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Energy Drone & Robotics Summit Significantly Expands Advisory Board

Following the rapid growth of our 12,000 + global community members, the Energy Drone & Robotics Coalition, powered by Innovate Energy, has significantly expanded its advisory board for the Energy Drone & Robotics Summit (June 12-13 in The Woodlands, Texas at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott). 

The Energy Drone & Robotics Summit brings together energy & engineering industry leaders in a wide variety of solution-based areas, including, but not limited to, hardware, software, data acquisition, analysis & management, safety, operations, security/C-UAS and legal considerations. As a result, assembling a large and diverse advisory board ensures the Energy Drone & Robotics Coalition can better serve its global community when examining these areas at the Energy Drone & Robotics Summit and additional resource channels, including the Annual Energy UAV Benchmark Report.

Director, Sean Guerre, noted, “We are honored and excited that so many of the UAV & robotics leaders from throughout oil & gas, power/utilities and chemical/petrochemical operations have joined our 2019 Advisory Board to share insight & knowledge and direct the content efforts for the rapidly expanding global industrial demand for real-world best practices, use cases and technology for UAVs, robotics and data in critical infrastructure.” 

The members of the 2019 Energy Drone & Robotics Summit Advisory Board include: 
● Christine Asaro, UAV Project Advisor, San Diego Gas & Electric 
● Assel Ayapova, Global Drone Program Manager, AES Corporation 
● Dean Barefield, UAS Program Director, Southern Electric Company 
● Larry Barnard, Downstream & Chemicals, Manufacturing ~ Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Governance, Chevron 
● Eric Bitzko, Technical Services Supervisor, Pedernales Electric Cooperative 
● Todd Chase, Aviation Safety and Compliance Manager, Americas, Shell 
● Tony Cinson, Senior Technical Leader – NDE Innovation, EPRI – Electric Power Research Institute 
● Diana Cooper, Vice President of Legal & Policy Affairs, PrecisionHawk 
● Mitch Droz, Co-Owner, VP of Operations and Customer Experience, Wolfe UAS, LLC 
● Matt Dunlevy, President & CEO, SkySkopes 
● Lisa Ellman, Partner, Hogan Lovells 
● Jason Forte, Commercial Solutions, Insitu, Inc. 
● Tom Fries, Aviation Services Manager, San Diego Gas & Electric 
● Dyan Gibbens, Founder & CEO, Trumbull Unmanned 
● Mark Hutcherson, Director, Operations Excellence – Knowledge/Innovation Lead, UAS Advisory Team, ConocoPhillips 
● Christopher Korody, Founder, DroneBusiness.Center 
● Tracy Lamb, VP of Regulatory and Safety Affairs & Chief Pilot, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International 
● Suzanne Lemieux, UAS Lead and Manager, API 
● Eileen Lockhart, UAS Program Manager, Xcel Energy 
● John McClain, Security Specialist – sUAS Chief Pilot, Shell Deer Park Refining 
● Scott McGowen, CEO, Precision Aerial Compliance Solutions 
● Travis Moran, Strategic Partner, Welund North America 
● Joseph Morgan, Robotic Systems Engineer – USGC Regional TES Tech Center, Dow Chemical Company 
● Joshua Olds, President & CEO, Unmanned Safety Institute / Argus Unmanned 
● Sudhir Pai, Managing Director – Robotics, Schlumberger 
● Landon Phillips, COO, DataWing Global 
● James Pierce, Supervisor, UAS Operations, Ameren 
● Steven Poirot, Operations & Safety Director, Aerial Data Management, WorleyParsons 
● Pierce Prater, Service Consultant Supervisor, Power Delivery Solutions, CenterPoint Energy
● Marty Robinson, Global Robotics Systems, Dow Chemical Company 
● Patrick Saracco, VP, Technology Solutions, Cyberhawk Innovations 
● Mark Small, Global Aviation Safety Manager, Chevron 
● David Tyler, Manager, IT, Puget Sound Energy 
● Jacob Velky, Manager, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Duke Energy 
● Barrett Walker, Manager, sUAS Program, Cheniere 
● Bryan Williams, UAS Coordinator, Duke Energy 
● George C. Williamson, SETA, Inspection, Testing and Commissioning Materials Team, BP America Inc., Upstream Engineering Centre 
Further details about the Energy Drone & Robotics Summit & Expo are available at www.energydronecoalition.com. 

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