Monday, May 04, 1:00 - 1:30 PM

  • Room: B310
SuperTracks:
  • Technical Sessions
  • Room: B315
SuperTracks:
  • Technical Sessions

Monday, May 04, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

  • Room: B316
There is a drive in the military to do “more for less”.  Advanced technologies have allowed expanded capabilities to be packaged into smaller and smaller platforms.  Portable unmanned maritime systems are in their infancy, but the demand for what they offer is exploding.   Unlike their airborne brethren, small maritime surface... read more...
Speaker(s)
SuperTracks:
  • Hot Topics

Monday, May 04, 1:00 - 2:30 PM


Monday, May 04, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

  • Room: B312
As of February 2015, 28 companies and organizations have been granted Section 333 Exemptions from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate unmanned aircraft for a variety of commercial applications. Companies are using UAS for everything from conducting aerial filming to flare stack inspection. In addition to the recent uptick... read more...
Speaker(s)
Anne Swanson
Partner
Grady Boyce
Regulatory & Operations Specialist
Henry Wendel
Henry
Jason Rademacher
Attorney at Law
Kyle Gilberston
UAS Flight Operations Manager
Tyler Collins
Director of Business Development
SuperTracks:
  • Panels

Monday, May 04, 1:30 - 2:00 PM




Monday, May 04, 3:00 - 3:30 PM

    Engage with leaders and innovators from every domain of the unmanned systems community.  Individuals from the industry, agriculture, construction, energy, and academia will gather to meet, share, and socialize....

      Monday, May 04, 3:30 - 4:00 PM


      Monday, May 04, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

      • Room: B316
      The use of autonomous systems in the protection of sensitive marine protected areas is increasing due to the effectiveness in providing an affordable, real time tip and cue system for long duration monitoring and patrol of MPAs. Best practices and concept of operations (CONOPS) around the implementation of a protection... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Mr. Matthew DePetro
      Sr. Systems Engineer
      SuperTracks:
      • Hot Topics

      Monday, May 04, 3:30 - 5:00 PM

      • Room: B304
      If there’s one thing unmanned systems do extremely well it is capturing tons and tons of data! This panel will provide the audience with perspectives from industry experts on transferring, storing and managing the enormous volumes of information captured by the sensors on unmanned systems.  In many cases, it is... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Mr. Kevin Hand
      Managing Director, Global Energy Business Unit
      Mr. Matthew Bower
      Principle Scientist
      Mr. Matthew Kalas
      Associate
      Nazlin Kanji
      Program Director
      Stephen Ucci
      Counsel
      SuperTracks:
      • Panels


      Monday, May 04, 4:00 - 4:30 PM

      • Room: B310
      SuperTracks:
      • Technical Sessions
      • Room: B315
      SuperTracks:
      • Technical Sessions

      Monday, May 04, 4:30 - 5:00 PM

      • Room: B310
      SuperTracks:
      • Technical Sessions
      • Room: B315
      SuperTracks:
      • Technical Sessions


      Tuesday, May 05, 9:00 - 10:15 AM

      • Room: Hall B5
      Start your conference experience off right at the Tuesday morning General Session featuring our Visionary Commercial UAS panel discussion!   Tuesday Agenda   Unmanned Systems 2015 General Session Host Welcome Colin Guinn, CRO, 3D Robotics   AUVSI Welcome Address Brian Wynne, President and CEO, AUVSI   Conference Chair Welcome John Burke, Unmanned Systems 2015 Conference Chair   Visionary Commercial UAS Panel Moderator:... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      David Vigilante
      Senior Vice President, Legal, CNN
      Dr. Dave Vos
      Project Lead - Project Wing
      SuperTracks:
      • General Session

      Tuesday, May 05, 10:15 - 5:00 PM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      • Session Number:carnahan
      In the face of increasing use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) by the military, civilian, and commercial sectors, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is planning to fully integrate such operations into the National Airspace System (NAS). Safety modeling and analysis is needed to evaluate the conformance of an integrated system... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      SuperTracks:
      • Poster Session

      Tuesday, May 05, 10:15 - 5:30 PM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Poster Session
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Poster Session
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Poster Session
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Poster Session
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Poster Session
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Poster Session
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Poster Session

