First Responder/Emergency Management Workshop

Virginia Tech, in partnership with Virginia Department of Aviation, the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership, will host the First Responder/Emergency Management Workshop focused on Unmanned Aircraft Application on November 19 at Virginia Tech’s Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

Activities include:

  1. Overview of Vehicle and Flight capabilities
  2. Overview of FAA UAS Roadmap and process for getting authorization to fly
  3. Examples of relevant UAS applications
  4. SAR Flight Demonstration
  5. Brainstorming applications
  6. Plan for Training and Certification
  7. Charter Working Groups