenant, Law Enforcement Information Technology Section
Florida Highway Patrol
Panelist
Jim Baker
Sergeant, Technical Services Bureau
Collier County (Florida) Sheriff's Office
Panelist
Larry Wood
Deputy, Chief UAS Pilot
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
Moderator
Robert Dooley
Sgt., Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Program Coordinator
Florida Highway Patrol
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 10:35 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG04
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. This panel will paint the picture for attendees of how the widescale deployment of automated trucks will affect the entire domestic supply chain ecosystem – Tier 1’s, small to large trucking companies, suppliers, and more....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Don Lefeve
Vice President of Corporate Affairs
Robotic Research/RR.AI
Panelist
Lee White
VP of Strategy
TuSimple
Panelist
Phillip Weaver
Research and Development
UPS
Panelist
Srini Gowda
VP - Autonomous Vehicles
Navistar
Moderator
Pete Bigelow
Senior Reporter
Automotive News
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 10:35 AM - 11:25 AM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-P303
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. In-house/private practice attorneys and industry leaders provide their unique perspectives and practical lessons learned, best practices and what-not-to-do in areas such as contracts, privacy and data security and other key legal and business considerations relevant to the global drone industry ecosystem. (For attorneys, the Florida Bar has... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Glen Lynch
President & CEO
Volatus Aerospace Corp.
Panelist
Jon Damush
CEO
Iris Automation, Inc.
Panelist
Susan Eccles
Special Counsel
Adams and Reese LLP
Moderator
Justin Martin
Technical Executive
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DC06
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Originally created to assist the U.S. Army develop a short-range reconnaissance drone, the Blue UAS program from the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) has quickly become one of the hottest topics impacting the U.S. drone industry. In this special session created specifically for Florida public safety agencies,... read more...
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Shelby Ochs
Program Manager
Defense Innovation Unit
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG05
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. This panel will share how a UL 4600-based safety case and accompanying safety performance indicators can help the AV industry and stakeholders coalesce around a consistent framework to define, measure, and communicate AV safety....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Benjamin Lewis
VP of Insurance
Edge Case Risk Management
Panelist
Frank Fratrik
Senior Director, Safety Solutions
Edge Case Research
Panelist
Nat Beuse
VP of Safety
Aurora Operations
Panelist
Steve Miller
Innovation Lead
IOA
Moderator
Edward Niedermeyer
Consultant
AUVSI
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-P304
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Doctoral-level expert review of unique stressors involved in lawyering or conducting business in the innovation space, the resultant impacts, ethical implications, and mitigation strategies for a healthy lifestyle.  (For attorneys, the Florida Bar has approved this session for 1 CLE Substance Abuse Credit hour)...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Claudette Patton
Attorney and Wellbeing Educator
Patton Law PLLC
Session Speaker
James Patton
General Counsel and Vice President
The Broadhurst Group
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG15
Session requires an additonal fee/registration....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Alejandro Otálora Guerrero
Design Director
Kiwibot
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 12:50 PM - 1:40 PM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-P305
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Attorneys and AI-focused industry and academic partners address the current legal and policy issues involved in employing AI in advanced tech platforms on both the military and civilian context, with an emphasis on UAS, including intellectual property, consent-notice laws and ethical guidelines. (For attorneys, the Florida Bar... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Natalie Pierce
Partner
Gunderson-Dettmer
Panelist
Patrick Huston
Brigadier General (Retired)
U.S. Army
Panelist
Paul Mullen
Vice President
Draganfly
Moderator
Frank Coppersmith
CEO
Smarter Reality
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DC05
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference
  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG06
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: S330G/H
  • Session Number:XPO22-RM02
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. This pre-conference session is designed as a “hands-on” intermediate session for those interested in drone repair and maintenance (attendees should have experience or training in tools, fasteners, soldering, common uncrewed system architecture, and DC electronics). Sessions will review basic aerodynamic theory, power, propulsion, and sensors. Hands-on DIY... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Dennis Florentine
Dean of Administration
Warren Community College
Session Speaker
Jack Booher
Drone Instructor
Warren County Community College
Session Speaker
Joseph Cerreta
Associate Professor
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Session Speaker
Michael DuFour
Technology Advisor
Warren Community College (NJ)
Session Speaker
Peter Miller
Unmanned Systems Specialist
Warren Community College
Session Speaker
William Austin
President
Warren Community College
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 1:50 PM - 2:35 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DC08
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Establishing a solid foundation with a culture of aviation safety and risk management is essential for public safety agencies seeking to establish and maintain a professional drone program. Learn how Florida public safety agencies are building their drone programs to ensure legal and regulatory compliance in... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Christian Dick
Firefighter
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
Panelist
Lance Liggett
Detective
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
Panelist
Nick Brandt
UAS Program Coordinator
Hernando County Fire & Emergency Services
Moderator
Larry Wood
Deputy, Chief UAS Pilot
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 1:55 PM - 2:40 PM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG07
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Panelists will discuss making tangible steps forward on how industry can partner with government and academia to continue to proactively upskill and/or retrain workers....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Alisha Hyslop
Senior Director of Public Policy
Association for Career and Technical Education
Panelist
Amanda Abens
Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education
Pima Community College
Panelist
James Murphy
Vice President Government Affairs
Locomation
Panelist
Mike Pressendo
Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer
TechForce Foundation
Moderator
Seth Clevenger
Managing Editor, Features
Transport Topics
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-P306
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Attorneys and key industry partners provide an overview of the legal regimes applicable to autonomous land, sea and air vehicles; panel will address the latest legal and regulatory updates impacting UAS/UAM, ADS/UGVs, UUVs as well as public perception, infrastructure challenges, liability issues and more. (For attorneys, the... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Dean Griffith
Of Counsel
Jones Day
Panelist
Matthew Henshon
Partner
Henshon Klein
Panelist
Tracy Reynolds
Fleet Judge Advocate, Commander SECOND Fleet
U.S. Navy
Moderator
Bronwyn Morgan
CEO
Xeo Air Inc.
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DC07
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. High profile incidents such as the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside and the disappearance of Brian Laundrie generate substantial public interest and media attention. Coordinating public safety UAS operations during these types of events becomes increasing challenging as new levels of complexity... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Anthony Loperfido
Sergeant, Technical Operations Unit
Miami Beach Police Department
Panelist
Robert Dooley
Sgt., Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Program Coordinator
Florida Highway Patrol
Moderator
Ronald Peterman
Supervisory Special Agent, Critical Incident Response Group
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 2:50 PM - 3:40 PM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-P307
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Attorneys and key industry partners discuss toll roads in the sky - constitutional, statutory and policy considerations with who “owns” the sky; a robust discussion of “avigation,” are property and privacy rights in conflict with aviation safety? (For attorneys, the Florida Bar has approved this session for... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Jason Crist
Co-Founder & CEO
Class G Inc.
Panelist
Josh Turner
Partner
Wiley Rein LLP
Panelist
Kathleen Yodice
Managing Partner
Law Offices of Yodice Associates
Moderator
Lisa Ellman
Partner
Hogan Lovells US LLP/Commercial Drone Alliance
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 2:50 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG08
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Continuing the conversation from the preceding commercialization discussion, panelists will continue to highlight how different parts of the supply chain will be impacted by the integration of automated freight....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Christina Aizcorbe
VP of Government Affairs
Velodyne Lidar
Panelist
Lori Heino-Royer
Head of Customer Solutions
Plus
Panelist
Michael Clements
President
PDQ America
Panelist
Robert Brown
Chief Strategy Officer
Spartan Radar
Moderator
Kaylee Nix
Lead Anchor
FreightWaves
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 3:35 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DC09
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. The annual Atlantic hurricane season represents one of the greatest hazards facing the State of Florida each year. Explore how public agencies and private sector partners have successfully used drones to prepare, respond, and recover from tropical storms and hurricanes....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Christopher Todd
Executive Director
Airborne International Response Team (AIRT)
Panelist
Eric Schwartz
Manager Technology & Innovation
Florida Power and Light Company
Panelist
Rich Gatanis
Firefighter/HazMat Technician UAS Coordinator, Southern Manatee Fire Rescue
Manatee County Search and Rescue UAS Team Lead and DRONERESPONDERS Florida Public Safety UAS Coordination Group Leadership Council
Panelist
Robert Dooley
Sgt., Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Program Coordinator
Florida Highway Patrol
Moderator
Jim Baker
Sergeant, Technical Services Bureau
Collier County (Florida) Sheriff's Office
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-P308
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. An overview of Technology Transfer and Transition, SBIR/STTR programs, Other Transaction Authorities (OTA), Space Act Agreements and various other federal and military public-private partnership opportunities; will include practical information on how to plug into this lucrative R&D ecosystem for autonomous systems and related enabling technologies. (For attorneys,... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
James Colraine
Head of Engagements, AFVentures
AFWERX
Panelist
Mary-Caitlin Ray
Counsel
Crowell & Moring LLP
Panelist
Shelby Ochs
Program Manager
Defense Innovation Unit
Panelist
Uzkar Ibrahim
Director of Business Development - DoD
Asylon
Moderator
James Poss
CEO
ISR Ideas
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Monday, April 25, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG13
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. This conversation will highlight all that is already being done out of the limelight to advance widescale deployment and identify areas in need of research and collaboration....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Kelly Bartlett
Connected and Automated Vehicle Specialist
Michigan Department of Transportation
Session Speaker
Murat Omay
Program Manager - Data Access and Exchanges
U.S. Department of Transportation
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DC10
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Join the Florida Public Safety Coordination Group (FLOGRU) leadership team as they review, recap, and tie-up loose ends from the previous sessions during the DRONERESPONDERS Conclave. Learn about the next steps FLOGRU is taking to support drone use by Florida public safety and government agencies, and... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Christian Dick
Firefighter
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
Panelist
Jim Baker
Sergeant, Technical Services Bureau
Collier County (Florida) Sheriff's Office
Panelist
Lance Liggett
Detective
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
Panelist
Larry Wood
Deputy, Chief UAS Pilot
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
Panelist
Nick Brandt
UAS Program Coordinator
Hernando County Fire & Emergency Services
Panelist
Rich Gatanis
Firefighter/HazMat Technician UAS Coordinator, Southern Manatee Fire Rescue
Manatee County Search and Rescue UAS Team Lead and DRONERESPONDERS Florida Public Safety UAS Coordination Group Leadership Council
Panelist
Robert Dooley
Sgt., Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Program Coordinator
Florida Highway Patrol
Moderator
Christopher Todd
Executive Director
Airborne International Response Team (AIRT)
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Monday, April 25, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-P309
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. Host summary of workshop, next steps and future synergies. Survey administration....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Dawn Zoldi
CEO and Founder
P3 Tech Consulting
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Tuesday, April 26, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: SA1
  • Session Number:XPO22-1001
AUVSI Community Address  Brian Wynne, President and CEO, AUVSI   The State of Innovation Dronifying Florida: How automated drone inspections lead to more reliable critical infrastructure Beth Kigel, Vice President, Intelligent Transportation and Emerging Mobility Solutions, HNTB Corporation Ariel Avitan, Chief Commercial Officer & Co-founder, Percepto Ltd Eric Schwartz, Manager Technology & Innovation, Florida Power & Light Company Human in... read more...
Speaker(s)
Keynote Speaker
Amilie Parent CPA, CA
President
Showcare
Keynote Speaker
Ariel Avitan
Chief Commercial Officer & Co-founder
Percepto Ltd.
Keynote Speaker
Beth Kigel
Vice President, Director of Smart and Connected Solutions
HNTB Corporation
Keynote Speaker
Brian Wynne
President and CEO
AUVSI
Keynote Speaker
Eric Schwartz
Manager Technology & Innovation
Florida Power and Light Company
Keynote Host
Michael Wilbur
Director of Engagement
AUVSI
Keynote Speaker
Tomas Ohlson
Founding Engineer
Einride
  • Keynotes