      Tuesday, May 05, 10:30 - 11:00 AM

      • Room: BTB - Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Ask the Experts - Roundtable

      Tuesday, May 05, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      Do you have a great idea for an unmanned systems or robotics company? Is your startup looking for funding opportunities? If so, be sure to participate in this new and interactive session! AUVSI has brought together investors from different firms across the country to discuss the “ins and outs” of... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Jonathan Rubin
      Partner
      Mr. Rob Painter
      Managing Director and Technologist
      Mr. Robert Seidl
      Managing Partner
      SuperTracks:
      • Special Interest Session

      Tuesday, May 05, 10:30 - 4:00 PM

      • Room: B202;B203;B204
      Workshop Agenda* *A separate registration is required for this partner conference.    Tuesday, May 5   10:30 am - 11:00 am Keynote: Flying Commercial Drones into the Next Generation: A Path Forward Speaker: Lisa Ellman, McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP   11:10 am - 12:00 pm Panel: The Defense Industry Goes Commercial The allure of the growing commercial market... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      CAPT Michael Wilson
      CAPT Wilson
      Gretchen West
      Senior Advisor
      Jono Millin
      Founder
      Lisa Ellman
      Counsel
      Michael Blades
      Senior Industry Analyst, Aerospace & Defense
      Mr. Thomas Wilczek
      Defense and Aerospace Industry Liaison
      Shawn Bullard
      President
      Thomas Haun
      VP Strategy and Globalization
      • Partner Conferences (add'l registration req'd)

      Tuesday, May 05, 10:30 - 4:30 PM

      • Room: B201
      10:30 AM:Welcome Message     Jean-Marc Grolleau (AETOS) Serge Chaumette (University of Bordeaux) Session I (10:45 AM to 12:15) 1. The Role of Regulation 15n Access to Civilian Airspace: Paths Forward for Unmanned Aerial Systems      Natasha Neogi, NASA 2. Airborne Remote Communications (ARC): Implementation and Integration with the National Incident Command System      Sven G. Bilén,... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      • Partner Conferences (add'l registration req'd)

      Tuesday, May 05, 11:00 - 11:30 AM

      • Room: BTB - Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      "Combining high accuracy GNSS receivers with cameras or other sensors on UAVs creates a powerful platform for many applications. Objects on the ground can be georeferenced with centimeter level accuracy without needing ground control points. Combined with LIDAR, accurate height models can be created and for example small changes in... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Jan Leyssens
      Product Manager
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations

      Tuesday, May 05, 11:00 - 4:30 PM

      • Room: B312
      Make plans to participate in this exciting workshop focused on the information you need to better understand the commercial UAS marketplace. The program will include a mixture of panels and individual presentations addressing the latest FAA updates on airspace access, privacy concerns and challenges, developing and building platforms and sensors... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Antoine Martin
      Business Manager, USA
      Chad Colby
      Nationally Recognized Advocate for Unmanned Systems in Agriculture
      Dr. Gregory McNeal
      Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy
      Jesse Kallman
      Director of Business Development & Regulatory Affairs
      John Perry
      Founder and CEO
      Mr. Brendan Schulman
      Head of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Group
      Mr. Dallas Cormier P.E.
      Senior Project Manager
      Mr. Dan Williams
      ATO UAS Integration Team Lead
      Mr. Gary Norek
      Manager, Airspace Policy and Regulations
      Mr. John Cherbini
      Vice President, Sales and Marketing
      Mr. Jon Resnick
      Policy Lead
      Mr. Jonathan Montague
      Chief Technical Officer
      Ms. Kathleen Swain
      Innovation Advisor
      Ms. Maureen Keegan
      Manager, Technical Analysis and Operational Requirements Group
      SuperTracks:
      • Workshop

      Tuesday, May 05, 11:15 - 11:45 AM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Ask the Experts
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Discussion Groups

      Tuesday, May 05, 11:30 - 12:00 PM

      • Room: BTB - Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      Sean McCann, President of MMIST will discuss some unique experiences over the last 15 years designing, producing and supporting cargo UAV’s.  ...
      Speaker(s)
      Sean McCann
      President
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations

