- The Conservation Drones Summit hosted by the California Academy of Sciences is being streamed live on Periscope.
- You can also follow the event on Twitter with the hashtag #scidrone15.
- Participating in the summit are a wide range of drone users, manufacturers, and researchers.
The Conservation Drones Summit hosted by the California Academy of Sciences is being streamed live on Periscope by Bryson Voirin. You can watch here. You can also follow the event on Twitter with the hashtag #scidrone15
Participating in the summit are a wide range of drone users, manufacturers, and researchers. The discussions will continue on into the evening, at the Academy’s NightLife event.
UAVs are increasingly being used by researchers, conservationists, and indigenous communities to monitor, study and protect wildlife, wild places, and territories.
Speakers at the event include Meg Lowman, Chief of Science and Sustainability, California Academy of Sciences; Chris Anderson, Founder and CEO or 3D Robotics; Sally Thompson, Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Lian Pin Koh, Co-Founder of Conservation Drones; Abigail Grajales Cabrera, General Congress of the Embera/Wounaan Collective Lands; Nir Tenenbaum, WildTech Programs, Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions (BWS); Jaime Paneque-Galvez, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Fermín Chimatani, ECA- Amarakaeri Communal Reserve; Peter Riggs, Pivot Point; Jeremy Eastwood, Engineer, DroneDeploy; Gregor MacLennan, Digital Democracy; Gabriel Torres, Co-Founder and CEO MicaSense, Inc; Eric Dinerstein, Director, Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions (BWS), RESOLVE; David Johnston, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Marine Conservation & Ecology, Duke University; Antoine Martin, Business Manager, Pix4D; Joseph Rios, Research Aerospace Engineer, Systems Modeling and Optimization Branch, NASA Ames Research; Robert Dahlgren, NASA / California State University; Michaella Chung, University of California, Berkeley; Tom Bewick, Rainforest Foundation; David Lang, Co-Founder, Open ROV; and Eric Cheng, Director of Ariel Imaging, DJI Innovations; among others.