Workshops 2016

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Workshops 2016

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Following the success of last year, the UAS CE and its members invite the UAV community to an important meeting dedicated to reflection and taking of actions for the development of commercial and civil UAV industry in Quebec and Canada.

DATES

June 1st – 2nd, 2016

VENUE

Alma, QC – Hôtel Universel

TARGETED AUDIENCE

Companies and organizations members or non-UAS CE members; industry experts such as researchers, large users, regulatory players, officials, etc.

PROGRAM

TIME JUNE 1st PROGRAM
  8:25 am Welcome from the Director General of the Unmanned Aerial System Centre of Excellence
  8:30 Welcome from the Mayor of Alma
  8:40 Keynote speaker

Canadian market and context

Mr. Robert Aubé – VP Kongsberg & USC

  9:15 Introduction to the members
  9:30 Regulation update by Transport Canada (Ottawa)
10:00 Pause & visit the booths

NSERC Presentation

10:30 Presentation from the Canadian Coast Guard

Latest operational development, including BVLOS

Captain Jim Chmiel – CCG / Fleet – Operational Support

11:15 Presentation from the National Research Council

UAS Research & Development National Program Update

Mr. Iraj Mantegh – Research Officer

12:00 pm Lunch on site
  1:30 Workshop #1: Public safety/First responders

Mr. Jean Laroche – CQFA

Alma Fire prevention department/Mr. Bernard Dallaire

Correctional Service Canada/Mr. Sylvio Bisson – Electronic System Engineer, Electronic Security Systems

Langlois Lawyers/Ms Caroline Healey – Lawyer

Flyterra/Mr. Sébastien Long 

  2:30 Workshop #2: Environment/Forestry

Mr. Normand Landry – Explorer Solutions

FPInnovation/Mr. Denis Cormier – Research Programs Manager

York University/Mr. Gunho Sohn – Associate Professor, York University Geomatics Engineering/Co-director, GeoICT Laboratory

ASSURE Centre/Mr. Marty Rogers – ASSURE

Hovercam UAV/Mr. Patrice Savard

3:30 Pause & visit the booths
  4:00 NAV Canada

Mr. Louis Collette – NAV Canada

  4:30 UAS Tests Site

Mr. Marty Rogers – Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI)

  5:00 Networking Event

 

TIME JUNE 2nd PROGRAM
  8:30 am Welcome from the Director General of the Unmanned Aerial System Centre of Excellence
8:35 Unmanned Systems Canada Student Compétition

Mr. Charles Vidal – Koptr

8:30-

12:00

Forestry Workshop

Ms. Guyta Mercier – FPInnovation

Mr. Denis Cormier – FPINnovation

Mr. Eduardo Bittencourt –

Mr. Patrice Savard – Hovercam UAV

Mr. Sylvain Marois & Ms. Julie Lessard –

  8:45 Training standards, including BVLOS

Mr. Jean Laroche – CQFA

Mr. Charles Vidal – KoptR

Royal Aeronautical Society

Mr. Paige Cutland – Kongsberg Geospatial

  9:45 Compliance & Operations Management

Mr. Mathieu Boulianne – Spectral Aviation

10:15 Pause & visit the booths
10:45 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Mr. Marc Moffatt – UAS CE, Director General

Mr. Alexandre Ayotte – UAS CE, Technical Coordinator                                        

11:30 UAVs in expeditionary operations – Libya 2011

Colonel Luc Boucher – Commander 2 Wing

12:00 pm Moving to the UAS CE
12:30 Lunch at the UAS CE
  1:30 UAS Demonstrations

Flyterra

Hovercam

  3:00 Networking coffee

 

WORKSHOPS

Each workshop will be chaired by a member of the UAS Centre of Excellence.

OBJECTIVES

  • To discuss of various needs of the industry
  • Meet some of the most influential players in the industry 
  • Positioning as representatives of the Quebec market with government authorities and major players in the UAS sector
  • Determine strategic planning and target market goals for creating new projects and partnerships.

SUBSCRIPTION

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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

  • Marc Moffatt, UAS Centre of Excellence
  • Marie-Christine Ferland, Institut National d’Optique
  • Mathieu Boulianne, Spectral Aviation
  • Josée Dallaire, Centre de géomatique du Québec
  • Pascal Chiva-Bernard, ARA Robotique
  • Émilie Larrivée, UAS Centre of Excellence
  • Marie-Joëlle Turcotte, UAS Centre of Excellence
  • Alexandre Ayotte, UAS Centre of Excellence
  • Nicol Minier, Alma Airport
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