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2021 – “Going Above and Beyond” with Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems are co-hosting this year’s virtual symposium, “Above and Beyond.”  The event is scheduled for June 9-10, 2021 and September 14-15, 2021, and will include Episodes III and IV of the virtual FAA UAS Symposium – Remotely Piloted Edition.

Anyone who interested in taking part in the virtual symposium is encouraged to register now.

Experts from industry, academia, international aviation authorities, and the U. S. government will discuss key areas for the future of the drone community.  Topics will include the operations over people rule; remote identification; airspace authorizations; waivers; the Part 107 small UAS rule; changes in hobbyists’ drone operations; and other policies and regulations. 

Episode III, scheduled for June 9-10, will concentrate on international operations; STEM; public safety operations; recreational drone operation; and commercial drone operations.  Episode IV, September 14-15, will focus on UAS traffic management; technology; the BEYOND program; advanced air mobility; and international operations.  Each event will feature keynote presentations; expert panels; guided and non-guided networking discussions; one-on-one meetings with experts in the FAA UAS Support Center; and informational sessions with live Q&A. 

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