I am a Partner at Hogan Lovells and Chair of the firm’s global Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Practice Group, a “one-stop shop” for all legal and policy issues related to commercial drones in the United States and around the world. I also serve as Co-Executive Director of the newly launched Commercial Drone Alliance — with a focus on moving the commercial drone industry forward. Read more.
Gretchen West serves as Senior Advisor at Hogan Lovells and is a member of the firm’s Global Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Group in Silicon Valley. Gretchen is also a leading policy advocate in the firm’s Government Regulatory practice group, with a focus on drone technology, automated driving, and other innovative technologies. Read more.
As the Executive Director of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Office (or AUS), Earl Lawrence is responsible for facilitating all regulations, policies, and procedures required to support the FAA’s safe integration of unmanned aircraft systems (also known as UAS, or drones) into the National Airspace System (NAS). He played a fundamental role in the establishment of his organization – an organization that did not exist in FAA until a few years ago. Read more here.
Michael Kratsios is a Deputy Assistant to the President and the Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer at the White House. Michael advises the President on a broad range of technology policy issues and drives U.S. technology priorities and strategic initiatives.Under his leadership, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy encourages the development of emerging technologies in the United States… Read more here.