Event Schedule

Conference General Program Agenda

 

Day 1: Monday May 23

Day 2: Tuesday May 24

Day 3: Wednesday May 25

8:00-8:30 Registration & Breakfast Registration & Breakfast Registration & Breakfast
8:30-9:00 Welcome, Opening Remarks
SUNY-ESF President:
Joanie Mahoney
Conference General Chairs:
Dr. Bahram Salehi, SUNY-ESF;
Dr. Emmett Ientilucci, RIT;
Welcome, Opening
SUNY-ESF Provost:
Dr. Sam Mukasa
Conference General Chairs:
Dr. Bahram Salehi, SUNY-ESF;
Dr. Emmett Ientilucci, RIT;
Welcome, Opening
Conference General Chairs:
Dr. Bahram Salehi, SUNY-ESF;
Dr. Emmett Ientilucci, RIT;
9:00-9:45 Keynote-1: Ken Stewart, President and CEO, NUAIR: Enabling Commercial Drone Operations: Progress in Drone Technology in New York Keynote-2: Dr. Steven J. Thomson, National Program Leader, USDA-NIFA: UAS-Based Remote Sensing for Agriculture – New Directions at USDA-NIFA and Historical Perspective Keynotes-3: Theodore N. (Ted) Loukides, Oil & Gas Compliance Chief, NYSDEC
Richard Bourgeois, Operation Manager for Innovation at 
NYSERDA :
UAVs Fighting Climate Change by Locating Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells in New York State

9:45-10:45 Technical Session A:
UAV for Mapping and Surveying.

Session Chair: Dr. Lindi Quackenbush, SUNY-ESF
Technical Session E:
UAV for Educational Programs

Session Chair: Buffy Quinn, Onondaga Community College
Technical Session H:
Poster Presentations

Session Chair: Dr. Peter Spacher, RIT
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break/Exhibit Hall Coffee Break/Exhibit Hall Coffee Break/Exhibit Hall
11:15-12:15 Technical Session B:
UAV for Agricultural Applications

Session Chair: Dr. Leila Hashemi-Beni, North Carolina A&T University
UAV Flight Demo 2 by ARCADIS Topic: Demonstration of UAV Water Sampling Apparatus at ESF QUAD, Moderated by Dr. Peter Spacher, RIT

UAV Flight Demo 3 by Imagine Aerial
Topic: UAV and Artificial Intelligence for Condition & Predictive Analytics at ESF QUAD

12:15-1:30

Lunch/Group Photo/Networking/ Exhibit Hall
UAV Flight Demo 1 by Headwall Topic: Hyperspectral UAVs Moderator: Dr. Peter Spacher, RIT

Lunch/Group Photo/Networking/ Exhibit Hall Lunch/Group Photo/Networking/ Exhibit Hall
1:30-2:15 Panel 1:
UAV Policy, Public Perception, and Privacy Issues,

Moderated by Dr. Jamie Winders, Professor and Associate Provost, Syracuse University

Panel 2:

Applications of UAV in Environmental Monitoring and forecasting
Moderator:  Dr. Bahram Salehi

UAV Trivia Game-2
2:15-3:15 Technical Session C:
Design of Autonomous UAVs

Session Chair: TBA
Technical Session F:
UAV for Flood and Water Quality Monitoring; 
Session Chair: Dr. Eddie Bevilacqua, SUNY-ESF
Technical Session I:
UAV Flight and Operation

Session Chair: Dr Mohamad Razkenari, SUNY-ESF
3:15-3:45 Coffee Break/Exhibit Hall Coffee Break/Exhibit Hall Coffee Break/Exhibit Hall
3:45-4:45 Technical Session D:
UAV for Wildlife, Air Quality, and Post Earthquake Damage Monitoring

Session Chair: Dr. Chris Renschler, SUNY Buffalo
Technical Session G:
UAV Data Radiometric and Geometric Calibration

Session Chair: Dr. Chris Badurek, SUNY Cortland

Awards and Closing Remarks:
Conference General Chairs: Dr. Bahram Salehi, SUNY-ESF; Dr. Emmett Ientilucci, RIT;

Student Poster and Presentations and UAV Trivia Winners

4:45-5:15 Wrap Up of the Day UAV Trivia Game-1  
5:15-7:00   Happy Hours/Social
at Sheraton Syracuse University