October 28-30, 2019 | The Westgate | Las Vegas

DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Summit

The DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Summit at Commercial UAV Expo Americas will unite drone operators and program managers across law enforcement, fire rescue, and other emergency services for strategic discussions and workshops surrounding the evolving use of unmanned aircraft systems. Topics will include program development and management, training standards and certification, mutual assistance, and more. Join thought leaders from across the Americas to help shape the future of unmanned systems across public safety at this first-of-its-kind summit event.

DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Summit Registration includes:

Tuesday, October 29 - Full Day Workshop

9:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Commercial UAV Expo Americas Opening & Keynote

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

Morning Networking & Coffee Break on the Exhibit Floor

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Inside the Firehouse: An Intimate, Behind-the-Scenes Conversation with the LAFD Drone Program

Moderator: Gene Robinson, Drone SAR Subject Matter Expert

Speaker 1: Richard Fields, Battalion Chief, LAFD

Speaker 2: David Danielson, UAS Program Lead, LAFD

Speaker 3: Derrick Ward, Lead UAS Pilot, LAFD

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Lunch – Public Safety Summit registrants will receive a voucher in their badge for lunch on Tuesday

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

The Emerging Role of Drones for Law Enforcement and Forensic Analysis

Moderator: William “Fritz” Reber, Retired Captain, Chula Vista Police Dept.

Speaker 1: Tim Martin, Captain, Huntington Beach Police Dept.

Speaker 2: Drew Jurkofsky, Officer and Accident Reconstructionist, Fort Collins Police Department

Speaker 3: Jim Baker, Sergeant, Collier County Sheriff’s Office

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Afternoon Networking & Coffee Break on the Exhibit Floor

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Preparing for Disaster: SGI’s, Data Management, and Public Information During Complex Emergencies

Speaker 1: Michael Sheldon, System Operations Security Center, FAA

Speaker 2: Greg Crutsinger, Ph.D., Principal, Scholar Farms

Speaker 3: Mickey Osterreicher, General Counsel, National Press Photographers Association

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Night sUAS (Drone) CSI Demonstration by Sundance Media Group

 

Public Safety Summit Help Desk sponsored by Pix4D.

Wednesday, October 30 - Public Safety Thought Leader Summit

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Presentation of Colors, Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome & Current State of Public Safety UAS

9:05 AM –  9:30 AM

Welcome Keynote – Charles Werner, Director, DRONERESPONDERS

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

2019 Public Safety UAS Survey Key Findings – Christopher Todd, Executive Director, AIRT

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Morning Networking & Coffee Break on the Exhibit Floor

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Committee of the Whole – Establishing Workshop Objectives

Charles Werner, Richard Fields, Timothy Martin, William “Fritz” Reber, Gene Robinson

11:00 AM –  12:30 PM

Workshop Session Alpha: Assessing the Current State of Public Safety UAS

Fire Rescue Workgroup Facilitators: Fields, Robinson, Daniels, Gifford

Law Enforcement Workgroup Facilitators: Reber, Martin, Jurkofsky, Baker, Shinnamon

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Lunch – Sponsored by Skydio

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Working Group Breakout Session: Charting the Future for Public Safety UAS

Fire Rescue Workgroup Facilitators: Fields, Robinson, Daniels, Gifford

Law Enforcement Workgroup Facilitators: Reber, Martin, Jurkofsky, Baker, Shinnamon

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Afternoon Networking & Coffee Break on the Exhibit Floor

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Working Group Session Outcomes, Ratification, and Next Steps. Final Comments & Closing Ceremony

Charles Werner, Richard Fields, Timothy Martin, William “Fritz” Reber, Gene Robinson

4:45 – 5:00 PM

Closing Comments and Final Thoughts – Christopher Todd, Charles Werner 

*These working groups will be structured as immersive learning breakout sessions where the attendees become participants helping to create live content. Each facilitated group will drill down into specific issues that are facing the public safety space such as Standards, Certification, Training, Airspace COA’s, Operational Waivers, Equipment Requirement and more!

 

Help Desk sponsored by Pix4D.

Wednesday lunch sponsored by Skydio.

Additional Pass Access - No additional charge

Pass holders may also access the following at no additional charge: 

Additional activities available for add-on - See corresponding fee

Thank you to our Sponsors Pix4D & Skydio.

 

REGISTER NOW
HOW TO REGISTER:

Click the red REGISTER button at the top of this box.

When prompted, you will need to indicate that you work within the Public Safety / Fire / Emergency Response / Search and Rescue (SAR) industry.

On the REGISTRATION SELECTION page, select DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Summit.

On the next page, select any add-ons you’d like.


COST:

Early-Bird – $349
on or before Sep 15

Regular – $395
after Sep 15


Certificate of Attendance

Each DRONERESPONDERS U.S. Public Safety UAS Summit attendee will receive a personalized electronic Certificate of Attendance showing 16 hours of professional continuing education in public safety UAS subject matter which will be emailed to their registration address within 7 business days after the conclusion of the event.


Justification Letter

Help convince your supervisor, download the DRONERESPONDERS justification letter here.


About DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Alliance

The DRONERESPONDERS non-profit mission is to facilitate preparedness, response and resilience using unmanned aircraft systems and related technologies operated by public safety, emergency management, and non-governmental volunteer organizations around the world. The DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Alliance is a 501(c)3 non-profit operating program of AIRT, Inc. For more information visit: http://droneresponders.org

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