How can sUAS (drones) impact Planning?

APA Arizona Chapter


Thursday, November 5, 2015
1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. MST

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Take-Away: Explore how small unmanned aerial systems





(sUAS), aka “drones” can be utilized to improve the planning


process and learn what regulations planners need to know to


be prepared for this expanding technology.




Description: The use of small unmanned aerial systems





(sUAS), commonly referred to as “drones,” has become common


place in military applications and has even been proposed to


deliver your next order. What does this growing


use of sUAS mean for planners? In this session we would like


to explore how this technology can be used to impact what we


do as planners, understand the regulatory environment that


governments their use, and discuss what planners need to do


to be prepared for this expanding technology.




Moderator: Matt Klyszeiko, AICP, Senior Planner, Michael Baker







Presenters: Aviation attorney, SUAS operator



Matt Klyszeiko

Matt Klyszeiko, Senior Planner, RBF Consulting