Unmanned Flight Topic at WIN-Madison
July 19th, 2016, BridgelineTEK attended the Wisconsin Technology Council’s Wisconsin Innovation Network (WIN) in Madison. Experts on unmanned aerial vehicles discussed how they’re being used in Wisconsin – today and tomorrow – as well as the challenges they pose to users and the public.
Expert panelists included: FAA Inspector Mark Foisy, Unmanned Aerial Systems specialist, Great Lakes Region; Peter Menet, president, Menet Aero; David Geisler, vice president of operations, Rapid Imaging Software; Chris Johnson, founder and CEO, PilotTrainingSystem.com, and director of aviation education and research, UW-Madison. Tom Gemmell, who co-leads the unmanned aircraft team for Husch Blackwell in Chicago, available for comments and questions. Tom Still of the Tech Council moderated as panelists discussed trends in drone technology and federal, state and local regulations. Menet, Geisler and Johnson are members of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Advisory Board.
To learn more about the Wisconsin Technology Council (WTC) visit www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com.
BridgelineTEK is one of the founding members of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Advisory Board, a public-private consortium of UAS-industry experts, operators and other stakeholders that serves as a sounding board for decision-makers on the topics of safety, privacy and integration related to the civilian use of UAS. BridgelineTEK oversees several related projects with the intention of improving the consortium’s performance, and defines what specific projects are needed and finds the resources and structure needed to ensure their success.
To learn more about the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Advisory Board visit www.uasab.org.
BridgelineTEK at Unmanned Systems & Agriculture Event
March 4th, 2015, BridgelineTEK sponsored the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Heartland Chapter’s first annual event titled “Unmanned Systems and Agriculture: Realizing the Field of Dreams” in Dubuque Iowa. The keynote speaker was Dr. Stewart Moorehead of John Deere Robotics who presented “Farming in 2025 – How Unmanned Systems will Affect Agriculture”.
BridgelineTEK is one of the founding members of AUVSI’s Heartland Chapter which covers Wisconsin and Illinois – a very active region for the development and use of unmanned systems be they airborne, on land, or in the water. The Heartland Chapter of AUVSI brings unmanned system experts together from the private sector, academic, and government to pursue and advance the industry.
To learn more please visit www.auvsiheartland.org.