4th Annual UAS Conference

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Name: 4th Annual UAS Conference
Date: September 24, 2018 - September 25, 2018
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:


As speaker confirmations are received, this schedule will be continually updated.
Monday, September 24
8:00 to 9:00:  REGISTRATION + CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST + EXHIBITS
 
9:00 to 9:10:  WELCOME
Will Morey, Cape May County Freeholder
 
9:10 to 10:00:  KEYNOTES
Congressman Frank LoBiondo
Marke (Hoot) Gibson, Executive Director, NUAIR Alliance
 
Q+A: Keynoters will participate in a brief Q+A session.
Senator Corey Booker (by video)
 
10:00 to 10:50:  MAKING HISTORY ON THE HILL
Aviation/UAS legislation and policy highlights
 
Moderator: Matt Satterley, AirMap
Panelists: Congressman Frank LoBiondo
  Mark Aitken, Senior Policy Advisor, Akin Gump
Additional Panelist: Awaiting Confirmation
Q+A: Panel will participate in a brief Q+A session

10:55 to 11:45:  COAST GUARD USES OF UAS
Panelists: Todd Wardwell, CWO, Coast Guard Delaware Sector Bay
Additional Panelists: Awaiting Confirmation
 
11:45 to 1:45:  AVIATION COMMUNITY THANKS CONGRESSMAN FRANK LOBIONDO
Luncheon at Naval Air Station Wildwood Museum, KWWD
 
Presentation: Freeholder Will Morey
Speaker: Shelly Yak, Executive Director, FAA Tech Center
 
1:50 to 2:00:  COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WELCOME
Vicki Clark, President
 
2:00 to 3:15:  POLICY TAKES FLIGHT, FROM D.C. TO OUR BACK YARD
FAA research and projects enable key operations.
 
Moderator: James Patterson
Panelists: Thomas Baker, Program Manager, FAA Program & Data Management Branch
  Sabrina Saunders-Hodge, Manager, FAA UAS Research Division
  James Patterson, Jr., FAA Aviation Research Division

3:30 to 4:45:  LET'S KEEP THE LIGHTS ON: ENERGY & UTILITIES
Energy+Utility sectors exploring new uses of drones, inside and outside the fence
 
Moderator: Dave Yoel
Panelists: Jeffrey Brockett, Esq., Deputy General Counsel, Monroe Energy
  Chris Kahn, GIS Manager, New Jersey American Water
  Suzanne Lemieux, Program Manager, American Petroleum Institute
  Jon Wickersham, Emergency Response Specialist, Colonial Pipeline
Q+A: Panel will participate in a brief Q+A session

4:45 to 6:00: EXHIBIT HALL FESTIVITIES
#girls+boysJustWannaHaveOysters+Beer
 
Tuesday, September 25
8:00 to 9:00:  CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST + EXHIBITS
 
8:15 to 8:30:  SALUTE YOUR RECRUITS!
Recruits from TRACEN, the Coast Guard base at which recruits from around the Country go through basic training, will run past Convention Hall. Show them we care by cheering them on their run!
 
9:00 to 9:10:  OPENING / WELCOME
Welcome to Day 2 in “Cape Magic County”
 
9:10 to 10:00:   WHAT'S IN THE AIR, SOUTH JERSEY?
Cape May County/NJ Team’s innovative work and collaboration
 
Moderator: Carole Mattessich, Esq.
Panelists: Patrick Edwards-Daugherty, Founder, Pleiades Robotics
  Nate Ernst, SkyScape Industries
  Cliff Johnson, FAA Tech Center
Q+A: Panel will participate in a brief Q+A session

10:00 to 10:15:  HOT TOPIX #1 - FLYING CELL TOWERS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS
Speaker: To be provided
 
10:20 to 11:10:  "FOR WANT OF AN ENGINEER ... "
Building the Future Drone Workforce
 
Moderator: Karen DiMeo
Panelists: Nancy Hudanich PhD, Superintendent, Cape May Co. Technical Schools
  Beena Sukumaran, PhD, Vice President for Research, Rowan University
  Patrick Szary, PhD, Associate Director, CAIT, Rutgers University
Q+A: Panel will participate in a brief Q+A session

11:15 to 11:30:  HOT TOPIX #2 - PRO"TECH"ING THE ENVIRONMENT
UAS protect and preserve wildlife
 
Speaker: Casey Halverson, Co-founder, Cellular Tracking Technologies
 
11:30 to 12:45:  LUNCH AND EXHIBITS
1-minute elevator speeches by conference attendees

12:50 to 1:40:  NEEDING THE DOUGH
Funding strategy increases in importance
 
Moderator: To be provided
Panelists: To be provided
Q+A: Panel will participate in a brief Q+A session

1:45 to 2:00:  HOT TOPIX #3 - WHEN DRONES ARE NOT WELCOME
Counter-UAS to the rescue!
 
Speaker: Linda Ziemba, Founding CEO, AeroDefense
 
2:00 to 2:50:   AIRSPACE INFRASTRUCTURE AND MANAGEMENT
Experts discuss latest in UTM and LAANC
 
Panelists: George Kirov, VP + Gen’l Manager, Commercial UAS Solutions, Harris Corp.
Additional Panelists: Brenden Hedblom, Business Development Manager, The Thales Group
  Awaiting confirmation
Q+A: Panel will participate in a brief Q+A session

3:10 to 4:00:   LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU
Entertainment industry embraces UAS
 
Moderator: Freeholder Will Morey
Panelists: To be provided
 
Q+A: Panel will participate in a brief Q+A session
 

4:00:  CLOSING REMARKS
Freeholder Will Morey
 
Special thanks to the FAA Tech Center for use of its Drone Cage, and to Cliff Johnson for exhibiting part of the FAA Drone Fleet
Event Sponsors:

Mon. Breakfast Sponsor

Mon. Lunch Sponsor - Bronze

Tues. Breakfast Sponsor

Tues. Lunch Sponsor

Location:
Cape May Convention Hall
714 Beach Ave.,
Cape May NJ 08204
Date/Time Information:
Monday & Tuesday,
September 24-25, 2018
Fees/Admission:

Conference Registration: $200

Monday's Luncheon: $35
Aviation Community Thanks Congressman LoBiondo 

(does not include attendance to conference)

Sponsorship Info & Registration Form

Exhibitor Info & Registration Form


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