The 5th annual Commercial UAV Expo Americas in Las Vegas is set to break all previous exhibitor and attendance records.
The event which runs from October 28-30, will see more than 200 exhibitors and 2,500 attendees unite, according to said Lisa Murray, Group Director at Diversified Communications, organizer of the event.
She said the projected turnout was “a testament to the strength of the commercial drone market and evidence of the increasingly important role Commercial UAV Expo Americas is playing in the space.
Commercial UAV Expo Americas says that it brings together the right people, the latest solutions and the practical education commercial drone professionals need to maximize their organization’s efficiency, save money, improve safety and mitigate risk.
The 200 exhibitors will include best-in-class solutions from the most influential companies, allowing attendees to make the most of their time by being able to compare and qualify solutions all in one place.
Attendees can also make the most of a variety of educational formats: keynotes, plenaries, vertical industry sessions, hands-on workshops, outdoor flying demonstrations and more.
A line-up of industry leaders will provide meaningful insight into the state of the market and what’s to come, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and VP of the Advanced Technology Group at UPS Bala Ganesh.
The plenaries and general sessions will see topics including Operations, Remote ID, UAM and UTM tackled, giving attendees the information they need to adapt and plan.
Meanwhile the DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Summit will unite drone operators and program managers across law enforcement, fire rescue, and other emergency services for strategic discussions and workshops surrounding the evolving use of unmanned aircraft systems.
A variety of workshops are being offered to increase technical know-how, including: A True View of Drone Lidar hosted by GeoCue Group; AUVSI Trusted Operator Program (TOP) Certification hosted by Embry Riddle; Intro to UAS Ops & Mapping & Advanced UAS Mapping Concepts hosted by ASPRS; and Night sUAS (DRONE) CSI Demo hosted by Sundance Media Group.
There will also be live flying demos, with eight leading vendors showing their drones and software in action, providing insight into their capabilities, including AeroVironment, Autel Robotics, DroneNerds, FLIR, Geometrics, Leica Geosystems, LiDAR USA and MicaSense.
More than 30 leading vendors will share their latest release and news, including AeroVironment, FLIR Systems, Wingtra, Boeing, LiDAR USA, Pix4D, Riegl USA Phoenix Lidar, Topcon Positioning Systems and Trimble/Applanix.
Exhibits are free to visit for anyone who registers by October 27th and conference registrants can save $100 by registering by October 27th.