An Introduction to UAV Regulations
There has been an exponential surge in the use of the small unmanned aerial vehicles (sUAV), also known as drones, ranging from recreational to professional and research activities. However, whether used as a great toy to record spectacular images from the air or a great tool for activities such as mapping, construction or emergency response, the sUAV can crash or collide with other objects, or can cause privacy concerns. This is why most countries regulate the operation of sUAS to mitigate the risks from potential inflight accidents with manned aircrafts that operate in the same airspace, collisions with vehicles and power lines, crashes in populated areas, or privacy violations that can raise trespassing and security concerns. The presentation will address various regulations and operational aspects we need to be aware of for the safe and legal operation of a sUAV.
Registration: Registration is free, and is open to IEEE members and non-members, but space is limited. Please RSVP at registration website or contact Kyarash Shahriari / Dante Bolatti.
Location: York University, Toronto. Datails coming soon.
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Date and Time
- Date: 28 February 2017
- Time: 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
- All times are Canada/Eastern
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- York University
- 4700 Keele Street
- Toronto, Ontario
- Building: Petrie Science & Engineering Building (building #17)
- Room Number: 422
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Costas Armenakis, PhD, PEng
Dr. Costas Armenakis is an Associate Professor and Program Director of Geomatics Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, Toronto, Canada. He has over 30 years of research experience in photogrammetry, remote sensing and GIS working on the acquisition, handling, processing and management of geo-spatial data and information from terrestrial, aerial and space-borne image sensors. His research interests are in the areas of photogrammetric engineering and remote sensing mapping, focusing on unmanned mobile sensing and mapping systems and the use of unmanned aerial vehicle systems for geomatics. He is an ISPRS Fellow and former President of the ISPRS Technical Commission IV on Digital Mapping and GeoDatabases. Currently he serves as Co-Chair of the ISPRS ICWG I/II: UAS & Small Multi-Sensor Platforms: Concepts & Applications.
Costas Armenakis, PhD, PEng
3:00 p. m. - Presentation (60 min)
4:00 p. m. - Q&A, general discussion on the topics presented (15 min)
4:15 p. m. - Networking (30 min)
This meeting is accessible through IEEE WebEx service for whom might not able to attend. Please contact Kyarash Shahriari or Dante Bolatti for more details.