Industry Events – Page 8

White House Hosting ‘Workshop on Drones and the Future of Aviation’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2016

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) says it will be “celebrating the potential” of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology by hosting a drone-focused workshop. According to a White House blog, the “Workshop [Read More]

‘Drone TV’ Launches as 24/7 Drone Racing Channel

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2016

FOTV Media Networks Inc. has launched Drone TV, a channel dedicated to drone racing, on its streaming TV platform According to the company, Drone TV is the first 24/7 channel devoted to the sport of drone racing. The channel [Read More]

AirMap-Moderated Drone Panel Comes to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2016

The Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 – held July 25-31 in Oshkosh, Wis. – will be hosting a “Drones: Sharing the Airspace” panel on Wednesday, July 27. Held 12:00-1:00 p.m., the panel will be moderated by Ben Marcus, [Read More]

Pix4D Mapping/Surveying Training to Precede InterDrone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 12, 2016

To help educate and train professionals in the use of drones for mapping and surveying, Pix4D is kicking off InterDrone 2016 with a half-day technical workshop. InterDrone is being held Sept. 7-9 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas; Pix4D’s [Read More]

Drone World Expo, Embry-Riddle Offering sUAS Operations Workshop

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 06, 2016

Drone World Expo 2016, in conjunction with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide, is launching a workshop entitled “Multirotor sUAS Safety and Operational Familiarization for the Commercial Operator.” The one-day, hands-on course will be offered on Monday, Nov. 14 – the [Read More]

FAA to Answer UAS Questions at MAPPS’ Upcoming Geospatial Conference

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 05, 2016

MAPPS, an association of private-sector surveying mapping and geospatial firms, has confirmed that Randy Willis, manager of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) emerging technologies team with oversight of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), will be a speaker at the MAPPS Summer [Read More]

Pix4D Launches Global Workshops for Drone Mapping

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2016

Pix4D is launching a global training program, which will offer technical workshops around the world to support the expansion of drone mapping by professionals. Australia, Korea, Japan, China, Switzerland, Mexico and the U.S. will host the upcoming events. In the [Read More]

InterDrone Announces Film Festival, FAA Opening Keynote

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2016

BZ Media LLC, producer of InterDrone, the International Drone Conference & Exposition, has announced that Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will give the opening keynote address at the event, held Sept. 7-9 at the Paris Hotel [Read More]

University of Houston’s Annual Disaster Conference to Offer UAS Talk

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 17, 2016

Houston-based AeroLift eXpress will be speaking on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at this year’s Hurricanes, Major Disasters, Coastal Protection, and Rapid Recovery Conference at the University of Houston. The conference, scheduled to take place Aug. 15, is presented to update [Read More]

AIAA and Drone World Expo Launch UAS Research Competition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2016

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and Drone World Expo (DWE) have partnered to create the Innovative Drone Exploration and Application (IDEA) Competition, a research-related contest in the field of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The contest aims to [Read More]