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a celebration of technology and public safety

june 21-23, 2017 / ft. collins / colorado

 
 

Flying into the future

The Public Safety UAV Symposium 2017 powered by SkyFire Consulting will bring together experts in drones, thermal imaging, public safety UAV operations, law makers, and public safety professionals to provide training on the latest UAV technology. 


Public safety professionals will get hands-on and classroom training in techniques such as thermal imaging, best on-scene practices, data streaming, integrating UAVs into the Incident Command System structure, 3D mapping and accident scene recreation, and much more.
 

 
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Save the Date

June 21-23, 2017

 
 

agenda

Day One

 

Opening Remarks

Morning Sessions
Thermal Imaging for UAVs - Jon McBride, RMUS and Randall Warnas, FLIR
Coffee Break
UAV Best Practices for Public Safety (Separate Sessions for Law Enforcement/Fire)
What You Need to Know About RF and Drone Signals - Dane Brockmiller, Dover Telecommunications Services
Break
Best Apps for the Job - Christopher Eyhorn, Dronesense
Training Your Department

Lunch/Featured Speaker - The FAA Process - Ben Kroll, Skyfire Consulting

Afternoon Sessions
Travel to Outdoor Site
Advanced Flying Techniques  
Break
Water Rescue Techniques
Break
Applied Thermal Imaging

Day Two

Opening Remarks

Morning Sessions
Encrypted Video Streaming
Grants for Public Safety UAV Programs - Michael Asimor, Dynamic International
Coffee Break
Advanced UAV Rescue Tactics
Aviation and Fire Weather - Scott Entrekin, National Weather Service
Break
Advanced UAV Sensors - Garrett Seddon, Colorado Department of Public Safety Center of Excellence in Aerial Firefighting

Lunch/Featured Speaker - Navigating The Politics of Drones

Afternoon Sessions
Travel to Outdoor Site
Accident Scene Recreation
Break
Advanced Search and Rescue
Break
Heavy Lift Drones

Evening Activity

Day Three

Opening Remarks

Morning Sessions
Drones in the ICS Structure
Special Session

Closing Remarks

 
 

Accomodations

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Hilton Fort Collins places you near wonderful recreational opportunities, diverse cultural attractions, and lively nightlife. Discover Colorado's rivers and lakes, explore Old Town or unwind in a stylish bistro or bar.

Hilton Fort Collins

425 W. Prospect Rd.
Fort Collins, CO 80526

 
 

our partners

 

 
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What to expect

Everything you need to know for a safe, effective & legal in-house UAV program.

 

Public safety professionals will get hands-on and classroom training in techniques such as thermal imaging, best on-scene practices, data streaming, integrating UAVs into the Incident Command System structure, 3D mapping and accident scene recreation, and much more!

Additional options include a 2-day UAV 101 training course preceding the conference, which will allow your department to self-certify with confidence; and a half-day COA writing session, where a Skyfire COA expert will prepare your blanket COA on-site.

Download Letter of Justification here