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Thursday, May 24 • 8:30am - 10:00am
UAS in the Public Sector of Washington State: Developing and Running government programs

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The development of UAS (Drone) programs in Washington state government has had a rocky start. Agencies are leery of the public perception of UAS and with somewhat tricky regulations the majority of programs have either been halted or put on hold. Recently we are seeing more UAS programs evolving in Washington State. This panel session brings together three experts to share their experience and expertise of UAS regulations and best practices for use and development. The focus of the discussion will be UAS programs in the Public Sector but will cover a variety of topics.

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Joshua Greenberg

Currently, Josh Greenberg coordinates remote sensing activities and provides imagery analysis for the Skagit County GIS Dept. His background offers both ecological and technical guidance to County environmental issues such as habitat analysis, salmon restoration and long term growth... Read More →


Paul Haugen

City of Auburn
(More details to follow soon) Paul Haugan – City of Auburn UAV program. Lessons learned Alex Alben – WATECH “Washington State Policy Guidelines for Unmanned Aircraft Systems” Michael Dement-Myers - FAA – Regulations from FAA and how to follow the rules.

Thursday May 24, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am AKDT