Commercial UAV Expo has announced a Call for Speakers for its Oct. 5-7, 2015 event in Las Vegas. The deadline for abstract submission is March 6, 2015. The abstract submission form can be accessed here.

Commercial UAV Expo is a conference and exhibition focused on expanding commercial uses of UAS technology. Candid and unbiased, the goal is to share knowledge and best practices among end users in systems selection considerations, integration of UAS technology with other data capture technologies and workflows, regulatory landscape, safety and training considerations, processing large volume data and more.

Abstracts are invited which candidly address knowledge gained, lessons learned and challenges remaining in key topic areas including those listed below:

Opportunities for UAS to Increase Efficiency and Profitability
Regulatory Landscape Updates
Legal, Liability and Insurance considerations
UAS Selection Considerations, Analysis of Available Platforms and Systems
Operational Considerations including Training and Safety
Planning for Integration with Current Systems and Workflows
Data Fusion: Integrating UAV Data with Data Captured from Other Sources
Managing Large Data Sets: Processing, Sharing, Storing
Field-Testing UAVs: Options for Where and How
University/Industry Collaboration – Developments & Opportunities

Please note: Presentations must be original and not a repeat of a presentation given at another conference. Commercial presentations will not be considered for the main program.

Commercial UAV Expo covers these industries:

Surveying & Mapping
Civil Infrastructure
Process, Power & Utilities
Precision Agriculture
Law Enforcement/Security/Emergency Response

The Commercial UAV Advisory Board will review each abstract; the final program will be announced in May 2015.