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UTAC 2022 Schedule

  • Registration, Coffee, & Exhibit Hall

    8AM-10AMEOC FLOOR 1

    Welcome to UTAC 2022! Check in for UTAC, get your badge, grab coffee, and meet the UTAC 2022 sponsors.

  • Opening Ceremony: Train Like You Operate

    10AM-11AMEOC FLOOR 3

    We will kick off this year with a special presentation by the FLYMOTION team and an overview of this year’s exciting events. Learn about UTAC 2022’s scenarios, training exercises, and more!

  • Panel: sUAS In Urban Search & Rescue

    11AM-12PMEOC FLOOR 3

    Join David Merrick and Jarrett Broder of Florida State University’s Center for Disaster Risk Policy for an interactive panel on implementing sUAS in USAR operations. Learn about the increasing relevance and best applications of unmanned technology in natural disaster responses.

  • Lunch

    12PM-2PMQ1

    Grab lunch at your leisure from one of the food trucks located on Main Street of the Cityscape.
    Today’s Food Trucks: BurgerIM and Orleans On Wheels!

  • Exhibit Hall

    12PM-6PMEOC FLOOR 1

    See the latest and greatest technology our UTAC 2022 vendors have to offer in the Exhibit Hall.

  • Interior Flight Area

    12PM-6PMQ8

    Bring your prop guards and fly indoors at our all-new Interior Flight Area. Pilots of all proficiency levels can practice indoor flight tactics under the guidance of our instructors.

  • DJI Avata Test Flight Station

    12PM-6PMQ8

    Fly DJI’s latest FPV in our easy-to-fly course! Experience the Avata’s speed, agility, and hardware at this brand-new test station.
    Pilots of all experience levels are welcome.

  • Exterior Flight Area

    12PM-6PMQ13

    Looking to increase your flight hours? Come fly in our all-new Exterior Flight Area and practice at your own pace. Pilots of all proficiency levels can practice exterior flight with the guidance of our trainers in diverse outdoor environments.

  • Tech Trial: Spot Maneuverability Trial

    12PM-6PMQ13

    Experience the intelligent mobility of Boston Dynamics’ Spot in a challenging obstacle course. Put it through its paces and see the advantages of a quadruped UGV solution.

  • NIST Course

    12PM-6PMQ7

    Put your piloting skills to the test by flying basic and advanced courses adapted to the environment under the supervision of NIST instructors. After successfully completing the course, you will receive an official NIST certification of pilot proficiency.

  • Demo: Persistent Systems MANET

    12PM-1PMFIREPIT

    Witness how a Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET) can maintain critical communications between aerial and ground platforms in this live demonstration by Persistent Systems.

  • Scenario: Traffic Homicide / Crash Reconstruction

    1PM-2PMQ4

    Trent Hullinger of the Fort Wayne Police Department will demonstrate how unmanned systems can be used for crash reconstruction during a simulated fatal vehicle accident. After learning the tactics, you’ll be able to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert instructors. Scenarios will reset at the top of each hour.

  • Scenario: UrbanSAR (Urban Search and Rescue)

    1PM-2PMQ15

    Led by David Merrick (FSU) and Jarrett Broder (FSU), you will learn how sUAS and UGVs provide critical intel to command staff in an Urban SAR exercise. After learning the tactics, you’ll be able to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert instructors. Scenarios will reset at the top of each hour.

  • Workshop: PIX4Dreact

    1PM-3PMQ13

    Fly, create, and process 2D orthomosaic maps harnessing the power of Pix4Dreact, taught by Tom Owen, Head of Public Safety at Pix4D.

  • Class: Successfully Utilizing DJI Enterprise sUAS & Software in Public Safety

    1PM-2PMEOC FLOOR 3

    Hear the latest developments from DJI Enterprise. This presentation will include new DJI Dock details, an overview of DJI Terra for mapping, the updated Pilot 2 interface for thermal, and more...

  • Scenario: Traffic Homicide / Crash Reconstruction

    2PM-3PMQ4

    Trent Hullinger of the Fort Wayne Police Department will demonstrate how unmanned systems can be used for crash reconstruction during a simulated fatal vehicle accident. After learning the tactics, you’ll be able to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert instructors. Scenarios will reset at the top of each hour.

