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The 2024 conference will be held on March 12 and 13 at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia

Check out this video with footage from the 2023 Conference. 

PROGRAM

Day 1 - Tuesday, March 12

0700-0830
Registration & Continental Breakfast

0830-0915

Welcome, Keynotes & Awards – Presentation of Colors/Pledge of Allegiance

Welcome - James City County Police Chief - Mark Jamison

Virginia Secretary of Public Safety & Homeland Security – Honorable Terrance Cole

VIPC Unmanned Systems Center - Tracy Tynan

VIPC Public Safety Innovation Center - Chris Sadler 

Keynote – FAA UAS Integration Office Executive Director – Jeffrey Vincent

 

0915-0945

Impact of American Drone Security Act - Mark Bathrick

0945-1015

Overwatch Aero – Combining Real-time Satellite with Drone Imagery & GIS

1015-1030

Break

1030-1100

Weather Impact on UAS and AAM - D. Berchoff Moderator, John Eberhardt, Chris Zarzar, 

1100-1130

Elevating Search and Rescue with Drones - Kyle Nordfors 

1130-1150

UAS Simulator - Impact on Training - Jason Day

 

1150-1200

MITRE Virginia Drone Range, UAS Testing, UAS Selection Tool – Brian Savage

1200-1300

Lunch provided by Skydio

1300-1320

Skydio Lunch Presentation

1330-1400

Las Vegas Indy Race, Super Bowl LVIII Ops - Steven Oscar

1400-1430

Marine Training Overwatch - Moderator Miriam McNabb, M. Lighthiser, Matthew Puia, Brett Kooharian

1430-1445

Break

1445-1545

NASA: ACERO, UTM, In Flight Safety, UAS Near Miss Program – NASA Team

1530-1630

NASA Listening Session on Public Safety Needs for UTM

1630-1800

Vendor Demos

1800-2000                  
Hotel Networking Reception – Sponsored by UASidekick

 

2000-2200    
Hotel Networking Reception – Sponsored by Titan Protection

 
Day 2 - Wednesday, March 13

0700-0830
Registration and Continental Breakfast

0830-0900
Welcome – Charles Werner 

Keynote - US Fire Administrator – Lori Moore-Merrell invited

0900-0945
Counter UAS Update - DJ Smith Moderator – Tom Adams, Brent Cotton, Robert Campbell

0945-1015
FAA Updates and Open Questions - Michael O’Shea, Kerry Fleming, John Meehan

1015-1030
Break

 

1030-1100
Training & Credentialing - Coitt Kessler, Jeff Pricher, Brian Dorow

1100-1130
Esri Emergencies, Drone Imagery and GIS – Mike Cox

1130-1150

STEM and Public Safety – Moderator Chris Sadler, George Hinckley, Tony Reid

1150-1200

DRONERESPONDERS Update – Charles Werner

1200-1300

Lunch provided by MITRE

1300-1330

FDNY Building Collapse, Crane Collapse, Water Rescue – Michael Leo

1330-1400

FAA Security and Hazardous Materials (ASH) - Tonya Coultas

1400-1430

UK Automated Police Drone Deployment - Gemma Alcock

1430-1445

BREAK

 

1445-1530
Update – DFR Update - Don Redmond Moderator, Jake Bouchard, Gordon Folkes, Abrem Ayana, Herbert Oubre

1530-1600

HAZMAT Panel - Moderator R. Gatanis, Brandon Karr, Scott Mlakar (E. Palestine, OH Train Incident, Lanai, HI Wildfire, and more)

1630-1800

Vendor Demos

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Host hotel:
Doubletree by Hilton Williamsburg VA
Here is their reservation information:
 

Please use this Courtesy Rate Booking Link. 

After clicking on the link, the Hilton website will open with the special rate code attached. First come, first served.

In the "Edit stay" area next to the big date panel, select your arrival date and your departure date. Next, complete the number of rooms you will need and the number of guests for each room. Then click update.


The room types available will populate. Select the room type you desire and complete your reservation.


Please keep in mind that the regular rate does change daily. If you look at it today and make a reservation, the price could be different if you looked at it later. Any restriction, like a 2 night minimum will also apply to this discount code. 

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