Flyability User Conference

March 18th & 19th, 2020 - DENVER

Free registration  $129

March 18. One-day conference devoted to indoor UAS inspections covering use cases, operational procedures, guidelines for flying indoors, 3D mapping inside assets, and more.
Free until February 29, $129 after—Register now.

REGISTER FOR MARCH 18 CONFERENCE

March 19. Additional full-day training sessions (condensed version of our two-day training). 3 options: Intro Training; AIIM (Aerial Indoor Inspection Methodology); and Photogrammetry.
$750 per training—learn more about the trainings.
Register now for trainings.

 

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LEARN FROM INDUSTRY LEADERS

Hear about use cases for drone inspection in confined spaces first-hand from UAS leaders in industries ranging from Chemicals and Oil & Gas to Power Generation. Learn from trade association experts like API on using UAS as formal inspection tools.

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LATEST INSIGHTS ON LEGISLATION AND STANDARDS

Did you know that UAS legislation is a hot topic these days and that several UAS inspection standards are in the making? Updates on ongoing UAS legislation by DJI and discussions on operational procedures and standards for flying indoors.

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ACTIONABLE ROADMAP TO SCALE-UP DRONE PROGRAMS

Scaling a drone program is one of the biggest challenges faced by industries trying to make their processes safer and more efficient with UAS. Learn from experts who have successfully started and scaled a UAS Program, such as Dow, Exelon, Duke Energy or Cargill.

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Agenda

9:00 am - 9:15 am

Opening Keynote: Announcement of Flyability Inc.
by Patrick Thevoz, Co-Founder CEO, Flyability

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Impacts of Government Policies on Utility and Public Safety Customers
by Jordan Gross, Senior Government Relations Lead, DJI

10:45 am - 11:30 am

Considerations in Designing a Drone Program
by Calvin Rieb, Lead - Global Unmanned Systems, Cargill

11:30 am - 12:30 am

How to Successfully Scale a UAS Program
by James Manni, UAS Operations Aviation Services, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
and Steve Putnam, Senior Operations Specialist, Duke Energy

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Industry Focus

·         Mining: Matt MacKinnon, Founder & President, UAS Inc.

·         Oil & Gas: Mauricio Calva, R&D NDE and Inspection Program Manager, Chevron 

·         Power Generation: Chris Place, Business Development Manager, Exelon Clearsight

·         Chemical: Chris Simmons, sUAS Director of Maintenance and Shuttle Maintenance Corporate Aviation, Dow Chemicals

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Indoor UAS 3D Mapping: Uses and Capabilities
by Laurie McBean, Geospatial Data Specialist, UAS Inc.
and  Chris Dobel, Account Executive, Pix4D

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Can a Drone be Used as a Formal Inspection Tool and How?
by John Grimes, Robotics Product Development Manager, ASME

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing Keynote: The Future of Indoor Drone Inspection
by Patrick Thevoz, Co-Founder CEO, Flyability

 

VENUE:
COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES

Green Center
1500 Illinois St.
Golden
CO 80401
USA
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Check our accommodation special rates here.

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SPECIAL TRAININGS (PAID)

Additional trainings on March 19. These full-day training sessions will be a condensed version of our typical two-day training programs. Each training is $750 and lasts one day. (If you are interested in doing more than one training please contact us at trainingdays@flyability.com.)
Introductory training

INTRODUCTORY TRAINING

This one-day, in-person training allows future operators to perform standard inspections right from the first flight. We also offer online training resources covering the basic knowledge necessary to fly an Elios drone, including the online certification required to benefit from the warranty.

Date: March 19
Price: 750 $

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AIIM TRAINING

The Aerial Indoor Inspection Methodology Training is designed for operators willing to take the fast track to use Elios drones at their fullest. After this training, operators will be able to plan and execute inspections with advanced practices in regards to flying in complex indoor environments. Even experienced outdoor pilots will take advantage of this session, learning industry-specific use cases and best practices in regards to indoor flight.

Date:  March 19
Price: 750 $

500x300 - photogrammetry training

PHOTOGRAMMETRY TRAINING

The Indoor Photogrammetry Training is designed for those willing to learn how to use an Elios 2 drone to build 3D models of indoor spaces.  This training course focuses on learning how to define and execute data capture flight plans that offer the highest success rate when processed with photogrammetry software. It mixes plenary session on photogrammetry basics with practical exercises on software and flight technics.

Date: March 19
Price: 750$

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HOTELS DISCOUNTED RATES

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Golden/Denver West
15059 W Colfax Ave, Golden, CO 80401, United States, +1 303-557-1810
 
10% off per night using the discount code "LCBS", reservations by phone only.
 
17150 W Colfax Ave, Golden, CO 80401, United States, +1 303-278-6600
 

Rate of $104 per night + taxes 7,5% using the following booking link, discounted rate valid until February 17th.

18485 W Colfax Ave, Golden, CO 80401, United States, +1 303-215-0100
 
15% off per night using the Rate Access/Corporate Code "mines" on their website.