June 01, 2018

ABA Drone conference to explore safety, security threats and regulations

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018 — Legal and government experts from the National Transportation Safety Board, Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, military, and Congress will convene to discuss the latest safety concerns, cyber security threats and current and pending legislation as it relates to drones at the American Bar Association’s Drone Law Conference on Tuesday, June 5 in Washington, D.C.

Bill Goodwin, general counsel for AirMap, will speak at 12:30 p.m. about the legal ramifications of drones being part of “everyday life.”

What:  
ABA Drone Law Conference
Sponsored by the ABA  Forum on Air and Space Law

When: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Where:
Baker & McKenzie LLP
815 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20006-4078

Panelists will discuss the potential pitfalls of drones and automated vehicles, the risks and liabilities of drone operations, the intersection of federal and state drone regulation, counter-drone technology as it relates to national security, homeland security and airport security, updates on federal regulation and the federal policy implications on global drone markets.

The complete meeting agenda can be found here.  

This event is free and open to the members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at 202-662-1039 or Betsy.Adeboyejo@americanbar.org.

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