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Consortium for Kansas Unmanned Systems

2013 Kansas Unmanned Systems Conference

October 14-16, 2013

Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, KS

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 This Kansas Unmanned Systems Conference is intended to be an action oriented venue aimed at identifying and discussing critical challenges and opportunities that are evidenced in the emerging unmanned systems industry at the local, regional, state, national and international levels.
This conference will provide an interactive and experiential agenda with topics to include airspace, policy, applications and industry perspectives.

Day 1:  Poster sessions, exhibits and a social mixer.   Meet and greet your fellow national and international colleagues from government, industry and academia.  

Day 2:  Key note address from Mr. Michael Toscano, President and CEO of AUVSI. 

  • a highlight from a recent innovative use case for unmanned systems operations for precision agriculture,
  • a presentation on policy and standards considerations,
  • a concept brief for disaster response and recovery,  
  • a presentation on risk considerations from an industry insurance provider.  
  • breakout sessions,
  • panel discussions on the future direction of unmanned systems.  
  • dinner presentation/speech by Mr. Randy Willis from the FAA’s UAS Integration Office.   

Day 3:  Roundtable discussions, supported by facilitators who will help each group develop and deliver results from group sessions.