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Monday, June 3

0700 Registration Open
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
0930 – 1030 Welcome and Opening Keynote
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Dan Elwell, Acting Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration
1030 – 1050 BREAK
1050 – 1200


Understanding Your Options and Getting Your Operations Started
Room 339-342
Rick Domingo, Executive Director, FAA Flight Standards Service
Maurice Hoffman, Director, FAA Airspace Services
Jim Williams, Aviation Consultant, JHW Unmanned Solutions

UAS operators have multiple regulatory options – how do you determine which is best for you? What is the difference between part 91 and part 107, air carrier operations under part 135, and agricultural operations under part 137? Hear from regulators and industry experts on choosing your operational path forward.
 FAA-PublicSafety-Icon.png Getting Approval to Fly Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS)
(Session also presented on Tuesday, June 4 at 1400)
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400

Tom Walsh, Unmanned Program Manager, Flight Technologies and Procedures Division, FAA Flight Standards Service
Paul Albuquerque, Aerospace Engineer, FAA Flight Standards Service
John Page, Acting Manager, FAA Emerging Technologies Team
Captain Kenneth Voiret, Palm Beach County Sherriff’s Office

Find out what you need to get approval to fly beyond visual line-of-sight. This session will consider topics like remote ID, spectrum, operational control, and detect and avoid. Industry experts will provide lessons learned for building a safety case to expand your operations.
  What Does the FAA Reauthorization Act Mean for the Drone Industry?
Room 337-338

Jay Merkle, Executive Director, FAA UAS Integration Office
Mark Aitken, Senior Policy Advisor, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Doug Johnson, Vice President, Technology Policy, CTA
Jenny Rosenberg, Founder, JTR Strategies


The recent FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 is a significant step forward for the FAA and the drone industry, providing clarity and direction on creating the next rules and regulations for UAS integration. But what does that mean for you? And, more importantly, how long is it going to take? Come hear what you can expect as the Agency implements these new mandates and what you can do to start operating today.
1200 – 1230 BREAK
1230 – 1340 Lunch Plenary: Crawl, Walk, Fly – Getting to Full Integration
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Jay Merkle, Executive Director, FAA UAS Integration Office
Earl Lawrence, Executive Director, FAA Aircraft Certification Service
Rick Domingo, Executive Director, FAA Flight Standards Service
Ed Donaldson, Deputy Vice President, Air Traffic Services

The FAA is working to integrate drones into the safest, most complex aerospace system in the world. FAA experts discuss how to leverage past successes to build a regulatory framework for the future.
1340 – 1400 Break
1400 – 1510 HOLD – DAA Session
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Jay Merkle, Executive Director, FAA UAS Integration Office
Ally Ferguson, Director, Airspace Research, PrecisionHawk
Edward Lester, Chief UTM Architect, AiRXOS
Jonathan Daniels, CEO, Praxis Aerospace Concepts International Inc.
Dallas Brooks, Director, Raspet Flight Research Laboratory, Mississippi State University
Get Advice From the Approvers
Room 339-342
Everette Rochon, Acting Manager, General Aviation and Commercial Division, FAA Flight Standards Service
Randy Willis, Manager, FAA Emerging Technologies Team

It is about your safety case, not about your business case. Hear directly from the FAA experts who look at your applications and waivers. What we look for in a safety case, what tools are at your disposal, and what can you do to get through the process faster.
  HOLD – AUVSI Led Panel
Room 337-338
1510 – 1530 BREAK
1530 – 1630 Should You Type Certify Your Unmanned Vehicle?
Room 339-342
Melvin Johnson, Deputy Director, Policy and Innovation Division, FAA Aircraft Certification Service
James Foltz, Manager, Programs & Procedures, FAA Aircraft Certification Service

Type certification is not quick nor easy, but is it required for your operation?  Demonstrating that your aircraft will meet FAA safety expectations and protects the public takes time and resources, but it can help you expand your operations down the road. Learn how to navigate the process and what it could mean for your pushing your operational envelope.
Building Your Operational Risk Assessment
Room 337-338
Jarrett Larrow, Aerospace Engineer, FAA Flight Operations Branch
Jeremy Grogan, Part 107 Waiver Team Lead, FAA Flight Standards Service
Mark Blanks, Director, Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP)
Andy Thurling, Chief Technology Officer, NUAIR
Alexandra Florin, Drones Project Manager, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

