The second annual Commercial UAV Expo is welcoming abstracts for the 2016 show, which will be held Oct.31- Nov. 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Relevant content includes systems selection, workflow integration, data management, legal and regulatory considerations, outsourcing versus insourcing, safety and training issues, and deliverables. Submissions must be received on or before April 15.

Commercial UAV Expo focuses on integrating and expanding UAV/UAS for large enterprise industrial use among asset owners in select market segments.  Attendance at the inaugural event in 2015 attracted more than 1,500 precision measurement professionals in key target industries.

Target industries include:

  • Process, power and utilities (oil and gas, nuclear and power generation, renewable energy, and chemical processing)
  • Construction
  • Civil infrastructure
  • Surveying and mapping
  • Mining and aggregates
  • Precision agriculture
  • Law enforcement/emergency response/search and rescue

Preference will be given to presentations delivered by asset owners. Vendors are encouraged to nominate asset owner customers. Product presentations will not be selected for the main program, but are available to exhibiting companies in the product preview section of the conference program. The Commercial UAV Expo Advisory Board will vet all abstracts. Presenters will be notified by June, 2016.

About Commercial UAV Expo

Commercial UAV Expo is a conference and exhibition exclusively focused on the commercial sUAS (small Unmanned Aerial Systems) market in North America covering industries including surveying & mapping; civil engineering & infrastructure;  mining; construction; process, power & utilities; precision agriculture; law enforcement, security, emergency response, and more. It is organized by SPAR Point Group, a leading organizer of conferences and trade shows with 15 years in the geospatial arena, including SPAR International and International LiDAR Mapping Forum.