Schedule – Big Drone Show


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September 27
Time Speaker Topic Location
8:00am Registration opens. Speaker Hall
8:50 – 9:00am Welcome address.
Adam Sax – The Sky Guys
Speaker Hall
9:00 – 9:30am Barry Koperberg – Wings for Aid The Next Innovation for Humanitarian Impact: Cargo Drones Speaker Hall
9:30 – 10:15am Women in Drones – Sarah Spry, Dallyce Sax, Belinda Bryce
Moderator: Christine Montag
Panel Presentation Speaker Hall
10:00am Exhibit Hall Opens
10:00 – 10:20am Douglas Spotted Eagle Intregrating UAV into the Corporate/Commerical Environment University Pavillion
10:20 – 10:40am Rahul Singh – Global Medic Keynote Presentation University Pavillion
11:00am – 1:00pm DJI/GAP m200 Launch DJI/GAP Launch Speaker Hall
1:00 – 2:00pm Drones and Defence: NATO Panel – Eden Attias, Jeremy Wang, Col. Darren McGuire
Moderator: David Black
NATO Assocation Panel Speaker Hall
1:00 – 1:20pm Sarah Spry Gazette I & The Evolution of Regulatory Framework in Canada University Pavillion
2:00 – 2:30pm Jesse Clayton, Nvidia Where Can AI Take You? Speaker Hall
2:30 – 3:00pm Jeff Saucedo – Cobham SATCOM Keynote Presentation Speaker Hall
3:00 – 4:00pm BREAK
4:00 – 4:30pm Pierre Filitreault – Hatch Water Sampling at Depth with Drones and Reaching New Heights Speaker Hall
4:30 – 5:30pm Toronto Drone Film Festival TDFF Speaker Hall
September 28
Time Speaker Topic Location
9:00 – 9:30am Jeremy Bartel – FLIR Systems Commercial Thermal Imaging And Application with Drones Speaker Hall
9:30 – 10:00am Eden Attias – ParaZero/ TC A Sky Without Limits Speaker Hall
10:00 – 11:00am BREAK Speaker Hall
11:00 – 11:30am Andy Perez-Benzo – Propeller Aerospace The Future of UAV Accuracy Speaker Hall
11:30am – 12:00pm Professional UAV Operational Challenges & Solutions – Todd Domney, Jason Dehetre, Chief Wayne Baker, Garret Bryl

Moderator: Kevin Toderol

Panel Presentation Speaker Hall
12:00 – 1:00pm Diversity is our Strength: Toronto’s Tech Advantage – Michelle Holland, Nicole Verkindt
Moderator: Adrienne Batra
Panel Presentation Speaker Hall
1:00 – 1:30pm Jon Gaster – KSI Datasciences Beyond Data Speaker Hall
1:30 – 2:00pm BVLOS Panel – Jeremy Wang, Jeff Saucedo, Marcus Dickinson, Mark Dixon
Moderator: Douglas Spotted Eagle
BVLOS Panel Speaker Hall
2:00 – 2:30pm Kenneth Krantz – Cognizant Making the Drones as a Service business plan work by leveraging Big Data & IoT Speaker Hall
2:30 – 3:00pm Kathryn McCulloch – Dentons Drone Regulations – 4 Things You Should Know Speaker Hall
3:00 – 4:00pm BREAK Speaker Hall
4:00 – 4:30pm Jeremy Wang The Sky Guys & Defant Labs Presentation Speaker Hall
4:00 – 5:00pm Jeremy Wang + Participants Hackathon Closing Ceremony + Awards University Pavillion
5:00pm EXHIBIT HALL CLOSES Speaker Hall
5:30pm DAY CLOSE Speaker Hall

Computer vision meets drones at this year’s hackathon.

As the drone industry moves from raw data to deeper insights, data analytics will play a major role. Using GPUs, quadcopters, and a simulated urban environment, can you build an AI to classify objects and features seen from a drone? Prizes available.

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