      Tuesday, May 05, 11:45 - 12:15 PM

      • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      While America has consistently strived to be the first in flight, the U.S. risks being relegated to “follower” in the global Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) market. USA Today reporter Bart Jansen will lead a discussion with Dr. Dave Vos from Google’s Project Wing and Brian Markwalter from the Consumer Electronics... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Dr. Dave Vos
      Project Lead - Project Wing
      Mr. Bart Jansen
      Reporter
      Mr. Brian Markwalter
      Senior VP, Researach and Standards
      • Special Interest Session

      Tuesday, May 05, 12:00 - 12:30 PM

      • Room: BTB - Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      1. Dynamic Propeller Balancing A) What information is required? B) How the data is collected. C) How a balance solution is calculated. D) How balance weights should be added. 2. Basic Vibration A) What is vibration? B) What are the effects of vibration? C) How vibration is measured. D) How vibration is analyzed. "...
      Speaker(s)
      Larry Lehmann
      Vice President of Sales and Marketing
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations

      Tuesday, May 05, 12:30 - 1:00 PM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      New solar cell technologies are revolutionizing the endurance of unmanned systems. Major improvements in performance, energy density, and form factor are making them ideal for embedding into the skin of aircraft. A small UAV can now fly as long as there is sunlight, thus changing the utility of these platforms... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Rich Kapusta
      Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Sales
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations

      Tuesday, May 05, 12:45 - 1:15 PM

      • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      Sensurion Aerospace obtained the very first FAA Special Airworthiness Certificate under the new 6-state COA structure for the Magpie MP-1 Small UAV. This presentation will discuss how Sensurion leadership, composed mostly of former large US 121 Airline Senior Management, worked with the FAA on the certification process....
      Speaker(s)
      SuperTracks:
      • Special Interest Session

      Tuesday, May 05, 1:00 - 1:30 PM

      • Room: B310
      SuperTracks:
      • Technical Sessions
      • Room: B315
      SuperTracks:
      • Technical Sessions
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      • Ask the Experts


      Tuesday, May 05, 1:30 - 2:00 PM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations
      • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Special Interest Session

      Tuesday, May 05, 1:45 - 2:15 PM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Ask the Experts
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Discussion Groups

      Tuesday, May 05, 2:00 - 2:30 PM

      • Room: B310
      SuperTracks:
      • Technical Sessions
      • Room: B315
      SuperTracks:
      • Technical Sessions
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations

      Tuesday, May 05, 2:15 - 2:45 PM

      • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      There’s a lot of excitement and enthusiasm around UAS. Many consumers are looking to buy them for personal use. And, many different industries are also looking to use the technology. The technology is very accessible and in high demand, but information about safe flying isn’t easy to find. The education... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Mr. Brett Davis
      Vice President of Communications and Publications
      SuperTracks:
      • Special Interest Session

      Tuesday, May 05, 2:30 - 3:00 PM

      • Room: B311
      SuperTracks:
      • Technical Sessions
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations

      Tuesday, May 05, 3:00 - 3:15 PM

      • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      This presentation will discuss what the regulatory hurdles are for unmanned aircraft. This presentation will: (1) explain the difference between public aircraft vs civil aircraft, (2) explain what is required for public aircraft to fly, and (3) explain the multiple ways a civil aircraft can fly....
      Speaker(s)
      Jonathan Rupprecht
      Drone Attorney/ Flight Instructor
      SuperTracks:
      • Special Interest Session

      Tuesday, May 05, 3:00 - 3:30 PM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations
      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Ask the Experts


      Tuesday, May 05, 3:00 - 4:30 PM


      Tuesday, May 05, 3:15 - 3:45 PM

      • Room: Robots in Action-Booth 332
      All Terrain Land & Air Sphere (ATLAS):  ATLAS is a spherical shaped UAV. With interchangeable sensors, ATLAS can safely fly indoors/outdoors then land and roll on the ground. It can also self-upright and return to flight....
      Speaker(s)
      • Demo

      Tuesday, May 05, 3:15 - 4:00 PM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      Following a brief special interest presentation, join Jonathan Rupprecht as he discusses what the regulatory hurdles are for unmanned aircraft in a dynamic roundtable discussion. Bring your questions and take advantage of this opportunity to hear the latest on legal UAS operations....
      Speaker(s)
      Jonathan Rupprecht
      Drone Attorney/ Flight Instructor
      SuperTracks:
      • Ask the Experts - Roundtable