Tuesday, April 26, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST01
LuftCar is developing a hydrogen powered, multi-mode autonomous Air and Road Mobility (AARM) vehicle with Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) capability - a TRUE FLYING CAR.  LuftCars provide uninterrupted air and road mobility. The vehicle will have a flight distance of 300 miles, and 150 miles road travel, 3000 -... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Santh Sathya
Founder and CEO
LuftCar LLC
Sponsored by: LuftCar LLC
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG01
The drone industry has been defined by manual, hardware-centric vehicles that require highly skilled operators that undergo long training hours to try to minimize the risk of crashes. The combination of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics applied to purpose-built hardware to enable autonomous flight is rapidly reshaping this landscape. As the... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Erik Till
Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Skydio
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Room: Booth 1972
  • Session Number:XPO22-PD01
The Drone Radio Show is a weekly podcast on drones and the people that use them for business, fun and research. www.droneradioshow.com...
Speaker(s)
Podcast Host
Randy Goers
Host and Creator
Drone Radio Show
Sponsored by:

  • Podcast

Tuesday, April 26, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 959
  • Session Number:XPO22-SB01
Speaker(s)
  • Sandbox
  • Room: S220B
  • Session Number:XPO22-WK10
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Workshop
  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-WG01
Speaker(s)
  • Working Group

Tuesday, April 26, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: S322
  • Session Number:XPO22-WG03
Speaker(s)
Sponsored by:

