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Technology Innovations Committee Event

Presented by the NVTC Technology Innovations Committee

October 28, 2014

Future 2020 Technology Series: The Drone Next Door

There was a time when we all viewed drones as a futuristic technology. Then we started to hear about how Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) were being used abroad in combat and gathering intelligence. Today in the U.S., the technology has advanced to the point that all you need to purchase an UAV is an Internet connection and a credit card. Fulfillment and delivery business models are starting to talk about delivery packages to your doorstep using drones. In fact, in your neighborhood, and likely on your street, someone has a drone they can fly two miles into the sky... with a camera.

Please join us on October 28th for an insightful discussion about UAVs. Industry experts will share the trends on a new industry, the research that is being conducted, the business models that are scaling, the policies and regulations that are becoming overwhelmed.

Panelists will address the following questions:

  • How will this impact society moving forward?
  • What are the pros and cons of this technology innovation and the breakthroughs we are experiencing?
  • Who is designing the rules of the new road?
  • What are the benefits you will enjoy?
  • What about Safety? Privacy?
  • What are the like B2C, B2G and B2B use cases?


Darren Feeley, CEO, GeoPay Inc.; Chair, NVTC Technology Innovations Committee


Jeff Imel, Business Development Manager, Aurora Flight Sciences
Anne Swanson, Partner, Cooley LLP
Christopher Vo, Roboticist, George Mason University


Exhibit Sponsors: Hunton & Williams; Verizon
Media Partner: Capital Business
Location Sponsor: Sprint

For more information about sponsorships for this event and committee, click here

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