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Global Online Event, Oct. 19-20.

Reality. Redefined.

DroneDeploy Conference brings together a community of innovators from our ecosystem of industries to discuss the latest drone innovations, best practices, and hot topics impacting operations.

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Industries represented

2000+

Attendees worldwide

40+

Keynotes, sessions, panels

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Join 2,000+ industry experts, business & technology leaders

You'll take part in thought-provoking conversations, learn from peers, build your expertise, and grow your network and connections.

 

2021 Agenda at a glance

09:00 - 10:00 AM PT
  • Opening Keynote - Day 1

    Tune in to our opening keynote to hear the latest and greatest from DroneDeploy.

10:00 - 10:45 AM PT
  • Customer Relationship Management in Agribusiness

    Learn how to facilitate best-in-class customer service from an industry leader. From conducting early season stand counts, scouting mid-season, and making appropriate product recommendations and applications, Syngenta has leveraged drone data to ensure that their customers are making the most out of every acre each season.

  • Creating A Culture of Collaboration with Site Reality

    Dive into a comprehensive overview of time and budget management processes with construction companies using our single site reality solution. With more efficient and collaborative workflows, teams and stakeholders stay informed throughout all phases of a project.

  • Keep Teams Safer and Cut Inspection Costs in Energy

    In this session, hear from energy industry experts on how they leverage drone data throughout their inspections to cut equipment costs, save time, and create one source of truth for asset imagery.

  • All About Flight

    Learn about new and exciting updates from DroneDeploy!

10:45 - 11:15 AM PT
  • Founder-to-Founder Fireside Chat

    Join this conversation between industry heavyweights.

11:15 - 12:00 PM PT
  • General Session Panel

12:00 - 1:00 PM PT
  • Roundtables & Workshops

    Jump into a roundtable session or workshop.

1:00 - 1:45 PM PT
  • Quantify Damage & Streamline Processes in Crop Insurance Insurance

    Learn how companies are streamlining the insurance claims process with aerial data. Drone technology drastically decreases the amount of time it takes to accurately quantify crop damage and provides photographic evidence that can be used when submitting claims.

  • Pre-Construction with Aerial Imagery - Start Project Phases With Confidence

    Whether your project is in a greenfield state or foundation has just been poured, site reality capture solutions provide the insights necessary to ensure accuracy of designs and takeoffs. Discover how companies are leveraging aerial data to improve bids and affirm that construction starts off according to design.

  • Why Digital Twins Are A Critical Visual Element in Digital Transformation

    Curious to hear how industry experts have incorporated visual data into their digital asset management transformation? In this session, learn best practices for the utilization of aerial data across teams.

  • All About Interior

    Learn about new and exciting updates from DroneDeploy!

1:45 - 2:00 PM PT
  • Break

2:00 - 2:45 PM PT
  • Managing Stands from Planting to Harvest

    Drone data is an integral part of managing forestry stands from planting to harvest. Monitor stand health, compare acreages that were planted to what was harvested, and integrate with key platforms like Esri to keep track of inventory.

  • Improve Site Logistics & Mine Planning with Drone Data

    Sites are always changing - from initial design to mine planning to completion. Discover how companies use high accuracy drone mapping to keep stakeholders informed through haulroad development and blast planning.

  • How AI and Geospatial Data Transform Data Management

    Hear from a variety of energy companies on how they’ve found value incorporating geospatial and aerial data into their existing models and architecture. Learn best practices on how these industry experts have automated their data flow and increased accessibility organization-wide.

  • All About Asset Inspection

    Learn about new and exciting updates from DroneDeploy!

2:45 - 3:00 PM PT
  • Break

3:00 - 4:00 PM PT
  • .org Closing Keynote

    Hear about exciting projects and use cases from one of our .org partners.

4:00 - 5:00 PM PT
  • Roundtables & Workshops

    Jump into a roundtable session or workshop.

Oct 20, 9:00 - 10:00 AM AEST
  • Opening Keynote Replay (APAC)

Oct 20, 10:00 - 10:45 AM AEST
  • All About Flight (APAC)

    Learn about an exciting new product offering from DroneDeploy!

Oct 20, 10:45 - 11:30 AM AEST
  • All About Interior (APAC)

    Learn about new and exciting updates from DroneDeploy!

Oct 20, 11:30 - 12:15 PM AEST
  • Enabling Farmers at Every Stage of the Growing Season (APAC)

Oct 20, 12:15 - 1:00 PM AEST
  • Maximizing Your Drone Program (APAC)

Oct 20, 1:00 - 1:30 PM AEST
  • TBD Fireside Chat

09:00 - 10:00 AM PT
  • Opening Keynote Day 2

    Tune in to our opening keynote day 2 to hear the latest and greatest from DroneDeploy.

