|Unmanned Aircraft Systems Action Summit is May 27-28|
The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Action Summit will be Wednesday, May 27, at the Alerus Center, and Thursday, May 28, at the Grand Forks Air Force Base. The summit is hosted by the Red River Valley Research Corridor, Sen. Byron Dorgan, UND Center for UAS Research and Education, and the Grand Forks Air Force Base.
The first day of the UAS Summit will address pilot and operator training needs for both military missions and civilian applications. Leading UAS training programs will discuss their approach to pilot/operator training and what they see on the training horizon. UAS technologies for meeting battlefield needs and for civilian and scientific applications are proliferating and advancing at a rapid rate. Day two will highlight emerging UAS technologies and industry-university partnership initiatives now under way here in the region and their implications for future UAS development.