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URISA Texas Monthly Speaker Series - September 2016

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar

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Drones:

What You Need to Know Before You Fly


Presentation outline: 


This presentation will give industry-business, community leaders and educators a glimpse of what is happening regarding the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) developments. We will share new developments as they pertain to Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations and deployment. The use of UASs, commonly known as drones, is growing for business and industry, as well as hobby and leisure activities. This seminar introduces the participant to important aspects of UAS operations, including capabilities, restrictions and safety. The seminar will cover various drone types, applications and “rules of the air” FAA regulations. We will share new developments as they pertain to UAS operations and information concerning the National Science Foundation (NSF) – Advanced Technology Education (ATE) grant funded UASTEC program recipients’ DMC, TAMUCC and the LSUASC.


About the speakers: 


Speakers from DMC include:

-John J. Nelson, M.S. GISP, GISC Faculty, Department of Computer Science-Engineering-Advanced Technology

-Dara Betz, Program Manager, Workforce Programs

-Dr. Phillip Davis, Director, GeoAcademy

Speakers from the LSUASC include:

-Daniel Mendez, Airworthiness and Standardization Engineer

-Jerry H. Hendrix, Executive Director

And speakers from TAMUCC include:

-Dr. Michael J. Starek, Ph.D, Asst. Professor, Director of the Measurement Analytics Lab (MANTIS)

-Dr. David Bridges, Ph.D, Director of the Unmanned Aerial Systems Program



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