  • Working Group

Tuesday, April 26, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: S330G/H
  • Session Number:XPO22-VF01
Logistics, in its many forms, is emerging as a promising early market for electric and autonomous vertical-lift technology, including humanitarian relief, middle-mile deliveries, military resupply, fighting wildfires and transporting organs. Organized by the Vertical Flight Society, this program brings together key stakeholders to provide insights into the opportunities for automated... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Amanda Boekholt
Legal Advisor
Federal Office of Civil Aviation Switzerland
Panelist
Andy Lacher
Chief Technologist for Future Airspace Operations – Intelligent Flight Systems
NASA Langley Research Center
Panelist
Dave Merrill
Co-Founder and CEO
Elroy Air
Panelist
Jacob Rutledge
Project Coordination Manager
UPS Flight Forward
Panelist
Michael Romanowski
Policy & Innovation Division Director Aircraft Certification Service
Federal Aviation Administration
Panelist
Robert Roedts
Sr. Director of Technical Operations
Columbia Helicopters
Panelist
Romin Dasmalchi
Senior Director Business Development
Kaman Aerospace Corporation
Panelist
Sanjiv Singh
Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
Near Earth Autonomy
Panelist
Sterling Alley
Technology Transition Lead
US Air Force AFWERX
Panelist
Wes Ryan
Program Manager (NARI)
NASA Ames
Session Speaker
Ajay Sehgal
Senior Technical Fellow
KBR
Moderator
Graham Warwick
Senior Editor, Technology
Aviation Week
Session Speaker
Jim Sherman
Director of Strategic Development
The Vertical Flight Society
Tracks:
  • Co-located Event

Tuesday, April 26, 10:40 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG14
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. This panel will highlight unique and promising partnerships between automated goods movement developers and clients/end-users/technology enablers....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Richard Steiner
Head of Policy
Gatik
Moderator
Kate Magill
Editor
Supply Chain Dive
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Tuesday, April 26, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST02
Most of the current deployment for autonomous vehicles are in ideal conditions. But for the technology to scale, it needs to be demonstrated that autonomous vehicles can be successfully deployed in all types of conditions....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Naashom Marx
Director of Strategic Innovation - Advanced Mobility
CVG International Airport
Sponsored by: Ottonomy
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG02
In partnership with Cranfield University in the UK, Inmarsat's informative new report highlights major sustainability advantages of utilizing UAVs, alongside impressive efficiency benefits for the commercial, humanitarian and medical sectors if UAVs can untether to fly Beyond Visual Line of Sight....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Chad Kirk
Head of Policy
Reliable Robotics
Panelist
Mark Hedden
Senior Solutions Architect / Technical Sales Manager
Honeywell
Panelist
Thomas Neubauer
VP Innovations, TEOCO ​ AND Co-founder of Dimetor, creator of AirborneRF​
TEOCO and Dimetor
Moderator
Anthony Spouncer
Senior Director - UAV’s & UTM
Inmarsat
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Panels

Tuesday, April 26, 11:20 AM - 11:55 AM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG12
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. This conversation will outline how different representatives of state government – legislators, DOTs, and the Governor’s office – approach the testing and deployment of automated vehicles and particularly automated freight....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
John Hibbard
Director of Operations
Georgia DOT
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Tuesday, April 26, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST03
The GT25 Gyrotrak is a customizable unmanned aerial vehicle that provides an a la carte solution for different drone operations. It can be tailored for logistic operations like medical or spares supplies, it can be used for inspection, mapping and surveillance with customized sensor integration and in a special version... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Joerg Schamuhn
CEO and Founder
Airial Robotics Inc
Sponsored by: Airial Robotics Inc
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST04
Harvest Technology Group will present a case study on how a collaborative partnership established for a different industry sector has led to a step change in data transfer and communications within the UAV sector. As a member of Inmarsat’s Velaris Partner Network, Harvest Technology’s UAV inspection solution enables safe and efficient... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Andy Freeman
Head of Regional Sales - EMEA
Harvest Technology Group
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-AG09
Session requires an additonal fee/registration. This conversation will provide a direct forum with federal safety regulators considering recent regulatory action and projected action to come....
Tracks:
  • Co-located Conference

Tuesday, April 26, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 959
  • Session Number:XPO22-SB02
This will be a time for the workshop attendees and conference participants to engage with the workshop material and engage in additional discussions around key autonomy topics....
Speaker(s)
Discussion Leader
Alexis Basantis
Human Centered Design Strategist
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
Discussion Leader
Lynn Reggia
Supervisor for Human-Machine Engineering in Air and Missile Defense
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Discussion Leader
Matthew Gubanich
Design Strategist
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
Discussion Leader
Sarah Rigsbee
Supervisor and Project Lead
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Sandbox

Tuesday, April 26, 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-4085
Despite rapid technological advancements in the pursuit of a driverless future, one giant roadblock still exists to the safe and scalable deployment of automated vehicles: the lack of consensus on what it means for a machine to “drive safely”. Other industries, like aerospace, benefitted from partnerships with government where together... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Jack Weast
Intel Fellow, CTO Corporate Strategy Office, Mobileye VP Automated Vehicle Standards
Intel
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST05
Circle Optics has developed a novel approach to wide field of view imaging which will allow unmanned systems to collect more high-quality data without the lag or processing required by alternatives....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Zakariya Niazi
Chief Executive Officer
Circle Optics, Inc.
Sponsored by: Circle Optics, Inc.
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-3927
In 50 years, there will be more robots than there are humans. What do you imagine when you read that sentence? Maybe you immediately think about films you’ve seen. Perhaps you can’t fathom such a future. Now, how does it make you feel to imagine so many robots sharing your... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Lorenz Meier
CEO
Auterion
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-4125
From over a decade's experience building Trusted AI solutions - including ground-breaking autonomous systems - we've distilled a core set of solution elements that provide a holistic foundation for building AI that is trusted by users, system owners, and the public. This approach combines technology components that address key trust... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Ron Keesing
VP for Artificial Intelligence
Leidos
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG03
This panel brings together the various divisions of AFWERX, the innovation arm of United States Air Force - Prime, AFVentures, SpaceWERX and Spark. Learn more about each of the programs and how industry and academia can partner with them. Also learn all about the Air Force SBIR/STTR program, recent updates, STRATFI/TACFI and upcoming solicitation....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
James Colraine
Head of Engagements, AFVentures
AFWERX
Panelist
Nicole Quattrociocchi
Orbital Prime
SpaceWERX
Panelist
Verenice Mondragon
AFWERX-Spark PM
AFWERX
Moderator
Darshan Divakaran
Senior Manager, Strategic Innovation & Partnerships
AFWERX, US Air Force
Tracks:
  • Panels