10:00 - 10:45 AM PT
  • Sustainability & Carbon Farming

    When building out a carbon sequestration program, verification and documentation are critical to the process. Learn how drone data provides the necessary field documentation to ensure carbon sequestration practices are being implemented and gauge the success of carbon farming products and biologicals throughout the season.

  • Remove Risk With Automated Vertical Flights For Facade & Exterior Building Inspections

    Having accurate, daily site reality data to verify work reduces subcontractor disputes and therefore, costly rework. Discover how companies leverage volume calculation tools, high resolution imagery, and our integrations to document daily progress of cut/fill operations.

  • How Aerial Data Brings Insight & Oversight Into the Reclamation Process

    Hear a firsthand account from a variety of environmental and utility companies on how they have leveraged 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.

  • What's Next for 360 Walkthrough

    Learn about new and exciting updates from DroneDeploy!

10:45 - 11:15 AM PT
  • TBD Fireside Chat

11:15 - 12:00 PM PT
  • CEO Roundtable

12:00 - 1:00 PM PT
  • Roundtables & Workshops

    Jump into a roundtable session or workshop.

1:00 - 1:45 PM PT
  • Drone Use in Land Management & Conservation

    Learn from a leading non-profit about how their teams of scientists use drones in the field to collect critical data to better understand what’s happening in the variety of habitats they manage.

  • Best Practices for Earthworks Management

    Inspecting vertical surfaces is not only dangerous, but it often takes valuable time away from teams’ productivity. Learn how companies are using drones and 360 cameras to document vertical faces, identify issues, and prevent rework on-site.

  • Leveraging Aerial Data for Disaster Preparation

    Learn how to use drone data to proactively plan for disasters and prepare your teams. In this session, you’ll hear from those in the public safety, government, and disaster response groups on how they use aerial data to manage vegetation and identify any areas of risk.

  • All About Construction Inspection

    Learn about new and exciting updates from DroneDeploy!

1:45 - 2:00 PM PT
  • Break

2:00 - 2:45 PM PT
  • How Remote Sensing Tools Can Drive Precision Ag Practices

    Remote sensing tools play a critical role in both data collection and analysis, and enable precision ag practices like variable seeding, nitrogen applications, and more. Learn from our partners about how their platforms make precision agriculture accessible.

  • Digital Twins For Project Protection, Litigation and Regulatory Documentation

    Digitized physical assets are the new normal in construction. Hear how leading firms are leveraging frequent site reality capture to ensure their assets are protected from litigation and erroneous claims and disputes.

  • How to Plan & Budget more Efficiently with Aerial Data

    Learn how companies are proactively planning and budgeting their capital expenditures based on aerial data assessments.

  • What's Next for Stand Count

    Learn about new and exciting updates from DroneDeploy!

2:45 - 3:00 PM PT
  • Break

3:00 - 4:00 PM PT
  • Closing Keynote

4:00 - 5:00 PM PT
  • DroneDeploy BBQ

5:00 - 6:00 PM PT
  • Roundtables & Workshops

    Jump into a roundtable session or workshop.

Oct 21, 10:00 - 11:00 AM AEST
  • Opening Keynote Day 2 Replay (APAC)

    Tune in to our opening keynote to hear the latest and greatest from DroneDeploy.

Oct 21, 11:00 - 11:45 AM AEST
  • All About Construction Inspection (APAC)

    Learn about new and exciting updates from DroneDeploy!

Oct 21, 11:45 - 12:30 PM AEST
  • What's Next for Stand Count (APAC)

    Learn about new and exciting updates from DroneDeploy!

Oct 21, 12:30 - 1:15 PM AEST
  • Win More Jobs and Promote Positive Client Relationships with Virtual Tours

    Autonomous drone flights and 360 cameras have enabled daily site observation and documentation. Learn how companies are increasing business and partner relationships by leveraging site reality beyond inspection and progress tracking use cases.

Oct 21, 1:15 - 2:00 PM AEST
  • New Business Tactics (APAC)

Speakers

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Mike Winn

Founder & CEO
DroneDeploy

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Nicholas Pilkington

CTO
DroneDeploy

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Jono Millin

Co-Founder
DroneDeploy

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Robyn Benincasa

Top Leadership & Teamwork Motivational Speaker, Full-time Firefighter, Adventure Racing World Champion, CNN Hero, and Bestselling Author
Project Athena

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Jason Carignan

Mine Technician
Impala Canada

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Tom Caska

CEO & Co-Founder
Aerologix

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Sean Connell

Senior Geologist, Special Projects
Chevron

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Tim Conroy

Northeast Field Technology Group Leader
DPR

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Italo Cruz

Senior Construction Technology Specialist
CORE Construction

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Guillaume Delepine

Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Skydio

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John Diaz

Vice President
GPI

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Stuart Drahota

Southeast Field Technology Leader
DPR

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Nick Dryer

UAS Field Operations Manager
BNSF Railway

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Tim Frost

Area Manager (Midlands and Anglia)
Tilhill Forestry

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Anand Gajbhiye

Director of Construction Technologies
Joeris

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Jason Gomez

Compliance Supervisor
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

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Elizabeth Hall

Lead Engineer - Drone Engineering, Transmission Line Engineering
Eversource Energy

