5 Must-See Sessions at DroneDeploy Conference 2022

September 16, 2022

The most important event in the reality capture calendar is just around the corner. Have you bought your ticket yet?

At our annual DroneDeploy Conference, which is live and in-person in Dallas, TX this year, you’ll learn what the future of drone technology, 360-degree capture and ground robotics will look like from thought leaders and practitioners in our ecosystem of industries.

As we gear up for our biggest event of the year, here is a list of five sessions from the conference that you simply can’t miss.

Opening Keynote

We’ll kick off DDC22 with our opening keynote on Thursday, October 6th at 9:00 AM CT. In our first session of the conference, DroneDeploy CEO and co-founder Mike Winn, VP of Product James Pipe, speakers from Turner Construction and our product management team will unveil their vision of the future of reality capture, as well as share the latest products and feature updates from DroneDeploy. Grab a seat early because you won’t want to miss this.

Thursday, October 6th, 2022 9:00 - 10:00 AM CT

The Future of Autonomous Reality Capture

Join a panel of industry experts who are pioneers in autonomous reality capture. In this interactive panel, you’ll get a full picture of where autonomous reality capture is today, and how the latest innovations will shape the future. During this session our featured speakers will take a deep dive into the challenges that you can overcome by taking advantage of new technological opportunities.

Featured Speakers:

  • Nick Dryer, UAS Field Operations Manager at BSNF
  • Gary Chapman, VDC Manager at Turner Construction
  • Nick Pilkington, DroneDeploy's CTO and co-founder

Thursday, October 6th 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

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A Practical Guide to Automating Asset Inspection with Ground Robots

Manually inspecting the assets of your job site can be costly and there are only so many hours in a day to get the work done. In this session, you’ll discover how to leverage the ground robotics technology from Boston Dynamics and DroneDeploy’s autonomous site reality capture to save time and money during inspections. Take part in an interactive panel discussion that will provide a detailed guide to automating asset inspection using ground robots.

Featured Speakers:

  • David Inggs, Head of Ground Robotics at DroneDeploy
  • Jono Millin, DroneDeploy's Chief Data Officer and co-founder
  • Nasser Ghorbani, New Product Development Digital Lead at Schlumberger
  • Patrick Campbell, Director of Sales at Boston Dynamics

Friday, October 7th, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CT

Reduce Project Risk With Aerial and Mobile Capture

Overseeing an entire job site can be a daunting task. Fortunately, with innovations in aerial and mobile capture technology from DroneDeploy, you’ll be able to ensure complete oversight throughout the entirety of your build. In this session, you’ll learn how top construction companies in the industry use reality capture to reduce recordable incidents, create a reliable record of work and become an irrefutable source of truth for all stakeholders.

Featured Speakers:

  • Oscar Martyn, Field Coordinator at Steele & Freeman, Inc.
  • Robert Havins, Director of Integrated Construction at Bartlett and Cocke
  • John Diaz, GPI's Vice President
  • Pauline Schoech, VDC Manager at Brasfield & Gorrie
  • Olivia Struckman, Product Manager at DroneDeploy

Thursday, October 6th, 2022, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CT

Illuminating the Cave Systems of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula with Reality Capture

Since the mid-1990’s Sam Meacham and his colleagues at CINDAQ have been exploring the flooded cave systems of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. In this session, our featured speakers will present how the CINDAQ team have used drones and image capture technologies to explore one of the last true frontiers on our planet. What the CINDAQ team have found and continue to find is allowing us to better understand and appreciate the significance of these complex and fragile systems.

Featured Speakers:

  • Sam Meacham, CINDAQ's Director
  • Jono Millin, DroneDeploy's Chief Data Officer and co-founder

Friday, October 7th, 2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CT

We’re excited for what’s coming at DDC22 and can’t wait to share what we have in store with you.

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