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EBC Innovative Technology Program: 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

Final Agenda – Innovative Technology Program – Update on Drone Regulations, Capabilities, Data Processing and More



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 for Monitoring Coastal Processes

  • 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.

Attendee List

Daniel Allen EA Engineering CAD Technician
George Andrews BSC Group GIS Analyst
Andrew Bakinowski Weston & Sampson Sr. Project Scientist
Kevin Buruchian GEI Consultants Inc. Senior Project Engineer
Sam Butcher Loureiro Engineering VP
Stephen Cammuso BSC Group Project Administrator
Stefan Claesson Nearview CEO
Joshua Cummings Jacobs Engineering Area Superintendent
Lee Curtis BSC Group Principal Scientist
Jeffrey D’Arrigo SAGE Environmental, Inc.
Meghan` Emmert SAK Environmental LLC Project Manager
Ken Gaynor Jacobs Project Manager
Brian Graves Epsilon Associates, Inc. Manager, GIS & Graphics
Nathan Hunt de maximis, inc. Project Manager
Beverly Kunze Beverly Kunze Photography Photographer
Kerri Lewis Tighe & Bond Environmental Scientist
Taylor Mantey Golder Associates Inc Geotechnical Engineer
Nicole Mulanaphy SAGE Environmental Inc. Senior Project Manager
Joshua Ray Apex Companies, LLC Project Manager
Hilary Sandler UMass Cranberry Station State IPM Coordinator
Peter Tavino NEGPA President
Jeremy Thebodo Alpha Analytical Technical Sales Associate
TRACY WADSWORTH Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Manager, Emergency Planning
Ryan Wicks University of Massachusetts Amherst UMass Air Drone Pilot
kristin zeman ATC Group Services, LLC Senior Project Manager

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.