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

Workshops and Demos

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Some workshops & demos are not yet available to select within the registration page however, all current registrants will be notified as soon as these offerings become available. Register now for your expo or conference pass and be one of the first to find out about the workshops!

Live Outdoor Flying Demonstrations

Monday, October 28th | 7:45AM - 12:30PM | Henderson Equestrian Park North

Seeing drones and software in action provides much-needed insight into their capabilities. Six leading vendors will demonstrate a range of drone applications at Henderson Equestrian Park North. Airframe and sensor capabilities will be showcased and participants will be able to watch real-time processing solutions and the resulting data sets for the full end-to-end view of the technology. Drone experts will be on-hand to narrate real-world scenarios and field questions from the audience. More details and a full schedule of demos coming soon!

Cost $50. Space is limited and registration is required.  Includes round trip shuttle service from the Westgate Resort as well as light snacks and soft drinks. 

Introduction to UAS Operations and Mapping

Monday, October 28th | 8:00AM - 12:00PM | The Westgate Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) will be hosting two sessions at this year’s event. Session I will be an Introduction to UAS Operations and Mapping. It will address how to reliably produce accurate mapping products with UAS. In this session, you will learn from industry leaders on how to consistently and reliably produce accurate 2D and 3D data from UAS and actually make money with UAS mapping.

Cost $200 per session or $350 for both ASPRS sessions! Registration is required. 

ASPRS

Advanced UAS Mapping Concepts

Monday, October 28th | 1:00PM - 5:00PM | The Westgate Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) will be hosting two sessions at this year’s event. Session II will focus on Advanced UAS Mapping Concepts. In this session, attendees will take an in-depth look at examples where real-world operations and theory collide. You’ve all had that one project you just “couldn’t get right” and this session will teach you why.  Attendees will come away with a much richer understanding of pitfalls that are commonly encountered with UAS mapping and how best to avoid them.

Cost $200 per session or $350 for both ASPRS sessions! Registration is required. 

ASPRS

A True View of Drone LIDAR

Monday, October 28th | 8:00AM - 11:00AM or 1:00PM - 4:00PM | The Westgate Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

This workshop will serve as an introduction to planning and conducting Drone LIDAR missions as well as the best practices in post-process of collected data from Drone LIDAR. This workshop is being offered at two different times, please select either the morning or afternoon session within registration.

Cost $95. Space is limited and registration is required. 

Pix4D User Workshop

Monday, October 28th | 9:00AM - 5:00PM | The Westgate Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

Kickstart your workflow by learning about Pix4D’s recommended best practices when capturing and processing your imagery. This is a technical workshop for professionals using drones in their practice. The workshop will introduce you to creating accurate reconstructions and improving your results. By registering for this workshop you are eligible to receive a 50% discount on the Pix4D Certification Exam. It is an in-person event taught by Pix4D staff.

Cost $595. Space is limited and registration is required. 

AUVSI Trusted Operator Program™ (TOP) Certification

Wednesday, October 30th | 8:00AM - 5:00PM | The Westgate Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

This course offers a knowledge to complete the protocol requirements of the AUVSI Trusted Operator Program (TOP). Course will include the concepts of regulations, airmanship principles, air law, meteorology theory, principles of flight, general and operational knowledge, flight performance, planning, loading, human factors,  human performance, flight operations, and navigation theory. The major elements will be evaluated from an operations knowledge perspective via written examination. Prerequisite(s): A TOP Level 1 candidate must possess a Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate with Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems rating.

Cost $599 Until August 3, $699 August 4 – October 30. Space is limited and registration is required. 

 

Night Flight Training

Wednesday, October 30th | Times TBA | The Westgate Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

This one-of-a-kind training session will provide information that will allow pilots to understand the safety issues and physical challenges presented when flying UAVs at night. Learn how to assess and manage the risks associated with night flight.

Cost $495. Space is limited and registration is required. 

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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