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FAA Administrator Michael P. Huerta to Deliver Grand Opening Keynote Address at InterDrone

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BZ Media LLC today announced that Michael P. Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, will give the Grand Opening Keynote address at InterDrone, September 7 at 10:30 am. He will be joined at InterDrone by a high-level lineup of commercial drone thought leaders who will frame the state of the industry for the more than 4,000 attendees expected at the conference, being held September 7-9 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.

In addition to Mr. Huerta’s grand opening, keynote addresses will also be presented by:

* Chris Anderson, CEO and Founder, 3D Robotics
* Shan Phillips, CEO, Yuneec USA
* Paul Misener, VP Global Innovation Policy & Communications, Amazon
* Dr. Gregory McNeal, Co-Founder, AirMap
* Robert Blair, Vice President, Measure, and a precision agriculture expert

As administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, Mr. Huerta is responsible for the safety and efficiency of the largest aerospace system in the world, overseeing a $15.9 billion dollar budget, and over 47,000 employees. The FAA is responsible for setting the legal requirements for the use of commercial drones in the United States.

InterDrone is the largest event dedicated to commercial drones in North America. “Attendance is running well ahead of last year at this time and we have more than 235 media and association partners helping to market and build InterDrone 2016,” said Ted Bahr, InterDrone Chairman. “The addition of Michael Huerta to the program will be a real treat for the attendees and it’s sure to be an interesting talk,” continued Bahr.

BZ Media has also partnered with the CTIA–The Wireless Association® to allow attendees going to CTIA Super Mobility 2016 to also attend InterDrone. CTIA Super Mobility 2016 badge holders gain free “expo badge and keynote” attendance for InterDrone, while InterDrone badge holders gain free “expo badge” access to CTIA Super Mobility 2016, with express shuttle bus service between the event sites running during show hours.

Registration for InterDrone—strictly for commercial drone builders, buyers and flyers—is now open at www.InterDrone.com. For information on exhibiting or event sponsorships, please contact Ted Bahr at ted@bzmedia.com or +1 631-421-4158 x101.

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Source:BZ Media LLC