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Georgia Drone Summit- University of Georgia

October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


 Join us for the first Georgia Drone Summit Oct. 20 & 21, 2017 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens, GA.

The Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia is teaming with a diverse group of partners—including CNN Aerial Imagery and Reporting (CNN AIR), Turner Entertainment, The Weather Channel, the National Press Photographers Association, and the New Media Institute—to convene this two-day program.


The Summit will gather the leading practitioners, manufacturers, technologists and educators like (Kids drone Zone) involved with unmanned aerial systems (UAS) from Georgia and beyond. This two-day event will feature a festival-style showcase of innovative UAS projects along with panel discussions covering technology, business practices, legal issues and ethics as well as plenty of networking time.


Spots are limited, register early!



Friday, October 20

Doors open at 11A. Programming begins at 1P and ends at 7:30P.


Saturday, October 21

Join us for coffee hour 8:30A – 9:30A. Lunch will take place 12 – 1:30 P. Programing wraps up at 5:30P.


Any questions? 

Contact us drones@uga.edu. 



This Georgia Drone Summit would be not be possible without support from our partners.

Due to limited parking downtown, we encourage faculty, staff, and students to walk or take public transportation. If you prefer to drive, parking is available in any of the parking decks listed below for a fee.


Available Parking Decks

Classic Center Deck | 300 N. Thomas St. (cash-only, limited spots available)

Courthouse Deck | 355 E. Hancock Ave.

College Ave. Deck | 265 College Ave.

UGA North Campus Deck | 230 S. Thomas St.

West Washington Deck | 125 W. Washington St.


October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am
October 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia
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Classic Center in downtown Athens, GA
300 N Thomas St, Athens, GA 30601
Athens, GA 30601 United States
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