CONFERENCES

PROGRAM

CONFERENCE & SEMINAR PROGRAM FRIDAY 1 – SUNDAY 3 MARCH
Friday 1 March
Drone and RPAS Conference
0900 - 0930

Welcome & Opening
Address by Dr Reece Clothier, President of AAUS

Keynote Presentation – Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Keynote address by Luke Gumley, Branch Manager, of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)

Room 1
0930 - 1000
Avoiding the Culture Clash – Can Commercial Aviation and Drones Co-Exist?
Opening address by Jerry Grayson of JerryG.co
Room 1
1000 - 1030
Drones for Industry - Mining, Resources & Construction
Opening address by Geoff Trowbridge, Previously of Scientific Aerospace
Room 1
1030 - 1100
Drones in Hollywood
Opening address by Aidan Kelly of XM2 Aerial
Room 1
1115 - 1145
Drones in Agriculture - Heavy Lift Drones
Opening address by Wayne Lording of UAV Consultancy
Room 1
1145 - 1245
Drones in Health, Search & Rescue
Opening address by Eddie Bennett of The Ripper Group &
Eric Peck of Swoop Aero
Room 1
1200 - 1230
Drones in Government - Parks, Property & Inspection
Opening address by Stephen Williams of Geelong City Council
Room 4
Friday 1 March
Responsive Drones & Robotics Conference
1100 - 1200
Robotics 2025 and Beyond - What’s the future
Keynote address by Chris Cubbage, editor of DRASTICnews.com
Room 4
1230 - 1300
Security and Drones with the DJI Solution
Opening address by Adam Ross of CR Kennedy
Room 4
1300 - 1330
Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Human Convergence (VR - AR)
Opening address from Simon Hooper of Precision Autonomy
Room 4
Saturday 2 March
Drone and RPAS Conference
0930 - 1030
Drones for Film & Photography (Masterclass)
Presented by Jerry Grayson of JerryG.co and author of Film Pilot
Room 1
1030 - 1115

Drones in Agriculture (Introduction to Drones)
Opening address by Fiona Lake, Ag Photographer & Drone Pilot &
Wayne Lording of UAV Consultancy

Room 1
1115 - 1200
Drone Pilot Training (How, Why & Where)
Opening address by Ross Anderson – Chief Instructor of Aviassist &
Chris Kitto of Ace Aviation
Room 1
1300 - 1345
Drone Business Opportunities - (Finding your market)
Opening address by Nick Smith, founder of Drones For Hire
Room 1
Sunday 3 March
Drone and RPAS Conference
0930 - 1030
Drones for Film & Photography (Flying the Lens - Masterclass)
Presented by Jerry Grayson of JerryG.co and author of Film Pilot
Room 1
1030 - 1130
Drone Pilot Training (Licensing & Registration)
Opening address by Ross Anderson - Chief Instructor of Aviassist &
John Fleming - Chief Instructor of FPV Australia
Room 1
1130 - 1200
Drones for Sport & Recreation (Racing & Sports Entertainment)
Opening address by Grantley Reed - Managing Director of Freespace Drone Racing
Room 1

 

(Note: Session times, presenters and room allocation could vary and are subject to confirmation)