Tuesday, April 26, 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-4132
Imagine making life-saving deliveries with a 3,000 MPG car that uses less power than a toaster. The sustainability impact of drones and other uncrewed systems is extraordinary. As some of the most energy-efficient transportation modes ever invented, they can achieve unprecedented emissions reductions, dozens of times greater than even EVs. Learn more... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Edward Fu
Director of Global Policy Development
Zipline
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-4124
The proliferation of autonomous vehicles, uncrewed systems and robotics increases the need for cyber resilience to address the new vulnerabilities and risks arising from these technologies. In this, security expert at NTT, will present an approach to ensure integrity through visibility of an enterprise's new digital footprint which includes: Hardware,... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Warren Small
Senior Vice President, Global Head of Sales and Innovation
NTT Ltd
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST06
Discover our new Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS Xu) allowing manned and unmanned air vehicles to fly through the same airspace as civilian traffic. If the system spots the risk of a mid-air collision, it immediately calculates an avoidance maneuver, thanks to onboard sensors such as radars, cameras and interrogator... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Marie-Pierre Guilbert
Product Line Manager
Sponsored by: THALES
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Room: Booth 1972
  • Session Number:XPO22-PD04
Insight sessions with industry leaders in unmanned systems and autonomous operations taped and broadcast. The best thinkers in both the private sector and government operations unmanned and autonomous innovation. https://anchor.fm/xeocast www.xeoair.com Social Handles: @airxeo (Twitter) @bmmatbronsworld (Twitter) @XeoAir (Instagram)  LinkedIn ...
Speaker(s)
Podcast Host
Bronwyn Morgan
CEO
Xeo Air Inc.
Sponsored by:

  • Podcast

Tuesday, April 26, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 959
  • Session Number:XPO22-SB03
Tradewind is a collaborative, streamlined AI acquisition platform supported by the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) that engages the world’s top innovators and helps equip the Department of Defense (DoD) with the most advanced technologies in the world. One of the services provided to DoD program managers under the Tradewind... read more...
Speaker(s)
Discussion Leader
Bill Kiser PhD
Chief Technical Officer
Tradewind/IN3
  • Sandbox

Tuesday, April 26, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-TW01
BLUF: Operational Trust in Mission Autonomy (OPTIMA) is an initiative to deliver trusted Autonomy as a product to serve as a battlefield asset in complex, contested missions on the multi-domain battlefield, and enable deployment of effective human-machine teams. The purpose of the OPTIMA initiative is to enhance the Warfighter’s ability to... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Bill Kiser PhD
Chief Technical Officer
Tradewind/IN3
Session Speaker
Jaret Riddick SSTM
Principal Director for Autonomy
Office of the Undersecretary for Research and Engineering
  • Working Group

Tuesday, April 26, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-4133
How can our community strategically collect and use data to benefit individual organizations in their efforts to operationalize, as well as assist the broader industry and regulators through risk assessment and overall integration and safety efforts? During this initial presentation, join other stakeholders to discuss the potential behind this initiative... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Michael Robbins
Executive Vice President of Government & Public Affairs
AUVSI
Session Speaker
Michelle Duquette
Outcome Leader, NAS Integration of UAS and Commercial Space
The MITRE Corporation
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG04
Drones and sensors capture vast amounts of imagery data. Making this data useful an organization and its clients requires a well-thought-out data management strategy and means to perform analysis that drives action. A geographic information system, or GIS, is a system for managing information, organizing and visualizing maps and data,... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Nico Bonnafoux
Product Manager, Drone Services
Esri
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST07
GNSS jamming and spoofing attacks are a reality. This presentation will give an overview of the threats to GNSS positioning for autonomous systems, and the commercially available solutions from Hexagon | NovAtel to detect and mitigate against these threats....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Andrew Levson
Senior Manager, Core Customer Support
Hexagon's Autonomy & Positioning Division
Sponsored by: Hexagon | NovAtel
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-WK08
AUVSI’s Maritime Advocacy Committee brings together Department of Defense and industry leaders to explore ways to accelerate unmanned systems to the warfighter through agile acquisition processes. This group is hosting a series of workshops, panel discussions and educational seminars with a focus of enhancing technology capabilities and capacities to outpace... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Eric Lofgren
Senior Fellow
George Mason University
Panelist
Lt. Col. Tom Meagher
AFWERX Prime Division Chief
U.S. Air Force
Panelist
Matthew MacGregor
Acquisition Principal
MITRE
Panelist
Michael Cornwell
Deputy Associate Dean for Strategic Consulting and Executive Engagement
Defense Systems Management College - DAU
Panelist
Robert Borka
Director, Naval Acquisition Policy
ASN(RD&A)
Session Speaker
Dorothy Engelhardt
Director for Unmanned Systems DASN Ships
United States Navy
Moderator
Frank Kelley
Vice President
Defense Acquisition University
Tracks:
  • Workshop

Tuesday, April 26, 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DR00
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Fritz Reber
Head of Public Safety Integration
Skydio, Inc.
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: S220A
  • Session Number:XPO22-3916
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220C
  • Session Number:XPO22-4122
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST08
In this forward-thinking presentation, Paul Christianson, industry veteran and drone data guru, outlines the evolution of data annotation starting with ImageNet's revolutionary computer vision and deep learning research beginning in 2006. ImageNet's 14 million annotated images are responsible for advancing computer vision across applications like object recognition, image classification, and... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Paul Christianson
Vice President of Strategic Industries
CloudFactory
Sponsored by: CloudFactory
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Tuesday, April 26, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Room: Booth 1972
  • Session Number:XPO22-PD05
DSPA will be sitting down with FAA's "Drone Guy", Kevin Morris. We'll talk with Kevin about his journey from Airline Captain to being the face of the FAA's sUAS Office. We'll also talk a bit about TRUST, the FAA's Communication Office, as well as how that office works within the... read more...
Speaker(s)
Podcast Host
Kenji Sugahara
President/CEO
Drone Service Providers Alliance
Podcast Host
Vic Moss
COO/VP
Drone Service Providers Alliance
Sponsored by:

  • Podcast

Tuesday, April 26, 2:55 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: S220A
  • Session Number:XPO22-3908
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220B
  • Session Number:XPO22-3993
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-3970
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST09
In recent years we’ve seen the rapid adoption of UAVs in society. As these use cases grow, so does the need for smaller, smarter, and safer drones. ModalAI introduces their next generation Blue UAS Framework 2.0 autopilot that enables the smallest UAVs. Their 16g autonomy platform is assembled in America... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Chad Sweet
CEO & Co-Founder
ModalAI, Inc.
Sponsored by: ModalAI, Inc.
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG05
When operating in austere environments communication is key, and at times unavailable. The Fenix Group Inc's Banshee radio network will keep everyone in contact with each other as well as connect any sensors, robots, or other end user devices. This presentation will discuss how humans and robots can team together... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Savanna Horan
Senior Robotics Engineer
Fenix Group, Inc.
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 959
  • Session Number:XPO22-SB04
Book signing session to provide AUVSI participants with reduced price textbook offerings signed by author Dawn Zoldi. The book is published by the Unmanned Safety Institute and is Umanned Aircraft Systems Legal and Business Considerations - A Primer for the Drone Industry....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Dawn Zoldi
CEO and Founder
P3 Tech Consulting
  • Sandbox

