The UAS Conference for Public Safety Officials

Drones are continuing to become a common tool in emergency services, with more and more agencies using the technology to increase efficiency and help keep the public, and the workers, safe.

The public safety conference content will concentrate on the evolving real-world applications of using drones in search and rescue, firefighting, and emergency response.  Learn how to scale your UAS program and add new operations by learning from top executives and thought leaders in the industry, and real officers and firefighters who are currently using this technology in the field.


Dawn Zoldi

P3 Tech Consulting


Terry Martin

Nova Systems


Sharon Rossmark

Women And Drones

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Romeo Durscher



Patricia Refo

American Bar Association; Snell & Wilmer

Keenan Newton

Keenan Newton

Lynwood Fire Dept

Vic Moss

Joshua Turner

Federal Communications Bar Association

Dr. Tulinda Larsen

Dr. Tulinda Larsen

Skylark Services


Randall Warnas


Jennifer Andrews

Jennifer Andrews

Bell Technology

Grant Guillot

Grant Guillot

Adams and Reese LLP

Lindsey Dreiling

Lindsey Dreiling

Kansas State University

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The UAS First Responders Summit is part of the InterDrone Conference & Expo. Interact with drone industry thought leaders and executives at the leading commercial drone conference & exposition.

InterDrone’s conference series features the most robust commercial drone training program with more than 90 panels, sessions, drone workshops, courses, and keynote presentations spread across 5 distinct co-located events

UAS First Responders Summit content will include program management and development, establishing and maintaining training standards and certifications, mutual assistance, and more.

InterDrone By The Numbers


Co-located Events



Exhibiting Organizations

Who Attends?

  • CEO/Owner/President 28.50% 28.50%
  • Pilot/Drone Operator 15.61% 15.61%
  • Senior VP/VP/Director 8.92% 8.92%
  • Business Development 5.89% 5.89%
  • Scientist/Research 4.78% 4.78%
  • Consultant 3.74% 3.74%
  • Trainer/Educator 3.11% 3.11%
  • Hardware/Firmware 3.03% 3.03%
  • Surveyor/GIS Operator 2.87% 2.87%
  • Other 23.57% 23.57%

Purchasing Authority

  • Sole Responsibility 38.78% 38.78%
  • Joint Responsibility 34.18% 34.18%
  • Advisory Influence Only 19.90% 19.90%
  • No Influence 7.90% 7.90%

Quick Facts


Attended to discover new products


Looking to spend $20,000 or more on Drones


Working in the drone industry for 4 or more years

Industries Represented

  • Construction 28.06% 28.06%
  • Real Estate 23.47% 23.47%
  • Law Enforcement 21.94% 21.94%
  • Emergency Services 21.94% 21.94%
  • Agriculture 17.86% 17.86%
  • Infrastructure 17.35% 17.35%
  • Energy (Wind, Solar, Nuclear, etc.) 14.29% 14.29%
  • Fire 12.76% 12.76%
  • Oil and Gas 12.24% 12.24%
  • Hardware Development 10.71% 10.71%
  • Insurance 10.20% 10.20%
  • Software Development 10.20% 10.20%
  • Telecommunications 8.16% 8.16%
  • Mining and Aggregates 8.16% 8.16%
  • Broadcast 7.65% 7.65%
  • Rail 3.06% 3.06%

Go beyond the off-the-shelf gear and take your drone operations to the next level with education and vendor relationships.

Invest in the future of your Fire, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services organization and attend the UAS First Responders Summit, an InterDrone 2020 co-located event.


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