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Dawn of Drones Podcasts
Yulia Druzhnikova, Co-Founder, FIXAR Global | Dawn of Drones | Episode 111
Livestreamed: 2023-09-13T15:00:00.000Z Sponsor of the Month: Titan Aviation Website: titanaviation.aero Episode Sponsor: FIXAR Website: https://fixar.pro/ Episode Description: Yulia Druzhnikova, Co-founder and Director of Global Expansion at FIXAR, joins Dawn this week, as we continue an amazing month dedicated to “Future of Flight” and sponsored by Titan Aviation. FIXAR stands as a leading developer of both software and aircraft design, propelling the forefront of autonomous UAVs tailored for industrial applications. Its distinctiveness lies in its patented drone design, which streamlines complexity for heightened reliability. Anchored in a set of core values that celebrate a safety-driven culture, flexibility without complication, and a dedication to knowledge-sharing within the commercial drone and UAV industry, FIXAR stands as an embodiment of progress and innovation in the field. Yulia will be discussing how FIXAR is trying to make things easier to understand in the drone world, and how they're leading the way in this field. Dial in to gain more insight into the forefront of flight.
La'Quata Sumter, Ph.D, CEO, STEAM Through Drones | Dawn of Drones | Episode 109
Livestreamed: 2023-08-30T15:00:00.000Z Sponsor of the Month: Unmanned Systems Institute Website: https://www.unmannedsafetyinstitute.org/ Episode Sponsor: Volatus Aerospace Website: https://www.volatusaerospace.com/ Episode Description: Successful drone programs require an educated and inspired workforce. This week on the Dawn of Drones, Join Dawn and Dr. LaQuata Sumter, CEO of STEAM thru Drones, a subsidiary of Focusing On Me, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to STE(A)M initiatives, as they close out an informative month dedicated to “Building Program Success'' and sponsored by USI. STEAM thru Drones focuses on introducing drone technology to students and teachers in areas with limited exposure to drones by offering a diverse range of activities: summer camps, after-school programs and sessions tailored for K-12 public and private schools, churches and nonprofit organizations. Their primary objective is to acquaint students with drone technology while cultivating a passion for STE(A)M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) among students residing in rural areas. LaQuata’s appearance is endowed by Volatus Aerospace, as part of the company’s continuing “Above & Beyond Series.” This series recognizes the people and companies, agencies or organizations in the UAS/AAM ecosystem whose efforts go above and beyond to advance the industry!
Bentzion Levinson, Founder and CEO, HevenDrones | Dawn of Drones | Episode 108
Livestreamed: 2023-08-23T15:00:00.000Z Sponsor of the Month: Unmanned Systems Institute Website: https://www.unmannedsafetyinstitute.org/ Episode Sponsor: HevenDrones Website: hevendrones.com Episode Description: Successful drone programs incorporate the best-in-class drones. Heven Drones has designed hydrogen-powered drones (H2D55, HD Urban, H100), with extended flight times and larger payloads, and an extensive related ecosystem, to reimagine what drones can do! This week, on the Dawn of Drones, Bentzion Levinson, CEO at Heven Drones. The two will discuss how Heven Drones continues pushing the boundaries of automation in support of a wide range of industries including defense, homeland security, agriculture, delivery and enterprise. Also learn about the company’s R&D lab and hydrogen infrastructure and management plans, as we continue this month dedicated to “Building Program Success,” and sponsored by USI. Don’t miss this must-see episode! https://youtube.com/live/VMjuSOCBoDU
Anne Borkovic and Jennifer Richter, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld | Dawn of Drones | Episode 107
Livestreamed: 2023-08-16T15:00:00.000Z Sponsor of the Month: Unmanned Systems Institute Website: https://www.unmannedsafetyinstitute.org/ Episode Sponsor: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Website: https://www.akingump.com Episode Description: Building multi-domain program success often requires navigating thorny legal and regulatory issues. This week the Dawn of Drones podcast features Jennifer Richter and Anne Borkovic, Partners at Akin, an award-winning international law firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., as we continue our month dedicated to “Building Program Success” and sponsored by USI. Akin's cross-disciplinary emerging technology practice understands that new technologies are advancing at a pace that is outstripping the ability of regulators and legislators to address them. Jennifer and Anne focus on advancing client businesses with innovative approaches to legal hurdles in this uncharted space. Join Dawn, Jennifer and Anne as they discuss the best practices and lessons learned that can help you propel your business to new heights!
Trent Casi, CEO, Cleartopia Solutions | Dawn of Drones | Episode 106
Livestreamed: 2023-08-09T15:00:00.000Z Sponsor of the Month: Unmanned Systems Institute Website: https://www.unmannedsafetyinstitute.org/ Episode Sponsor: Cleartopia Solutions Website: https://www.clearskiessolutions.com/ Episode Description: Trent Casi, CEO of Cleartopia, joins Dawn this week, as we continue an incredible month dedicated to “Building Program Success” and sponsored by USI. Cleartopia is a Denver, Colorado-based geospatial technology partner that provides a wide range of cutting-edge hardware, software, data collection services, program consulting, training, and support to energy, engineering, surveying, and government vertical clients. Trent has over 20 years of solutions experience and leadership in the geospatial industry. Dial in to learn from one of the industry’s best about how to make your geospatial program a success!
Josh Olds, CEO & President, Unmanned Safety Institute | Dawn of Drones | Episode 105
Livestreamed: 2023-08-02T15:00:00.000Z Sponsor of the Month: Unmanned Systems Institute Website: https://www.unmannedsafetyinstitute.org/ Episode Description: August is “Building Program Success” Month on the Dawn of Drones podcast! And we kick it off with our month sponsor, USI, leaders in UAS training for tomorrow, today. Join Dawn and Josh Olds, USI’s President, as they discuss how the company builds UAS program success for a wide range of businesses, academic institutions and other organizations by educating, training, and certifying the elite in UAS safety to go beyond proficiency. Learn how, with USI, you can create industry leaders, innovators, visionaries, and aviators in your organization…together.
Craig Husselby, Senior Program Manager, Synergy Aviation Ltd | Dawn of Drones | Episode 104
"Livestreamed: 2023-07-26T15:00:00.000Z Sponsor of the Month: Carahsoft Website: https://www.carahsoft.com Episode Sponsor: Volatus Aerospace Website: https://www.volatusaerospace.com/ Episode Description: Craig Husselby, Senior Project Manager - Corridor Inspections for Synergy Aviation, a Volatus Company, joins Dawn this week, as we close out an incredible month dedicated to “Innovation” and sponsored by Carahsoft. Synergy provides aerial surveillance and surveys focused on environmental stewardship, across a wide range of assets and projects. Learn more about how the company’s GIS consulting, gas leak detection, LIDAR & 3D imaging, fixed wing and rotary surveillance programs provide a cost-effective and efficient way to capture and deliver information for pipeline integrity monitoring and more. Craig’s appearance is endowed by Volatus Aerospace, as part of the company’s continuing “Above & Beyond Series.” This series recognizes the people and companies, agencies or organizations in the UAS/AAM ecosystem whose efforts go above and beyond to advance the industry! Join our Dawn of Drones community on Discord and connect with the speakers: https://discord.gg/EDSmNuKw4y Never miss a stream and bookmark us on your favorite networks: DroneLife YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIp7AIw3bDZLRceIIMtmpVw Dawn Zoldi's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFGodYF39gCI6CN6Dno6YYQ DroneLife's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dronehome DroneLife's Twitch Channel: twitch.tv/dronelifetwitch DroneLife's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Drone_Life"