LA’s Drone Summit

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Event Date & Time

March 20, 2017
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. PST


Join the TechCouncil of Southern California, Starburst Accelerator and Make it In LA for an evening with drone industry experts and thought leaders. Meet the rising stars of the UAV universe as we discuss the trends, innovations and predict how UAVs are changing the way we live. Enjoy good food and drinks with frontier-pushing leaders and entrepreneurs.

Presentations and Discussion

Autonomous Cooperation in a Sky Full of Drones: What Could Possibly Go Right?


  Presented by: Dr. Tyler MacCready, Founder & CEO, APIUM Swarm Robotics 

Scalable Autonomy: Exploring the Advances, Opportunities, and Challenges of UAV's

Anchored by a prestigious panel of experts and moderated by Starburst Cofounder, Van Espahbodi, this discussion will cover all aspects of autonomy. How do we manage systems smarter than us? Do autonomous vehicles make us safer? How are autonomous vehicles being used to address security? What are the hacking risks in these applications? How is the FAA championing regulations compared to other countries? And a look into our lives in the next 10 years?

Van Espahbodi, Founder Starburst Accelerator

Daniel Burton, Founder, DroneBase
Janina Frankel-Yoeli, VP, Marketing, Urban Aeronautics
William Goodwin, Head of Legal, Airmap
Adrienne Lindgren, Business Development Manager, Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

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Event Location

Cross Campus Downtown LA
800 Wilshire Blvd
2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Event Registration

TCOSC & SIIA Members: $75.00
Non-Members: $100.00

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For more information on LA’s Drone Summit or assistance with registration, please contact Jenn Carl at

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