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Michigan Drone Conference (MDC)

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Student Center
Program Details [PDF]

  • UAS Mobile Command Unit on display
  • United States Patent Office on-site
  • Export Control and Compliance brief
  • University and industry displays

2017 Key Note Address: Colonel (Retired) Stephen "Lux" Luxion

Colonel (Retired) Stephen P. Luxion is the ASSURE (Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence). Deputy Director, working from Mississippi State University's Stennis Space Center Campus. Steve is responsible for the day-to-day administrative, financial and technical operations of ASSURE which serves as the Federal Aviation Administration's Center of Excellence for UAS.

Guest Speakers

Great Lakes Drone Company

Matthew Quinn, President
High quality imagery, drone light displays, racing

Eagle-Eye Drone Service, LLC

Greg and Kim MacMaster, Co-Owners
Full service media company with UAV support of residential commercial, industrial and tourism.

Mishigami Group Inc.

LTC Jeremy Latchaw, Army Command and General Staff College

Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Colin Brooks, Senior Research Scientist remote sensing technology and geographic information systems

Michigan UAS Consortium (MUASC)

NUAIR Partner
Jim Makowske, CEO Colonel (Retired) US Air Force

Note: If you have interest in speaking at the Michigan Drone Conference, please contact Caryn Charter at [email protected].

Thank You

A special thanks to our sponsors for their support and collaboration in hosting this event. They are truly invested in advancing Michigan's drone industry.

The Technology Transfer Office is located in Boone Hall, Suite 200 | 734.487.3090 | [email protected]

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