Technology Training Corp. Announces "Drone Systems and Counter Drone Technologies" Symposium

Technology Training Corp. Announces "Drone Systems and Counter Drone Technologies" Symposium

Press Release ( - Arlington, VA - Apr 28, 2016 - This comprehensive symposium will offer attendees a chance to interact & hear from key leading drone experts that are instrumental in making Commercial and Civil Drones in the National Airspace (NAS) advance ahead. The program agenda offers  the latest information on government plans for drone integration in the NAS. Topics will examine the most promising high-value applications from industrial security and perimeter monitoring, border management, law enforcement, communications, search and rescue, disaster management, surveying, mapping – and beyond. 

• What is the way ahead for drone integration in the NAS? 
• FAA and future public safety needs & challenges 
• What is the state of the science in sense and avoid/collision avoidance systems and technologies? 
• What are the numerous & complex insurance issues? 
• What is the status of state legislation on drone overflight? 
• What are the emerging lessons learned from drone test sites? 
• Where are the real opportunities in the commercial market? 
• What are federal and state government market opportunities? 

“Drones Systems and Counter Drone Technologies – Emerging Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions for Operating Within the National Airspace (NAS)”

Bradford A. Barrett, Technical Program Manager

Our Distinguished Panel of Experts:

Mr. Matthew Hampton 
Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits, Department of Transportation 

Captain Joe DePete 
First Vice President & National Safety Coordinator, Air Line Pilots Association, Intl. (ALPA) 

Mr. Thomas Baker 
Director, UAS and Counter UAS Initiatives, First Air Force/NORAD Continental Region 

Mr. Jim Williams 
Co-Chair, UAS Practice, Public Policy and Regulation Practice, Aviation and AerospaceSector, Dentons US LLP 

Captain (USN-ret) Mike Wilson 
Southern Region UAS Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration 

Mr. Michael O’Shea 
Senior Law Enforcement Program Manager, U.S. Department of Justice 

Mr. Louis Wise 
Chief Science & Technology Advisor, Drone Aviation Holding Corp. 

Dr. Patricia Watts 
National Program Director, Federal Aviation Administration Air Transportation CoE 

Ms. Robbie Hood 
Director, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin

Mr. Andrew Moore 
Executive Director, National Agricultural Aviation Association 

Mr. Davis Hackenberg 
Deputy Project Manager, Integration for the UAS Integration in the National Airspace

Systems Project, NASA 

Maj Gen (ret) USAF James Poss 
Executive Director, ASSURE FAA Center of Excellence for UAS, Mississippi State University 

Mr. Mark McKinnon 
Partner, Dentons US LLP 

Mr. Mark Dombroff 
Partner, Dentons US LLP 

Mr. Randy Villahermosa 
Principal Director, Research Program Development, The Aerospace Corporation 

Mr. Marty Rogers 
Business Director, AK Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration, Deputy Director, Assure FAA UAS CoE 

Senior Representative 
Department of Homeland Security 

Mr. Michael Drobac 
Executive Director, Small UAV Coalition, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 

Mr. Michael Blades 
Senior Industry Analyst, Aerospace & Defense, Frost & Sullivan 

RDML (ret) Philip Kenul 
TriVector Services, Inc., F38 Vice-Chair, (ASTM) 

Ms. Rose Mooney 
Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership 

Ms. Melissa Rudinger 
Vice President Government Affairs, Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association 

Mr. Young Kim 
Chief Executive Officer, Digital Harvest 

Ms. Whitney Brooks 
Founder, Unmannedpower LLC 

Mr. Andrew Lacher 
Unmanned & Autonomous Research Strategist, The MITRE Corporation 

Dr. Bruce Quirk 
UAS Liaison, U.S. Geological Survey 

Mr. Mike Glasgow 
Fellow, Chief Architect, Lockheed Martin Aviation Services 

Ms. Heidi Williams 
Senior Staff, Project Management and Operations Planning, Lockheed Martin IS&GS 

Mr. Mark Kimberling 
Director of Government Affairs, National Assn of State Aviation Officials 

Mr. Terry Parisher 
Chief Executive Officer, Straight Up Imaging 

Mr. Mark Spoto 
Managing Director, Razor’s Edge Ventures, LLC 

Source : Technology Training Corporation (TTC)

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