Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM CDT
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Our Co-Hosts



Pat Lawton 
Defense Alliance

Autonomous & Unmanned Systems:
Market Opportunities and the Growing Influence of the Upper Midwest

Join Defense Alliance, the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation, the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation and the Great Plains Chapter of AUVSI, for a free two hour informational webinar for small business.


9:00am-9:20am: Introduction and Overview of AUS 
     Defense Alliance
     Greater Fargo Moorhead EDC
     AUVSI Great Plains Chapter

9:20am-9:35am: AUS R&D and Opportunities in the Midwest
     Research Institute for Autonomous Systems (RIAS) - Invited

9:35am-9:50am: Ground Systems Market

9:50am-10:10am: Air Systems Market
     Botlink / Packet Digital

10:10am-10:30am: Other AUS Markets & Supporting Systems
     NDSU Department of Agriculture & BioSystems Enginnering
     Momentive ~ Introduced by ADDEV Materials

10:30am-10:50am: Education and Career Opportunities
     Emerging Prairie (Emerging Digital Academy)
     National Center for Autonomous Technologies (NCAT)

10:50am-11:00am: Wrap-Up, Small Business Opportunities
     Grand Forks Region EDC
     Defense Alliance