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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Speakers to the Committee." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Assessing the Risks of Integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25143.
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Speakers to the Committee

David Arterburn, University of Alabama, Huntsville

Firdu Bati, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Mark Blanks, MAAP/VaTech UAS Test Site

Jeff Breunig, The MITRE Corporation

Dallas Brooks, UAS Executive Committee

James Burgess, Google Wing

Rodney Cole, UAS Executive Committee

Bill Crozier, FAA

Doug Davis, Northrop Grumman

Joerg Dittrich, DLR

Ally Ferguson, PrecisionHawk

Jonathan Hammer, Noblis

Parimal Kopardekar, NASA Ames Research Center

Ted Lester, UAS Executive Committee

James Luxhøj, Rutgers University

Mike O’Donnell, FAA

Gerald Pilj, FAA

Glenn Rossi, Boeing

Wes Ryan, FAA

Peter Sachs, Airbus

Sabrina Saunders-Hodge, FAA

Andrew D. Spiegel, United States Aircraft Insurance Group

Walter Stockwell, DJI

Brandon Suarez, General Atomics

Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Speakers to the Committee." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Assessing the Risks of Integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25143.
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When discussing the risk of introducing drones into the National Airspace System, it is necessary to consider the increase in risk to people in manned aircraft and on the ground as well as the various ways in which this new technology may reduce risk and save lives, sometimes in ways that cannot readily be accounted for with current safety assessment processes. This report examines the various ways that risk can be defined and applied to integrating these Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System managed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). It also identifies needs for additional research and developmental opportunities in this field.

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