Drone Conference: Alberta’s Economy Taking Flight

Drone Conference: Alberta’s Economy Taking Flight on February 16, 2023.

This hybrid one-day event, live in Medicine Hat with satellite viewing parties across Alberta is hosted by APEX, southeast Alberta’s Regional Innovation Network.

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The event brings industry, municipalities, policymakers, post-secondary institutions, regional innovation networks and drone-industry experts from across Alberta together.

Tickets are free. Registration is required to attend.

Drones are cool, but what else can they do?

Drone technology is shaping the way we work, creating efficiency opportunities and cost-saving benefits that will positively impact economic growth. Projections put the global commercial drone market on track to grow from $8.15 CAD billion in 2022 to $47.38 CAD billion by 2029 (Fortune Business Insights, 2022).

About the conference

This conference focuses on the latest use cases and developments in drone technology and how they can benefit operations such as infrastructure inspection, enhance airport operations and support public safety. Drones also have applications across several key economic sectors, such as agriculture, energy, mining and forestry, to name a few.

The benefits of using drones

Learn about the various uses of drone technology in industry: including agriculture, construction, transportation, infrastructure inspection, and public safety, to name only a few. Identify drone-related opportunities for economic development in your area. Hear directly from subject matter experts about projects already underway across the province.

Why attend?

Attending this conference will update you on the latest drone technology applications and how they save time, money, and resources. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to network with experts in your region and make contacts across the province. This is an excellent opportunity to share your experiences and learn from others in the field. Learn about all the ways drones are shaping industry in Alberta.

Powered by Alberta Innovates, APEX Alberta and the Regional Innovation Networks work across the province to support and help entrepreneurs, innovators, and change makers grow!

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Date & Time

Feb 16, 2023
12:00 am