Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will give the opening keynote address at InterDrone. The commercial drone event takes place Sept. 6-8 at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas.

In addition to Huerta’s grand opening, keynote addresses will also be presented by:

  • Greg Agvent, senior director of news technology, CNN
  • Michael Chasen, CEO, PrecisionHawk
  • Biren Ghandi, distinguished strategist of corporate strategy, Cisco
  • Brian Krzanich, CEO, Intel
  • Wahid Nawabi, CEO, AeroVironment
  • Deepu Talla, vice president, general manager, Tegra Unit, NVIDIA
  • Mike Winn, CEO, DroneDeploy

Huerta is responsible for the safety and efficiency of the largest aerospace system in the world in his role at the FAA, overseeing a $15.9 billion budget and more than 47,000 employees. The FAA is responsible for setting the legal requirements for the use of commercial drones in the U.S.