100+ Presenters and Panelists on Roster for Commercial UAV Expo Americas October 28-30, 2019 in Las Vegas

Industry leaders will provide insights into key issues related to commercial drones

Las Vegas, NV - September 12, 2019 - More than 100 thought leaders in the commercial UAS industry will present at the 5th annual Commercial UAV Expo Americas taking place October 28-30, 2019 at the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Commercial UAV Expo Americas is the leading event for professionals integrating and operating UAS in key vertical markets. Event organizers anticipate more than 185 exhibitors and over 2,500 attendees.


Attendees will hear from commercial drone visionaries at Airbus, FAA, FLIR, Facebook, Wing, and more. Among the dozens of new speakers confirmed for Commercial UAV Expo Americas 2019 are Seleta Reynolds (Los Angeles DoT), Suzanne Van Cooten (National Weather Service), Jarrett Larrow (FAA), Todd Graetz (BNSF Railway), and Sarah Kohlsmith (SunCor Energy). Speakers will discuss pressing issues in the commercial drone sphere, including UAM, UTM, Expanded Operations, Security, Remote ID and AI and provide critical insights into best practices and new developments in eight vertical industries.

In addition to presentations and panel discussions in the main Conference Program and Exhibit Hall Theater, can't miss highlights of the Expo also include a gathering of public safety leaders for the DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Summit; an outdoor drone demonstration, and Exhibitor Product Preview Presentations showcasing the hottest new companies and products; along with numerous vendor and association workshops.

Main Conference Program speakers include:
Greg Agvent CNN
Dean Allen Barefield Southern Company
Keith Aubin Enel Green Power
Dusty Birge UAV Recon
Mike Blades Frost & Sullivan
Matt Burgess USGS
Philip Butterworth-Hayes Unmanned Airspace
Greg Davis Overwatch Imaging
Darshan Divakaran North Carolina Department of Transportation
Matt Edwards State Farm Insurance
Scott Farber McCook Public Power District
Wyatt Ferguson Bechtel
Phil Finnegan Teal Group
Luke Fox WhiteFox Defense Technologies
Amit Ganjoo ANRA Technologies
Shayne Gill AASHTO
Michael Goldschmidt Port of Long Beach
Todd Graetz BNSF Railway
Matthew Grassi Precision Ag Magazine
James Grimsley Choctaw Nation
Jeremy Groeteke Corteva/Dupont
Brendan Groves U.S. Department of Justice
Sanjay Gupta AirFuel Alliance
David Hansell Facebook
Grant Jordan SkySafe
Jesse Kallman Airbus
Curtis Kayton Southwest Public Power District
Philip Kenul ASTM
Sarah Kohlsmith SunCor Energy
Jarrett Larrow Federal Aviation Administration
Travis Mason Airbus
Robert McCoy Crown Castle
Michael McVay Sky Source Aerial
Jay Merkle Federal Aviation Administration
Bradley Middlemiss Global Raymac Surveys
Robert Moorhead Northern Gulf Institute, Mississippi State University
Reinaldo Negron Wing
Todd Petersen Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Seleta Reynolds Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Joey Rios NASA
Jason Rolfe Nevada Department of Transportation
Gregory Saunders Nevada Department of Transportation
Todd Schlekeway National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE)
Mariah Scott Skyward
Peter Shannon Radius Capital
Oliver Smith Skanska
Christian Stallings McKim & Creed
Ken Stewart AiRXOS
Angela Stubblefield Federal Aviation Administration
Robert Sweet Federal Aviation Administration
Brandon Torres Declet Measure
Suzanne Van Cooten National Weather Service- Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center
Carissa VanderMey U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Randall Warnas FLIR
Basil Yap Yap North Carolina Department of Transportation

"Our speakers are a who's who list of experts," said Lisa Murray, Group Director at Diversified Communications, organizer of Commercial UAV Expo Americas. "Together with our esteemed Advisory Board, we've crafted a program that provides practical, actionable, and cutting-edge information for commercial drone users, as well as a glimpse into the future for this dynamic and fast-growing industry." More information is available here. Register for a Conference Pass before 9/15 to save $200 with Early Bird Pricing.

The bustling exhibitor floor - which is free for all attendees registering before October 28- continues to grow with 180+ of the world's top UAS vendors showcasing cutting-edge airframes, components, software, and services. The current list of exhibitors for the 2019 event can be found at www.expouav.com/exhibitor-list.
About Commercial UAV Expo Americas

Commercial UAV Expo Americas, presented by Commercial UAV News, is an international conference and expo exclusively focused on commercial UAS integration and operation covering industries including Construction; Energy & Utilities; Forestry & Agriculture; Infrastructure & Transportation; Mining & Aggregates; Public Safety & Emergency Services; Security; and Surveying & Mapping. It takes place 28-30 October 2019 at Westgate in Las Vegas. Its European sister event takes place 1-3 December 2020 at the RAI Amsterdam. For more information, visit www.expouav.com/europe and
www.expouav.com.

Commercial UAV Expo Americas is produced by Diversified Communications' technology portfolio which also includes Commercial UAV Expo Europe, Commercial UAV News, GeoBusiness Show, International Lidar Technology Forum, SPAR 3D Expo & Conference, SPAR 3D.com, AECNext Technology Expo & Conference and AEC Next News. For information about exhibiting at Commercial UAV Expo, visit www.expouav.com/exhibition/ or contact Katherine Dow, Sales Manager, at kdow@divcom.com or +1.207-842-5497. For attending information, visit www.expouav.com or email info@expouav.com.

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