We often build an ORA from the beginning of the operation to the debrief, but what happens if we work backwards from an incident? Get tips and tools from the experts to ensure you identify all potential hazards and sufficiently mitigate your operational risk.
  IFR, VFR…and now, UTM – The Future of Air Traffic Services
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Jay Merkle, Executive Director, FAA UAS Integration Office
Steve Bradford, Chief Scientist, FAA Architecture and NextGen Development
Scot Campbell, Head of System Design, Airbus
Ken Stuart, CEO, AiRXOS
Lorenzo Murzilli, Manager, Innovation and Advanced Technologies, Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation

Realizing the full economic benefits and societal impacts of drones depends on integration, not segregation, into our national airspace system. Now that LAANC is deployed nationwide, what is next? And, what does it mean for you? Hear from the experts about the future of facilitating highly automated low altitude operations.
1630 – 1800 Networking Reception

Tuesday, June 4

0700 Registration Open
0800 – 0900 Morning Keynote
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Garret Graves, House Aviation Subcommittee Ranking Member
0900 – 0920 BREAK
0920 – 1030 Recreational Flying – What’s New?
Room 337-338
Danielle Corbett, Aviation Safety Inspector, FAA UAS Integration Office
Kevin Morris, Aviation Safety Inspector, FAA Flight Standards Service

The FAA Reauthorization Act has changed the way recreational drone flyers will be able to fly in the NAS. These changes also bring a common level of safety for all drone pilots. What does this mean for the drone community? Join our panel discussion to hear the latest on how this new law is being implemented and have your questions answered!
Supporting Safety Through Industry Standards
Room 339-342
Art Hinaman, Manager, Technical Operations, FAA UAS Integration Office
James Foltz, Manager, Programs & Procedures, FAA Aircraft Certification Service
James McCabe, Senior Director, Standards Facilitation, American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Philip Kenul, Senior Vice President, Aviation and Operations, TriVector Services Inc.
Tracy Lamb, VP of Regulatory and Safety Affairs & Chief Pilot, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
Albert Secen, Vice President, Aviation Technology and Standards, RTCA

In the expanding world of UAS, industry driven standards will help establish a framework to develop a common understanding for both aviation authorities as well as the general public on what drones can do, what they can’t do, and how we interact with them. Come hear this panel discuss the completion of the UAS Standards Roadmap, progress toward filling the standards gaps, and what lies ahead in the world of UAS standards development.
Public Agencies: To Fly Under Part 107 or as a Public Aircraft Operation
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Mike O’Shea, Program Manager, Safety & Integration Division, FAA UAS Integration Office
Karen Petronis, Senior Attorney for Regulations, FAA Chief Counsel’s Office

As a public entity, you have two choices for flying your drone – under part 107 or as a public aircraft operation, but how do you choose? Learn what your options are, and how to find the right fit for your operation.
1030 – 1050 BREAK
1050 – 1200

Security Risks: Where Are We with Counter-UAS and What is Next?
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Angela Stubblefield, FAA Deputy Associate Administrator for Security and Hazardous Materials Safety
Carissa VanderMey, Senior Advisor, Department of Homeland Security
Justin Barkowski, Staff Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, American Association of Airport Executives
Joe Mazel, Chief, Operational Technology Law Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation

We’ll discuss recent counter-UAS authorities granted by Congress, limitations on applying them, what that means to operators, and where counter-UAS technology is headed. This session will also provide a look at what security and critical infrastructure owners can and cannot do now, and what opportunities are on the horizon
  Is Your UAS Safety Case Ready for Flight – Leveraging Research and Operations to Get to Yes
Room 339-342
Sabrina Saunders-Hodge, Director, UAS Research Division, FAA UAS Integration Office
Paul Strande, Deputy Director, UAS Research Division, FAA UAS Integration Office
Jeremy Grogan, Part 107 Waiver Team Lead, FAA Flight Standards Service
Mark Askelson, RIAS Interim Executive Director, University of North Dakota (ASSURE)
Mark Blanks, Director, Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP)
Todd Binion, Manager, P&C Claims Vendor Management & Strategy Office, State Farm

