At a hearing today by the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Subcommittee on Security, Brian Wynne, president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), called for accelerated federal rulemakings and the development of holistic policy solutions that provide the framework to keep the nation’s skies secure.
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During the AUVSI Xponential 2019 show, we had the chance to talk with three members of the North Carolina Department of Transportation. In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, the North Carolina DoT turned to drones to make visible not only the storm damage but also the extensive flooding that took place in the state.
Updated with a full transcript of the interview.
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AUVSI 2019 Stories April 25
DJI at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019 in Chicago, IL
One of the exhibitors at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019 is drone maker DJI. Apart from being an event sponsor and hosting a number of presentations and panel discussions, DJI also sponsors the AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian Awards to recognize organizations and individuals who have used unmanned technology in innovative ways to serve in humanitarian or philanthropic efforts around the world. You can check out the details and DJI’s schedule below.
Apart from DJI Airworks 2019, one of the largest events of the year is AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2019. We were there last year and we will there again this year to bring you the latest news from the conference. 8,500 drone professionals, technologists, regulators from various industry sectors will be present and you will be able to join a range of keynotes, presentations, workshops and walk the XPO floor where DJI, PrecisionHawk and a range of other drone companies will be present. The new Parrot Thermal drone will be at the show as well as. It will be on display at the Drone Nerds booth.
XPONENTIAL 2019 runs from April 29th – May 2nd at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. We hope to see you there.
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Call for entries opened for 2019 AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards
Call for entries opened for 2019 AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards. Apart from the Humanitarian Awards, AUVSI is calling for nominations in a number of categories, including six new ones. You can find all the details below. The submissions need to be in by February 6, 2019.
DJI and AUVSI kick off second annual XCELLENCE Humanitarian Awards
Last year, AUVSI and DJI held the inaugural XCELLENCE Humanitarian Awards during the AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 in Denver, CO. Five organizations that use drones for critical life-saving missions shared the award. This year DJI and AUVSI have teamed up again to kick off the second annual XCELLENCE Humanitarian Awards. The submission period is now open. See below for details.