At the Commercial UAV Expo I will be presenting about unmanned traffic management (UTM), entrepreneurial safety solutions, and regulatory perspectives on drones in 2017 and beyond. The presentation will begin as part of a panel focused on the regulatory perspective:
On October 13, 2016 I will be a speaker at the Federal Trade Commission’s Fall Technology Series. Americans are increasingly familiar with drones, also known as Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). These devices have become one of consumers’ most popular technology purchases; some
On October 7, 2016 I’ll be presenting at the League of California Cities Annual Conference about drones and how cities can effectively regulate their use while still allowing for their benefits. From the panel description: The FAA estimates 1 million
On September 28, 2016 I will be appearing on a panel at the Rural County Representatives of California annual conference. The panel is entitled “Counties And Drones: Balancing Benefits And Challenges.”
On September 13, 2016 I spoke on a panel entitled “Governmental Use of Drones: A Practical Look at their Use by Municipalities and Related Fourth Amendment Implications.” The panel was part of the 81st Annual International Municipal Lawyers Association Conference.
On September 7, 2016 I addressed an audience of over 3,500 technologists, drone operators, and others. My keynote address was entitled “Drones, Innovation, and the Future of Flight.” A video of the keynote address is embedded below. Drones, Innovation, and
Dr. Gregory S. McNeal was selected by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to co-moderate a policy workshop discussion with participants from academia, industry and government. The daylong event will begin at the White House and will then move to the
Set to go into effect in August, the new rule will allow thousands of entrepreneurs and small businesses to innovate exciting new ways to use drones. While rule allows for daytime operations within visual line-of-sight with limited external load operations,
On May 18, 2016 I will be speaking at the 88th Annual American Association of Airport Executives Conference and Exhibition in Houston, TX. My remarks will focus on the role airports play in helping to establish an unmanned traffic management
On May 2, 2016 I will be speaking at AUVSI XPONENTIAL, the speech is entitled “Airspace Awareness And Flight Safety Through A Distributed Network Of Apps, Smart Devices, and UTM Interfaces.” Here is a brief description: In this presentation Dr. McNeal
On April 16, 2016 I will present at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California’s judicial conference. My remarks are entitled “A Primer On Emerging Issues In The Law Related To Drones.”
Professor Gregory McNeal, who is also the co-founder of AirMap, was appointed to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Micro Unmanned Aircraft Systems Aviation Rulemaking Committee. Dr. McNeal was selected by the FAA and the Small UAV Coalition to work with other aviation
Dr. Gregory S. McNeal has been named as the chair of the Consumer Technology Association’s working group for small drones. The group will develop standards, recommended practices, and technical reports related to small unmanned aerial systems. Dr. McNeal has experience
On March 15, 2016 I will be appearing on a SXSW panel entitled “Policies Impacting Drones And The Future Of Flight.” Here is the panel description: Drones have the power to revolutionize a multitude of consumer and commercial sectors
On March 10, 2016 I testified before the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, the hearing was entitled, “Up in the Air: Examining the Commercial Applications of Unmanned Aircraft for Small Businesses.” A copy of my testimony can be downloaded here.