Oct 1-3, 2018 | The Westgate | Las Vegas
Incorporating Drone World Expo

2017 Speakers

Greg Agvent

Senior Director, CNN Aerial Imagery & Reporting - CNN Worldwide

Iain Allen

Program Director, Innovation - Barrick Gold

Panagiotis (Panos) Artemiadis

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - Arizona State University

Ryan Baker

CEO and Founder - Arch Aerial

Mike Blades

North American Research Director, Aerospace, Defense & Security - Frost & Sullivan

Robert Blair

Owner - Blair Three Canyon Farms

Andrew Carey

Chief UAV Controller - Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper

Richard Celender

Vice President - Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Todd Chase

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Manager - Oceaneering International Inc.

Hunter Cole

Innovation and Operational Technology - Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Rachel Constantino-Wallace

Attorney - Perkins Coie LLP

Preston Culver

Firefighter - Austin Fire Departments Robotics Emergency Deployment (RED) Team

Todd Domney

Managing Partner & CEO - Sumac Geomatics Incorporated

Jonathan Evans

Co-President of Skyward, A Verizon Company - Skyward

Allison Ferguson, PhD

Director, Airspace Research - PrecisionHawk Inc.

Nicholas Flom

Executive Director - Northern Plains UAS Test Site

Finch Fulton

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy - United States Department of Transportation

Eric Gakstatter

Contributing editor - GPS World magazine

Robert Gann

Deputy Director - Colorado DFPC Center of Excellence

Marke “Hoot” Gibson

FAA Senior Advisor, UAS Integration - Federal Aviation Administration

Todd Graetz

Director, Technology Services / UAS Program - BNSF

Lewis Graham

President & CTO - GeoCue Group

Grant Hagen

VDC Manager - The Beck Group

Joseph Harwood

Physical Scientist - U.S Army Corps of Engineers

Dave Henderson

Director of Sales, Geospatial Solutions - Topcon Positioning Systems

Christopher Kahn

Senior GIS Project Manager MGIS, GISP, FAA Part 107 Cert - New Jersey American Water

Jeremiah Karpowicz

Executive Editor - Commercial UAV News

Marc Kegelaers

CEO - Unifly

Pete Kelsey

Strategic Projects Executive - Autodesk

Mathew Key

Chief Pilot - Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper

Young Kim

CEO - Digital Harvest

Kevin Levy

Commander, Technology & Cyber-Intelligence Section - City of Mobile Police Department

Richard Lopez

VDCO Manager - Hensel Phelps

Jeff Lorton

Creative Director - The Duke Joseph Agency

William Lovett

Managing Director - Phoenix Air Unmanned

Carson Lyons

Vice President, Global Product Line Manager - General Aviation - AIG Aerospace

Ben Marcus

Cofounder & CEO - AirMap

Daniel Marek

Sergeant - Nevada Highway Patrol

Taylor McAuslan

VP, Geographic Information Systems - Hawk Aerial LLC

Nick McKee

Manager, Asset Operations - The AES Corporation

David McKittrick

Senior Applications Specialist - Blue Marble Geographics

Ben McKnight

Survey Supervisor - Barrick Goldstrike

Gregory McNeal

Co-Founder - AirMap

Ben Miller

UAS Technical and Outreach Specialist - Colorado DFPC Center of Excellence

Lisa Murray

Group Director

Anil Nanduri

Vice President, GM Drone Group - Intel Corporation

Chad Netto

Chief Operating Officer - Chustz Surveying, Inc.

Zac Penix

Managing Director - Digital Strategies

Chris Proudlove

SVP, Northeast Regional Manager and UAS Risks - Global Aerospace

Calvin Rieb

Director of Safety - Unmanned Safety Institute

Joseph Rios

Aerospace Research Engineer - Technical Lead for UTM - NASA

Gene Robinson

President - RPFlight Systems, Inc.

Garrett Seddon

Military and UAS Integration Specialist - Colorado DFPC Center of Excellence

Rahul Singh

Executive Director - GlobalMedic

Oliver Smith

VDC Director - Skanska

Colin Snow

CEO and Founder - Skylogic Research

Douglas Spotted Eagle

Managing Director - Sundance Media Group

Jesse Stepler

COO - Measure

Benjamin Sullivan

Lead Geospatial Specialist - Foth Infrastructure and Environment, LLC

Thomas Swoyer

President - Grand Sky Development Co.

Joe Talley

Consultant - Tango Alpha Consulting

Tim Trebilcock

Scientist/Technical Officer - Ontario Power Generation

Adam Trojanowski

Economic and Policy Analyst - Colorado DFPC Center of Excellence

Dave Truch

Technology Director, Digital Innovation Organization - BP

My-Linh Truong

UAS Sales Engineering Manager - RIEGL USA

Hector Ubinas

Unmanned Aerial Systems Program Lead / Aviation Safety Advisor - San Diego Gas & Electric

Gregory Walden

Chief Aviation Counsel - Small UAV Coalition

Nick Wayne

Director Business Development - Airbus Aerial

Paul Wheeler

Lead UAS Coordinator\Technology Advancement Specialist - Utah Department of Transportation

Thomas Wilczek

Executive Director - Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS)

Mike Winn

CEO & Co-Founder - DroneDeploy

David Winslow

Civil Engineer - US Bureau of Reclamation

Jack Wu

CEO - Nightingale Security

Adam Yoxtheimer

Director of Business Development - Airware

The Commercial UAV Event for:

Surveying & Mapping

Civil Infrastructure

Mining & Aggregates


Process, Power & Utilities

Law Enforcement, Emergency Response & Search and Rescue

Precision Agriculture


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