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DRONERESPONDERS U.S. Public Safety UAS Summit at Commercial UAV Expo Registration Now Open

Public safety and emergency services drone training event in Las Vegas will provide 3 days of educational conent focused on program management and tactical operations

MIAMI, FL – June 14, 2021 – The Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting the use of unmanned systems for public safety and disaster response – and official home of DRONERESPONDERS® – has announced the DRONERESPONDERS U.S. Public Safety UAS Summit of educational training for Commercial UAV Expo at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV from September 7-9, 2021.

AIRT is again partnering with Commercial UAV News, a global leader in the production of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)-related live content, to deliver targeted educational programming for public safety UAS leaders, program managers, and remote pilots across a wide range of skill levels. 

The 2021 DRONRESPONDERS U.S. Public Safety UAS Summit will debut an exciting new format featuring two separate tracks designed to educate and prepare first responder UAS program managers and remote pilots at every experience level for public safety UAS operations:

  1. Public Safety UAS Program Management: this track will highlight proven strategies and best practices for UAS program managers at law enforcement, fire service, EMS, and other emergency response organizations who have built successful drone programs.
  • Public Safety UAS Operations and Tactics: this track is designed to showcase how first responders are using drones to overcome challenges and solve complex operations problems during real-world incidents.  Group discussions will help to create an immersive learning experience for attendees.

Unlike typical training courses where a limited perspective may be offered from a small instructor cadre, DRONERESPONDERS is bringing together the best and brightest public safety UAS professionals from around the country to teach attendees how to properly build and manage their organization’s drone program.  You’ll hear actual real world case studies and explore after-action reviews of how public safety agencies have successfully used UAS to help save lives and protect property.

Public safety professionals who register early will receive the best registration price for the DRONERSPONDERS Summit.  The special early bird public safety pricing for Commercial UAV Expo is available for public safety professionals who register through July 16. 

The full program schedule for each summit will be updated continuously as the event date nears, so check often for the latest program sessions and speakers.

About AIRT
Based in Miami, Florida, AIRT® (Airborne International Response Team) is the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting the use of unmanned systems for public safety and disaster response.  AIRT offers a wide range of educational programming, training events, and mission-critical deployments in support of public safety UAS operations and designed to help people prepare for, respond to, and recover from complex emergencies and major disasters.  AIRT is the official home of DRONERESPONDERS®.  For more information, visit: or

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