ThunderDrone RPE 1 Prototyping Rodeo

1-3 November 2017 

Government RSVP deadline: 30 October 2017

 

On 1-3 November, SOFWERX will host the ThunderDrone Rapid Prototyping Rodeo Event in Tampa, FL. This event is the highly anticipated ThunderDrone capstone event. It will bring together Warfighters and Industry to showcase live demonstrations and presentations of new, novel, and provocative drone capabilities.

Tech Experiments to be Demonstrated at this Event

Please click here for the list of the Tech Experiments

Warfighter Feedback

At the end of the demonstrations each day, there will be a Warfighter Forum for tech experiment crosstalk and feedback from all attendees.

Tentative Schedule

(Please check regularly for schedule updates, as this is guaranteed to change)

Tuesday, 31 October – Tech Demo Industry Dry Run (Industry Only)

0900 – 1700: Industry Check-in/ Pit Area set-up/Dry-runs

1700: Opening Remarks (to Industry)

1800: SOFWERX Facility Closes

 

Day 1: Wednesday, 1 November

0730: Doors Open & Check-In

0815: Remarks (Government only)

0830: Opening Remarks (All Industry and Government)

0900 – 1610: Tech Experiment Demos/Presentations

1130 – 1230: Lunch (Food Trucks Available)

1645 – 1715: Warfighter Forum (Government Only)

1800: SOFWERX Facility Closes

 

Day 2: Thursday, 2 November

0715: Doors Open

0745: Day 2 Remarks

0800 – 1620: Tech Experiment Demonstrations

1115 – 1215: Lunch (Food Trucks Available)

1215 – 1400: Government – Industry Open Exchange (Mini Tech Expo)

1630 – 1730: Warfighter Forum (Government Only)

1800: SOFWERX Facility Closes

1745: No Host Social; Location: TBD, (Ybor City), Tampa, FL 33605

 

Day 3: Friday, 3 November

0745: Doors Open

0815: Day 3 Remarks

0830 – 1000: ITAR/FOUO Tech Experiment Demonstrations (US Persons Only)

1015 – 1200: Final Warfighter Forum (Government Only)

1200 – 1230: Closing Remarks (Industry and Government)

 

Questions

For any questions or concerns about ThunderDrone activities, please contact the ThunderDrone Team at: (813) 693-5599 ext. 105, or [email protected]

Registration

Open registration is only available to government, interagency and national lab partners. Industry participant registration is being accomplished through other means.

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