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

2018 Speakers

Qassim Abdullah

Chief Sceintist and Associate - Woolpert, Inc.

David Adjiashvili

Chief Scientist - Drone Harmony

Greg Agvent

Senior Director, CNN Aerial Imagery & Reporting - CNN Worldwide

Eric Andelin

UAS Program Manager - Wantman Group Inc.

Assel Ayapova

Global Drone Program Manager - AES Corporation

Joseph Bablo

PDE Manager - UL LLC

Bryan Baker

UAS Sales Manager - Leica Geosystems Inc.

Karthik Balakrishnan

Project Executive, ALTISCOPE - A^3 by Airbus

Jaz Banga

CEO - Airspace Systems, Inc.

Mike Barkasi

Senior Application Engineer - Bentley Systems

Larry Barnard

Downstream & Chemicals Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Governance - Chevron Products Company

Greg Belaus

Lead Business Development Manager - AT&T

Benjamin Benharrosh

Co-founder - Delair

Marcel Bergerman

COO - Near Earth Autonomy

Sam Billingsley

Director, Reality Capture Group - Ragan-Smith Associates, Inc

Michael Blades

Research Director - Frost & Sullivan

Robert Blair

Owner - Three Canyon Farms

David Boardman

President - Stockpile Reports

Scott Burgess

Associate Professor - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Tom Calvert

Battalion Chief - Menlo Park Fire District

Andrew Carey

Director of Drone Operations - Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper

Michael Chasen

CEO - PrecisionHawk

Wing Cheung

Assistant Director - National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence

Matt Clark

Senior Associate - Hogan Lovells

Greg Crutsinger

Founder - Scholar Farms

Darshan Divakaran

UAS Program Engineer - North Carolina Department of Transportation

Todd Domney

Managing Partner - Sumac Geomatics

Romeo Durscher

Director of Public Safety Integration - DJI

Lisa Ellman

Co-Executive Director (Commercial Drone Alliance) & Partner (Hogan Lovells US LLP) - Commercial Drone Alliance & Hogan Lovells

Richard Fields

Battalion Chief - Los Angeles FIre Department

Nicholas Flom

Executive Director - Northern Plains UAS Test Site

Dyan Gibbens

CEO & Founder - Trumbull Unmanned

Shayne Gill

Program Director for Multimodal Transportation - AASHTO

Jason Goodick

sUAS Development Team/107 Remote Pilot/Corporate Aviation Mechanic and Aircraft Inspector - Entergy

Lewis Graham

President/CTO - AirGon LLC

James Grimsley

President & CEO - DII, LLC

Brendan Groves

Senior Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General - U.S. Department of Justice

David Hansell

Public Policy Manager - DJI

Ed Hine

VP Business Development - HAZON (PrecisionHawk)

Corey Hitchcock

UAS Standardization Pilot - Southern Company

Grant Jordan

CEO - SkySafe

Alex Justice

First Sergeant (Collision Reconstruction Unit Commander) - North Carolina State Highway Patrol

Akimasa Kameda

Director, Robot and Artificial Intelligence Technology Department - NEDO

Rich Kapusta

Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Sales - Alta Devices

Itai Karelic

VP Sales & BD - vHive

Chad Karlewicz

Commander - Renton Police Department

Jeremiah Karpowicz

Executive Editor - Commercial UAV News

Marc Kegelaers

CEO - Unifly

Young Kim

CEO - Digital Harvest

Matthew Klein

CIvil Engineer - Bureau of Reclamation

Bradley Koeckeritz

Division Chief, Unmanned Aircraft Systems - U.S. Department of the Interior

Michael Kratsios

Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer - Executive Office of the President, The White House

Troy LaRue

Division Operations Manager, Statewide Aviation - Alaska Department Of Transportation

Earl Lawrence

Executive Director, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Office - Federal Aviation Administration

Jonathan Lenoff

CTO & Co-Founder - Vtrus

Brian Leventhal

Master Trooper - Collision Reconstruction Unit - North Carolina State Highway Patrol



