10 MORE Sessions You Have to Attend at DDC’21

October 15, 2021

Day two of DroneDeploy Conference 2021 is quickly approaching, with just as many industry sessions, product breakouts, and forward-thinking fireside chats as opening day. Whether you’re an executive, project manager, farmer, or drone enthusiast, DDC’21 has something for everyone – so let’s take a look at some of the highlights occurring this October 20th.

Sustainability & Carbon Farming

Carbon sequestration is a hot topic impacting agriculture today. But how does one ensure proper implementation and program success? Enter: drone data. In this session, you’ll learn from individuals at the Climate Solutions Exchange as they detail how to use DroneDeploy for optimal field documentation.

“Sustainability & Carbon Farming,” Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 10:00 - 10:45 AM PDT.


Remove Risk with Automated Vertical Flights

One of our newest product offerings, Vertical Flight, has quickly taken off with our AEC customers. Inspecting vertical surfaces is safer than ever, and less time-consuming for project teams. Here, learn how representatives from CORE, Sundt, and Skender Construction utilize this tool to identify problem areas and reduce rework on-site.

“Remove Risk with Automated Vertical Flights for Facade & Exterior Building Inspections,” Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 10:00 - 10:45 AM PDT.

How Aerial Data Brings Insight & Oversight to the Reclamation Process

Hear a firsthand account from Jason Gomez, Compliance Supervisor & UAS Manager, and Chris Binschus, Reclamation Specialist, from the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission on how they leverage aerial data in the reclamation process. Tune in for use cases, where they’ve found value, and how they incorporate this data into their daily operations.

“How Aerial Data Brings Insight & Oversight to the Reclamation Process,” Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 10:00 - 10:45 AM PDT.


Best Practices for Earthworks Management

The labor-intensive, time-consuming task of earthmoving is an unavoidable part of any mining or construction project. In this informative panel, experienced Drone Program Managers from Ghilotti Bros., Impala Canada, and Jacobs Engineering Group will explain how they’re leveraging DroneDeploy’s built-in volume calculation tools and high-resolution aerial imagery to document daily site progress of cut/fill operations.

“Best Practices for Earthworks Management,” Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 11:15 - 12:00 PM PDT.

A Year in Review: Sunrun

Following up on our case study earlier this year, we check in with Sunrun, an elite residential solar company, for a complete drone program review. In this energy breakout, you’ll learn how Sunrun turned over 100 site technicians into Part 107-certified pilots, averaging 600 flights per week. This is a can’t-miss event for those looking to grow their drone programs.

“A Year in Review: Sunrun’s Solar Roof Installation Program,” Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 11:15 - 12:00 PM PDT.


Capture to Cloud - Skydio 3D Scan and DroneDeploy

Join one of our conference sponsors, Skydio, as they unveil Skydio 3D Scan, an adaptive mapping solution that automates data capture of any structure with a Skydio drone. When synched with DroneDeploy, create some of the best 3D models in the industry. This is an informative product deep dive for any regular Skydio user.

“Capture to Cloud - Skydio 3D Scan and DroneDeploy,” Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM PDT.

Drone Use in Land Management & Conservation

DroneDeploy’s origins lie in sustainability and conservation. Led by our DroneDeploy.org Director, discover how leading nonprofit organizations utilize drones in the field for critical data collection and analysis. The Nature Conservancy and The University of Southern Mississippi are featured speakers.

“Drone Use in Land Management & Conservation,” Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 1:00 - 1:45 PM PDT.


Practical UAS Operations in Civil Engineering

While most organizations begin their drone programs for promotional use, they quickly come to realize the benefits of aerial data capture. For this DroneDeploy Conference first, we have an entire session dedicated to civil engineering professionals. Drone enthusiasts from GPI Engineering & Construction will discuss their experiences using our software to plan, collect, and extrapolate data for missions, including coastal erosion, roadway corridors, and construction.

“Practical UAS Operations in Civil Engineering,” Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 1:00 - 1:45 PM PDT.

Digital Twins for Project Protection

Digitized physical assets are the new normal in construction. Hear how leading firms – MAB, Brasfield & Gorrie, and Chasco Constructors – leverage frequent site reality capture to ensure their assets are protected from both subcontractor disputes and regulatory compliance. This is a great session for our LATAM customers, as Alejandro Uribe Lopez, Drone Operations Lead at MAB Ingeniería De Valor of Bogotá, Colombia, will be speaking.

“Digital Twins for Project Protection, Regulation, & Team Accountability,” Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 2:00 - 2:45 PM PDT.

Closing Keynote

Wrap up DDC’21 with an inspiring closing keynote from multi-hyphenate motivational speaker, Robyn Benincasa. An award-winning author, race winner, and member of America’s first all-female fire crew, Robyn is a pro at crafting world-class teams - and in this chat, is sharing her methods for professional success.

"Closing Keynote," Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 3:00 - 4:00 PM PDT.

Following day two’s sessions is a “virtual BBQ” event full of additional networking opportunities for agriculture, construction, and energy professionals. For more information on the conference’s full agenda, click here. And remember – these sessions will be available on-demand for up to one year after the conference’s date.

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