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Presenter: Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Fairfax, VA

Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax
3950 Fair Ridge Drive
Fairfax, VA 22033
Phone: 703-385-7774

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:15 - 4:30 pm


Overview of Unmanned Aircraft Technologies

   Manned aircraft vs. unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)
   UAS platforms: fixed wing and rotorcraft
   UAS photogrammetry
   UAS LiDAR


Commercial UAS Applications

   Agriculture
   Architecture and construction
   Engineering
   Environmental monitoring and compliance
   Defense and public safety
   Marketing, media and public relations
   Infrastructure development and maintenance


Mapping Using UAS

   Software set-up
   Preflight planning
   Flight operations and considerations
   Post-processing


Structural Inspections Using UAS

Civil Engineering Applications for UAS

   Site inspection and site work
   Construction progress monitoring
   3D modeling


FAA Commercial UAS Regulations

   Commercial/recreational UAS
   Remote pilot requirements
   UAS requirements
   Airspace requirements
   Operating rules

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers

Professional Engineers
6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 continuing education hours to engineers in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Virginia.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire program. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Principal, Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC

Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi- discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.