  • Scenario: UrbanSAR (Urban Search and Rescue)

    2PM-3PMQ15

    Led by David Merrick (FSU) and Jarrett Broder (FSU), you will learn how sUAS and UGVs provide critical intel to command staff in an Urban SAR exercise. After learning the tactics, you’ll be able to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert instructors. Scenarios will reset at the top of each hour.

  • Demo: Elistair UAS Tether

    2PM-3PMFIREPIT

    Learn how Elistair’s leading aerial surveillance technology provides continuous, timely, and actionable intelligence to help operators in the field protect lives.

  • Scenario: Traffic Homicide / Crash Reconstruction

    3PM-4PMQ4

    Trent Hullinger of the Fort Wayne Police Department will demonstrate how unmanned systems can be used for crash reconstruction during a simulated fatal vehicle accident. After learning the tactics, you’ll be able to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert instructors. Scenarios will reset at the top of each hour.

  • Scenario: UrbanSAR (Urban Search and Rescue)

    3PM-4PMQ15

    Led by David Merrick (FSU) and Jarrett Broder (FSU), you will learn how sUAS and UGVs provide critical intel to command staff in an Urban SAR exercise. After learning the tactics, you’ll be able to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert instructors. Scenarios will reset at the top of each hour.

  • Presentation: Autel Redefining Rapid Response & Air Support

    3PM-4PMEOC FLOOR 3

    Learn about the advantages of VTOL capabilities including high endurance, ISR, and increased payload capacity. Jon McBride, VP of Technology & Training for Autel Robotics, will be presenting on how the Autel Dragonfish is Redefining Rapid Response and Air Support.

  • Scenario: Traffic Homicide / Crash Reconstruction

    4PM-5PMQ4

    Trent Hullinger of the Fort Wayne Police Department will demonstrate how unmanned systems can be used for crash reconstruction during a simulated fatal vehicle accident. After learning the tactics, you’ll be able to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert instructors. Scenarios will reset at the top of each hour.

  • Scenario: UrbanSAR (Urban Search and Rescue)

    4PM-5PMQ15

    Led by David Merrick (FSU) and Jarrett Broder (FSU), you will learn how sUAS and UGVs provide critical intel to command staff in an Urban SAR exercise. After learning the tactics, you’ll be able to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert instructors. Scenarios will reset at the top of each hour.

  • Workshop: PIX4Dreact

    4PM-6PMQ13

    Fly, create, and process 2D orthomosaic maps harnessing the power of Pix4Dreact, taught by Tom Owen, Head of Public Safety at Pix4D.

  • Demo: Anduril - Autonomy on the Edge

    4PM-5PMFIREPIT

    Deed Ziegler of Mission Operations for Anduril will highlight the capabilities and CONOPs for their Ghost UAS. See how this versatile platform can be an asset for a variety of applications; from ISR to Public Safety.

  • Scenario: Traffic Homicide / Crash Reconstruction

    5PM-6PMQ4

    Trent Hullinger of the Fort Wayne Police Department will demonstrate how unmanned systems can be used for crash reconstruction during a simulated fatal vehicle accident. After learning the tactics, you’ll be able to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert instructors. Scenarios will reset at the top of each hour.

  • Scenario: UrbanSAR (Urban Search and Rescue)

    5PM-6PMQ15

    Led by David Merrick (FSU) and Jarrett Broder (FSU), you will learn how sUAS and UGVs provide critical intel to command staff in an Urban SAR exercise. After learning the tactics, you’ll be able to practice what you’ve learned under the guidance of our expert instructors. Scenarios will reset at the top of each hour.

  • Panel: Boston Dynamics

    5PM-6PMEOC FLOOR 3

    Join Boston Dynamics and FLYMOTION for a Q&A and fireside chat panel. We welcome your thoughts and questions as we discuss how Spot can transform the nature of your mission planning and response tactics.

  • UTAC Annual Kickoff Event

    6PM-9PMFIREPIT

    Join us for a relaxing evening of good food and fun as the first day of UTAC 2022 draws to a close. Enjoy our signature BBQ, the annual lighting of the UTAC bonfire, and the company of fellow attendees.