Drone Workshop Press Release


Drone University Workshop to be held at 18th Annual ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition

Drone industry experts to lead workshop at ELECTRIC POWER, the Event that Brings Together More Power Generating Companies than any other Event
HOUSTON, TX, February 12, 2016 – The organizers of the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition announced today that a workshop titled Drone University: Utilizing Drones in Your Power Plant will be held during the event, which takes place April 18-21, 2016 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.  The workshop is a first for ELECTRIC POWER, bringing even more hands-on solutions to meet the needs of power plants.   
During the workshop, drone experts will show attendees how drones can help assess safety conditions at plant sites, inspect equipment deep inside hard to reach areas, evaluate temperature distribution through aerial thermal imaging cameras, and more. Attendees will experience a hands-on flight instruction and hear about future technologies that will offer substantial value to power plant professionals, as well as technical and regulatory requirements to safely integrate drones into operations.
A video press release about the announcement can be found here
“Plants are utilizing drones more and more, so it’s important that we offer hands-on demonstration on the subject,” said Jamie Reesby, Show Director.  “ELECTRIC POWER prides itself on providing content that keeps generating companies ahead of the curve, so holding this workshop was a priority for us.” 
This year’s ELECTRIC POWER conference program will also feature sessions that cover:
  • Power Plant Performance & Profitability
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Technology Advancements & Solutions
  • Power Plant Resiliency – Safety, Practices, Operations & People
  • Power Plant Resiliency –-Systems & Physical Equipment
  • Combined Heat & Power
Also planned are several networking receptions, including the Big East Opening Night Reception, a Southern Style Soiree, and the Bayou Bash Crawfish Boil. Registration for the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition is now open.  More details about the event, including registration and pricing details, can be found at www.electricpowerexpo.com.


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