Schedule

Session times and details are subject to change.  Please check back here often for the most up-to-date schedule!

Monday, October 2 (Pre-Conference)

  Room 1 (210E) Room 2 (210F) Room 3 (210B) Room 4 (211A)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Special Features and Workshops - Public Safety Training Workshop, presented by AMA, DJI and Fly-Robotics
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Special Features and Workshops - sUAS for Inspections, presented by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Special Features and Workshops - Public Safety Training Workshop, presented by AMA, DJI and Fly-Robotics
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Special Features and Workshops - Sensors and Analytics for Precision Agriculture, presented by MicaSense

Tuesday, October 3

  Room 1 (210E) Room 2 (210F) Room 3 (210B) Room 4 (211A)
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Keynotes - OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES - Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM Keynotes - OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES - Views from Above: Policy Evolution and Bold Predictions for the Future of Commercial UAS
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EXHIBIT HALL - EXHIBIT HALL OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Operationalizing Drone Data. Learn how to incorporate drone data in your enterprise.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Drone Solutions for a new Generation of Work (M200 Series Demo)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM The State of UTM: Policy and Air Traffic Management Updates from Around the Globe Agricultural Applications for Drones Capturing the Magic: Making Innovation Part of Everyday Business Cisco Sponsored Forum: The Future of Commercial Drone Ecosystem
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - SKYF Unmanned Aerial Carrier (UAC) - new class of commercial UAS with over 400 lbs payload
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Skyefish Smart Gimbal Technology
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Hydra Fusion Tools: Real-Time 3D Reconstructions on the Edge
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Security Series Part 1: Counter Measures for Unmanned Aircraft The Value Proposition for Drones and Utilities Drones for Good: Humanitarian Applications for UAS Weighing the Risks: Drones for Environmental Assessment
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Moving UAS into the Civil Classification
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM Keynotes - OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES - Michael Kratsios, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer, The White House
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Intellectual Property – Navigating the patent landscape to build value and avoid barriers
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Drone technology successes in an accelerated & changing environment. How is this accomplished for the small guys?
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Drones and Law Enforcement: What's Now and What's Next? Construction Roundtable Discussion MAPPS Geospatial Sessions, Part 1 Intel Sponsored Forum: Innovating with Intel Drone Technology
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Mobile Power: Using the World’s Thinnest and Most Efficient Solar
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - New Remotely Operated Agriculture Mapping (ROAM) Software Demo
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - The Future of Drone Autonomy, Today
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM The Role of IoT, Software & Platforms in the Commercial Drone Ecosystem Game Changer: How UAS is Transforming Communications Infrastructure Industries MAPPS Geospatial Sessions, Part 1 Women of Commercial Drones Roundtables
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Why Hybrid VTOL Matters
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Pacific Drone Challenge: How Competitions Spur Innovation
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Solid Energy Systems
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Industry Standards for Newsgathering Who's Calling the Shots? Making Sense of Federal, State and Local Drone Laws And the Winners Are… Award-Winning Innovations from the 2017 IDEA Competition
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Monetizing your drone footage through Pond5.
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Using Fruity Chutes for your UAS Parachute Recovery System
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Saybrewing Aircraft Company Press Conference
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Special Features and Workshops - NETWORKING RECEPTION - OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Lily Next-Gen Introduction and Demo

Wednesday, October 4

  Room 1 (210E) Room 2 (210F) Room 3 (210B) Room 4 (211A)
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Keynotes - OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES - Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM Keynotes - OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES - From Packages to Passengers: How Drones are Transforming Transportation
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EXHIBIT HALL - EXHIBIT HALL OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Operationalizing Drone Data. Learn how to incorporate drone data in your enterprise.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Redefining aerial surveys with intelligent, multi-drone missions
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Innovative Drone Use for Public Safety and Emergency Response Drones in the Insurance Industry MAPPS Geospatial Sessions, Part 2 Drones for Energy/Oil & Gas Applications
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Aerial Cities: Emerging Legal, Insurance and Regulatory Issues
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Using Fruity Chutes for your UAS Parachute Recovery System
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - US Export Controls Affecting UAS
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Security Series Part 2: Remote Identification for Unmanned Aircraft Where Science Meets Technology: Maritime and Coastal Applications for Drones MAPPS Geospatial Sessions, Part 2 Inspection by Drone
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Autonomous Systems Application Platform (ASAP)
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - UAV Data Processing in Global Mapper
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - MAPIR Press Briefing
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Hydra Fusion Tools: Real-Time 3D Reconstructions on the Edge
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - SimActive
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Getting the Big Picture: Mapping for Traffic, Crime Scenes, Fires and Search and Rescue Operations Aerial Artistry: Exceptional Film and Television Follow the Money: Exploring the Drone Investment Climate  
2:00 PM - 2:30 AM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Navigating FAR 107 Series - How to pass the Remote Pilot Aeronautical Knowledge Exam.
2:15 PM - 2:45 AM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Drone Solutions for a new Generation of Work (M200 Series Demo)
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Unmanned Safety Institute: Developing an Ecosystem for UAS Safety
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Profit And Safety -- Fast Friends Or Bitter Enemies? Optimizing Drone Surveillance for Security and Business Uses Predicting the Future of the Drone Industry: New Research Results Drone Response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Moving UAS into the Civil Classification
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Tech Talk Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Vantage Robotics Tech Talk
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Tech Talk/Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall - Why Hybrid VTOL Matters
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Special Features and Workshops - NETWORKING RECEPTION - OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES

Thursday, October 5 (Post-Conference)

  Room 1 (210E) Room 2 (210F) Room 3 (210B) Room 4 (211A)
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Special Features and Workshops - Professional Drone Demo Day