      Tuesday, May 05, 3:30 - 4:00 PM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations

      Tuesday, May 05, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

      • Room: B315
      SuperTracks:
      • Hot Topics
      • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      SuperTracks:
      • Special Interest Session

      Tuesday, May 05, 4:00 - 4:30 PM

      • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
      "GPS/GNSS jamming and denial of service instantly kills the functionality of GPS receivers and is becoming more problematic each day. The time and money lost from GPS jamming and interference is measuring record highs and is increasing. As cheap and easily accessible jammers are being used more and more, corporations... read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Franck Boynton
      Vice President
      • Beyond the Booth Presentations

      Tuesday, May 05, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

        Engage with leaders and innovators from every domain of the unmanned systems community.  Individuals from the industry, agriculture, construction, energy, and academia will gather to meet, share, and socialize....
        • Reception

        Tuesday, May 05, 4:15 - 4:45 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        Unmanned aircraft are the latest tools being tested and used to monitor endangered wildlife, helping researchers and scientists to unobtrusively collect vital information about migration habits, population sizes and overall health than ever before. Stop by the Answer Bar in the Innovation Hub Tuesday afternoon to get your quesitons regarding... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Dr. Nir Tenenbaum
        Founder and Executive Director
        SuperTracks:
        • Ask the Experts

        Tuesday, May 05, 4:30 - 5:00 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        GPS, and more generally GNSS, is often the primary means of navigation for unmanned systems. The threat of GPS/GNSS denial is real and can have a significant effect on mission performance. This presentations looks at potential causes of GPS/GNSS denial including interference, spoofing, signal blockage and constellation failure, and examines... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Neil Gerein
        Vertical Manager, Navwar
        • Beyond the Booth Presentations

        Tuesday, May 05, 4:45 - 5:15 PM

        • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        This presentation will use video and photos to demonstrate the broad capabilities of 1-2 person portable underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Applications will include mine countermeasures, flight data recorder recoveries, collaboration with AUVs, as well as other unique examples.  ...
        Speaker(s)
        Mr. Sean Newsome
        Global Business Development Manager
        SuperTracks:
        • Special Interest Session

        Tuesday, May 05, 5:00 - 5:30 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        Unmanned systems designers need to balance a wide range of needs – (1) Getting their new systems to market, (2) Using open industry standards or using proprietary components, and (3) Creating a path to FAA and EASA safety certification, along with new, yet-to-be-defined security certification requirements. This session will cover... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Chip Downing
        Director, Business Development, A&D
        • Beyond the Booth Presentations

        Wednesday, May 06, 7:00 - 7:00 PM

        • Room: 213
        • Partner Conferences (add'l registration req'd)

        Wednesday, May 06, 9:00 - 10:15 AM

        • Room: Hall B5
        Get inspired during the Wednesday General Session featuring MIT’s Dr. Hugh Herr whom TIME magazine coined the “Leader of the Bionic Age” as the result of his revolutionary work in the emerging field of biomechatronics!   Wednesday Agenda   Unmanned Systems 2015 General Session Host Welcome Colin Guinn, CRO, 3D Robotics   State of the Industry Interview John... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        SuperTracks:
        • General Session

        Wednesday, May 06, 10:15 - 5:30 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Poster Session

        Wednesday, May 06, 10:30 - 11:00 AM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        How can one create a highly accurate 3D model of large objects, in hard-to-reach locations, for which traditional scanning methods cannot be applied? Is it possible to reconstruct both the object and its surroundings (for example, the Christ the Redeemer statue of Rio de Janeiro) and combine everything into one... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        David Proulx
        VP Product & Marketing
        • Beyond the Booth Presentations

        Wednesday, May 06, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

        • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        A workshop by Wiley Rein LLP’s lawyers and engineers reviews how to find spectrum, establish a network infrastructure and secure required authorizations for the command and control of unmanned aircraft systems.  The Wiley Rein team will be joined by industry experts who will provide important insights into potential approaches for... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Anna Gomez
        Attorney At Law
        Katy Ross
        Associate, Communications Practice
        Mr. John Kuzin
        Senior Director and Regulatory Counsel
        Mr. John Moore
        Principal Systems Engineer; Co-Chair of UAS C2 Working Group for RTCA Special Committee 228
        • Special Interest Session

