‘Change is in the Air’ – The First of its kind UAS Symposium

”Change is in the Air.” This is the tagline of our fall symposium, which denotes the excitement and also the angst that goes along with change.

“What interests me most about the conference is the different types of people that will be there. It’s not just photogrammetrists, it’s not just law enforcement, it’s not just firefighters. It’s different types of people from the data collection side and the data consumption side, and it’s only really when you get those people together that you really start to talk about how do we create systems that are going to work well for all of these interests.” – Brandon Basso, PH.D., Senior R&D Research Engineer at 3D Robotics

Dr. Basso will be co-presenting the opening keynote, and also contributing as a panelist. Watch the full clip of his thoughts on why he’s excited to be a part of the ASPRS UAS Technical Demonstration and Symposium.

A full line-up of events is provided on the symposium website at http://uasreno.org.

See you in Reno!


The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is “The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society”, a scientific non-profit association with a mission 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.


APSRS thanks the following sponsors for their generous contributions and support. Visit the company links for more information:

DIAMOND LEVEL
Towill Inc: Surveying, Mapping and GIS Needs
GeoCue: Sensor Workflow Solutions, Small UAS Mapping, Point Cloud Information Extraction
xyHt: Positioning and Measurement, Elevated

PLATINUM LEVEL
Altavian: Precisely Different
Riegl USA: Building Systems, Delivering Performance

GOLD LEVEL
Velodyne: High Definition LiDAR
Airware: Hardware, Software, and Cloud Services for Drones
ESRI: A Comprehensive Platform for all Your Imagery Needs

SILVER LEVEL
Aeryon Labs: Defining the Standards of sUAS Flight Performance, Reliability and Ease-of-Use
Woolpert: Providing Client-Focused Solutions for Matters Including Engineering, Architecture, and Design

MEDIA
GISCafe: The Leading GIS Portal
sUAS News: The Voice of the Unmanned Systems Community
Directions Magazine: All Things Location
Sensors and Systems: Making Sense of Global Change
Apogeo Spatial: Elevating Global Awareness
AUVSI: Up-to-Date on the Latest Trends in the Unmanned Systems and Robotics World
GITA: Facilitate the Delivery of High Quality and Ongoing Education and Engagement Opportunities for Professionals in the Geospatial Industry

UAS Industry Leaders Participating in UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO

Reno, NV – The first UAS technical symposium sponsored by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) announces that industry leaders in the UAS commercial industry are onboard for UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO!

The technical program has been designed to provide practical information on sensor types and platforms as well as soup-to-nuts details on planning a mission, controlling the mission, flying the mission, and processing the data. ASPRS is “The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society” and its members will be evaluating issues such as accuracy and data quality. Technical presenters include David Ward of Silent Falcon, Dr. Bernd Lutz of Multirotor Service Drone, Baptiste Tripard of senseFly, Ruedi Wagner of Leica Geosystems, Wolfgang Juchmann of Velodyne, Antoine Martin of Pix4D, Heather James of Kitware, Dr. Hank Theiss of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, David Dvorak of Field of View, Vince Ambrosia of NASA, Nazlin Kanji of AeroVironment, to name a few. Visionaries such as Chris Anderson of 3D Robotics, Peter Birch of Google, Jonathan Evans of Skyward, Colin Snow of Drone Analysis, and Gerald Kinn of ESRI round out the technical program providing a vision of our UAS future in keeping with the symposium theme of “Change is in the Air”. The speakers listed are a subset of the full list of UAS industry leaders that are part of the technical program. The full list of speaker’s biographies and presentation abstracts are available on the symposium website at http://uasreno/speakers.

 

UAS developers, sensor manufacturers, software developers, government agencies, survey/mapping firms, agriculture firms, and companies from UAS-related industries are signing up for exhibit space and sponsorships. Exhibitors and sponsors include Velodyne, GeoCue, ESRI, Airware, Aeryon, DroneDeploy, Pix4D, Simactive, Topcon, and Trimble, to name a few. Exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Attendees at the symposium will not be just sitting in their chairs. The program includes networking events, live demos and opportunities for hands-on experiences.

See you in Reno!

To find out more about the symposium, UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO, visit http://uasreno.org. To learn more about ASPRS, visit http://www.asprs.org.

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The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is “The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society”, a scientific non-profit association with a mission 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.

Early Registration Deadline Extended for UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Reno, NV – The first technical UAS symposium sponsored by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is approaching (October 21-22)! The deadline for early registration has been extended to allow attendees just learning about this exciting event to take advantage of low registration and exhibition fees. The current fee for ASPRS members to attend the event is only $250. The current fee for non-ASPRS members to attend the event is only $300. Exhibitors are provided an exhibit booth and benefits which include two complimentary registrations for only $600. All rates will go up in price on September 12, 2014, so register now!

This unique event will showcase UAS in operation including flights of the first UAS Mapping Calibration Test Course designed to be a permanent facility for the validation and accuracy assessment of UAS sensor payloads. General sessions will focus on the mapping and remote sensing aspects of unmanned acquisitions with the goal to provide practical information on UAS flight planning, acquisition, data processing and map production. National and international speakers will address current-day and developing UAS applications. Academia and research institutions will inform on existing educational and training opportunities. Survey, mapping, and engineering firms will be on-hand to share their experience and further their UAS implementation strategies. Government agencies will share information on the development of national and international mapping programs. UAS firms will benefit from meeting the managers of the Nevada UAS program and obtaining first-hand information on utilization of the Nevada UAS Test Site.

To find out more about the symposium, UAS MAPPING 2014 RENO, visit http://uasreno.org. To learn more about ASPRS, visit http://www.asprs.org.


ASPRSThe American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is “The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society”, a scientific non-profit association with a mission 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.

Interested in Exhibitor and Sponsorship Information?

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.