Courtyard Austin Downtown /Convention Center
Courtyard Austin Downtown /Convention Center, 300 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 USA

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Event Date Tue Mar 17 CDT (almost 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Mar 17 3:00pm - Tue Mar 17 4:00pm
Location Courtyard Austin Downtown /Convention Center
300 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 USA
Region Americas

In this session, Jay Merkle, the Executive Director of the FAA’s UAS Integration Office will lead a panel of drone industry innovators to discuss how drones are positively impacting and transforming the lives of Americans. From tackling the jobs that are dull, dirty, or dangerous to delivering everything from food to medical supplies and one day, humans, drones are being used in new and creative ways every day. Panel members will discuss their respective challenges and successes and discuss their vision for the future.


2020 Speakers

Anne Bechdolt
Managing Director, Fedex

Travis Mason
Vice President And Head Of Certification & Regulation, Urban Air Mobility, Airbus

Jay Merkle
Director, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Aus) Integration Office, Federal Aviation Administration

Michael Thacker
Exec VP, Technology And Innovation, Bell

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors

• WhiteClaw
• American Express
• Audible
• The Austin Chronicle