Deep Dive Session: DOTs and Infrastructure

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UAVs deployed for roads, bridges and tunnels are realizing increased value, from fault detection to asset management. But what does it take to successfully integrate a UAV program into a government agency? In-depth content in this session will provide practical knowledge for developing policy and guidelines for UAV programs.

Tuesday, October 2

Part I (1:30 – 3:00pm)
Getting It Right from the Start: Establishing a UAV Program

  • Creating & Setting Up Your UAV Program
  • Selecting the Platforms & Vendor Verification
  • Establishing Policies & Workflows
  • Obtaining Buy-In & Support

Part II (3:30 – 5:00pm)
Integrating/Sharing Data & Growing the UAV Program

  • Integrating, Managing, Sharing the Data
  • UAV Program Best Practices & Lessons Learned
  • Federal & AASHTO Perspective
  • Look into the Future: What Agencies Need from Providers

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Darshan Divakaran, North Carolina Department of Transportation
  • Shayne Gill, Program Director for Multimodal Transportation, AASHTO
    More speakers coming soon.

The Commercial UAV Event for:



Drone Delivery

Drone Delivery

Energy & Utilities

Forestry & Agriculture

Infrastructure & Transportation


Mining & Aggregates

Public Safety & Emergency Services


Surveying & Mapping


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