Industry Events – Page 2

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]

AUVSI Reveals Semi-Finalists for Unmanned Systems Tech Competition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has announced the semi-finalists for its second annual “Startup Showdown.” The winner, which will receive a $15,000 grand prize, will be chosen at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017, taking place at the Kay Bailey [Read More]

FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee Comes Together for Another Meeting

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 08, 2017

According to the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics, the committee met to “consider three tasks aimed at gaining a consensus-based set of resolutions for issues regarding the efficiency and safety of integrating UAS into the NAS.”

Financial Services Firm Mates with Drone Racing League

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 08, 2017

German financial services company Allianz has signed a multiyear, global partnership with the Drone Racing League. In turn, the firm is launching the Allianz World Championship series, which will include six races to test piloting skills and the limits of [Read More]

LSU AgCenter Holding UAV Seminar for Farmers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Louisiana State University Agricultural Center (the LSU AgCenter), one of 11 institutions within the Louisiana State University System, is holding a drone seminar suited for farmers, consultants and anyone else involved in crop production, forestry, nurseries and cattle operations. The [Read More]

New York City Drone Film Festival Announces This Year’s Nominees

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Nominations have been announced for the third annual New York City Drone Film Festival, being held March 17-19 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts and Liberty Science Center. The festival, with headline sponsors RED and Freefly Systems, will [Read More]

NFL Brings in Drones as Part of This Year’s Pro Bowl Games

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2017

The National Football League (NFL) is reportedly bringing in drones to assist in this year’s Pro Bowl competitions, taking place this Thursday at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla. According to the NFL, the event pits pro players [Read More]

Pix4D Touting Drone Mapping Solutions at United Nations Panel

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 24, 2017

Photogrammetry software company Pix4D is speaking about drone mapping at a panel held today by the United Nations’ Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD). The CSTD’s panel will discuss the role of science, technology and innovation in ensuring [Read More]

Introducing the ‘Remote Pilots Council,’ Launched by AUVSI

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 23, 2017

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) has launched the Remote Pilots Council (RPC), which aims to promote education and dialogue between commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operators, industry stakeholders and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Through a combination [Read More]