        Wednesday, May 06, 10:30 - 4:00 PM

        • Room: B202, B203, B204
        Workshop Agenda   Wednesday, May 6th    10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Panel: Commercial Drone Integration Learn from a panel of experts about the possibility and reality of urban integration of commercial drone operations. Where are companies today and what is possible in the future? The panel will be moderated by Jonathan Evans, CEO of Skyward, the... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        • Partner Conferences (add'l registration req'd)

        Wednesday, May 06, 10:30 - 4:30 PM

        • Room: B201
        • Partner Conferences (add'l registration req'd)

        Wednesday, May 06, 10:45 - 11:15 AM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        Stop by the Innovation Hub’s Answer Bar to visit and pick the brains of UAS public safety experts Ben Miller and Don Roby.  They will be on hand to answer your questions about using unmanned aircraft for search and rescue, forensics, disaster response and more....
        Speaker(s)
        Mr. Benjamin Miller
        UAS Operations Manager
        Mr. Don Roby
        Training Program Manager
        SuperTracks:
        • Ask the Experts

        Wednesday, May 06, 11:00 - 11:30 AM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        Learn how DDS makes the hard software communications problems easy through examples of DDS usage by NASA.  These projects leverage smart communications protocols with support for reliability, data management, efficient scalability, and tolerance to challenging network environments.  Support diverse platforms, from common Intel hardware to specialized DSP and FPGA environments,... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Nina Tucker
        VP Client Services
        • Beyond the Booth Presentations

        Wednesday, May 06, 11:00 - 12:00 PM

        • Room: B308
        CNN is the first in the news industry to enter a direct research agreement with the FAA. In a three-way partnership of Georgia Tech Research Institute and the FAA, CNN is working to understand the impact of UAS’  on news operations. In this presentation, we will take you on location and... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Greg Agvent
        Director of News Operations
        Mr. Paul Ferguson
        Supervising Editor
        SuperTracks:
        • Hot Topics

        Wednesday, May 06, 11:15 - 11:45 AM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        Entrepreneurs and anyone interested in starting an unmanned systems company should be sure to take advantage of this roundtable discussion! You will have the opportunity to pick the brains of experts from three different investment firms as they answer your questions on pitfalls companies should avoid, pointers on what investors... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Jonathan Rubin
        Partner
        Mr. Rob Painter
        Managing Director and Technologist
        Mr. Robert Seidl
        Managing Partner
        SuperTracks:
        • Ask the Experts - Roundtable

        Wednesday, May 06, 11:30 - 12:00 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Ask the Experts
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        • Beyond the Booth Presentations

        Wednesday, May 06, 11:45 - 12:15 PM

        • Room: Robots in Action-Booth 332
        • Demo
        • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Special Interest Session

        Wednesday, May 06, 12:00 - 12:30 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        In recent news there are more and more announcements of connected vehicles being made available on the market. Research continues to expand with street level navigation. We now have the opportunity to move beyond on-vehicle navigation and intra-vehicle device connectivity. This session will examine the upcoming stages of intelligent transportation... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Mike McNair
        Automation And Intelligent Systems Division
        • Beyond the Booth Presentations

        Wednesday, May 06, 12:30 - 1:00 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        3D Flash LIDAR cameras incorporate ASC’s 3D focal plane arrays that have rows and columns of pixels similar to 2D digital cameras but with the additional capability of capturing the 3D “depth”. Each pixel records the time the camera’s laser flash pulse takes to travel into the scene and reflect back... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Thomas Laux
        Thomas
        • Beyond the Booth Presentations

        Wednesday, May 06, 12:45 - 1:15 PM

        • Room: Robots in Action-Booth 332
        Speaker(s)
        • Demo

        Wednesday, May 06, 1:00 - 1:30 PM


        Wednesday, May 06, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

        • Room: B316
        The presentation discusses MCoE desired unmanned capabilities and how experimentation helps inform emerging concepts and validates requirements.  The presentation also provides an overview of the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWE), the Army’s premier prototype experimentation venue....
        Speaker(s)
        Mr. Harry Lubin
        Chief, Experimentation Branch
        SuperTracks:
        • Hot Topics



