Ryan is the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Coordinator for Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, and works closely with federal, state, tribal and municipal agencies on the safe integration and advancement of UAS and remote sensing technologies throughout Alaska. He has been operating remote aircraft since 2014, enabling public and private entities a streamlined approach to rapid response UAS. Ryan began working with unmanned platforms over a decade ago and has continued to pioneer to this day with standards, software integration, weather proof platforms and a wide assortment of sensors for commercial and public applications. Ryan is a Certified Mapping Scientist for UAS and his experience includes unmanned photogrammetry, LiDAR, GIS, Search And Rescue, critical infrastructure inspections as well as aerial cinematography, working with many Emmy award winning productions with National Geographic, Discovery Channel and BBC.
September 5-7, 2023 • Caesars Forum • Las Vegas