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Energy Drone & Robotics Summit

See what’s on the agenda for the Energy Drone & Robotics Summit this June…

We will showcase real world solutions, best practices, knowledge gained, lessons learned, ROI achieved and challenges remaining in vital topic areas of interest to the energy & engineering communities, including those listed below.

NEW for 2019! Focused Session Streams:


Topics of Interest:

  • AI/Robotics/Automation UAV & Unmanned Systems Solutions
  • Best Practices and Case Studies for UAV/Unmanned Systems Operations in Energy – Asset Management, Infrastructure Inspections, Remote Data Collection, High-Tech Sensor Deployment, Reducing Operational and Personnel Risks
  • Opportunities for Scaling Up UAVs to Increase Safety, Efficiency and Profitability in Critical Infrastructure Environments
  • Regulatory & Policy Updates, Current & Proposed (Federal, State and Local)
  • Fugitive Emissions/Methane Detection, Compliance & Detection
  • Risk Management, Legal, Privacy, Liability & Insurance Considerations
  • Vetting UAS Platforms, UAV & Robotics Services for Energy & Engineering Specific Operations
  • Energy UAV/Unmanned Systems Selection Considerations, Analysis of Available Platforms, Payloads and Systems that work best for Energy Assets
  • Operational Considerations for the Energy Enterprise-Codes, Standards, Certifications and Best Practices in Energy Facilities including Training and Safety
  • Unmanned Systems Program Management for the Enterprise: Considerations, Costs, Data Collection, Workflows, Reporting
  • Planning for Integration with Current Inspection / Maintenance Systems and Workflows
  • Big Data Handling & Analytics: Integrating/Harnessing UAV/Robotics Data, and aligning with Data Captured from Existing Sources
    • Edge, Fog and Cloud computing
    • Data Visualization
    • AI enabled data analysis
  • Leveraging and Managing Large Data Sets: Processing, Sharing, Storing
  • 3D Imaging, Surveying, Mapping: Tools & Technologies
  • Field-Testing UAVs: Collision Avoidance, LiDAR Technologies, BVLOS, Night Ops
  • Innovative Drone Partnerships: Industry / University Collaboration, Developments & Opportunities
  • Drone Detection/Deterrence, Counter-drone strategies for critical infrastructure
  • Facility & Perimeter Security and Surveillance with UAVs and Robotics

Our Energy & Engineering Industrial Community of End Users Includes:

Oil & Gas Upstream / E&P: Onshore and Offshore • Oil & Gas Pipelines / Terminals / Storage • Power Generation • Power Transmission & Distribution • Wind / Solar / Renewable Power • Chemical / Petrochemical• Refining • Industrial Inspection • Energy Construction Projects • Energy Engineering • Environmental / Spill Emergency Response • Mining

Be sure you’re receiving updates if you want to be notified when the full agenda is released (*coming very soon!).

Contact Sean Guerre, Director, at or 713-489-6773 Ext. 700 with questions.