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Jason Hanlon

Northern Great Plains Land Steward
The Nature Conservancy

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Andy Heggenstaller

Head of Agronomy, US Seeds
Syngenta

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Paul Helm

Site Survey Project Manager / Drone Program Administrator
Sunrun

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Richard Hurley

Mechanical Inspection Supervisor
Chevron

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Tom Karamacher

VP of APAC
Procore

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Justin King

Project Engineer
Ghilotti Bros.

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Kirk Klausmeyer

Director of Data Science
The Nature Conservancy

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Vincent Kot

Director Project Management Office
Softbank Energy

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Michael Lambert

VDC Manager
Chasco Constructors

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Austin Lay

Visualization Coordinator
Layton Construction

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Alejandro Uribe Lopez

Drone Operations Lead
MAB

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Anthony Malabed

Project Manager / Drone Admin
Sunrun

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Sander Mos

Technology Coordinator Heavy Oil
Chevron

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Darren Pearce

Senior Marketing Advisor
Calibre Group

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Lem Prestage

IT Manager
Southbase Construction

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David Price

Chief UAS Pilot
GPI

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Brian Richman

Enterprise Product Manager
Skydio

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Brandon Ramon

CT Project Manager
Joeris

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Julio Rojas

Director of Production Forestry
Weyerhaeuser

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Steven Schill

Lead Scientist, Caribbean Division
The Nature Conservancy

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Samantha Teten

Developmental Agronomist
Syngenta

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Dustin Waller

Sr. UAS Analyst
Occidental Petroleum

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John Williams

Overhaul Maintenance Technician
Chevron

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Jared Jacks

Project Administrator
Clark Contractors

More speakers to come

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FAQs

When is DroneDeploy Conference 2021?

DroneDeploy Conference 2021 will be held on Tuesday, October 19 and Wednesday, October 20.

Where will DroneDeploy Conference 2021 be held?

Wherever you are! In light of the challenges brought on by COVID-19, DroneDeploy 2021 is going entirely virtual.

What timezone will sessions go live?

All session times are marked on the agenda in Pacific Standard Time unless otherwise stated.

How much does it cost?

Early bird registration is $39 through August 15. Regular registration is $69 through Sept 30. Late registration is $99 through Oct 20. More information on registration can be found here.

Why should I attend?

We’ll be discussing the latest industry trends, but we’re also making some exciting announcements we can’t wait to share with you. At this year’s conference you’ll take part in thought-provoking conversations, learn from industry experts and peers, build your skills and expertise, and make long-lasting connections and friends.

Who will attend?

C-suite executives, innovation specialists and technical pilots to managers, engineers, scientists, partners, and everyone in between.

Industries will cover agriculture, AEC, energy, and other emerging markets. 

What are the scheduled events?

Please refer to our agenda to learn more about each session.

Will there be an opportunity for me to speak with my account manager or get product support?

Yes, you can schedule a sales meeting or a product support appointment for 1-1 time. More details to come.

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Email [email protected] for any questions regarding sponsorships and to sign up.

How can I get a receipt for my registration?

Please contact [email protected] to receive a copy of your receipt. 

Can I transfer my registration to a colleague if I can no longer attend?

Yes, please contact [email protected] to transfer your registration by 11:59pm PST on September 30, 2021.

What is your refund policy?

Conference registrations to DroneDeploy Conference are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.

You may transfer your registration until 11:59pm PST on September 30, 2021. Transfers will not be issued after that date.

Please email [email protected] to submit a transfer of your registration. Read our Terms and Conditions for full details.

Are the sessions recorded? Will I have access to the sessions on-demand?

Yes, all sessions will be recorded. Your registration grants you access to view all recorded sessions on-demand up to 1 year following DroneDeploy Conference 2021.

Will there be Q&A in the sessions?

Yes, breakout sessions will include Q&A at the end of the presentations.

How do I network or interact with other attendees at the conference?

There will be dedicated networking sessions, live chat capabilities, Q&A in sessions, a forum for discussion on various topics, and we will close out the conference with the famous DroneDeploy BBQ — in a virtual format, of course!

Are there any technical requirements?

You can use any web-enabled device to view sessions including mobile, tablet or computer with an internet connection of at least 3 mbps download speed to stream the sessions clearly. Using a computer is highly recommended for the best experience. No additional applications are required.

Got other questions?

Email us at [email protected].