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AGENDA

Day 1 | Tuesday, August 13, 2024

8:30 – 9:30 AM
Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitor Booths Open
9:00 – 10:00 AM
Welcome Remarks
10:00 – 10:45 AM
Open Plenary Presentation
10:45 – 11:15 AM
Break

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Breakout Sessions
Cybersecurity / Cyberinfrastructure
Becoming a Reality: Advancing Commercial Drone Use and the Effect of Advocacy on FAA and Congressional Decision-Making
12:15 – 12:30 PM
Break
12:30 – 1:30 PM
Lunch Presentation by Michael O’Hare, Regional Administrator, Alaskan Region, Federal Aviation Administration
1:30 – 2:00 PM
Break
2:00 – 3:00 PM

Breakout Sessions

Security, Counter-Drone, and Borders, Oh My!
Moving Forward
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Break
3:30 – 4:00 PM
Closing Plenary Presentation
4:00 – 4:30 PM
Data-Driven Insights for AAM Cargo and Passenger Mobility Demand
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Onsite Welcome Reception

Day 2 | Wednesday, August 14, 2024

8:00 – 9:00 AM
Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitor Booths Open
9:00 – 9:15 AM
Welcome Remarks
9:15 – 10:00 AM
Infrastructure for the Future – Airports, Communications Systems, and other Necessities for Advanced Air Mobility
10:00 – 10:45 AM
Digital Twins, AI, and Virtual Reality – The Future of Testing
10:45 – 11:15 AM
Break

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Breakout Sessions

Minimizing Risk while Maximizing Impact
Current State of the Autonomous Systems Manufacturing
12:15 – 12:30 PM
Break
12:30 – 1:30 PM
Why Develop, Test and Apply AI and Autonomous Systems in Alaska?
1:30 – 2:00 PM
Break
2:00 – 3:00 PM

Breakout Sessions

Innovation for Operational Use – Emergency Response
Test and Evaluation with the FAA
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Break
3:30 – 4:30 PM

Breakout Sessions

Environmental Studies: Applications and Analysis
Policy Challenges
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Offsite Networking Reception at the Alaska Native Heritage Center

Day 3 | Thursday, August 15, 2024

8:00 – 9:00 AM
Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitor Booths Open
9:00 – 9:15 AM
Welcome Remarks
9:15 – 10:00 AM
Rural Applications, Existing Projects, Future Aspirations
10:00 – 10:45 AM
Workforce for Alaskans
10:45 – 11:15 AM
Break

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Breakout Sessions

Future Technologies and Engineering
Education
12:15 – 12:30 PM
Break
12:30 – 1:30 PM
Lunch Presentation
1:30 – 2:00 PM
Break
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Future Opportunities
3:00 – 3:15 PM
Break
3:15 – 3:45 PM
Closing Plenary Presentation
3:45 – 4:00 PM
Closing Remarks by

Pat Pitney,
President, University of Alaska
&
Dr. Cathy Cahill,
Director, Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI), University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)

Agenda subject to change
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