Energy Drone & Robotics Summit Announces DRONERESPONDERS Emergency Planning and Disaster Response UAV Forum

The Energy Drone & Robotics Coalition (EDRC), the leading organization dedicated to improving safety, efficiency, ROI, and security in energy operations through the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) and related technology, has announced a partnership with The Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting the use of unmanned systems for public safety and disaster response – and official home of DRONERESPONDERS® – to produce the DRONERESPONDERS Emergency Planning and Disaster Response UAV Forum as a co-located event on Monday, October 25 at the 2021 Energy Drone & Robotics Summit (EDRS) at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott.

Through the agreement, AIRT and EDRC will partner together to help educate the energy industry and emergency services sectors on joint operations surrounding the use of unmanned and robotic systems to prepare, respond to, and recover from hazardous incidents and complex emergencies.  EDRS is the only event exclusively focused on the business and technology of unmanned systems (aerial, ground/surface & subsea) in energy operations. 

“The DRONERESPONDERS Emergency Planning and Disaster Response UAV Forum at the 20201 Energy Drone & Robotics Summit will allow us to highlight how robotic systems are impacting emergency preparedness and response in the energy sector,” said Sean Guerre, Executive Director of EDRC. “Our partnership with AIRT will help serve the greater public interest by uniting energy professionals with emergency service providers to further explore the use of UAS for disaster response and emergency operations.”

The DRONERESPONDERS Emergency Management and Disaster Response UAV Forum will continue the legacy established by AIRT’s DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety UAS Summit series started in 2019, as well as the earlier UAS DRONES Disaster Conferences which began in 2018.

“We are excited to team up with the Energy Drone and Robotics Coalition to launch our first DRONERESPONDERS event in the Lone Star State,” said Christopher Todd, Executive Director of AIRT. “Texas is recognized globally as a leading epicenter for the energy industry.  The ability to bring energy operators and emergency responders together to discuss and explore the power of robotics for incident management will be an exceptional educational experience.”

The DRONERESPONDERS Emergency Management and Disaster Response UAV Forum will be a one-day event held on Monday, October 25 at the Energy Drone & Robotics Summit.  Special pricing will be available soon for energy operation and emergency services professionals to attend the event. Additional details are available via edrcoalition.com.

About AIRT
Based in Miami, Florida, AIRT® (Airborne International Response Team) is the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting the use of unmanned systems for public safety and disaster response.  AIRT offers a wide range of educational programming, training events, and mission-critical deployments in support of public safety UAS operations and designed to help people prepare for, respond to, and recover from complex emergencies and major disasters.  AIRT is the official home of DRONERESPONDERS®.  For more information, visit: http://airt.ngo or http://droneresponders.org

About Energy Drone & Robotics Coalition
The Energy Drone & Robotics Coalition (EDR Coalition or EDRC) is focused on innovating energy operations with dynamic UAV, Robotics, Data, and Autonomous solutions. EDRC is dedicated to launching, growing and scaling enterprise unmanned systems operations in energy companies worldwide by bringing the major rapidly growing segments within the UAV/AUV/Robotics ecosystem together with the energy industrial complex asset owners and end users. 

These are the only events and information resources exclusively focused on the business and technology of unmanned systems (aerial, ground/surface & subsea) in energy operations from the “stars to the sea floor”. Learn more at www.edrcoalition.com

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