Sessions are Wednesday-Thursday, May 30-31, at the University of Wyoming Convention Center in the Hilton Garden Inn.
Experts and users of drone technology will share experiences on developments in hardware and software along with applications in agriculture, geology, photogrammetry, communications and many more, said Ramesh Sivanpillai, research scientist in the Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC) on campus.
WyGISC is hosting the event. Visit http://bit.ly/2018drones for a complete list of speakers, topics and to register.
Cameras and sensors onboard drones acquire images and videos providing valuable information for agricultural producers, foresters, hydrologists, geologists, meteorologists, city planners, real estate agents and others.
But collecting images is more than deciding what drone model to buy and how much to spend, he said.
“One has to carefully plan for the amount and type of images to collect, obtain adequate resources to post-process those data, and most importantly, stay within the legal requirements while these UAVs are in the air,” said Sivanpillai.