2014 Program


9:00-9:25 Chris Anderson, CEO 3D Robotics

Keynote: State of the Union


9:25-9:45 Randy Mackay, Arducopter Lead Developer

Arducopter overview


9:45-10:05 Kevin Hester, Head of Platform Engineering 3D Robotics

Dronehub API overview


10:05-10:25 Doug Weibel, Aerospace Engineering Science University of Colorado at Boulder

Introduction to the Extended Kalman Filter


10:25-10:40 Leonard Hall, Arducopter Developer

Autotuning on Arducopter


11:00-11:20 Fergus Noble, CTO Swiftnav

Introduction to Differential GPS


11:20-11:40 Jonathan Challinger

Advancements in magnetometer calibration and compensation


11:40-12:00 Dr. Eric Frew, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder

Keynote: Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Communication and Atmospheric Sensing Missions


2:00-2:25 Kevin Hester, Head of Platform Engineering

Dronehub API workshop


2:25-2:45 Jono Millin, Co-founder Drone Deploy

An overview of Drone Deploy


2:45-3:05 Robert Lefebvre, Traditional Helicopter Lead Developer

Introduction to Traditional Helicopter dynamics


3:05-3:25 Chris Miser, Founder, Falcon UAV

Anti-poaching UAV applications


3:25-3:45 Daniel McKinnon, Co-Founder, Agribotix

UAVs in Agriculture: What do farmers really want?


3:45-4:05 Jaime Machuca, CTO Droidika

Comparison of a conventional survey vs a UAV based survey on an urban setting


4:05-4:25 Danny Coolahan, Cinematographer, Three Legged Lab

Iris in the wild


4:25-5:00 Andrew Tridgell, Arduplane Lead Developer

Keynote: Ardupilot Development Updates