The annual DroneDeploy Conference 2021 is ready for October 19 and 20 — and this yr’s occasion is occurring completely on-line. Given you aren’t constrained by journey restrictions or wild flight cancellations, it’s comparatively simple to take part. And it is best to think about tuning in, as a result of yours actually will likely be talking.
Next week’s convention is run by DroneDeploy, a San Francisco-based drone mapping and workflow software program startup. Its enterprise-grade software program is designed to transform job websites, buildings, and belongings into easy-to-understand digital representations. It is primarily utilized in industries together with building, power, and agriculture. Earlier this yr, the corporate introduced that it had raised $50 million in Series E funding, leading to $142 million of complete fundraising so far (and probably the most for any drone knowledge firm).
I’ll be a panelist on the “Elevating DEI within the Drone Industry” occasion, which is being moderated by Rebecca Lehman, who’s the Social Impact Manager at DroneDeploy. That dialogue will occur from 11:15 a.m. via midday PT on Tuesday, Oct. 19, beginning with a panel dialogue between me, SheMaps’ Karen Joyce and Women Who Drone founder Elena Buenrostro. After that commences, we’ll even be accessible for a dwell Q&A.
In the panel, we’ll share two simple ways in which firms can entice extra various job candidates, expose a method that COVID-19 might have offered a approach to welcome new expertise, and extra.
Here are among the many different prime classes to sit up for:
For drone operators within the agricultural sector: Samantha Teten, a developmental agronomist at Syngenta, will focus on greatest practices for buyer relationship administration in agribusiness on Day 1. Later that day, DroneDeploy’s personal product advertising supervisor Anna Schneider will give a extra back-to-the-basics discuss on Drones in Agriculture 101.
And on Day 2, sit up for an attention-grabbing discuss on carbon farming from Marina Makri of Climate Solutions Exchange.
For drone operators within the power sector: Elizabeth Hall, an engineer at Eversource Energy will share greatest practices in each security and slicing prices on Day 1.
For drone operators within the building sector: Get a deep-dive on methods to conduct a visible inspection through the building course of from DroneDeploy’s personal Kathy Nguyen on Day 2.
So far, DroneDeploy says greater than 2,000 attendees are set to take part at DroneDeploy Conference 2021. In combination, there are set to be greater than 40 classes that contact greater than eight industries.
Although it’s a digital occasion, there nonetheless is a registration price; tickets value $99. Unfortunately there’s no in-person DroneDeploy convention this yr. But right here’s an upside that comes with expertise: there’s no strain to truly watch all the things in these two days, as registration consists of entry to view all recorded classes for as much as one yr following the convention.