The UAS Integration Workshop on April 29th has an outstanding number of speakers! Here’s the line-up as we know it now!
UAS Enforcement Panel
Justin Barkowski- Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Director of Regulatory Affairs, FAA Drone Advisory Subcommittee member with expertise in drone enforcement and general aviation policy.
Michael Bumberger- Federal Aviation Administration, Special Agent, National Security Programs and Incident Response, Law Enforcement Assistance Program.
Eric Moore- Fountain Police Department, Rapid Response Team member, traffic unit, and drone operator.
Stephen Meer- Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, UAS Program Manager, supports SWAT, EOD and Task Force operations.
Douglas Spotted Eagle- Sundance Media/Westwind Unmanned, National leader in drone operations, policy, and procedures including public service.
Airport Operation Panel:
Justin Towles- American Association of Airport Executives Vice President, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, RTCA Drone Advisory Subcommittee member.
Pamela Cohn- McKinsey & Company Engagement Manager, UAS integration concept and application leader
Vic Moss- Moss Photography, UAS Advocate and national leader in drone operations and airspace access research, also the Co-Owner of Drone U.
Eric McSwan- Lamar Flight Service FBO Owner/Operator, private pilot and A&P IA. Former A&P IA at the United States Air Force Academy and Helicopter Crew Chief for Army National Guard.
Travis Vallin- Jviation Principal, former Colorado Aeronautics Director, worked with many diverse constituency groups to reach consensus on aviation issues impacting Colorado.
First Responder Panel
Clayton Horney- Colorado National Guard Helicopter Instructor Pilot and State Lead Planner for operations including wildfire, search & rescue, and emergency operations.
Brandon Gonzales- Mountain Rescue Aspen, Expert Team Leader in high-angle mountainous rescue.
Jeff Hansen- Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Office of Emergency Management Director, leader in first-responder UAS integration.
Steven F. Schopper- Colorado Springs Fire Department, 42-year veteran of the Fire Service, Part 107 sUAS Pilot.
Chris Burns- Apex Unmanned, Policy Director, law enforcement expert, helicopter pilot, and military officer.
Registration for the Workshop is at Eventbrite.