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

Keynotes

Keynote Presentations include

Jim Bridenstine

Administrator
NASA

Bridenstine was elected in 2012 to represent Oklahoma’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served on the Armed Services Committee and the Science, Space and Technology Committee.Bridenstine’s career in federal service began in the U.S. Navy, flying the E-2C Hawkeye off the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier. It was there that he flew combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan and accrued most of his 1,900 flight hours and 333 carrier-arrested landings…Read more here.

Bala Ganesh

Vice President, Advanced Technology Group
United Parcel Service (UPS)

Bala Ganesh leads the Advanced Technology Group at UPS. He joined UPS in 2012 as the Program Manager for UPS My Choice. Thereafter he had stints in UPS Marketing, Global Retail Strategy and the Advanced Analytics & Revenue Management groups. Prior to joining UPS, Bala was a consultant with McKinsey & Co.  He has also worked as an Aerospace Engineering researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  Early in his career, Ganesh served as a pilot in the Indian Air Force…Read more here.

CEO Panel Discussion: UAS Insights and Strategies for Success in the Current Marketplace

While various reports continue to highlight the billions of dollars that commercial drone technology will eventually be worth, we’ve also seen headlines that claim the drone bubble has burst, contributing to market softness that will not allow the technology to truly take flight. Given these disparate narratives, people are wondering about the reality of the technology in the present and in the future. Hear from an esteemed panel of industry leading CEO’s on where they have found success (and perhaps made some missteps) in the current market along with their vision of future challenges and opportunities.

Gretchen West

President & CEO
Schiebel Aircraft, Inc.

Mike Winn

Co-Founder & CEO
DroneDeploy

Tom Walker

Founder & CEO
DroneUp

Brandon Torres Declet

Co-Founder & CEO
Measure

Adam Bry

Co-Founder & CEO
Skydio

The Commercial UAV Event for:

 


Construction


Energy & Utilities


Forestry & Agriculture


Infrastructure & Transportation

Mining

Mining & Aggregates


Public Safety & Emergency Services


Security


Surveying & Mapping

 

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