        Wednesday, May 06, 1:45 - 2:30 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        • Session Number:big data
        This interactive discussion will be led by two partners from the law firm of Hogan Lovells: aviation attorney and former FAA Chief Counsel E. Tazewell Ellett and technology, media and telecoms attorney Trey Hanbury.  Ted and Trey will address the challenges that the UAS industry must overcome at the FAA... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        • Ask the Experts - Roundtable


        Wednesday, May 06, 2:15 - 2:45 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        This session will focus on international opportunities for UAS with the U.S. Commercial Service. Presentation topics will include market briefings on Canada, Denmark and Norway....
        Speaker(s)
        Gina Rebelo Bento
        Commercial Specialist
        Ms. Danielle Blakely
        Senior International Trade Specialist
        Ms. Diane Mooney
        Director, Seattle U.S. Export Assistance Center
        SuperTracks:
        • Special Interest Session

        Wednesday, May 06, 2:30 - 3:00 PM


        Wednesday, May 06, 3:00 - 3:30 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Special Interest Session
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        • Beyond the Booth Presentations
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        • Ask the Experts

        Wednesday, May 06, 3:00 - 4:00 PM


        Wednesday, May 06, 3:00 - 4:30 PM

        • Room: B304
        Unmanned aircraft are positioned to be an invaluable tool for the oil and gas industry, both on and offshore. Due to their ability to fly at lower altitudes and achieve difficult vantage points, the technologies are ideal for inspecting and monitoring, offering a much more affordable option to manned aircraft.... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        David Phillips
        Vice President, SMEUAS
        Dr. Balajee Kannan
        Senior Scientist
        Dr. Joseph Barnard
        Managing Director
        Dyan Gibbens
        Founder and President
        Mr. Dave Truch
        Technology Director, DIO
        SuperTracks:
        • Panels

        Wednesday, May 06, 3:30 - 4:00 PM


        Wednesday, May 06, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

        • Room: B310
        It's been three years since the Mesa County Sheriff's Office created their first aerial map of a crime scene with photos taken from a small VTOL UAS. In This session attendees will learn the applications and merits of near earth aerial photography in creating highly accurate investigative products to aid... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Mr. Benjamin Miller
        UAS Operations Manager
        SuperTracks:
        • Hot Topics

        Wednesday, May 06, 3:45 - 4:15 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        Traditional manned aerospace design decision making is done through experience often supported using models based on historical data and precedent.  The revolutionary nature of unmanned system throws these traditional practices into disarray at all levels, starting at the top with System of Systems policy, through the vehicle design, down to... read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Dr. K. Cooksey
        Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory
        SuperTracks:
        • Special Interest Session

        Wednesday, May 06, 4:00 - 4:30 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        • Beyond the Booth Presentations
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Ask the Experts
        • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
        SuperTracks:
        • Discussion Groups

        Wednesday, May 06, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

          Engage with leaders and innovators from every domain of the unmanned systems community.  Individuals from the industry, agriculture, construction, energy, and academia will gather to meet, share, and socialize....
          • Reception

          Wednesday, May 06, 4:30 - 5:00 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          SuperTracks:
          • Special Interest Session
          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          • Beyond the Booth Presentations

          Thursday, May 07, 9:45 - 10:45 AM

          • Room: Hall B5
          Thursday Agenda   Unmanned Systems 2015 General Session Host Welcome Colin Guinn, CRO, 3D Robotics   Spectrum Access Interview Colin Guinn and John Vislosky, senior vice president, Spectrum Access   Keynote Address Dr. Henrik I. Christensen, KUKA Chair of Robotics, Distinguished Professor of Computing and Director of the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, Georgia Tech        ...
          Speaker(s)
          SuperTracks:
          • General Session

          Thursday, May 07, 10:45 - 4:00 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs) can be used to deliver medicine, food, and other essential items to Syria to combat the “worst humanitarian crisis of our time.” A group of volunteers comprised of Syrians, active U.S. military, pacifists, humanitarian lawyers, engineers and many more seek to end the starvation and medical deprivation... read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Mr. Ali Al-Atrash
          Aeronautics Engineer
          SuperTracks:
          • Poster Session

