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4th Unmanned Systems for Utilities & Power

Elevating Safety, Security and Reliability of Aviation, Inspection and Operations

21-23 Jul 2020
A Fully Online & Engaged Event, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Examining Pilot and Operator Certifications, Licenses, and Training that Exceeds Enterprise, Regulator, and Mission Requirements

This interactive workshop will provide you with the tools and strategies to reinforce the Part 107 requirements to your pilots so they become standard operating procedure

Workshop Moderator: Riley Land, Deputy Director, Emergency Management Columbus Fire & Emergency Medical Services & Program Manger UAS Aviation Branch

Company: Columbus Office of Homeland Security

Conference Workshop

Prioritizing Safety, Security and Privacy of the Public by Increasing Communication to Manage Expectations

This interactive workshop will provide you with the tools and strategies to understand the public perception to demystify conspiracies of drone technology

Workshop Moderator: Lydia M. Hilton, Of Counsel & Mark Askelson, Professor & Executive Director of RIAS

Company:Berman Fink Van Horn P.C. & University of North Dakota Aerospace

Why You Should Attend

4th Unmanned Systems for Utilities & Power

The 4th Unmanned Systems for Utilities & Power Conference will provide an avenue for UAS professionals to discover and assess best practices for improving efficiency and safety within utility operations. Sessions will feature Part 107 rules and regulations, data security, conceptualizing BVLOS operations, inspection techniques and more! This premier marcus evans conference will permit attendees the opportunity to analyze topics including regulatory status, technological advances and data management. The key takeaways from the event will mobilize methods to provide repeatable and scalable results for UAS technology.

Not able to travel, or unsure of your schedule? We have you covered with Marcus Evans Live+. Our new online content platform enables you to live stream into all presentations; be part of the event by participating in event polling and Q&A with speakers, all from the convenience of your desktop or mobile device. With all presentations also available on-demand. For more information, contact Melini Hadjitheori at

Key Topics

  • Highlight the latest technology for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and airspace to improve flying capabilities and enhance reliability of line inspections
  • Leverage insight from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to forecast where future initiatives and capabilities will lie with commercial and energy operators
  • Prioritize safety, training and standards to successfully incorporate UAS into daily operations
  • Evaluate lessons learned in capturing, processing, transmitting, and storing sensitive and critical data
  • Utilize UAS to aid in emergency events to efficiently recover and restore power

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    Event Partners

    Practical Insights From

    James Kent
    Director, Aviation Operations
    Pacific Gas & Electric Company

    Mike Kelly
    Sr. UAS Coordinator

    Robert Giguere
    Manager, Contract Services
    Eversource Energy

    Craig Stenberg
    Sr. Project Manager, Remote Sensing and UAS
    Southern California Edison

    Brandon Pfeiffer
    UAS Program Manager
    Arizona Public Service

    Eric Bitzko
    System Maintenance Supervisor
    Pedernales Electric Cooperative

    Corey Hitchcock
    UAS Standardization Pilot
    Southern Company

    Jason McDade
    Right of Way Specialist, Southern Division
    Alabama Power

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • Informative, organized and professional event, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp
    • “Marcus Evans' UAS are always worthwhile events ensuring take away knowledge”, Alliant Energy
    • “There was a great variety of topics and I came away with lots of contacts and ideas to help improve the use of UAS at my utility”, Anchorage Municipal Light and Power
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Melini Hadjitheori

    455 N Cityfront Plaza 9th Floor,
    Chicago, 60611, USA

    +1 312 540 6347
    Fax: +1 312 276 8505