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2018 Drone Conference

Friday, November 9th, 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM. Heartland Community College Campus

You’re invited to spend a day learning and networking with other enthusiasts and professionals.

Featuring a Keynote Address and 5 Breakout Sessions 

Conference Schedule
 8:00am -  8:30am Registration
 8:30am -  9:15am Keynote Presentation 
 9:30am - 10:20am Round One Breakout Sessions
10:30am - 11:20am Round Two Breakout Sessions
11:30am - 12:20am

Round Three Breakout Sessions

or Lunch (included)

12:30pm -  1:20pm

Round Four Breakout Sessions

or Lunch (included)

1:30pm - 2:20pm Round Five Breakout Sessions

Detailed Schedule (PDF)

Breakout Session Topics
  • Emergency Response
    • Drones in Law Enforcement: How to Establish Your Program
    • Drone Success Stories & Program Obstacles
  • Education
    • Drones as Teaching Tools
    • Drones and Kids for Educators
    • Drones in Education 
  • Agriculture
    • Improving Your Yields with Drones
  • Regulations & Safety
    • Instant Airspace Authorizations with LAANC
    • Drone Safety and Ethics
    • Regulation Updates
  • Drone Basics
    • Tips for Test Taking
    • Choosing the Right Drone
  • Cutting Edge
    • Innovative Ways Drones are Changing our Lives
    • New and Exciting Drone Apps
  • General
    • Building a Strategy for Monotizing Your Drone Business
    • Capturing Great Images with Your Drone

      Two more sessions in development

Detailed Schedule (PDF)

Registration and Pricing

Lunch included!

Early Bird Registration through October 12th is $79.

Registration Price after October 12 is $129

Call (309) 268-8160 for special discounts:

  • Groups of 3 or more, $69 each
  • Students and Teachers, $29
Out of Area Attendees

For those not familiar with Heartland Community College, we are extremely accessible, have plenty of free parking, and offer a beautiful, modern campus for our conference venue.

We are a drone's throw from the junction of Interstates 39, 55 and 74.


Contact Us

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Continuing Education
Heartland Community College
Workforce Development Center, Suite 2400
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8160
TDD: 309-268-8030
Fax: 309-268-7882
E-mail: Continuing Education

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