Meeting on drone technology

Senate Aviation Caucus Meeting

Use of Drone Technology

September 29, 2015 | 10:00 a.m.
14 East Wing | State Capitol
Harrisburg, PA 17120

The Senate Aviation Caucus will hold a briefing on drone technology, including a discussion on Senate Bill 971 (Folmer). Senator Folmer’s legislation would establish a two-year moratorium on the use of governmental drones under certain circumstances.

10:00 a.m.
Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks)
Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:05 a.m.
Fred Sembach, Chief of Staff
Office of Senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York)

  • Briefing on Senate Bill 971

10:20 a.m.
Robert Hanson, Senior Vice President of GIT Service Area

Michael Baker Jr., Inc., a unit of Michael Baker International

  • Briefing on UAS Technology; FAA Certification Process and the future of drone technology

10:40 a.m.
Paula Knudsen, Director of Government Affairs/Legislative Counsel
Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association