Bob Maguire

Aviation UAS Program Manger - Georgia Department of Transportation

Craig Marcinkowski

Director, Strategy and Business Development - Gryphon Sensors

Daniel Marek

Sergeant - Nevada Highway Patrol

Travis Mason

VP of Public Policy and Government Affairs - A^3 by Airbus

George Mathew

CEO and Chairman - Kespry

Robert McCoy

Manager, Quality Assurance - Crown Castle

Vineet Mehta

VP Engineering - AiRXOS, a GE venture

Matt Metcalfe

Principal - Booz Allen Hamilton

Justin Metz

Technology Integration Specialist - Bowles Farming Company

Jeffrey Miller

Training & Customer Support, North America - Pix4D

Hank Miller

Director of Aviation, Entergy - Entergy Services, Inc

Scott Mlakar

Fire Captain / UAS Chief Pilot - Willoughby Fire Department / Lake County UAS

Mohamed M.R. Mostafa

Director of mdSolutions - Microdrones

Lisa Murray

Group Director - Diversified Communications

Anil Nanduri

Vice President, General Manager, Intel Drone Group - Intel Corporation

Craig Nehrkorn

Guinn Partners

Cindy Ng

Head of Marketing, Drone Group - Intel Corporation

Harry Nuttall

System Air Director and Unmanned Aerial Systems - Southern Company

Orest Pilskalns

CEO/Professor - Skyefish / Missoula Electric Co-op

Art Pregler

UAS Program Director - AT&T

Tom Prevot

Director of Engineering, Airspace Systems - Uber Elevate

Michael Ralston

Crisis Technology & Innovation Director - Menlo Park Fire District

Joseph Rios

Aerospace Research Engineer - Technical Lead for UTM - NASA

Chris Rittler

CEO - Cape

Phil Robinson

Vice President, Unmanned Systems - Protonex Technology Corporation / Ballard Power Systems

Patrick Saracco

VP Technology Solutions - Cyberhawk

Mariah Scott

President - Skyward, A Verizon company

Karen Shuckman

Professor - Penn State University

Michael Singer

CEO - DroneView Technologies

Angad Singh

Technical Trainer - Pix4D

John Skinner

Director of Security - Major League Baseball

Oliver Smith

VDC Director - Skanska

Adam Smith

Certified Photogrammetrist - Minnesota Department of Transportation

Colin Snow

CEO and Founder - Skylogic Research, LLC

Gregory Spirlet

Professional Services Engineer and Training Manager - Flyability

Douglas Spotted Eagle

Founder & Primary Instructor - Sundance Media Group

Christian Stallings

Research & Development Manager - McKim & Creed

Andrea Steffke

Remote Sensing Scientist - Chevron

Ken Stewart

CEO - AiRXOS, a GE venture

Glenn Stott

UAS Program Manager - New Jersey Department of Transportation

Christoph Strecha

Founder & CEO - Pix4D

Angela Stubblefield

Deputy Associate Administrator for Security & Hazardous Materials Safety - Federal Aviation Administration

David Thirtyacre

Assistant Professor, College of Aeronautics; Department Chair, Flight - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Dave Truch

Technology Director, Digital Innovation Organization - BP

Jeff VanderWerff

VanderWerff Orchards

Tiffany Vinson

Senior Homeland Security Coordinator - City of San Diego

Keith Wallace

CEO - Vertical Partners West, LLC

Callum Walter

Research Assistant - Sumac Geomatics

Robert Walters

Senior Scienist and Business Development - Packet Digital, LLC

Gretchen West

Co-Executive Director (Commercial Drone Alliance) & Senior Advisor (Hogan Lovells US LLP) - Commercial Drone Alliance & Hogan Lovells

Paul Wheeler

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

Tracy Wilkinson

Police Commander - City of Renton Police Department

Mike Winn

CEO/Co-Founder - DroneDeploy

Kenneth Yanow

Associate Directors /Co-Principal Investigator - National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence

Basil Yap

UAS Program Manager - North Carolina Department of Transportation

Connie Yew

Team Leader, Construction Management - Federal Highway Administration

Joshua Ziering

Founder - Kittyhawk

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