Dawn of the Drones

Mar 10, 2017 | 3:30pm – 4:30pm CT
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Dawn of the Drones


The day has finally come and the floodgates are open! The FAA has broadly authorized businesses to use drones without having to jump through costly, lengthy regulatory hoops. We’re on the ground floor of the most exciting commercial industry disruption in recently technological history.
But do our current policies go far enough to be valuable across a broad spectrum of businesses? And what does the prospect of commercial drones filling the airways mean for the public?
I’ll talk about what still needs to be done to truly open the US for commercial drones; how we maintain our competitive advantage; and what we can do to enjoy all the benefits drones provide.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Track: Government