Apply research, operational validations, risk assessments, and more to improve your safety case and inform the expansion of operational capabilities towards full UAS integration. What are the optimum data sets and the safety case framework to support consistent and repeatable approvals? Learn how research results can help you demonstrate safety to the FAA and hear from operators who have successfully done so.
  Integration Anticipation – Industry Insight Into What Is Next
Room 337-338
Mike Lukacs, Deputy Division Manager, Forecast and Performance Analysis Division, FAA Office of Aviation Policy & Plans
Christopher Lawson, Aerospace Corporation
Meredith Langstaff, McKinsey & Company
Steven Hummel, Senior Research Analyst, CTA

Rising drone operations in the U.S. and throughout the world are transforming our daily lives, and even more dramatic changes are in store. How do you know what to expect and what it means for your business? Come hear what the experts are anticipating from this emerging market.
 1200 – 1230 BREAK
Boxed Lunch Available – Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
1230 – 1340 Lunch Plenary: From Strangers to Partners – Finding Balance Between Safety and Innovation
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Ali Bahrami, FAA Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety
Teri Bristol, Chief Operating Officer, Air Traffic Organization
Margaret Nagle, Head of Policy and Government Affairs, Wing

How do the FAA and industry work together to introduce increasingly complex operations into the NAS? Have we found the balance between industry innovation and system safety? Join this discussion to hear the latest on how the FAA and industry are collaborating to advance safety and technology.
1340 – 1400 BREAK
1400 – 1510

Getting Approval to Fly Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS)
(Session also presented on Monday, June 3 at 1050)
Room 339-342
Tom Walsh, Unmanned Program Manager, Flight Technologies and Procedures Division, FAA Flight Standards Service
Paul Albuquerque, Aerospace Engineer, FAA Flight Standards Service
John Page, Acting Manager, FAA Emerging Technologies Team
Captain Kenneth Voiret, Palm Beach County Sherriff’s Office

Find out what you need to get approval to fly beyond visual line-of-sight. This session
will consider topics like remote ID, spectrum, operational control, and detect and
avoid. Industry experts will provide lessons learned for building a safety case to
expand your operations
Public Safety Operations – Getting Airborne When Every Second Counts
Room 337-338

Understand your options to fly a drone in an emergency or other public safety situation. From search and rescue operations and firefighting, to post-disaster damage surveillance, what are the critical steps you need to take to coordinate your operations and deploy rapidly and safely?
  Drone Delivery
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Brad Palmer, Representative of the FAA Flight Standards Service, Executive Director for the UAS Integration Pilot Program
James Foltz, Manager, Programs & Procedures, FAA Aircraft Certification Service
Sean Cassidy, Director of Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Amazon Prime Air
Margaret Nagle, Head of Policy and Government Affairs, Wing

Drone delivery – we’ve transitioned from asking “is this possible?” to “how and when can we get down to business?” New rules may be coming in the future, but, the FAA is adapting existing regulations to approve operations today. If delivery is in your business plan, come find out what it is going to take to get in the air.
1510 – 1530 BREAK
1530 – 1630 Drones and Airports – Stranger Things Have Happened
Room 339-342
John Dermody, Director, FAA Airport Safety and Standards
Bill Stanton, Manager, FAA UAS and Commercial Space Operational Integration
Chaim Van Prooyen, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Steve Weidner, UAS representative, National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA)

There are obvious safety considerations and benefits for flying drones in an airport environment. Drones and LAANC offer great benefits for airports, but that doesn’t come without risk. Hear about the best practices for airport operators and local authorities to ensure safe and efficient operations at airports.
  New Kid on the Block: Engagement and Outreach Opportunities
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Erik Amend, Manager, Executive Office, FAA UAS Integration Office
Jeannie Shiffer, FAA Deputy Assistant Administrator for Corporate Communications
Félix Meunier, Director, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Task Force, Transport Canada
Silas Udahemuka, Director General, Rwanda CAA

