Conference: March 27-31, 2017
Exhibits: March 29-30, 2017

Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV

In Partnership With

Drones, Robots and Public Safety

  • Thursday, 03/30/2017: 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Room: S230
  • Session Number:  TH12


Receive an update from the NPSTC Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and Robotics Working Group on evolving use of these systems to support first responders. This WG has been working with NIST, PSCR, FAA and FCC to catalog current uses of UAS and robotic technology, receive case study presentations from public safety organizations that have deployed UAS systems and develop a list of best practices. 

Get an overview of current technology in use by law enforcement, fire and EMS organizations plus a look at emerging trends with these devices.  Learn about the regulatory environment impacting drones, UAVs and robots, and get a detailed list of best practices and current operational deployment profiles, including an overview of the development work by government and military labs to provide robot assisted response.

Sponsored by:


    Dr Michael Britt

    Copper Dome Consulting, LLC

    Matt Rogers

    Michigan State Police-Aviation Unit
    Michigan State Police

    Matt Sloane

    Skyfire Consulting

    Tom Sorley

    Deputy Director, Radio Communication Services
    City of Houston, IT Services (HITS)