Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:30 - 5:00 pm
FAA Commercial UAS Regulations
FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot License
How to obtain a license
Part 107 rules
Resources to comply with 107
Resources to prepare for test
Locations for testing
LAANC, waivers, and COA
Best practices for waiver approval
Overview of Aerial Mapping Technologies
Manned aircraft vs. unmanned
Photogrammetry vs. LiDAR
What can I expect to achieve using UAS photogrammetry?
Strengths and weaknesses of UAS photogrammetry
Best practices for achieving good deliverables
Strengths and weaknesses of UAS platforms
Mapping Using UAS
GPS Equipment – understanding consumer, RTK, and PPK
Ground control points
Flight mapping software
Flight operations and considerations
Post Processing Software Applications
Post processing in cloud vs. local hardware
Photogrammetry Demonstration/Case Study
Pix4D interactive demonstration
Data Use Cases
Traditional vs point cloud
Hybrid method to achieve the highest quality deliverable
Quality control and assurance of data
Who Should Attend
- Land Surveyors
Professional Land Surveyors
7.0 Continuing Education Hours*
* CE is not required in Colorado
Continuing Education Credit Information
This course is open to the public and offers 7.0 continuing education hours/PDHs to professional engineers in all states. Continuing education is not required to maintain a license in Colorado.
This seminar offers 7.0 continuing education hours/PDHs to professional land surveys in most states. HalfMoon Education has not sought approval from states that require preapproval of continuing education courses. Continuing education is not required to maintain a license in Colorado.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers licensed in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved CE provider for engineers and land surveyors licensed in New York.
This event offers 7.0 non-credit continuing education hours to geologists.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Utah Department of Transportation
Mr. Wheeler is the Unmanned Aerial Systems Program Manager at the Utah Department of Transportation. He is an instrument-rated pilot and serves on multiple national committees to help foster innovation through the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS). He was named one of the top seven drone visionaries in civil infrastructure by Commercial UAV Expo and is an internationally recognized speaker and innovator for UAS technologies.