POSTPONED until April 12-13, 2021

Central Colorado UAS, the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade and Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation invite you to attend two days of learning and discovery around the capabilities of emerging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology at the stunning Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort in Nathrop, Colorado.

This year’s conference will feature leading experts and authorities examining the impact of Remote ID legislation. There will also be presentations on cyber security and counter-drone technology; controlled airspace operations and airport security; State and Federal funding resources; and the latest developments in drone technology for public safety.

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“Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is thinking that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.”

William Pollard

Preliminary Agenda Subject to Change

Monday, April 12, 2021

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Drone Park Dedication & Demonstrations

Flight Deck
Chris Leatherman, University of Denver
Beginning flight training course used by the University of Denver for their GIS students.

UAS Flight Qualification Course
Garrett Seddon, Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting

Chaffee County Search & Rescue – South
Don Dubin & Bill Sample
Demonstrate the capabilities of their command trailer

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Vendor / Sponsor Arrival & Setup

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Opening Reception & Attendee “Mixer”

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

6:30 AM – 7:00 AM

Vendor / Sponsor Arrival & Setup

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast & Networking

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Welcome Address

Dave Ulane, Director, CDOT Division of Aeronautics
Taylor Albrecht, President, Central Colorado UAS

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

State of the State
Update on the Aerospace Industry in Colorado and it’s Connection to Public Safety

Jay Lindell, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Remote ID and National Legislation Panel

Moderator: Zach Dougherty, Anderson Law Group

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Vendor / Sponsor Introductions

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Networking Break

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Remote ID and National Legislation Panel

Moderator: Zach Dougherty, Anderson Law Group

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Lunch Pick Up

Luncheon Keynote Presentations

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Cyber Security and Counter-Drone Technology and Intelligence

Stan VanderWerf, District 3 Commissioner, El Paso County, Colorado

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

State & Federal Resources & Funding

Stephanie Amend, President
Arrowhead Solutions

Jamie Billesbach
Central Mountain SBDC

Wendell Pryor
Chaffee County EDC

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Latest Developments in Drones for Public Safety

Garrett Seddon, Unmanned Systems Project Manager
Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Networking Break

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Controlled Airspace Operations & Airport Security Panel

Moderator: Greg White, Apex Unmanned & Colorado National Guard

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Networking Break

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Closing Remarks

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

UAS Demonstrations


At the end of the day, relax in one of the 30 hot spring pools on the property and enjoy the gorgeous mountain views. To book your lodging

  1. Call the toll-free number 888-395-7799 and press 0 for the Front Desk.
  2. Tell the staff that you are attending the 2020 UAS Roundup on April 19th and 20th.
  3. Use the code UAS20 ensuring availability and the discounted rate.
  4. Make your reservation prior to April 1, 2020 to ensure availability.

Additional information about the Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort can be found at

Our Valued Sponsors

The success of any event depends on the sponsors. We are grateful for those below who have offered their time, talent and treasure toward this UAS Roundup.

There are still many opportunities to participate in the 2020 Roundup!

Vendor Tables
Show off your UAS products and services at one of our vendor tables. These are only $350 and include the table and table cloth, two chairs, logo and announcements in promotional materials, and an introduction at the conference. Location selection is made on a first-paid first-served basis.

Sponsor Opportunities
Your company will be prominently listed and mentioned during the event for sponsorship of meals, beverages and breaks. The following sponsorships are currently available:

– Welcome Reception – $750
– Breakfast – $500
– Morning Break – $150
– Lunch – $750
– Afternoon Break – $150
– All-day Beverage Service – $150

Please contact us to reserve your preferred sponsorship.

Event Sponsor

Colorado Office of Economic Development logo

Other Sponsors

Vendor Sponsors