2019 UAS Roundup
April 14-15

The Most Elevated UAS Conference Around!

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Two Days of Discovery

The Chaffee County UAS Advisory Board and Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation invite you to explore and understand the capabilities of emerging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology at the stunning MT. Princeton Resort in Nathrop, Colorado. Many conference topics to choose from, including:

Public Safety Applications

Fire & First Responder Situations

Wildland Firefighting

Law Enforcement Operations

Emergency Search and Rescue

Counter UAS Technology Topics


 In addition, UAS training courses will be available to attendees, including Part 107 and advanced emergency response topics.

Maximize your conference experience at the stunning Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort!

After a day of conference knowledge gathering enjoy over 30 natural pools on the property and gorgeous mountain views.

To book your lodging:

1. Call toll-free number at 888-395-7799 and press 0 for the Front Desk
2. Tell the staff you’re attending the CCUAS Roundup on April 14-16, 2019
3. Use the code (UAS19) ensuring availability and discounted rate
4. Make your reservation prior to April 1, 2019 to ensure availability!
 More details on lodging types can be found at https://mtprinceton.com/stay/

Conference Agenda

Sunday April 14

Mon, April 15

  • Pre Conference


    Registration/Vendor/Sponsor set-up / Breakfast and Networking

  • Welcome Address


    Welcome Address by Keith Baker, Chaffee County Commissioner and Patti Arthur, Aviation and Tax Attorney, Anderson & Hughes, and the Chair of the Chaffee County UAS Advisory Board

  • Panel Discussion


    Latest Developments in the Drone Industry for Public Safety


    Drew Jurkofsky, President, Petauro Systems

    Officer Eric Moore, City of Fountain, Colorado Police Department

    Garrett Seddon, Military and UAS Integration Specialist, Center of Excellence Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting

    Allen Bishop, CEO, Reference Technologies

    Dennis Owens, Colorado Department of Corrections

    Patti Arthur, Anderson & Hughes

  • Networking Break


    Time to Connect!

  • Presentation


    Drone Applications for Elevation Modeling and Rapid Post-Fire Flood Assessment, Luke Javernick - Executive Director, River Science

  • Presentation


    How Weather Impacts Drones and Public Safety, Jack Elston, CEO, Black Swift Technologies

  • Luncheon Pickup & Presentations


    12:10 - 12:35  Cyber-Security and Counter-Drone Technology and Intelligence,
    Stan VanderWerf, District 3 Commissioner, El Paso County, Colorado

    12:35 - 1:00  Federal Funding and Federal Sales: Finding Success as a Government Contractor,
    Stephanie Amend, President, Arrowhead Solutions

  • Research Presentations


    Panel Moderator: Dr. TJ De Cino, Assistant Professor, Aviation and Aerospace Science, Metro State University

    Presentation: Drone Corridors for Rural Health Care and Emergency Management, Patti Arthur + team

    Presentation: Viable Strategies and Approaches for Effective Use of Drones in Search & Rescue Operations, Dr. Phil Crossley, Western State Colorado University

  • Networking Break


  • Presentations & Demonstrations


    2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Don Dubin, UAS Program Manager, Chaffee County Search & Rescue

    3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Corey Oddi, Pix4D

    3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Ryan Singer & Brian Dillman, Boulder Emergency Rescue

    3:30 PM – 3:45 PM Canon City UAS Team / Dept. of Corrections

    3:45 PM – 4:00 PM UAS Maneuvering Test: Garrett Seddon, Center of Excellence Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting

  • Closing Remarks


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Flying drone in a fire
Engineer and technician working together on drone in office
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