Wednesday, September 23, 2020
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM PDT
Thursday, September 24, 2020
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM PDT

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Lori Brown 
AUVSI Cascade Chapter / Gorge Tech Alliance 
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Drones & Droids: Unmanned Systems Leading the Way | September 23-24, 2020

Leading the Way in UAS Technology, Markets, Policy, 
and Education.

  • Don’t miss the unique opportunity to hear from unmanned vehicle leaders and users and learn what you need to know about the latest in UAS, Robotics, and AI – technology, education, challenges, and opportunities

Please register separately for both events. GTA Registration below.

Hear exciting industry updates from our industry experts
including our KEYNOTE ... BRIAN WYNNE 
President & CEO
of The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)

Hear from other technology leaders, including:

David Fleckenstein,  Director of Aviation, WSDOT Washington State Aeronautics: UAS and aviation emerging technologies. WSDOT Aviation Division provides an update on their involvement in helping shape tomorrow’s use of unmanned systems. 

Vinay Rao, Co-founder/CEO of RocketML Preparing machine learning and artificial intelligence technology for autonomous world demands. 

Oregon’s FAA-approved UAS Test Ranges – Hear what is happening in groundbreaking applications and tests for the future of UAS. 

Patrick Sherman, Roswell Flight Test Crew  Updates in UTM (unmanned traffic management) air traffic control for drones. How are we going to keep all of these delivery drones from crashing into each other?

BRIAN WYNNE, President and CEO of AUVSI, has been an instrument-rated pilot for more than 20 years, an electric vehicle driver for more than 15 years, an early recipient of the Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate, and a recent recipient of a Commercial Pilot Certificate. Brian Wynne possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience in transportation and technology applications gained through various leadership roles with industry associations and public-private partnerships. Since January 2015, Brian Wynne has served as the president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing unmanned systems and robotics. Passionate about all things unmanned, Wynne is a member of several committees and initiatives that aim to push the unmanned systems industry forward, including the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC). The DAC is a group of critical decision-makers formed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support the safe introduction of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the nation’s airspace. Wynne is also a member of the FAA’s Management Advisory Council (MAC). The MAC advises the FAA’s senior management on policy, spending, long-range planning, and regulatory matters. Before joining AUVSI, Wynne was the president and CEO of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA). Before his time at EDTA, Wynne was senior vice president for business and trade at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA).



Gorge Tech Showcase & Happy Hour

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

Highlighting the great opportunities
in the strong regional tech hub in the Gorge!

This year, the GTA is partnering with the Cascade Chapter of AUVSI for this event. GTA's fourth annual Gorge Tech Showcase highlights their strong regional tech hub to an audience of tech enthusiasts and job seekers from around and beyond the Gorge. Join the GTA for short presentations from up to ten participating companies to share a company overview and updates on exciting new projects! Come learn about the growing tech businesses in the Gorge!

Register for the Sept. 23rd GTA Showcase _ Happy Hour_ 

Please register separately for both events. Fall Symposium Registration above.

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