Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition 2015 Workshop Schedule


This year’s workshop subjects include mapping, search and rescue, and aerial photography, and are hosted by professionals in the unmanned and remote sensing field. Workshop attendees will get insights and highlights of procedures and workflows honed from years of real world, in the field experience. This won’t be a waste of your time: no conjectures to cloud up the fast track to real careers in the unmanned and remote sensing business.

Workshops and webinars of this caliber could cost you hundreds if not thousands of dollars elsewhere. But, these workshops are included in the price of your Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition admission. Now that’s a deal you can’t afford to miss!

Space is very limited, last year those who did not claim their space were left standing in the hallway, so reserve you space today by emailing [email protected]

Be sure to also check the schedule for extended product demonstrations hosted by DJI and Pix4D.


April 30th

9:00am to 10:00 am – Mapping

Participants can expect to get a no holds barred overview of the entire gambit of small UAS mapping using different software’s and workflows.

Gabe Ladd is CEO and Founder of Advanced Concepts Consulting. He has spent the last twelve years working with UAV/UAS for civilian applications. He specializes in sensor and data system design and analysis. He helps his clients to build and implement custom data systems using a mixture of COTs and custom hardware and software to produce data products and analyses that are delivered in standard GIS methods for easy dissemination and communication.

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm – Search And Rescue

This will be the ultimate program with SAR expert Gene Robinson. Gene has 10 years in the field, and hands on experience. Folks ask me if I know any sUAS experts and I say I know one; Gene Robinson. Gene has written the book on sUAS and SAR.

First to Deploy – The definitive how to manual for effective, efficient and safe application of sUAS for SAR.


3:10pm to 4:30 pm – Aerial Photography

Come and learn how to compose shots like the pros, get insider tips on product, learn new flying and shooting techniques and how to deal with safety on various jobsites.

Matthew Lavin – Aerography is an aerial cinematography company based in Santa Cruz, CA merging groundbreaking UAV technology with professional grade camera systems to create epic imagery for our commercial media, sport and architecture clients. Our custom-built, remote control, aerial camera systems provide innovative, safe, low-altitude imagery from never-before-seen perspectives for clients like NBC, Airstream, Tesla, GE and more. Matthew Lavin, pilot and cinematographer, hails from NYC by way of Chicago began as a classically trained puppeteer working with Blue Man Group, Disney and Jim Henson moving toward more automation and robotics. After years working onset in cinematography, commercial photography, and production management, Matthew found his true calling manifest as a UAV pilot and cameraman. Kyle Berube, a SoCal native brings years of specialized cinematography and sport photography experience to bear to the Aerography team. Since moving to Santa Cruz, Matthew has been named Chancellor of the Monterey Bay UAV Flight School and is working to establish education and certification for the UAV/UAS industry. With 20 years RC experience, he is also an accredited member of AUVSI, RCAPA and AMA.


There is limited space available for these exciting and informative workshops and they will fill up. Email Veronica Luther at [email protected] to reserve your place at these workshops today.

*Only registered attendees can be signed up for the workshops and it is first come first served!



Patrick Egan
Patrick Eganhttp://patrickegan.net/
Editor in Field, sUAS News Americas Desk | Patrick Egan is the editor of the Americas Desk at sUAS News and host and Executive Producer of the sUAS News Podcast Series, Drone TV and the Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition. Experience in the field includes assignments with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Battle Lab investigating solutions on future warfare research projects. Instructor for LTA (Lighter Than Air) ISR systems deployment teams for an OSD, U.S. Special Operations Command, Special Surveillance Project. Built and operated commercial RPA prior to 2007 FAA policy clarification. On the airspace integration side, he serves as director of special programs for the RCAPA (Remote Control Aerial Photography Association).