July 28, 7:30am–11amWhere
Southern State Community College 12882 US Route 62, Sardinia, OH 45171
RSVP Today via email or call 937-382-4407
Includes breakfast from Shoelaces Catering
Cost: $29 (Farm Bureau sponsorship reduces members rate to $9)
It is estimated that 80 percent of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations will support precision agriculture applications once they are fully integrated into the National Airspace System. This engaging breakfast briefing will briefly explore the applications and benefits of UAS utilization in support of precision agriculture. Additionally, it will touch on currently permitted operations under existing regulations and what may be allowed in the near future once approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Dr. Andrew Shepherd serves as the Director for Unmanned Aerial Systems at Sinclair Community College in Dayton. He is the managing editor for the Journal of Unmanned Aerial Systems, an Editorial Advisory Board Member for the Two Cultures Journal, and as a board member for the Aviation Trail, a non-profit corporation in partnership with the National Park Service to promote Aviation Heritage in the Dayton region. Named to both Dayton’s top 40 Under 40 and top 100 Defense and Aerospace Professionals by the Dayton Business Journal in 2014, Shepherd is an active member of his community and broader aerospace industry.