MIT Enterprise Forum Presents:
The Future of Drones
Thursday, April 23, 2015
5:30 p.m. – 6:30p.m. | Check-in and Networking
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Program
This evening we will explore the state of technology for drones and their implications for society. Will they assure same day delivery for anything our heart desires, or become the greatest threat to our privacy? Drones are guaranteed to change society in fundamental ways. Join us in this discussion and exploration of what the future could hold for us.
Unmanned Vehicle University
Mr. John Minor is the Provost of Unmanned Vehicle University (UVU). He is an internationally recognized subject matter expert on airborne remote sensing, airborne sensors and systems, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and UAV systems, systems engineering, and flight test and evaluation.
He is a highly decorated academic leader, instructor and lecturer. As Provost, he is responsible for all aspects of the academic mission to include academic curricula and personnel, unmanned flight training/instruction, and unmanned systems research programs. Mr. Minor oversees the departmental efforts of the University’s three Deans: Dean of the School of Unmanned Systems Technology, Dean of the School of Flight Training, and Dean of Research Programs and Academic Affairs. More…
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