Tuesday, April 26, 3:15 PM - 3:35 PM

  • Room: S220A
  • Session Number:XPO22-4135
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220B
  • Session Number:XPO22-4056
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220D
  • Session Number:XPO22-3909
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: S220C
  • Session Number:XPO22-4068
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Panels
  • Room: S220E
  • Session Number:XPO22-3962
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Panels

Tuesday, April 26, 3:20 PM - 4:05 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DR02
Florida Sheriff's have been among the most forward leaning public safety agencies in their adoption of sUAS for various missions. Learn how various sheriff offices are using drone technology to help make positive impacts across a wide range of operations....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Kevin Johnson
Master Deputy
Orange County Sheriff's Office
Panelist
Lance Liggett
Detective
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
Moderator
Jim Baker
Sergeant, Technical Services Bureau
Collier County (Florida) Sheriff's Office
Tracks:
  • Panels

Tuesday, April 26, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST10
Drones can cover a wide range of industrial or governmental applications but for this to happen at scale, commercial drones must benefit from very advanced technologies that match the high-level safety requirements for automated flight in a very compact form. In this conference, Audrey Pann will present the latest key... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Audrey Pann
Drone Product Line Manager
THALES
Sponsored by: THALES
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 3:35 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Room: S220A
  • Session Number:XPO22-4134
As a part of a data focused breakout session, panelists will discuss established data practices involving both government, academia, and industry. The goal is to review established practices that should be recognized as standards, including data types and data collection processes.  We believe this topic will be appealing across air,... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Arnt H Olsen
Marine Robitics, Americas
Kongsberg Underwater Technology, Inc.
Panelist
Jason McKenna
Director of Research, Development, Testing, Evaluation & Training
The University of Southern Mississippi
Panelist
Joseph Darden
Director, Aviation Business Development
Iridium Satellite
Panelist
Nicholas Liberko
Principal Investigator, UTM
Collins Aerospace
Moderator
Kyle Snyder
Principal
Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
Tracks:
  • Panels

Tuesday, April 26, 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: S220B
  • Session Number:XPO22-4063
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220D
  • Session Number:XPO22-3868
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG06
As drone technology becomes increasingly automated, the level of human involvement is shifting from remote pilots in the field to remote operators in the office. This approach can enable more scalability and operational oversight as enterprises grow their drone fleets to inspect pipelines, monitor crops, or survey infrastructure. However, several... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Milton Lopez
Chief Designer
SkyGrid, LLC
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

  • Room: S220D
  • Session Number:XPO22-3931
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST11
Regulation for drone operations is fast moving and we can now anticipate that long-range operations will be possible even over sparsely or populated areas. This will be a new frontier that will open the possibility for a wide range of new applications such as industrial inspections of entire rail or... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Sophie Guilbert
Drone Global Head of Sales
THALES
Sponsored by: THALES
  • Solutions Theater

Tuesday, April 26, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Tuesday, April 26, 4:10 PM - 4:55 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DR03
Air and ground robotic vehicles are continuing to transform emergency and disaster operations, yet much work must still be done to perfect the technology. In this session we'll explore various scenarios using drone technology for tandem needs, including air and ground robotic systems, uncrewed and crewed aircraft operating in confined... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Doug Thron
Infrared Drone Pilot and Animal Rescuer
Doug to the Rescue TV Show
Panelist
Joey Mercer
Research Psychologist
NASA
Moderator
Charles Arant
Director of Operations
Airborne International Response Team (AIRT)
Tracks:
  • Panels

Tuesday, April 26, 4:25 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: S220A
  • Session Number:XPO22-4138
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220D
  • Session Number:XPO22-3919
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Tuesday, April 26, 4:45 PM - 5:05 PM

  • Room: S220A
  • Session Number:XPO22-4130
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220B
  • Session Number:XPO22-3877
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220C
  • Session Number:XPO22-4101
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220D
  • Session Number:XPO22-3789
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220E
  • Session Number:XPO22-3982
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-3862
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Tuesday, April 26, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DR04
The City of Boulder Police Department has experienced both extreme tragedy and exceptional triumph during the evolution of their public safety drone program. Learn where the Boulder P.D. UAS Team is currently at in their development program and how they are using drones to help accomplish various mission to protect... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Andrew Heaton
Sergeant
Boulder Police Department
Session Speaker
Craig Shepherd
Police Officer
Boulder Police Department
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room: SA1
  • Session Number:XPO22-1002
Heidi Shyu, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Department of Defense Operationalizing Robotics Tim Dykstra, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Boston Dynamics X, Director, Verizon Robotics Business Technology Solutions Kay Murphy, Partner, Asset Optimization, IBM Adding Value Through Innovation Thomas Walker, CEO, DroneUp Eric Grubman, former Executive Vice President of the National Football League ...
Speaker(s)
Keynote Speaker
. X
Director
Verizon Robotics Business Technology Solutions
Keynote Speaker
Eric Grubman
Chairman of the Board
DroneUp
Keynote Speaker
Heidi Shyu
Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering (OUSD(R&E))
U.S. Department of Defense
Keynote Speaker
Kay Murphy
Asset Optimization
IBM
Keynote Host
Michael Wilbur
Director of Engagement
AUVSI
Keynote Speaker
Tim Dykstra
Director, Strategic Partnerships & Channel Sales
BostonDynamics
Keynote Speaker
Tom Walker
Founder & CEO
DroneUp
  • Keynotes

Wednesday, April 27, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST12
Speaker(s)
Sponsored by: Amprius Technologies
  • Solutions Theater
  • Room: Booth 959
  • Session Number:XPO22-SB05
Speaker(s)
Sponsored by: Sagetech Avionics
  • Sandbox

Wednesday, April 27, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG07
How can authorities around the world verify compliance of global emissions regulations in the maritime sector more efficiently? And what if all relevant stakeholders had access to reliable, real-time emissions data from ships while they are at sea? NUAer's emissions monitoring platform comprises of a measuring device and an analytics system,... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Kristin Alne
CEO
NUAer
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: S220B
  • Session Number:XPO22-WK05
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Workshop
  • Room: S220E
  • Session Number:XPO22-WK06
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Workshop
  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-WG02
Speaker(s)
  • Working Group
  • Room: S330C/D
  • Session Number:XPO22-WG04
Speaker(s)
  • Working Group
  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-TW02
Speaker(s)
  • Working Group

