Select Criteria: Super Track = Research

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

  • Room: B310
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  • Technical Sessions
  • Room: B311
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  • Technical Sessions
  • Room: B315
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  • Technical Sessions

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

  • Room: B302
  The proliferation of unmanned systems in both military and commercial environments has resulted in numerous discussions and debates on how these technologies can be designed to withstand GPS spoofing, signal jamming, wireless attack on communication channels and related threats. The cybersecurity of our unmanned assets has become a hot debate... read more...
Speaker(s)
Andrew Lacher
Unmanned and Autonomous Systems Research Strategist
David Drescher
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Board Member
Frank Byrum
Chief Scientist
Thomas Richardson
Researcher
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Handout(s)
  • Panels

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


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



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)
Matthew DePetro
Sr. Systems Engineer
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  • Hot Topics

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

  • Room: B308
The NASA UAS Integration in the NAS Project has made great process contributing to research findings that contributing to the development of RTCA SC-228 draft Detect and Avoid (DAA) and Command and Control (C2) Minimum Operations Performance Standards (MOPS) for civil UAS equipped to operate in Class A airspace.  Members... read more...
Speaker(s)
Chunki Park
Research Scientist, Aviation Systems Division
Conrad Rorie
Research Associate
Debra Randall
Chief Systems Engineer
Jim Murphy
Software Manager, Aviation Systems Division
SuperTracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: B310
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  • Technical Sessions
  • Room: B315
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  • 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)
Dave Vos
Project Lead - Project Wing
David Vigilante
Senior Vice President, Legal, CNN
SuperTracks:
  • Keynotes

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)
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  • Poster Session

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

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

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

  • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
Join experts from the U.S. Commercial Service as the discuss business opportunities for the UAS industry around the globe! You won’t want to miss the engaging session and opportunity to get your questions answered!...
Speaker(s)
Aleksander Moos
Commercial Specialist
Danielle Blakely
Senior International Trade Specialist
Diane Mooney
Director, Seattle U.S. Export Assistance Center
Dina Molaison
Senior International Trade Specialist
Gina Rebelo Bento
Commercial Specialist
Jonathan Alvear
Mr. Alvear
Marianne Ruud
Commercial Specialist
Paul Matino
International Trade Specialist
Vlad Oujegov
Commercial Specialist
SuperTracks:
  • Ask the Experts - Roundtable

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

  • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
The AUVSI Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that was established to support the educational initiatives of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). The AUVSI Foundation focuses on the future of the robotics industry by developing programs that will attract and equip students for a career in this... read more...
Speaker(s)
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  • Ask the Experts

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



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


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

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

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

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

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


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

  • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
Over the years, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Challenges in the United States have galvanized interest in autonomous cars, making them a real possibility in the mind of the public, but autonomous and unmanned vehicles have been increasingly employed in many roles on land, in the water, and... read more...
Speaker(s)
Brett Davis
Vice President of Communications and Publications
SuperTracks:
  • Ask the Experts

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

  • Room: B308
Advances are being made in fuel cells, batteries and propulsion systems for unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned surface vehicles (USVs). Despite new developments in these technologies, endurance remains for key focus point for UUV and USV developers and operators across the defense, research and commercial sectors.   This panel session brings... read more...
Speaker(s)
Graham Hine
Senior Vice President and Co-Founder
Robert Roy
Research Engineer, Advanced Systems and Technology
Walter Jones
Executive Director
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  • Panels

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

  • Room: B315
In Alaska, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are increasingly in use to support science, research, and more recently emergency response events. The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) operates one of the longest running and most active UAS programs in North America, with 2015 being its 14th year of operation, and flying... read more...
Speaker(s)
Marty Rogers
Deputy Director, ASSURE UAS COE
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  • Hot Topics

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)
Nir Tenenbaum
Founder and Executive Director
SuperTracks:
  • Ask the Experts

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...
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  • Keynotes

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

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

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
Rob Painter
Managing Director and Technologist
Robert Seidl
Managing Partner
SuperTracks:
  • Ask the Experts - Roundtable

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

  • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
The purpose of this special session is to give an update on NASA’s UTM research, progress thus far and next steps.  We will also discuss how collaborators could participate in the UTM research.   Additionally, we will discuss NUSTAR idea and seek feedback on collaborattive self-regulation type approach....
Speaker(s)
Parimal Kopardekar
Senior Technologist for Air Transportation System and Principal Investigator for UAS Traffic Mgmt.
SuperTracks:
  • Special Interest Session

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

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


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


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)
Danielle Blakely
Senior International Trade Specialist
Diane Mooney
Director, Seattle U.S. Export Assistance Center
Gina Rebelo Bento
Commercial Specialist
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  • Special Interest Session

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

  • Room: B310
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  • Technical Sessions
  • Room: B311
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  • Technical Sessions
  • Room: B315
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  • Technical Sessions

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

  • Room: B312
During this presentation, delegates will receive up-to-date information concerning the ICAO Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Panel.  Specifically, current panel participants, ICAO job cards, the panel work program, key challenges, and harmonization efforts will be discussed....
Speaker(s)
Randy Willis
Manager, Emerging Technologies Team
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  • Hot Topics

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

  • Room: B315
Unmanned maritime vehicles (UMVs) have been under development for decades. Over recent years single mission designs have matured from research projects to programs of record. User communities including defends, science and commercial industry have adopted various UMVs for mission critical applications. But to date these systems have been primarily single... read more...
Speaker(s)
Peter Ranelli
Product Line Manager - Benthos ROVs
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  • Hot Topics

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)
Benjamin Miller
UAS Operations Manager
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  • 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)
K. Cooksey
Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory
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  • Special Interest Session

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

  • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
Join an interactive discussion on LEADERSHIP in Mishap Prevention – “Safety compliance is not just paperwork” – It’s a leadership mindset and commitment to safety; defining clear roles and responsibilities amongst all players.  Focusing on the application of operational risk management (ORM) principles and continuous improvement; to mitigate preventable injuries... read more...
Speaker(s)
Keith Chirico
Founder and President
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  • Discussion Groups

Wednesday, May 06, 4:30 - 5:00 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. During this session, you will hear from Dr. Nir Tennebaum as he discusses the benefits of... read more...
Speaker(s)
Nir Tenenbaum
Founder and Executive Director
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  • Special Interest Session

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        ...
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  • Keynotes

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)
Ali Al-Atrash
Aeronautics Engineer
SuperTracks:
  • Poster Session

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

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

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

  • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
Join Tom Zajkowski, Flight Operations Manager for the NextGen Transportation Program at the Institute for Transportation Education and Research at North Carolina State University, as he leads a discussion on the use of UAS to assist in wild land fire prevention and response. Prior to joining North Carolina State, Tom was... read more...
Speaker(s)
Thomas Zajkowski
Flight Operations Manager
SuperTracks:
  • Discussion Groups

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)
Rob Thompson
Senior Consultant Government Affairs, Author and Professor
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  • Special Interest Session

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)
Rob Thompson
Senior Consultant Government Affairs, Author and Professor
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  • Ask the Experts - Roundtable

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.  ...
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  • Special Interest Session