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2018 Commercial UAV Expo Americas Preliminary Speaker List and Conference Information

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LAS VEGAS, NV, June 5, 2018 – Leaders from the FAA, DJI, CNN, Hogan Lovells, several government agencies and public safety departments will be among the dozens of speakers leading thought provoking and timely sessions at the 2018 Commercial UAV Expo conference program taking place October 1-3, at the Westgate Resort in Las Vegas.   The conference program will include six plenary sessions focused on important Regulatory & UTM Updates; IPP Update & Progress; Latest Developments in Powering Drones; Data, Hacking, Counter-Drone & Privacy Security; In-House and Outsourced Drone Programs; and Urban Air Mobility – What the Sky Will Look Like in the Future.

“Technology and regulations are constantly evolving and through the work of our outstanding education advisory board we have developed a stellar education program for drone operators to gain reliable and up-to-the minute information through our keynote presentations, plenary sessions and deep dive workshops,” said Lisa Murray, Group Director at Diversified Communications, organizer of the event.  “We have identified leaders in each of the vertical industries our attendees are a part of and will offer deep dive workshops providing actionable solutions in Construction, DOT & Infrastructure, Mining & Aggregates, Precision Agriculture, Process & Power, Public Safety, Surveying & Mapping, Utilities, Wind Turbines, Cell Towers and Large-Scale Solar.”

During the three-day event attendees will hear experts from CNN, Airspace Systems, Inc., Ragan-Smith Associates, Three Canyon Farms, Stockpile Reports, Cyberhawk Innovations, Rio Tinto Kennecott Utah Copper, California Department of Transportation, North Carolina Department of Transportation, Sumac Geomatics, Sundance Media, Hogan Lovells & Commercial Drone Alliance, FAA, Los Angeles Fire Department, Trumbull Unmanned, AASHTO, Entergy Services, AirGon LLC, Renton Police Department, Digital Harvest, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Department of the Interior, Hensel Phelps, Duke Joseph Agency, Nevada Highway Patrol, Kespry, Willoughby Fire Department / Lake County UAS, Intel, DJI, San Diego Homeland Security, AT&T, Menlo Park Fire District, DroneView Technologies, Skylogic Research, BP, Queens University, Renton Police Department and DroneDeploy. An initial list of 40+ speakers has been posted and is available at

Qualified asset or infrastructure owners and operators with assets valued at $5 million or more and are involved in the purchase and/or utilization of UAS technology for business purposes can qualify for a free full conference pass to Commercial UAV Expo as a “UAVIP.” This includes energy companies, transportation infrastructure, mining companies, large agriculture operations, telecommunications companies, law enforcement agencies. The event also offers free exhibit hall passes to qualified commercial users that don’t meet the UAVIP requirements.  First time attendees can apply for the free passes here.  Registration is open for the 4th Annual Commercial UAV Expo, at

In addition to the education content, Commercial UAV Expo offers a dynamic show floor and exciting networking events and demonstrations from market leading vendors.   Attendees will have a first-hand look at drones in action and the resulting data sets through a variety of scenarios including inspection, search and rescue, transmission line monitoring, accident reconstruction, drone detection and more at the HUVR demonstration site in Henderson.


About Commercial UAV Expo Americas

Commercial UAV Expo Americas, presented by Commercial UAV News, is a conference and exhibition exclusively focused on the commercial drone market covering industries including Surveying & Mapping; Civil Infrastructure; Aggregates & Mining; Construction; Process, Power & Utilities; Precision Agriculture; Law Enforcement, Emergency Response and Search & Rescue (SAR).  The fourth annual Americas event is taking place October 1-3, 2018 in Las Vegas. Commercial UAV Expo Europe launched in Brussels in June 2017 and will take place in Amsterdam 8-10 April 2019. For more information, visit  and or email [email protected].

The events are organized Diversified Communications, a leading organizer of conferences, trade shows and online media with 15 years in the geospatial arena, including Commercial UAV Expo Americas, Commercial UAV Europe, Commercial UAV News, SPAR 3D Expo & Conference,, AECNext Technology Expo & Conference, AEC Next News and International LiDAR Mapping Forum.

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