Wednesday, April 27, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: S220C
  • Session Number:XPO22-WK03
The Florida workshop will bring together key stakeholders in the state of Florida to discuss research, policy, innovation, the public sector, and more. Learn about the advancements Florida is making in the uncrewed industry and how the state is leading the way for this technology....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Carlos Genatios
Director of Engineering, Technology and Design
Miami Dade College
Panelist
Clayton Levins
Executive Director
Smart North Florida
Panelist
Juan Santos
Senior VP Brand Experience & Innovation
Tavistock Development
Panelist
Lily Elefteriadou
Director of the UF Transportation Institute and Professor of Civil Eng.
University of Florida
Panelist
Marc Adler
Florida Secretary of Commerce, President & CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Panelist
Rahul Razdan
Sr. Director Special Projects
Florida PolyTechnic University
Panelist
Robert Frey
Director of Planning and Innovation
Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA)
Moderator
Beth Kigel
Vice President, Director of Smart and Connected Solutions
HNTB Corporation
Session Speaker
Mark Wilson
President & CEO
Florida Chamber of Commerce
Tracks:
  • Workshop

Wednesday, April 27, 10:30 AM - 1:20 PM

  • Room: Booth 1972
  • Session Number:XPO22-PD07
The Dawn of Drones podcast connects a global audience directly with the game-changing people and platforms who are making a difference in the advanced air mobility, drone and autonomous industries, providing the latest developments that impact the industry and supplying critical information for businesses to succeed in it. The show live... read more...
Speaker(s)
Podcast Host
Dawn Zoldi
CEO and Founder
P3 Tech Consulting
Sponsored by:

  • Podcast

Wednesday, April 27, 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Room: S330A/B
  • Session Number:XPO22-WK09
AUVSI’s Maritime Advocacy Committee brings together Department of Defense and industry leaders to explore ways to accelerate unmanned systems to the warfighter through agile acquisition processes. This group is hosting a series of workshops, panel discussions and educational seminars with a focus of enhancing technology capabilities and capacities to outpace... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Eric Lofgren
Senior Fellow
George Mason University
Panelist
Lt. Col. Tom Meagher
AFWERX Prime Division Chief
U.S. Air Force
Panelist
Matthew MacGregor
Acquisition Principal
MITRE
Panelist
Michael Cornwell
Deputy Associate Dean for Strategic Consulting and Executive Engagement
Defense Systems Management College - DAU
Panelist
Robert Borka
Director, Naval Acquisition Policy
ASN(RD&A)
Session Speaker
Dorothy Engelhardt
Director for Unmanned Systems DASN Ships
United States Navy
Session Speaker
Gustavo Rivera SSTM
Senior Scientist and Technical Manager, Unmanned Task Force, Chief Innovation Officer, Distinguished Engineer, Weapons Control S&T & Engineering
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division
Session Speaker
Jaret Riddick SSTM
Principal Director for Autonomy
Office of the Undersecretary for Research and Engineering
Session Speaker
Lorin Selby
Chief of Naval Research
Office of Naval Research
Session Speaker
Nathaniel Norwood Jr.
Unmanned Task Force - Scalability, Acceleration & Wholeness - Lead Action Officer
DASN (RDT&E)
Session Chair
Paul Mitchell
Program Manager
Navy Digital Integration Support Cell Program Office
Tracks:
  • Workshop

Wednesday, April 27, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST13
DTC’s Tech-Talk will provide an in-depth discussion of waveform architecture and why a new industry approach is evolving to meet the needs of Unmanned Systems Communications. DTC MeshUltra™ waveform is truly the next generation in wireless communications allowing for greater range at lower power, ultra-low and predictable latency, cognitive radio... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Rob Garth
DTC Product Director
Domo Tactical Communications
  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, April 27, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG08
As autonomous vehicles gain confidence for commercial applications several critical infrastructures become necessary for a fully safe and operational environment. Autonomy directly relies on real-time sensors for live operation, though at the base of Transportation Programs, Navigation, UTM, and Adoption, there is a clear need to have high-resolution, high-detail, precise,... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Jim Michel
Business Development Manager
Skyline Software
Session Speaker
Josh OLeary
President
Universal Aerial Ventures, LLC
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST14
Each year, tens of thousands of localized jamming and interference scenarios happen around the globe. It is no longer a matter of IF you will be affected, but when. From intentional to accidental, instances of GNSS interference and jamming are constantly occurring. Most users don’t know they’ve been jammed until... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Franck Boynton
Vice President
NavtechGPS
Sponsored by: NavtechGPS
  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, April 27, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST15
As the first National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) center in autonomous technologies, NCAT is crafting, adapting, and implementing educational resources to help technical college faculty and other educators in many disciplines meet current workforce demands while increasing the quality and diversity of technicians. NCAT leaders are drawing... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Zackary Nicklin
Unmanned Aerial Systems Program Manager, Northland Aerospace, Co-Principal Investigator, National Center for Autonomous Technologies (NCAT)
Northland Community and Technical College
  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, April 27, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 959
  • Session Number:XPO22-SB06
Stop by the Sandbox to learn more about upcoming publication, Global Handbook of Military Drones and share your insights on: Command, Control and Communications Sensors Drone Operations in Various Weather Conditions Energy and Propulsion Sources ...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Darryl Jenkins
President
Drone Economics, LLC
Session Speaker
David Klein
Research Analyst
AUVSI
Session Speaker
Jarrod Lichty
Vice President of Product
Aerial Vantage
Session Speaker
William Keating
Director of Flight Operations
Aerial Vantage
  • Sandbox

Wednesday, April 27, 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-4137
Our ways of interacting with machines continually evolve, and the future is truly amazing as we advance technology such that machines become our teammates, not just tools. The roles of humans will shift, but still remain vital, and optimizing the m:N ratio will be a vast, cross-organizational, cross-domain challenge spanning... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Lynn Reggia
Supervisor for Human-Machine Engineering in Air and Missile Defense
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST16
Don Berchoff, Founder and CEO of TruWeather Solutions is a 40-year veteran in the aviation, logistics and weather industry. TruWeather delivers the most advanced micro-weather services and decision insight products for the UAS industry for Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) and Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) operations. TruWeather aligns novel sensor and data partners... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Don Berchoff
Founder, CEO
TruWeather Solutions LLC
Sponsored by: TruWeather Solutions
  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, April 27, 12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-4140
Discussing the Naval Science and Technology Strategy for Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS). This strategy is focused on synthesizing the intersection of Unmanned Systems, Artificial Intelligence, and Autonomy into a future enabled by Intelligent Autonomous Systems....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Ayodeji Coker
ONR Autonomy Portfolio Manager
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG09
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-4128
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Panels

Wednesday, April 27, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST17
Join us as we reveal the winners in the categories of XCELLENCE in Operations, XCELLENCE in Technology and XCELLENCE in Innovation. See the finalists here....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Brian Wynne
President and CEO
AUVSI
Session Speaker
Michael Wilbur
Director of Engagement
AUVSI
  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, April 27, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