          Thursday, May 07, 11:00 - 11:30 AM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          "Mr.Barton was the Founder of Echostorm - the video management company that managed almost all UAS video and associated metadata from Iraq and Afghanistan for eight years. That experience together with his early work managing digital assets on Star Wars at LucasFilm led to the creation of KSI Data Sciences.... read more...
          Speaker(s)
          • Beyond the Booth Presentations

          Thursday, May 07, 11:00 - 4:00 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          SuperTracks:
          • Poster Session
          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          SuperTracks:
          • Poster Session
          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          SuperTracks:
          • Poster Session
          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          SuperTracks:
          • Poster Session

          Thursday, May 07, 11:15 - 11:45 AM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          SuperTracks:
          • Special Interest Session
          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          SuperTracks:
          • Discussion Groups

          Thursday, May 07, 11:30 - 12:00 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          • Beyond the Booth Presentations
          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          • Special Interest Session


          Thursday, May 07, 11:45 - 12:00 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          What are the attributes that make a good pilot when selecting an employee or mission specific pilot? The Military, Commercial Airlines and General Aviation hold some key elements when deciding to select a pilot. In simple terms the best pilot is one that makes decisions for the best outcome that... read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Mr. Rob Thompson
          Senior Consultant Government Affairs, Author and Professor
          SuperTracks:
          • Special Interest Session

          Thursday, May 07, 12:00 - 12:30 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          Access Spectrum and Praxis Aerospace will provide an session on why the FAA will be mandating licensed spectrum for Small UAS Beyond the Line of Site (BLOS) and over populated areas. While Licensed Spectrum is rare, this session will discuss available spectrum at 700 MHz Nation-wide and the corresponding eco-system... read more...
          Speaker(s)
          • Beyond the Booth Presentations

          Thursday, May 07, 12:00 - 12:45 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          What are the attributes that make a good pilot when selecting an employee or mission specific pilot? The Military, Commercial Airlines and General Aviation hold some key elements when deciding to select a pilot. In simple terms the best pilot is one that makes decisions for the best outcome that... read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Mr. Rob Thompson
          Senior Consultant Government Affairs, Author and Professor
          SuperTracks:
          • Ask the Experts - Roundtable

          Thursday, May 07, 12:30 - 1:00 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          "The aim of this work is to provide a detailed overview of calculations about precision and accuracy of a LIDAR system at a design level. It is fed by the experience of the team who integrates the YellowScan Lidar System, but it also addresses other designs, either existing or planned. We... read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Michel Assenbaum
          Engineer
          Tristan Allouis
          Engineer
          • Beyond the Booth Presentations

          Thursday, May 07, 1:00 - 1:30 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          India currently operates large number of UAVs in various military, reconnaissance and intelligence gathering configurations. This paper will first convey the rapidly emerging global landscape of UAVs in India and its terrifically huge market with various aspects of military and civilian domains. Second, the paper will outline the applications of... read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Yogendra Jahagirdar
          Director- Technical
          • Beyond the Booth Presentations

          Thursday, May 07, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          Shawn Muehler, CEO of Botlink, will discuss how UAVs can safely fly alongside manned aircraft within the National Aerospace System. Muehler is an accomplished pilot with years of experience in the world of UAS in both civilian and military applications.  ...
          Speaker(s)
          SuperTracks:
          • Special Interest Session

          Thursday, May 07, 1:30 - 2:00 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          • Ask the Experts
          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          • Beyond the Booth Presentations

          Thursday, May 07, 2:00 - 2:30 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          Knife Edge Software (part of Bourke Enterprises) presents FlightAxis, the physics technology that powers RealFlight, our popular model aircraft simulator. To support development of small unmanned aerial systems, we have developed a version of the software that allows interfacing with external flight control software or hardware. Rather than representing the... read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Jeremy Sebens
          Senior Developer
          • Beyond the Booth Presentations

          Thursday, May 07, 2:15 - 2:45 PM

          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          SuperTracks:
          • Special Interest Session
          • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
          SuperTracks:
          • Ask the Experts

          Thursday, May 07, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

            Engage with leaders and innovators from every domain of the unmanned systems community.  Individuals from the industry, agriculture, construction, energy, and academia will gather to meet, share, and socialize....
            • Reception