Autonomous Systems Symposium

14 Nov 6:00 am

Colvard Union Ballroom U

  Visiting Experts Panelists: 

    • Ms. Jenny Laird, UAS Program Manager, Team Lead, SME for Platforms & Sensors - U.S. Army Engineers Research and Development Center (ERDC)
    • Dr. Bryan Cole, Executive Director - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Uncrewed Systems Research Transition Office.
    • Dr. Matthew Burgess, Mission Operator, Geospatial Analyst, National Uncrewed Systems Office, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
    • Mr. Conor Ferguson, President and CEO - WISPR Systems
    • Mr. Michael Smitsky, VP of Government Affairs - Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)
    • Mr. William Tyler Scott, UAS & GIS Analyst - MS Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks (MDWFP) Special Response Team

MSU Centers and Institutes Panelists:

    • Dr. Tonya McCall, Director, CAVS Extension
    • Dr. Robert Moorhead, Director, Geosystems Research Institute (GRI)
    • Dr. Daniel Carruth, Associate Director, Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS)
    • Mr. Madison Dixon, Associate Director, Agricultural Autonomy Institute
    • Col. (ret) Stephen "Lux" Luxion, Director, Alliance for System Safety of UAS Through Research Excellence (ASSURE)
    • Mr. Rob Premo, Director, Center for Cyber Innovation (CCI) / Interim Director, Raspet Flight Research Laboratory