  • Room: Booth 1972
  • Session Number:XPO22-PD10
Insight sessions with industry leaders in unmanned systems and autonomous operations taped and broadcast. The best thinkers in both the private sector and government operations unmanned and autonomous innovation. https://anchor.fm/xeocast www.xeoair.com Social Handles: @airxeo (Twitter) @bmmatbronsworld (Twitter) @XeoAir (Instagram)  LinkedIn ...
Speaker(s)
Podcast Host
Bronwyn Morgan
CEO
Xeo Air Inc.
Sponsored by:

  • Podcast

Wednesday, April 27, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 959
  • Session Number:XPO22-SB07
This will be a time for the workshop attendees and conference participants to engage with the workshop material and engage in additional discussions around key autonomy topics....
Speaker(s)
Discussion Leader
Alexis Basantis
Human Centered Design Strategist
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
Discussion Leader
Lynn Reggia
Supervisor for Human-Machine Engineering in Air and Missile Defense
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Discussion Leader
Matthew Gubanich
Design Strategist
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
Discussion Leader
Sarah Rigsbee
Supervisor and Project Lead
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Sandbox

Wednesday, April 27, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: S330E/F
  • Session Number:XPO22-TW04
A recent GAO report on the state of AI in the DoD said that "DoD Should Improve Strategies, Inventory Process, and Collaboration Guidance."  This workshop will, with the input from attendees, seek to identify some of these shortcomings and possible solutions so that the DOD is "better positioned to help managers... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Tom Suder
CEO
ATARC
  • Working Group

Wednesday, April 27, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-4131
BLUF: Operational Trust in Mission Autonomy (OPTIMA) is an initiative to deliver trusted autonomy for Robotic and Intelligent Autonomous Systems in complex, contested missions on the multi-domain battlefield, and enable deployment of effective human-machine teams. The Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (USD(R&E)) recently stated in an interview with Defense... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Jaret Riddick SSTM
Principal Director for Autonomy
Office of the Undersecretary for Research and Engineering
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG10
Autonomous vehicles and their sensor payloads pose unique challenges to computing system designers and integrators. Size, weight, and power (SWaP) are usually extremely limited, computational demands are high, and operational environments for the systems are often extreme. There is also a general trend towards using a modular open systems architecture... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Mark Littlefield
Sr. Manager, Embedded Computing Solutions
Elma Electronic
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST18
Statistics show that enterprise drones are currently at 14% of their full capability. Unlocking the full value needs precision, ease of use, and the ability to scale. Built from field experience to increase productivity, manage resources, find failures, and save lives, the AirWise drones and software are a complete package for... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Phil Mann
Chief Marketing Officer
AirWise Solutions
Sponsored by: AirWise Solutions
  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, April 27, 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room: S220E
  • Session Number:XPO22-3808
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-4120
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST19
In the coming years, asset owners across many industries will be challenged to scale robotic systems and the inspection data they produce. The goal of improving asset performance and minimizing operating costs, will only be realized by enabling integration of these systems to feed data driven decision making. A robust... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Josh Riedy
Founder & CEO
Airtonomy
Sponsored by: Airtonomy
  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, April 27, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: S220A
  • Session Number:XPO22-3834
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Panels
  • Room: S220B
  • Session Number:XPO22-4097
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Panels
  • Room: S220D
  • Session Number:XPO22-3852
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Panels
  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DR05
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

  • Room: Booth 1972
  • Session Number:XPO22-PD11
Drone professionals are making dull, dirty, and dangerous jobs safer, faster, and more actionable. In this podcast, we highlight the everyday and the not-so-everyday stories of drones being used in the field, whether that is to conduct routine data collection or to test new and exciting avenues for the drone... read more...
Speaker(s)
Podcast Host
Danielle Gagne
Chief Storyteller
Volatus Aerospace
Sponsored by:

  • Podcast

Wednesday, April 27, 2:55 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: S220E
  • Session Number:XPO22-4048
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-4126
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST20
Easy Aerial's COO, Timothy “T3” Tenne will provide context into remote sUAS autonomy at scale. This presentation and explanation will convey the readiness of the sUAS market to advance regulations and utilize multi-drone operations for situational awareness, mapping, inspection, inventory management, and perimeter security. Timothy's experience in the aviation and unmanned... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Tim Tenne
Chief Operating Officer
Easy Aerial
Sponsored by: Easy Aerial
  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, April 27, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG11
Law enforcement and first responders have incorporated terrestrial robots in tactical environment for years. Robots have given SWAT operators, fire fighters, hazmat operators and bomb technicians the ability to make entry into structures, clear rooms, see individuals within the structure, as well as deliver various payloads to address problems encountered... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Brett Kanda
VP Sales & Marketing
BRINC Drones
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 959
  • Session Number:XPO22-SB08
There is increasing interest in over water ground effect flight. Ground effect flight holds the promise of energy-efficient high-speed transport across lakes, along coast lines, and between islands. These same regions are critical habitat for wildlife. How do we take advantage of the economic opportunities while minimizing the impact on... read more...
Speaker(s)
Discussion Leader
Kelly Echols
Founder
LeVanta Tech LLC
  • Sandbox

Wednesday, April 27, 3:15 PM - 3:35 PM

  • Room: S220A
  • Session Number:XPO22-4076
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper
  • Room: S220D
  • Session Number:XPO22-3973
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: S220B
  • Session Number:XPO22-3930
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Panels
  • Room: S220C
  • Session Number:XPO22-4040
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Panels

Wednesday, April 27, 3:20 PM - 4:05 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DR06
Incidents involving hazardous materials can be especially harrowing for first responders arriving on-scene. Discover how Florida's Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District has found new ways to respond to HAZMAT incidents using drones. Learn about risk management and cost saving strategies that the department has uncovered through the use of robotic... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Chris Gould
Battalion Chief
Southern Manatee Fire Rescue
Session Speaker
Rich Gatanis
Firefighter/HazMat Technician UAS Coordinator, Southern Manatee Fire Rescue
Manatee County Search and Rescue UAS Team Lead and DRONERESPONDERS Florida Public Safety UAS Coordination Group Leadership Council
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST21
Join us to discover our new indoor drone test facility in Central New York. Centered around our innovative wind generator composed of multiple fans, this test center will recreate all kinds of weather conditions, including wind, gusts and rain. The open test section of our concept allows to test drones... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Guillaume Catry
CEO
WindShape
Session Speaker
Nicolas Bosson
COO
WindShape
Sponsored by: WindShape, Inc.
  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, April 27, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 1972
  • Session Number:XPO22-PD12
Your Behind the Scenes information source for all things happening in the Commercial Drone Industry: Industry Leaders, Technology & Innovation, Regulation, Monetization, Scale & Growth, Partnerships, and M&A https://dronesource.buzzsprout.com/ @elsight...
Speaker(s)
Podcast Host
Ben Gross
Director of Marketing
Elsight
Sponsored by:

