This month we will be holding the Monterey Tech Meetup in conjunction with DART - Drones Automation & Robotics Technologies. The Meetup will feature the DART project, and also Joby Aviation. The Meetup will be held at the UC MBEST Center (Monterey Bay Education, Science and Technology Center) on Imjin Road for this meeting only. Join us for what will be an informative and exciting session!
4:30pm Introduction and tour of the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS) at the Marina Airport. Learn more about CIRPAS here: https://web.nps.edu/About/News/CIRPAS-Platforms-Instrumentation-in-Demand.html;
a) Introduction from Josh Metz to the DART Initiative and discussion of 2019 planned activities. Read more about the DART Initiative here: https://MontereyBayDART
b) Presentation from Scott Berry, Flight Test & Certification Lead at Joby Aviation - talking about Joby's business expansion plans and new facilities at the Marina Airport. Learn more about Joby Aviation here: http://www.jobyaviation.com/;
c) Presentation from Dale Hylton, Director of Business Development at Quantum Systems - talking about his innovative VTOL UAS for use in agriculture, natural resource management and other applications. Learn more here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zj-Kr3VW7R0;
Special thanks to our event sponsors: The iiED/CSUMB College of Business; The Fort Ord Reuse Authority; Management Analytics/Angel2Exit/Keiretsu Forum, and the City of Seaside.