Embry-Riddle Offers Advanced sUAS Inspection Operations Course on Oct. 1 at Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas

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In addition to being the world’s largest and most comprehensive aeronautical university, Embry-Riddle is also a global leader in UAS education, so their participation in Commercial UAV Expo will be a tremendous benefit to attendees.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus, in conjunction with Commercial UAV Expo 2018, will offer a pre-event workshop, sUAS Advanced Inspection Operations Course, at the conference on Monday, October 1 at The Westgate in Las Vegas, Nev.

This in-depth workshop will extend knowledge from beyond Part 107 qualifications to operational knowledge, skills and abilities regarding small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) utilization for inspections in construction, infrastructure, utilities, surveying and mapping. The curriculum will cover establishing workflows, safety program development and operation, flight operations considerations and data handling. Attendees will develop proficiencies in identifying and mitigating risk, building efficiencies, internal-external sourcing, and performing platform and support equipment analysis and selection. The full workshop description can be found here.

“We are delighted to partner with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which will once again offer a comprehensive course for commercial drone users,” said Lisa Murray, Group Director at Diversified Communications, organizer of Commercial UAV Expo. “This workshop first took place at Drone World Expo, an event we acquired last year. In addition to being the world’s largest and most comprehensive aeronautical university, Embry-Riddle is also a global leader in UAS education, so their participation in Commercial UAV Expo will be a tremendous benefit to attendees.”

The workshop will be offered on Monday, October 1 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Register now for the sUAS course and Commercial UAV Expo 2018. Space is limited. The cost to register for the workshop is $299 until August 3rd and includes lunch and refreshments on the workshop day. Regular pricing for the workshop after August 3rd is $349; onsite registration is $399 and is based on availability. Register for the sUAS Advance Inspection Course and Commercial UAV Expo 2018 online here.

For additional information on the sUAS workshop, contact Robert Kelly, Associate Director of the Office of Professional Education at Embry-Riddle – Worldwide, at kellyr4@erau.edu or by phone at (386) 226-7436.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world’s largest, oldest and most comprehensive institution specializing in aviation, aerospace, engineering and related degree programs. A fully accredited university, Embry-Riddle is also a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. A nonprofit, independent institution, Embry-Riddle offers more than 80 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and Security & Intelligence. The university educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., through its Worldwide Campus with more than 125 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and through online programs. For more information, visit http://www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.

About Commercial UAV Expo Americas
Commercial UAV Expo Americas, presented by Commercial UAV News, is a conference and exhibition exclusively focused on the commercial drone market covering industries including Surveying & Mapping; Civil Infrastructure; Aggregates & Mining; Construction; Process, Power & Utilities; Precision Agriculture; Law Enforcement, Emergency Response and Search & Rescue (SAR). The fourth annual Americas event is taking place October 1-3, 2018 in Las Vegas. Commercial UAV Expo Europe launched in Brussels in June 2017 and will take place in Amsterdam 8-10 April 2019. For more information, visit http://www.expouav.com and http://www.expouav.com/europe or email info@expouav.com.

The events are organized Diversified Communications, a leading organizer of conferences, trade shows and online media with 15 years in the geospatial arena, including Commercial UAV Expo Americas, Commercial UAV Europe, Commercial UAV News, SPAR 3D Expo & Conference, SPAR3D.com, AECNext Technology Expo & Conference, AEC Next News and International LiDAR Mapping Forum. http://www.divcom.com

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