As the drone industry continues to take off operators are constantly urged to do their due diligence when it comes to flying in local communities, but are there other ways to prepare the public for these new neighbors? Panelists in this session will share best practices in the U.S. and abroad on how to communicate and connect with communities on safety messaging, media strategies, and measurements of success.
  HOLD – AUVSI Led Session
Room 337-338

Wednesday, June 5

0700 Registration Open
0800 – 0900 Delivery by Drone – On the Route to Routine
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
0900 – 0920 BREAK
0920 – 1030 HOLD - UAST
Room 337-338
Jay Merkle, Executive Director, FAA UAS Integration Office
Sean Cassidy, Director of Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Amazon Prime Air
Get Your Drone Business Flying: Tips and Best Practices from FAA Insiders for Getting to YES for Your Part 107 Operational Approvals
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Sabrina Saunders-Hodge, Director, UAS Research Division, FAA UAS Integration Office
Paul Strande, Deputy Director, UAS Research Division, FAA UAS Integration Office
Jeremy Grogan, Part 107 Waiver Team Lead, FAA Flight Standards Service
John Page, Acting Manager, FAA Emerging Technologies Team
Rachel Carlstrom, FAA UAS IPP SLT Program Manager

Part 107 waivers are your primary avenues for expanding operations beyond line-of-sight and over people, but operators are continually vexed by how to get approved. This session will cover the common elements of waivers that receive FAA approval, how to avoid some of the most common mistakes the FAA sees in waiver applications, and FAA best practices for assessing risk and developing your safety case.
Navigating Security Restrictions
Room 339-342
Guy Turner, FAA National Security Programs & Incident Response
Rob Sweet, Manager, Strategic Operations Security, FAA Air Traffic Organization
Joe Morra, Director, Safety & Integration Division, FAA UAS Integration Office
Janet Riffe, Manager, Enforcement Standards and Policy Division, FAA Office of Security and Hazardous Materials Safety
Charles Raley, Senior Attorney for UAS, FAA Chief Counsel’s Office

The FAA’s 2018 Reauthorization changed the UAS landscape significantly, particularly when it comes to protecting national security assets and missions from UAS threats. This session will discuss how to navigate the newly emerging security restrictions, so you are not mistaken for a clueless, careless or criminal operator. Come learn how to identify what locations to avoid, and what steps you can take to ensure you accomplish your mission.
1030 – 1050 BREAK
1050 – 1200 Doing Business in the Drone Age
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Diana Cooper, Senior Vice President of Policy & Strategy, PrecisionHawk
Brendan Schulman, Vice President of Policy & Legal Affairs, DJI
Jennifer Richter, Aiken Group

We all know that business is booming when it comes to drones. This emerging industry is revolutionizing business operations from nearly every industry by reducing time and costs, enhancing data analytics, and enabling new business models and opportunities. Hear from industry experts on how to tackle challenges associated with the drone market and get tips for unleashing the economic potential for your business.
Streamlining Safety
Room 339-342
Joe Morra, Director, Safety & Integration Division, FAA UAS Integration Office
Wes Ryan, Unmanned and Pilotless Aircraft Technology Lead, Policy & Innovation Division, FAA Aircraft Certification Service
Jarrett Larrow, Aerospace Engineer, FAA Flight Operations Branch
Maggie Geraghty, FAA ATO Safety Manager

As more drones enter the NAS, the FAA must take a holistic approach to safety risk management. Come hear about our streamlined process for assessing risk, and what it means for your operation.
Public Agencies: What You Need to Know to Start Your Drone Program
Room 337-338
Mike O’Shea, Program Manager, Safety & Integration Division, FAA UAS Integration Office

For public entities, getting a “yes” from your town, city, or state to fly a drone is just the first step. How do you get permission from the FAA, and what are the legal and privacy considerations for your operations?
1200 – 1230 BREAK
1230 – 1340 Lunch Plenary: The Age of Automation - Future of Flight
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400

