Commercial UAV Expo 2024: Key Details & Agenda

Commercial UAV Expo organizers have released the session line-up and full agenda for the event, taking place from September 3-5 at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas By William Mackenzie / 08 Jul 2024
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Key details have been revealed ahead of Commercial UAV Expo, including a list of conference topics and a detailed session agenda.

Commercial UAV Expo 2024 Key Details & Agenda

With the theme “Drones in Action: Current Realities & Future Frontiers,” the program focuses on how drone technology is solving problems and creating meaningful ROI. The event will take place September 3-5, 2024, at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas.

Day 1: Tuesday, September 3
Pre-conference programming, live outdoor flying demonstrations, and a welcome reception will kick off the opening of the exhibit floor.

The newest addition to the exhibit floor is the Drone Pilot Hub. This provides learning opportunity for all pilots at different skill levels to meet with industry leaders and gain insight through short presentations, available on all three days of the show.

Day 2 & 3: Wednesday, September 4 – Thursday, September 5
The full conference program and exhibit runs from September 4-5. Additional educational programming is hosted in the exhibit hall theater, featuring presentations and panel discussions about workforce development, safety systems, national drone programs, and more.

The exhibit hall features over 225 providers showcasing the latest UAS solutions, including airframes, software, sensors, and services.

3,750 commercial drone professionals are expected to attend from around the world, with backing from more than 300 associations and media companies.

Sessions include:

  •     Advancing Critical Infrastructure Inspections
  •     Beyond the Bottom Line: Focus on Safety
  •     Creating a Strong Industrial Drone Space
  •     Understanding and Embracing Drone Workflows in Construction
  •     Case Studies in Energy & Utilities
  •     Homing in on Accuracy in Drone-Based Measurements
  •     UTM Ecosystems & Operations

Guest Speakers
Thought leaders from top organizations will share expertise across informative conference sessions. Industry tracks will include sessions focused on the fast-growing verticals of construction, energy and utilities, and infrastructure and transportation. 

A dedicated policy track will provide up-to-the-minute updates on regulation, providing drone operators with need-to-know information directly from regulators.

Keynote Presentations will emphasize the importance of cultivating, supporting, and creating policies for drone programs, with more information announced in the coming weeks. Detailed case-study sessions will showcase successful drone projects across verticals.

Additional Programs
Commercial UAV Expo has two co-located education programs available this year.

DRONERESPONSERS Public Safety Summit, presented by AIRT (Airborne International Response Team), is comprised of two days of programming designed to educate and prepare first responders, UAS program managers, and remote pilots at every experience level for public safety UAS operations.

FLYING HY Conference and Hydrogen Aviation Course, presented by HYSKY Society features two days of hydrogen aviation education sessions. The Hydrogen Aviation Course is an all-day course taking place the day before the FLYING HY Conference. These events bring together all pieces of the hydrogen aviation ecosystem:

  • Hydrogen production
  • Logistics
  • Infrastructure
  • Fuel cells and engines
  • Hydrogen aircraft

Lee Corkhill, Group Event Director at Diversified Communications, organizer of Commercial UAV Expo, commented; “Commercial UAV Expo is the most important global event for commercial drone professionals and those looking to enter the commercial drone market.

“This year’s conference program is the place to find commercial drone innovations and strategies that allow operators and end-users to move forward in the technology. This year’s educational program includes industry-focused tracks meant to sort out the challenges related to adoption while also showcasing where and how drones are creating value.”

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