WEST TEXAS

DRONE WORKSHOP

Coming to Abilene, Texas, November 16-17, 2019.

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By Commercial Drone Pilots. For Commercial Drone Pilots.
Not a "Boss" event. Strictly not-for-profit!

Experts in the Field

Hear from experts in mapping, cinematography, real estate, and airspace authorizations. Network with seasoned veterans in the fields of thermography, inspection, and autonomous modes.

Please No Recording

We ask that no recordings be made of this event, except for personal use. Any recordings should be for your personal benefit only, and not made available for general distribution or circulation.

Budget Friendly

This workshop is the lowest cost drone event of the year. Admission fee covers the cost of lunch and some basic overhead expenses. This is a not-for-profit event.

Discount Hotels & Travel Info

Click the link in the menu for special discount hotel rates.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Mapping/Modeling Companies
Cinematographers
Real Estate Photographers
Thermographers
Agriculture
Inspection (Pipeline/Tower/Roof)
Search & Rescue
Public Service
Construction

SPECIAL VIP DAY NOW AVAILABLE!

We are now offering a VIP Day on Sunday November 17th! Only 10 seats available for each VIP. This will be a hands-on session from 10-2.  Click on the registration link to get in on this exclusive opportunity!

YOUR VIPs

THERMOGRAPHY: Adrian Doko, president of the AUVSI Lone Star Chapter.

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Sparky Sorenson, Sparky’s Video Productions, DFW-based aerial cinematographer.

MAPPING: Jared Janacek, TX Drone Co., mapping & modeling expert.

REAL ESTATE PHOTOGRAPHY: Eric Warner, Sprocket Aerial Imaging, real estate photography expert.

NOT YET A 107 PILOT?

Not to worry. If you’re thinking of taking that step and getting your Part 107 certificate, we welcome you to this event. You’ll get to rub elbows with folks that have been flying for profit for years, and are willing to share their knowledge and experience with you.

SPEAKER LINEUP

Sparky Sorenson

Sparky’s Video Productions was started over 5 years ago. Sparky’s experience with NBC, BBC, Netflix, Texas Motor Speedway, and much more has established him as the premiere aerial cinematographer in the Lone Star State. He also is one of very few pilots to have flown inside an airport in Class B airspace (for DFW). Learn from his experiences in growing your drone business the right way!

Jared Janacek

Jared Janacek founded Texas Drone Company in February of 2017. txDroneCo services all of Texas and Oklahoma in the aggregates & mining, oil and gas and survey & engineering industries. His service to his 100+ clients focuses on mapping and reality capture.

Eric Warner

Eric Warner is a Part 107 UAS Remote Pilot and Chief Drone Officer of Sprocket Aerial Imaging & 3D Photography. Sprocket specializes in commercial and residential real estate photography and video. Eric has worked with hundreds of agents, developers, large land owners, and marketing companies to provide a personalized and systematic approach to maximize profit and minimize site and back-end processing time.

Rusty Ogden

Rusty Ogden has over 27 years of experience with the FAA in ATCS and Frontline operations. He currently serves as UAS Integration Specialist contractor with the FAA. He has training with UAS search & rescue and extensive air traffic experience.

VENUE LOCATION & DATE

NOVEMBER 16, 2019

9 AM

ABILENE PUBLIC LIBRARY
2nd FLOOR AUDITORIUM
202 CEDAR ST
ABILENE, TX

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