How is automation changing the role of the regulator? What impact will automated flight decks have on the future of air travel? Hear from industry leaders and regulators how automation can make aviation safer and more effective.
1340 – 1400 BREAK
1400 – 1510

Introducing Your Operation on Main Street: The State and Local Perspective
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400
Laura Brown, FAA
Trevor Woods, Director of Safety, Northern Plains Test Site
Basil Yap, UAS Program Manager, NC Department of Transportation
Greg Agvent, Senior Director, CNN Aerial Imagery & Reporting

Drone technology is still new in many parts society, but there are things you can do as an operator to avoid unexpected interruptions while operating. Experts will provide their perspectives on best practices for state and local coordination, how to address community concerns, and what to consider regarding environmental and noise impacts.
What Is Economic Authority and When Do I Need It?
Room 339-342
Lauralyn Remo Temprosa, Chief, Air Carrier Fitness Division, Office of the Secretary
Damon Walker, Air Carrier Fitness Division, Office of the Secretary
Bob Finamore, Chief, Foreign Air Carrier Licensing Division, Office of the Secretary

U.S. operators that wish to transport goods or people by aircraft may need to obtain economic authority from the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), in addition to any authorities required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Economic authority may also be required for foreign operators, especially for agricultural or specialty air services. The process and the standards are simple and streamlined. In this session, you are invited to visit with the OST staff team that issues economic authority. The team will explain the process and answer any questions that you may have to launch your business.
  HOLD – AUVSI Led Session
Room 337-338
1510 – 1530 BREAK
1530 – 1600 Symposium Closing Keynote
Ballroom I, II, III & IV Foyer, Level 400

How To Series

Monday, June 3

1050 – 1120

How To: Be a Responsible Pilot
Kevin Morris, UAS Outreach Team, FAA Flight Standards Service

Being a safe and responsible driver on the road feels like common sense to most of us, but what is expected as the remote pilot in command of a drone operation? Come learn what your responsibilities are to keep the sky (and everything underneath it) safe.
1130 – 1200

How To: Navigate Airspace
Asia Hunter, Air Traffic Specialist, FAA Emerging Technologies Team

Airspace fundamentals may not be the first thing that comes to mind when considering your drone operation, but it is a vital component. Come learn the basics before you take off.
1400 – 1430

How To: Stay Out of Trouble
Danielle Corbett, Aviation Safety Inspector, Safety & Integration Division, FAA UAS Integration Office
Scott Harris, Investigations Specialist, FAA Enforcement Standards & Policy Division

Are you unsure of the dos and don’ts when it comes to drones? Are you trying to fly responsibly, but not sure where to start? Come learn how to keep your drone operation on the straight and narrow, including C-UAS considerations.
1440 – 1510

How To: Be a Responsible Pilot
Kevin Morris, UAS Outreach Team, FAA Flight Standards Service

Being a safe and responsible driver on the road feels like common sense to most of us, but what is expected as the remote pilot in command of a drone operation? Come learn what your responsibilities are to keep the sky (and everything underneath it) safe.
1520 – 1550

How To: Navigate Airspace
Asia Hunter, Air Traffic Specialist, FAA Emerging Technologies Team

Airspace fundamentals may not be the first thing that comes to mind when considering your drone operation, but it is a vital component. Come learn the basics before you take off.
1600 – 1630

How To: Stay Out of Trouble
Danielle Corbett, Aviation Safety Inspector, Safety & Integration Division, FAA UAS Integration Office
Scott Harris, Investigations Specialist, FAA Enforcement Standards & Policy Division

Are you unsure of the dos and don’ts when it comes to drones? Are you trying to fly responsibly, but not sure where to start? Come learn how to keep your drone operation on the straight and narrow, including C-UAS considerations.

