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Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Game of Drones: Innovators and Policymakers Unite

Saturday, March 12
11:00AM - 12:00PM

JW Marriott
Salon 1-2
110 E 2nd St

We’re in the midst of drones fever. American companies can’t wait to use drones for everything from filmmaking to news gathering, package delivery to industrial inspections, wedding photography and more. For all their benefits, policymakers restrict drones in the public interest.

How can we enjoy the benefits of drones in a way that is safe, secure and protective of Americans’ privacy?

Join Lisa Ellman, Obama Administration veteran and pioneering drones policy advisor, to talk about how we can promote innovation while building the public’s trust. Lisa will detail what policymakers should be doing and challenge innovators to help move our government policymaking forward.

Hashtags: #sxsw #DroneRegs


Lisa Ellman at SXSW

Lisa Ellman


Hogan Lovells US LLP

Lisa Ellman co-chairs the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Group for Hogan Lovells, a global law firm, where she’s a leading public policy lawyer focusing on domestic drones and other emerging techn...

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