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EBC Innovative Technology Program: Drones – Update on Drone Regulations, Capabilities, Data Processing and More

February 9, 2018 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
UMass Dartmouth Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
UMass Dartmouth Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
151 Martine St, Fall River, MA 02723

Join us for this morning panel and in-depth discussion on drones. The panel will include EBC members currently using drones for data collection focusing on applications in the environmental and energy sectors here in New England. We will discuss the following:

  • Quick update on regulatory updates heading into 2018
  • Hardware and Software Improvements
  • Specific Use Cases (including UAS LiDAR)
  • Federal and State Governments integrating UAS

Program Chair:

  • Jon Budreski, Director of Business Development, AirShark

Speaker Agenda:

UAS in the Transportation & Energy Markets

  • Jon Budreski, Director of Business Development, AirShark

UAS Photogrammetry & SFM

  • Peter Traykovski, Associate Scientist, Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

UAS Case Study: Groundwater/Surface Water Interface Mapping

  • Martin Briggs, Research Hydrologist, Earth Systems Processes Division, Hydrogeophysics Branch, U.S. Geological Survey

UAS Program Development: Commonwealth Drone Pilot Program

  • Jeff DeCarlo, Ed.D., PMP, ATP, Aeronautics Administrator, MassDOT

Following the Speaker Presentations will be a Panel Discussion moderated by Jon Budreski and Jennifer Johnson of AirShark.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.0 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.

Program Details

Registration, Continental Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Program: 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Individual Registration

If registration occurs  ——–> Before January 26 Before February 7 After February 7
EBC Member: $100 $120 $140
Non-Member: $145 $165 $185
Government/Non-Profit: $35 $50 $65

Group Registration
For EBC Members only – register five attendees for the price of four!
Discount will automatically be applied during online registration.

Fine Print
Cancellations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7 for a refund. No-shows will be charged. Please keep in mind that online registration for this program will close at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 8. Walk-in registration is accepted at the door.


Subsidized Registration

EBC Members Only – Ascending Professional Rate: $25
Attendees who have worked in the environmental/energy sector for less than 10 years.

Job Seeker Rate: $25
For attendees currently seeking employment, not for those currently self-employed.

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