  • Podcast

Wednesday, April 27, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG12
"Will the rollout of 5G connectivity accelerate commercialization for the UAS industry? What unique 5G features help the UAS industry? How can 5G capabilities help Command and Control (C2) and detect-and-avoid (DAA) functions enable safe BVLOS UAS operation?  Is 5G up to the challenge of high throughput and low latency... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Andy Thurling
Chief Technology Officer
Nuair Alliance
Panelist
Francesca Stockton
Aviation Connectivity Product Manager
Verizon Robotics
Panelist
Thierry Klein
President, Bell Labs Solutions Research
Nokia Bell Labs
Moderator
Leila Ribeiro
Technology Director
MITRE Engenuity Open Generation
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Panels

Wednesday, April 27, 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

Wednesday, April 27, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST22
Interested in scalable BVLOS operations? Come and find out about how TTP and Inmarsat are enabling class leading low SWAP-C solutions for UAV command and control communications, electronic conspicuity and detect and avoid. Join us to shape solutions that meet your mission needs....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Andrew Fell
Consultant
TTP
Session Speaker
Vidhya Sridhar
Consultant
TTP
Sponsored by: TTP
  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, April 27, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Wednesday, April 27, 4:10 PM - 4:55 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DR07
The U.S. Forest Service has developed strategies to successfully use sUAS for a wide range of missions to help combat wildfires. Learn how drones are making positive impacts in mitigating and responding to incidents. Discover proven tactics that are helping to protect and preserve one of America's most vital resources....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Dan Matthews
National UAS Fleet Specialist
U.S. Forest Service
Panelist
Justin Baxter
National UAS Operations
U.S. Forest Service
Panelist
Kelly Boyd
National UAS Aerial Ignition Specialist
U.S. Forest Service
Moderator
Dirk Giles
National UAS Program Manager
USDA/Forest Service
Tracks:
  • Panels

Wednesday, April 27, 4:25 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: S220D
  • Session Number:XPO22-3887
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-4129
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, April 27, 4:45 PM - 5:05 PM

  • Room: S220A
  • Session Number:XPO22-4081
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220B
  • Session Number:XPO22-4123
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220C
  • Session Number:XPO22-4045
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220D
  • Session Number:XPO22-3885
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220E
  • Session Number:XPO22-3937
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: S220F
  • Session Number:XPO22-3990
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
Handout(s)
  • Technical Presentation with Paper

Wednesday, April 27, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Room: S320
  • Session Number:XPO22-DR08
Discover why flight data is crucial towards helping expand UAS operations impacting the public good. Learn how researchers are planning for the next phase of airspace management for aviation assets....
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Lynn McDaniel
Director of Data
Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation
Panelist
Scott Drew
UAS Project Manager
ATA, LLC.
Moderator
Chris Sadler
Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC)
Tracks:
  • Panels

Thursday, April 28, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room: SA1
  • Session Number:XPO22-1003
Orlando Welcome Mayor Buddy Dyer, City of Orlando Awards Ceremony Chapter/Member of the Year Awards   XCELLENCE Awards: Humanitarian and Public Safety  Hall of Fame Awards Michael Wilbur, Director of Engagement, AUVSI Brian Wynne, President and CEO, AUVSI  This Just In – Reporting on Autonomy Jacob Demmitt, U.S. Marketing and Communications Manager, Wing (an Alphabet company) Paul Brinkmann, Staff Reporter, AIAA... read more...
Speaker(s)
Keynote Speaker
Brian Wynne
President and CEO
AUVSI
Keynote Speaker
Buddy Dyer
Mayor
City of Orlando
Keynote Speaker
Eric Cardwell
Director, Cyber Risk Engineering
Axio
Keynote Speaker
Frederic Lardinois
Editor
TechCrunch
Keynote Speaker
Jacob Demmitt
U.S. Marketing and Communications Manager
Wing (an Alphabet company)
Keynote Speaker
Marco Santana
Founder
Orlando Tech News
Keynote Speaker
Michael Robbins
Executive Vice President of Government & Public Affairs
AUVSI
Keynote Host
Michael Wilbur
Director of Engagement
AUVSI
Keynote Speaker
Paul Brinkmann
Staff Reporter
AIAA and Aerospace America Magazine
Keynote Speaker
Shawn Bilak
Cyber Lead, Federal Cyber Security
Southern Company
Keynote Speaker
Tobias Whitney
VP, Strategy and Policy
Fortress Information Security
  • Keynotes

Thursday, April 28, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: S330A/B/C/D
  • Session Number:XPO22-SM01
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Spot ®
Agile Mobile Robot
Boston Dynamics
  • STEM

Thursday, April 28, 10:00 AM - 10:05 AM

  • Room: S330A/B/C/D
  • Session Number:XPO22-SM02
DARTdrones is the leading nationwide drone training company in the United States offering courses in over 40 cities. DARTdrones has trained over 14,000 drone pilots to date, many of the nation’s largest companies and organizations. DARTdrones utilizes an expert curriculum instruction team as well as instructors with manned aviation backgrounds... read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Roger Hall
sUAS Instructor
DARTdrones
Sponsored by:

  • STEM

Thursday, April 28, 10:05 AM - 10:20 AM

  • Room: S330A/B/C/D
  • Session Number:XPO22-SM03
Overview of Florida Power & Light's robotic substation program and how we are leveraging technology for inspections. How FPL will leverage Boston Dynamic's SPOT....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Kyle Bush
Lead Project Manager
FPL
  • STEM

Thursday, April 28, 10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

  • Room: S330A/B/C/D
  • Session Number:XPO22-SM04
Learn how Florida public safety agencies are using drones to make positive impacts across key mission areas including traffic accident investigation, crowd monitoring, and disaster response operations....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Robert Dooley
Sgt., Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Program Coordinator
Florida Highway Patrol
  • STEM

Thursday, April 28, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: Booth 2869
  • Session Number:XPO22-ST23
AstraUTM will present its UTM solution as implemented across 4 unique regulatory jurisdictions across 4 continents....
Speaker(s)
Session Speaker
Ayhan Kamil
Chief Commercial Officer
AstraUTM
Sponsored by: AstraUTM
  • Solutions Theater

Thursday, April 28, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: S220E
  • Session Number:XPO22-DR09
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Panels
  • Room: S220G
  • Session Number:XPO22-EG13
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
Sponsored by:

  • Stand Alone Presentation

Thursday, April 28, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: Booth 959
  • Session Number:XPO22-SB09
Speaker(s)
  • Sandbox
  • Room: S220B
  • Session Number:XPO22-WK04
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Workshop
  • Room: S220C
  • Session Number:XPO22-WK01
Speaker(s)