Recent Accomplishments

 

– Educational Outreach/Public Relations: Set up a drone cage and taught participants to fly hobby-grade drones at the American Psychological Association’s international conference – 12,000 Attendees (Denver Convention Center)

– Teamed up with therapists to provide support to children with autism spectrum disorder.  Drones were used as a tool to strengthen the relationship between therapists and patients, establish trust, improve eye-hand coordination, and remove communication barriers.  The approach was heralded as a “break-through technology”; facilitated the set up of a drone club at a local Colorado autism school so that UAS technology could continue to be used for therapeutic purposes in-house

– Conducted a public outreach educational program for Frasier Meadows retirement community – 80 participants (educational article published in the August edition of “The Mirror”)

– Media partner with InterDrone

– UAS liaison to the Colorado Pilots Association

– Counseled membership, as well as new drone operators, on how to set up legal and safe commercial UAS operations under the FAA’s new small UAS rule (14CFR107) that became effective August 29th, 2016

– Partnered with the Colorado Pilots Association to orchestrate a full-day educational event (Rocky Mountain Drone Expo 2016) at the Rocky Mountain Metro Airport aimed at educating pilots, the local community, and special interest groups interested in UAS technology 

– SME/Speaking Engagement at ASIS International Security Conference (20,000 attendees/125 countries in attendance)

– Media Partner: ASCEND Conference and Expo

– SME/Speaking Engagement at AUVSI Rocky Mountain Unmanned Symposium

– SME/Speaking Engagement at ISC West International Security Expo (29,000 attendees)

– Organized the Unmanned Security Expo educational programming – 2 day event/29,000 attendees

– SME/Speaking Engagement at IAPSC Annual Conference (International Association of Professional Security Consultants)

– Media Partner: AUVSI Xponential

– Expert Partner: Robolliance

– Working for safer skies: developed a situational awareness app (ios/android) that allows pilots to easily file a NOTAM, or submit UOA (unmanned operating area) activity – in partnership with Lockheed Martin/Leidos; www.uasidekick.com