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Nuts and Bolts of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence

Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Nuts and Bolts of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

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Presented By: Wing Cheung

The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) workshop is designed to give attendees an introduction to UAVs, and offer practical advice to educators interested in introducing UAVs in their courses. In this workshop, attendees will hear from educators and professionals who have implemented UAVs, and learn about legal and cost considerations. Participants will also have the hands-on opportunity to fly an UAV and process data from UAVs.

Background materials:GIS drones to life US economy-Directions Magazine

8:00-9:30 UAVs 101

How does a UAV work? What are some real-world applications? -Michael Hauck (ASPRS)

Types of UAV for education and practical considerations -Chris Cruz (West Valley College)

9:30-10:00 Break

10:00-11:30 Getting started with UAVs

Staying out of jail: FAA guidelines and privacy issues -Michael Hauck (ASPRS)

Getting Started with UAVs in the Classroom -Chris Cruz (West Valley College)

Local resources for getting started with UAVs -Mike Krimmer (Northern Virginia Community College)

11:30-12:00 Alternative modes of remote aerial data collection

Kite aerial photography on Tetiaroa, French Polynesia -David Smith (University of Redlands)

12-1:40 Lunch and Demo Theater

DIY (Do-It-Yourself) UAV -Mike Krimmer (Northern Virginia Community College)

1:40-3:00 Flying an UAV and kite display

Learn to fly a budget UAV -Wing Cheung (Palomar College)

See the kite used for kite aerial photography -David Smith (University of Redlands)

3:00-3:30 Break

3:30-5:00 Working with data from UAVs

Data post-processing and integration -David Smith (University of Redlands); Mike Krimmer (Northern Virginia Community College)

Have questions about Nuts and Bolts of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)? Contact National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence

When & Where

Jefferson Community and Technical College
Southwest Campus
1000 Community College Drive
Louisville, KY 40272

Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence

The National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence (“GeoTech Center”) is a collaborative effort between 2-year colleges, universities, and industry to assist in the expansion of a well-qualified geospatial technology workforce. Center partners work together to provide professional development opportunities, curriculum resources (for both educators and students), document career pathways, and research core competencies for the new and incumbent geospatial technology workforce. The Center has served as the national, unifying voice and support system for 2-year colleges, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a leader in supporting geospatial technology education.



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