Select Criteria: Super Track = Defense

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...
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  • Hot Topics

Monday, May 04, 1:00 - 2:30 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
SuperTracks:
  • Hot Topics

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...
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Dave Vos
Project Lead - Project Wing
David Vigilante
Senior Vice President, Legal, CNN
SuperTracks:
  • Keynotes

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

  • 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: 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)
Join Dr. Bill Powers, research fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, as he leads a discussion on the ethical use of unmanned systems. Don’t miss this opportunity to get informed on the issues impacting defense operations involving unmanned technologies as these systems advance and the levels of automation... read more...
Speaker(s)
Bill Powers
Research Fellow
SuperTracks:
  • Discussion Groups

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

  • Room: B316
SuperTracks:
  • Panels

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

  • Room: SI Theater--Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
Stop by the Innovation Hub's Special Interest Theater to hear about the latest market trends, challenges and opportunities impacting the defense UAS industry. Frost & Sullivan's senior industry analyst, Mike Blades, will be discussing his latest market research during a brief presentation and taking audience questions. Don't miss this opportunity... read more...
Speaker(s)
Michael Blades
Research Director for North America, Aerospace, Defense & Security
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  • Special Interest Session

Tuesday, May 05, 1:45 - 2:15 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
Rob Hughes
Senior Policy Advisor, Airworthiness & Airspace Integration
SuperTracks:
  • Discussion Groups

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


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

  • Room: B311
LTC Burgess will discuss the current state of the TUAS program, how it is currently supporting global operations, introduction of the TUAS into the Active Duty Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), and the near term future of the program....
Speaker(s)
Tory Burgess
Shadow UAS Product Manager
SuperTracks:
  • Hot Topics

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, 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, 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)
Harry Lubin
Chief, Experimentation Branch
SuperTracks:
  • Hot Topics

Wednesday, May 06, 1:00 - 2:30 PM


Wednesday, May 06, 1:30 - 2:00 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

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

  • Room: B315
Sense and avoid (SAA) for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) is an alternative means of compliance to a pilot's requirement to see and avoid other aircraft. As an alternative means of compliance, SAA systems need top level performance requirements that provide an equivalent level of safety. A novel risk ratio safety... read more...
Speaker(s)
Adam Hendrickson
Sensor / Systems Engineer
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  • Technical Sessions

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
SuperTracks:
  • Special Interest Session

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

  • Room: B311
This presentation covers the Joint Concept for Robotic and Autonomous Systems, the project upon which we are starting this winter. The talk would be a presentation by our Land, Maritime, Air, and Robotics leads on implications in the joint concept for their specific domains. The Robotics lead will discuss implications... read more...
Speaker(s)
Charles Bowery
J8 Force Application Division, Land/SOF Branch Joint Staff Robotic and Autonomous Systems Team (JRAST)
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  • Hot Topics

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
SuperTracks:
  • Discussion Groups

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, 11:15 - 11:45 AM

  • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
Stop by the Innovation Hub's Special Interest Theater to hear about the latest international UAS market developments from IHS principal analyst Derrick Maple. Don't miss this opportunity to gain important insights into the fast-paced UAS market!...
Speaker(s)
Derrick Maple
Principal Analyst
SuperTracks:
  • Special Interest Session

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

  • Room: B308
The goal of this session is to help the audience understand and define the complex maritime domain and highlight how operating unmanned systems from the sea can be different than other domains while providing insight on the technological and operational advances that address these differences. The session will include a... read more...
Speaker(s)
Alan Jaeger
Director and Principal Investigator
Bradford Shattuck
Unmanned Aircraft System Training, N9
Brendan Applegate
Deputy Director for Planning
Todd Jacobs
Mr. Jacobs
SuperTracks:
  • Panels

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
SuperTracks:
  • 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
SuperTracks:
  • Ask the Experts - Roundtable

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

  • Room: Innovation Hub (Exhibit Hall)
Is your state being affected by restrictive UAS legislation? What is the federal government doing to expand or restrict UAS operations?  Come ask the experts and hear the latest developments affecting UAS at the federal & state level and how you can get involved in assisting the industry in defeating... read more...
Speaker(s)
Mario Mairena
Senior Government Relations Manager
Mark Aitken
Director, Government Relations
SuperTracks:
  • Ask the Experts