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Vigilant Aerospace is excited to announce that our CEO Kraettli Epperson has been invited by The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) to co-present a webinar on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 on “Enhancing Operations with Sensors and Other Instruments.”

The 60-minute webinar will feature presentations and discussion on how advancements to instruments and sensors play a role in enhanced operations of unmanned and autonomous systems (UAS) and how they can improve and lead to more advanced and efficient UAS operations from two speakers from different perspectives on the industry. The presentations and discussion will be lead by Kraettli L. Epperson, CEO of Vigilant Aerospace Systems, Inc., and Dr. Arjuna Balasuriya, Senior Scientist at Charles River Analytics.

 

Webinar details:

Enhancing Operations with Sensors and Other Instruments

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
2:00 – 3:00 PM CT (3:00 – 4:00 ET)

Advancements to instruments and sensors play a role in the enhanced operations of unmanned and autonomous vehicles. Whether for navigation, security & surveillance, data collection, imaging, or another function, understanding the available tools and how they can improve various activities will lead to more proficient operations. Join this webinar to learn more about sensors for a wide range of applications.

Each speaker will provide a 20-minute look into Enhancing Operation with Sensors and Other Instruments from their unique perspective in the industry followed by 20-minutes for audience Q&A.

Speakers:

Kraettli L. Epperson
CEO, Vigilant Aerospace Systems, Inc.
Kraettli L. Epperson is the CEO and Co-Founder of Vigilant Aerospace Systems, the provider of the FlightHorizon detect-and-avoid and airspace awareness system. Epperson is an active member of the ASTM F38 Committee on technical standards, performance requirements and testing methods for unmanned aircraft. Epperson is the co-author, with NASA Senior Research Engineer Ricardo Arteaga, of multiple AIAA industry research papers on autonomous systems and a 2020 AIAA paper with Oklahoma State University researchers on use of detect-and-avoid systems in beyond visual line-of-sight flight testing. He is an FAA certified Part 107 remote pilot and also the co-inventor of four technology patents. www.VigilantAeropsace.com
Arjuna Balasuriya, Ph.D
Sr. Scientist, Charles River Analytics
Dr. Arjuna P. Balasuriya is the Senior Scientist at Charles River Analytics based in Cambridge, Massachussetts, where he is responsible for securing funding and overseeeing research and development efforts relate to marine robotics, ocean acoustic sensing, image/signal processing, sensor fusion, embedded ATR algorithms, robot onboard autonomy, and collaborative systems. Dr Balasuriya has published more than 100 journal and conference papers and has coauthored two book chapters and is an IEEE Senior Fellow. www.CRA.com

 

For more details and to register to join us for this free webinar presented by AUVSI, visit www.AUVSI.org/events/webinars/enhancing-operations-sensors-and-other-instruments.

 

About AUVSI

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems and robotics, represents corporations and professionals from more than 60 countries involved in industry, government and academia. AUVSI members work in the defense, civil and commercial markets. For more information on AUVSI, visit www.AUVSI.org.

For more upcoming AUVSI webinars, visit www.AUVSI.org/events/auvsi-webinars.

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