Tuesday, June 4

0920 – 0950

How To: Get Permission to Fly BVLOS – Part 107
Jeremy Grogan, Part 107 Waiver Team Lead, FAA Flight Standards Service

The most desirable and elusive of all operational approvals…BVLOS permission is possible, but what does a successful application look like? Walk through the waiver process with one of our experts.
1000 – 1030

How To: Handle a Drone Complaint
Charles Raley, Senior Attorney for UAS, FAA Chief Counsel’s Office
Scott Harris, Investigations Specialist, FAA Enforcement Standards & Policy Division

Calling 9-1-1 for a drone hovering nearby may seem extreme, but that does not mean it is not warranted. From the report to the response, who has the authority to do what, and what are your rights as an operator?
1050 – 1120

How To: Use UAS Facility Maps and LAANC
Langston Majette, Supervisory Aeronautical Information Specialist, FAA Office of Emerging Technologies

Near-instant airspace authorizations have changed the game when it comes to operating in controlled airspace. Learn how we opened up airspace for drones and how to use these tools to get down to business faster.
1130 – 1200 How To: Drone Operations Over 55 lbs.
Jim Malecha, Aviation Safety Inspector, FAA Flight Standards Service

Figuring out where to start for your >55 lb drone operation can feel like a heavy lift. Come learn what your options are if you do not “fit in” with the little guys.
1400 – 1430

How To: Get Permission to Fly BVLOS – Part 107
Jeremy Grogan, Part 107 Waiver Team Lead, FAA Flight Standards Service

The most desirable and elusive of all operational approvals…BVLOS permission is possible, but what does a successful application look like? Walk through the waiver process with one of our experts.
1440 – 1510

How To: Handle a Drone Complaint
Charles Raley, Senior Attorney for UAS, FAA Chief Counsel’s Office
Scott Harris, Investigations Specialist, FAA Enforcement Standards & Policy Division

Calling 9-1-1 for a drone hovering nearby may seem extreme, but that does not mean it is not warranted. From the report to the response, who has the authority to do what, and what are your rights as an operator?
1520 – 1550

How To: Use UAS Facility Maps and LAANC
Langston Majette, Supervisory Aeronautical Information Specialist, FAA Office of Emerging Technologies

Near-instant airspace authorizations have changed the game when it comes to operating in controlled airspace. Learn how we opened up airspace for drones and how to use these tools to get down to business faster.
1600 – 1630 How To: Drone Operations Over 55 lbs.
Jim Malecha, Aviation Safety Inspector, FAA Flight Standards Service

Figuring out where to start for your >55 lb drone operation can feel like a heavy lift. Learn what your options are if you do not “fit in” with the little guys.

Wednesday, June 5

0920 – 0950

How To: Get an Ops. Over People Waiver
Guido Hassig, Aviation Safety Inspector, FAA Flight Standards Service

Many are capturing video of structures and places, but what if your operation is capturing people at events and locations. Walk through the waiver process with our experts to learn what you need to take into consideration for your safety case.
1000 – 1030

How To: Get Approval in an Emergency

Drones have become an increasingly important tool for responding to emergency situations, but how do you get approval to fly when disaster strikes? Come learn the process today so you are prepared when it counts.
1050 – 1120

How To: Understand and Operate in Class E Airspace
Kevin Morris, UAS Outreach Team, FAA Flight Standards Service

Understanding Class E airspace can be confusing. Join us as we make it simple! You’ll learn where it is, how it affects your UAS operation, and when an Air Traffic Control airspace authorization is required and when it’s not.
1130 – 1200

How To: Get an Ops. Over People Waiver
Guido Hassig, Aviation Safety Inspector, FAA Flight Standards Service

Many are capturing video of structures and places, but what if your operation is capturing people at events and locations. Walk through the waiver process with our experts to learn what you need to take into consideration for your safety case.
1400 – 1430

How To: Get Approval in an Emergency

Drones have become an increasingly important tool for responding to emergency situations, but how do you get approval to fly when disaster strikes? Come learn the process today so you are prepared when it counts.
1440 – 1510

How To: Understand and Operate in Class E Airspace
Kevin Morris, UAS Outreach Team, FAA Flight Standards Service

Understanding Class E airspace can be confusing. Join us as we make it simple! You’ll learn where it is, how it affects your UAS operation, and when an Air Traffic Control airspace authorization is required and when it’s not.