Simulyze President and CEO Kevin Gallagher to Speak at InterDrone 2016 on Integrating Drones into the National Airspace

Gallagher To Discuss Operational Intelligence and Its Role in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Safety, NAS Integration

InterDrone: The International Drone Conference and Exposition 2016 is a three-day event, Sept. 7-9, 2016, that will bring together the flyers, buyers and builders of commercial drones for an exhibition, conferences and networking events. The Sept. 9 panel discussion, “Integrating Drones into Our National Airspace,” will address the possibility and reality of urban integration of commercial drone operations and will feature executives from companies that are spearheading unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) integration into the National Airspace (NAS).

Session: “Integrating Drones Into Our National Airspace” 
Date and Time: Friday, Sept. 9, 2016; 12:00-12:45 p.m. PT  
Location: Paris Las Vegas Hotel, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd., South Las Vegas, NV 89109

Kevin Gallagher is the president and CEO of Simulyze, Inc. With more than 30 years of experience in systems engineering, operational support and situational awareness, Kevin is expert in how operational intelligence can be leveraged in commercial UAS operations as a key tool for safely integrating UAS into the NAS and helping pilots make smarter, better informed decisions.

In April, Simulyze’s Mission Insight application was successfully deployed in support of NASA’s Technical Capability Level 1 UAS testing, the first nationwide test of air traffic management for drones. Kevin and his Simulyze team directly supported operations at two of six UAS test sites. Mission Insight was the only enterprise-level solution used that integrated all aspects of multiple flight operations into a single interface. 
In June, Kevin and his Simulyze team successfully deployed Mission Insight in support of the first U.S. ship-to-shore drone delivery. Taking place on the New Jersey coastline, the event featured independent drone delivery service Flirtey and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine demonstrating the potential use of UAVs to deliver medical supplies during a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. The UAV flights were flown round-trip from a ship located about ½-mile offshore to the Cape May Ferry Terminal in North Cape May, N.J.

About Simulyze: 

Simulyze, Inc. is a leading provider of operational intelligence (OI) technology and applications that empower both federal and commercial organizations to make better, more strategic decisions in real-time. Built on its OI platform, Simulyze’s flagship product, Mission Insight™, is the industry’s leading, commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) application that makes complete situational awareness easy to attain and easy to deploy. It processes and analyzes large streams of data from disparate sources to provide air, land and sea operators, commanders and managers with a common operating picture (COP) in a customized graphical interface. Since 2000, Simulyze’s OI technology has been deployed across numerous organizations worldwide, including the U.S. military/Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. intelligence community, Homeland Security and commercial UAS applications. Simulyze is a partner to the federal government on several UAS initiatives, including NASA’s UAS Traffic Management (UTM) research platform and program, and FAA’s UAS testing sites in North Carolina, North Dakota and Alaska. For more information, visit Follow on Twitter: @Simulyze.

Topics: Operational Intelligence, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, UAS flight safety

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