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) 

– Partnered with the Colorado Pilots Association to orchestrate a full-day educational event (Rocky Mountain Drone Expo) 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)

– 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)

– SME/Speaking Engagement at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics – Rocky Mountain Technical Symposium

– 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 “DROTAM” – in partnership with Lockheed Martin/Leidos; www.uasidekick.com