Our inaugural DART Meetup co-hosted with Startup Monterey Bay Tech Meetup at the UCMBEST Center will include:
a) Introduction to the DART Initiative and discussion of 2019 planned activities. Read more about the DART Initiative here: https://ordforward.org/monterey-bay-dart/;
b) Introduction and tour of the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS) at the Marina Airport. Learn more about CIRPAS here: https://web.nps.edu/About/News/CIRPAS-Platforms-Instrumentation-in-Demand.html;
c) Presentation from Scott Berry, Flight Test & Certification Lead at Joby Aviation – talking about Joby’s business expansion plans and new facilities at the Marina Airport. Learn more about Joby Aviation here: http://www.jobyaviation.com/;
d) Presentation from Dale Hylton, Director of Business Development at Quantum Systems – talking about his innovative VTOL UAS for use in agriculture, natural resource management and other applications. Learn more here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zj-Kr3VW7R0;
We are continuing to refine the program for this inaugural Meetup, so additions to this list are possible. We will also allow ample time for networking and informal discussion.
Plan to join us and kick-off this exciting regional initiative.