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Wednesday, October 4, 2017  |  8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Open to All Attendees!

From Packages to Passengers: How Drones are Transforming Transportation

Jerome Ferguson
Director of Autonomous Systems, United Parcel Service (UPS)
John Langford
CEO, Aurora Flight Sciences
Eric Mueller
Aerospace Engineer, NASA
Tom Prevot
Director of Engineering, Airspace Systems, Uber Elevate
Adi Singh
Principal Scientist, Ford Motor Company
Gretchen West
Senior Advisor, Hogan Lovells, & Co-Executive Director, Commercial Drone Alliance
Transportation - of goods and people - is rapidly transforming due to the increased interest in drone technology. Despite many policy and public perception hurdles, in the not-too-distant future, we will have our packages delivered to our front door by a drone and we will reduce travel times by commuting by air. Learn from this esteemed panel their predictions for the future of urban air mobility and drone delivery, and hear their visions for implementation. How and when will drone delivery become reality? How does the drone community address the challenges with public perception and the changing regulatory environment? You'll hear from these panelists how transportation by drone is not only possible but inevitable.