Program

Schedule

Monday, March 27

0930 Registration and Business Center Opens
1115 Boxed Lunch Provided
1200-1230 Welcome and Opening Remarks
 1230-1400 FAA Executive Panel
1400-1430 Break and Networking
 1430-1545 Stakeholder Engagement Panel
 1545-1600 Day 1 Recap and Day 2 Logistics
1600–1700 Networking Reception

Tuesday, March 28

0730 Registration Open
 0830 – 0945 Breakout Session 1A - Understanding your Options as an Operator
Understanding Recreational, Part 107, and Public Operations

Breakout Session 1B - UAS Security Challenges
Detection and Mitigation

Breakout Session 1C - Managing the Volume
UAS Traffic Management (UTM)
0945 – 1015 Break and Networking
 1015-1130 Breakout Session 2A - Setting R&D Priorities
Industry Development vs. Regulatory & Operational Responsibility

Breakout Session 2B - The Future of Airspace Authorizations
Airspace Notification and Authorization

Breakout Session 2C - Beyond Visual Line of Sight
Expanded Operations – the Next Frontier
1130-1145 Break and Networking
 1145-1315 Luncheon Panel – Have We Arrived in the Jetsons’ Orbit City?

Industry leaders share their visions for UAS in the future
Boxed lunch provided
1315-1330 Break and Networking
 1330-1445 Breakout Session 3A - Global Leadership
International Partnerships & Harmonization Efforts

Breakout Session 3B - Airport Authorities
Operations, Authorities, and Best Practices

Breakout Session 3C - Cutting through the Red Tape
Future Vision for Single UAS IT Gateway
1445-1515 Break and Networking
1515-1615 Breakout Session Recap
1615-1630 Day 2 Symposium Closing – Looking Beyond Tomorrow
16301730 Networking Reception

Wednesday, March 29

0730 Registration Open
 0830 – 1000 Workshop 1: Pilot-in-Command Certification and Responsibilities
Workshop 2: Cybersecurity
1000 – 1015 Break and Networking
1015 – 1145 Workshop 3: The Part 107 Wavier Process and Airspace Authorizations
1145 – 1300 Lunch Break
1300 – 1430 Workshop 4: Local and State UAS Enforcement Authorities
Workshop 5: Understanding Safety Risk Management
1430 – 1445 Break and Networking
1445  1615 Workshop 6: Public Aircraft Operations (Governmental Entities)
Workshop 7: Type and Airworthiness Certifications