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MISSION

The Great Plains Chapter works to enhance the overall application and value of unmanned technologies. We energize collaboration of local and regional entities throughout North Dakota and northern Minnesota.

CONTACT

Join the mailing list or discuss regional UAS opportunities: 
Wes Shover, President

CHAPTER REPRESENTATIVES AND EVENTS




EVENT LISTING

MARCH 18, 2019 2-3pm: Unmanning Mondays webinar    Details

MARCH 19, 2019 Noon-1:00pm: Drone Focus Monthly  
 

This month's speaker is John Nowatzki, NDSU Extension agricultural machinery systems program. Get tickets on Eventbrite. Held at the Prairie Den.

APRIL 13-14, 2019: Collegiate Drone Racing Championships 

The public is welcomed and encouraged to check out this free event hosted on the UND campus. 

Saturday: 12:00-5:00pm pilot practice. Sunday: 7:45am-5:30pm morning qualifiers and afternoon Championship bracket.

Location: UND High Performance Center


APRIL 22, 2019 2-3pm: Unmanning Mondays webinar

Andrew Newsum, Sensor Operations Manager for Indigo Ag. 
Details 

   
APRIL 2019: Drone Focus Monthly  
 

Details coming soon

MAY 20, 2019:  Unmanning Mondays webinar 
Suranjan Panigrahi, Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology 
Details
 
MAY 29, 2019: Drone Focus Conference     
Fargo, ND
Details 


JUNE 2019: Drone Focus Monthly   
Details coming soon


JUNE 2019: Drone ROIdeo     
Details coming soon        

JULY 2019: Drone Focus Monthly    
Details coming soon
             


AUGUST 2019: UAS Summit Conference
Grand Forks, ND

Details

OCTOBER 2019: Northern Valley Career Expo     
Grand Forks, ND

Details


FEBRUARY 19, 2019:  Drone Focus: Feature speaker Isight FPV
122 1/2 N Broadway, Fargo, ND

MAY 29-30 2019: Drone Focus Conference    
Fargo, ND

Details

CHAPTER OBJECTIVES

The Great Plains region is a preeminent source of UAS industry innovation.         
Our Chapter objectives:


1. Inspire partnerships, alliances, and collaboration to increase the capability and knowledge of government and business entities

2. Provide structure and forum for learning, research, development, and testing of innovations to advance the uses of unmanned systems

3. Foster relationships among business partners to promote the benefits and capabilities of unmanned systems and technologies 

4. Develop a network of public and private leaders to champion the region's unparalleled advantages for unmanned operations

5. Equip members with representation and advocacy on regional, national and international platforms

See Board of Directors and Charter. Board meets the second Tuesday of every month @12:30CST via conference call.

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