ASPRS UAS Technical Demonstration and Symposium – October 21-22, Reno, Nevada

logo_planeAbout the Conference

The ASPRS Northern California Region is hosting a 2-day symposium on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Reno, NV on October 21-22, 2014. The purpose of the event is to assemble academia, UAS developers, survey and mapping companies, government agencies, and UAS enthusiasts, to share information, showcase new technologies and demonstrate UAS systems in action (in flight). The event will be held at the ASPRS Turf Farm UAS Mapping Calibration Test Site, as well as at a symposium hotel in downtown Reno. The mission of the event is to advance knowledge and improve the understanding of UAS technologies and their safe and efficient introduction into our national airspace, government programs and business.

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Highlights and suggested attendees of the symposium can be found on the Conference Information page

Conference Program and Speakers

Unmanned Aircraft Systems? You’ve seen them featured in the news and the blogs, on videos on TV and YouTube, and you may own one yourself. What do mapping and UAS industry experts say about this exciting technology and its impact on the geospatial profession and our society? Check out the Symposium Program and its lineup of Speakers!

Conference Participants

Leaders from UAS, geospatial, government, academia, and the media are presenting, exhibiting, and generously sponsoring at the ASPRS UAS Symposium in Reno. View the over 70 companies who are participating at UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO on the Conference Participants page!

sUAS Workshop (Workshop Full)


GeoCue Group will host a one day workshop on small Unmanned Aerial Systems production in conjunction with the ASPRS Reno UAS conference. The workshop will be on Thursday, October 23rd (the day following the conference) beginning at 9 AM and ending at 3:30 PM.

The workshop will consist of both theoretical considerations as well as numerous workflow demonstrations. This workshop will provide attendees with a detailed overview, based on actual experience, of what is and is not possible with this new and exciting technology.

Call for Participation and Registration

We encourage your participation in this event, which will draw a national audience and demonstrate regional leadership and collaboration.

Learn from and share with others in the growing community of those interested in UAS – the professionals, practitioners, developers, and enthusiasts in geospatial and related fields from throughout the US and the globe. Register for the UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO Symposium and Technical Demonstration NOW.

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Exhibitor and Sponsorship Information

Do you have a product or service you’d like to showcase at the UAS Symposium? Purchase an exhibitor booth and you’ll have a place to discuss your firm with symposium attendees. Also, become a Sponsor of the Symposium and provide your firm an even greater level of visibility. Become an Exhibitor or Sponsor NOW.

Call for Posters


ASPRS has released a call for posters for the fast-approaching UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO symposium which will be held at the Reno Ballroom. Poster sessions will be held concurrently with blocks of time allocated for networking and exhibition. A committee will review the applications and select poster session presenters from the pool of applicants. (Only symposium registrants will be considered!)

This is an excellent opportunity to highlight your UAS technologies, applications, research and development, and real-life project experiences! See you in Reno!

Visit the Call for Posters page for more information and to download the poster session application.

Hotel Reservations

The symposium hotel is the Eldorado, Downtown Reno’s Luxury resort casino! Attendees to this symposium will receive a discounted hotel rate. When you book online, the discount is already provided.

See the Hotel Reservation page for more information about accommodations.

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Meet the Symposium Committee and Moderators

The UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO symposium committee has been hard at work organizing all things related to this first-of-its-kind conference. In addition to their planning duties, many of the committee members are moderating the sessions for the extensive conference program. Take a look at the Symposium Planning Committee page and meet some of the familiar faces responsible for organizing this outstanding event!


Founded in 1934, the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is a scientific association serving over 5,000 professional members around the world. Our mission is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and supporting technologies. Click the ASPRS link for information on the role of ASPRS in UAS technologies

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