Industry Events

FAA Administrator Huerta to Address This Year’s UAS Symposium

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 22, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has announced that Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will address the annual FAA UAS Symposium, which is being held March 27-29. The event, taking place at the Hyatt [Read More]

Drone Team Grabs $1M Grand Prize in N.Y. Business Competition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced AutoModality, a drone team originally out of California, as the winner of the $1 million grand prize from GENIUS NY, a business competition focused on unmanned systems, cross-connected platforms and other technology-based sectors [Read More]

InterDrone Acquired by Longtime Trade Show Producer

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

InterDrone, The International Drone Conference & Exposition, has been acquired by Emerald Expositions LLC, a North American producer of trade shows, from BZ Media LLC. The 2017 event, taking place in Las Vegas on Sept. 6-8, will be managed and [Read More]

AUVSI Gives the Rundown on Eight States Coming to XPONENTIAL

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 10, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is highlighting eight states that will be exhibiting and discussing their respective unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) initiatives at this year’s XPONENTIAL, taking place in Dallas on May 8-11. The states that will [Read More]

Senate Holding UAS Meeting on ‘Innovation, Integration, Successes and Challenges’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2017

On March 15, U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. – chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation – will convene a full committee hearing entitled “Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Innovation, Integration, Successes and Challenges.” According to the senate committee, [Read More]

UAS Stakeholders Convene at Summit in the Sunshine State

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) stakeholders from throughout Florida gathered this week in Melbourne, Fla., to explore trends in drone adoption and ways to help guide the impact of UAS integration across the state. UAS operators and industry stakeholders from business, [Read More]

InterDrone Seeks Speakers for This Year’s Show

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

BZ Media LLC, the organizer of InterDrone 2017, has announced an open call for speakers for this year’s show, taking place Sept. 6-8 in Las Vegas. BZ Media says last year’s program included more than 180 speakers from the commercial [Read More]

DJI, Magic Sky Bringing Retail Store to San Francisco

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 21, 2017

Magic Sky, an official partner of DJI, is opening up what it says will be California’s first DJI-authorized retail store. The store will be located on the corner of Montgomery St. and Jackson St. in San Francisco. The grand-opening event [Read More]

Land O’Lakes Kicks off Agriculture Drone Challenge

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 20, 2017

Fortune 200 agribusiness and food company Land O’Lakes Inc. is calling on innovators from the tech industry to enter the Land O’Lakes Prize: Drone Challenge, a crowdsourcing competition designed to develop proposed solutions that enable scalable, autonomous drone usage in [Read More]

FAA and AUVSI Hosting UAS Symposium in Virginia Next Month

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are teaming up to host the annual UAS Symposium, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Va., on March 27-29. The first FAA [Read More]