October 2019

Technical Talk by Hummingbird Drones and South Central Branch AGM

Organized by the South Central Branch

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Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM–8:30 PM
Location: Nandi’s Flavours of India - 610 Columbia Street W, Kamloops, BC
Presenter: Robert Atwood
Co-founder and CEO of Hummingbird Drones
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $35.00 + GST = $36.75
Contact: Email: [email protected]
Join us for dinner and a technical talk by Hummingbird Drones before a brief Branch AGM presentation. As part of our Branch AGM, we will be reviewing the past year and sharing plans for the year ahead.

The presentation will be given by Kamloops company, Hummingbird Drones, and they will be going over their work, the applications of drone technology in engineering and geoscience, and drone regulation in BC.

Hummingbird is an award-winning, aerial technology company specializing in the application of unmanned aerial vehicle (RPAS) technology in a variety of industrial fields, including: mining, forestry, wildfire suppression, industrial inspection, and many others.

Branch AGM

The presentation will be followed by the South Central Branch AGM, which includes an update on the branch activities over the past year, events to look forward to in the upcoming year, as well as the voting of branch executive positions.

This event also includes the opportunity for members to connect with the current Branch Executive and we will have a call for volunteers during the event. If you are interested, please attend and share your contact information.

About the Presenter

Robert Atwood is co-founder and CEO of Hummingbird Drones. He holds a Bachelor of Natural Resource Science from TRU and helped found the company while working as an Initial Attack Wildland Firefighter with the BC Wildfire Service. Since 2015 he has seen this new industry develop through a series of drastic regulatory changes and breakthrough technological advancements.


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