Drones, Data, and Mapping – Solutions using Emerging Technology - Brewer
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, March 1, 2018 5:30 PM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, March 1, 2018 8:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Category:
Educational
Location:
Jeff's Catering, 15 Littlefield Way, Brewer
Description:

Location:    Jeff’s Catering -15 Littlefield Way, Brewer, Maine 

Pre-registration is requested to attend this Forest Resources Association (FRA) Forestry Forum to assure an accurate head count for meals! Contact Eric Kingsley at ekingsley@forestresources.org

New and accessible technology – drones, tablets and smartphones – is revolutionizing how we can gather, visualize and communicate data about forests.  Whether it is inventory, forest health or harvest layout, these technologies are beginning to change how we see and manage our forests.  Come learn about practical applications for these new technologies, and how they can be incorporated into how we manage forests every day.
 
Presenters:  .
Chris Fife, Public Affairs Manager, Weyerhaeuser - Field experience using Avenza Maps app to improve harvest planning, communication and record keeping
Dave Sandilands and Tony Guay, Aerial Survey Pilots & Remote Sensing Technicians, Barbara Wheatland Geospatial Programs – University of Maine School of Forest Resources – Use of drones in forest health surveys and forest inventory
Trevor Gionet, Lead Scientist, Introspective Systems - Drone ground truth enhancement of forestry model

5:30 - 6:15 PM - Social “Hour”
6:15 - 7:00 PM - Buffet Dinner 
7:00 - 8:00 PM – Forum Speakers

COST:            FRA Members - $25 / Non-members - $35 - Payable at the door.  Payment via cash, check or credit card.
TIME:              5:30 - 6:15 PM - Social “Hour”
                        6:15 - 7:00 PM - Buffet Dinner 
                        7:00 - 8:00 PM – Forum Speakers
COST:            FRA Members - $25 / Non-members - $35 - Payable at the door.  Payment via cash, check or credit card.

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