Commerical UAV Expo includes FAA Administrator in keynote lineup


The Commercial UAV Expo has revealed its keynote lineup for the virtual show this year.

Steve Dickson, administrator, FAA; Brian Harrell, assistant director, DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA); and Michael Kratsios, chief technology officer of the United States, The White House, will deliver keynote presentations at Commercial UAV Expo Americas 2020 Virtual Event taking place September 15-17. 

Additional keynote panels are Drone Delivery in the Era of a Pandemic; UPS Panel on Building a Drone Delivery Airline While Balancing the Gender Equation; and Expanded Operations, Regulatory Update and Lessons Learned from IPP.

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For the first time, Keynotes will be free to attend for anyone with Virtual Exhibit Hall pass.

In addition to accessing the keynotes, attendees will be able to chat with one another during the sessions and network with one another through a sophisticated AI-powerer networking tool.

Lisa Murray, event director, said: “The need to come together has never been greater.”

Adding: “We’re thrilled that these top UAS leaders have chosen Commercial UAV Expo as the platform for sharing critical updates and information during these extraordinary times.” 

Panellists over the sessions include Jay Merkle, FAA (Moderator); Katelyn McCauley, San Diego IPP; Cathy Cahill, University of Alaska IPP; Mark Blanks, Virginia IPP; James Grimsley, Advanced Technology Initiatives, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

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