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Dear emergency services working with drones

We are excited to announce the evolution of the Drone as First Responder (DFR) paradigm. Following the incredible success of the INTERPOL Drone Expert Summit held in Chula Vista last year, we have taken the DFR concept one step further.

Introducing DFR^2 – Drone as First Responder and Drone for First Responder. These two functions are set to revolutionize the way emergency services operate with drones.

DFR^2 opens up new possibilities for using drones in emergency situations. With the Drone as First Responder function, drones can quickly and efficiently assess a situation, gather crucial data, and provide valuable information to emergency responders. Drones equipped with thermal imaging cameras, high-resolution cameras, and other advanced sensors can now act as first-line responders, providing critical information to emergency teams on the ground. This real-time data can significantly enhance decision-making and response times, ultimately saving lives.

On the other hand, the Drone for First Responder function focuses on the use of drones as support tools for emergency personnel. Drones can carry essential supplies, such as medical equipment, water, or communication devices, to hard-to-reach areas or in situations where human access is limited. This function expands the capabilities of emergency services by providing them with an additional resource that can rapidly deliver crucial supplies to those in need.

By combining the capabilities of both functions, emergency services can achieve a comprehensive and highly effective response strategy. DFR^2 not only enhances the safety and efficiency of emergency operations but also improves the overall effectiveness of emergency response efforts.

We believe that the integration of DFR^2 into emergency service protocols will significantly impact the way emergencies are managed. The rapid deployment and versatility of drones make them indispensable tools for modern emergency services. We encourage all emergency services working with drones to explore the possibilities offered by DFR^2 and consider implementing this innovative approach into their operations.

Together, let us embrace the future of emergency response and harness the power of drones to save lives.

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VENUE:

Texas DPS Tactical Training Center

Address: 810 Co Rd 240, Florence, TX 76527, USA

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The program committee is chaired by Anders Martinsen, UAS Norway in partnership with Christopher Church, INTERPOL.

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Meet the speakers

Mauro Lopez

Sector Coordinator- SUAS and CUAS Operations at US Border Patrol/San Diego Sector

Thomas Brinkman

CEO & Co-founder at AirHub

Rickard Henningsson

Accountable manager UAS, Swedish Police Authority at Swedish Police Authority

Rasha Azaldin Shafii

Head of Drone Unit at Royal Malaysia Police

PANEL DISCUSSION

TBA

Yoav Amitai

CEO at Elsight

Matt Service

Group Chief Executive Officer at Blue Lights Digital

Jan Otto Johansen

Head of CUAS at Norwegian National Police

Toshinobu Yasuhira

Director at Interpol Innovation Centre

Timothy Arel

Chief Operating at FAA

Arnar Thor Egilsson

Chief Inspector at the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police

Scott Kleinfeldt

Lieutenant of Police at City of Madison PD

Eyvind Grytting

Technical and Safety Manager at Norwegian Police - Air Support Unit UAS

Randall Warnas

CEO at Anzu Robotics

Jason Day

Director, Unmanned Aircraft at Texas Department of Public Safety

Christopher Church

Senior Forensics Specialist at Interpol

Morten Pedersen

Police Sergeant / UAS Consultant at Denmark National Police - Special Crime Unit

Jeremy Haas

SUAS and CUAS Manager at US Coast Guard/ San Diego

Christian Struwe

Vice President Regulatory, Government & Industry Affairs at Altitude Angel

Joseph Walker

Supervising Public Safety Analyst at Chula Vista Police Department

David Cameron

Field Services Engineer and Lead UAS Pilot at MatrixSpace

PANEL DISCUSSION

TBA

Andreas Aalstad Nilsen

UAS Training Captain at Norwegian National Police

Grant Hosticka

Head of Solutions Engineering NA at DJI

John Kuch

Unmanned Systems Analyst at Pasco Sheriff's Office

TBA

TBA at TBA

Kara Zink

Special Agent- WMD Coordinator at DOJ FBI

Event Schedule

Day 1 - Best practice (Auditorium)

08:15 - 08:30

Opening of day 1 of IDES2024

By Toshinobu Yasuhira - Director at Interpol Innovation Centre

08:30 - 09:00

Enabling Public Safety: Regulatory Advances and the Role of Drones in Emergency Response

By Timothy Arel - Chief Operating at FAA

09:00 - 09:30

Use of drones in volcanic eruption and crisis situation

By Arnar Thor Egilsson - Chief Inspector at the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police

09:30 - 10:00

CUAS / UAS operation in border environment

By Mauro Lopez - Sector Coordinator- SUAS and CUAS Operations at US Border Patrol/San Diego Sector

10:00 - 10:30

BREAK

10:30 - 11:00

Public Safety Drones as a Service

By Jason Day - Director, Unmanned Aircraft at Texas Department of Public Safety

11:00 - 11:30

The balance of transitional criminal traffic and legitimate cross-border exchange at the second largest international land border crossing- A San Diego, CA picture

By TBA - TBA at TBA

11:30 - 12:30

LUNCH

12:30 - 13:30

PANEL DISCUSSION: Presentation of Interpol White Paper on DFR

By PANEL DISCUSSION - TBA at

13:30 - 14:00

TBA

14:00 - 14:30

BREAK

14:30 - 15:00

US Coast Guard- San Diego- threat from south and marina: Securing the fleet and personnel

By Jeremy Haas - SUAS and CUAS Manager at US Coast Guard/ San Diego

15:00 - 15:30

San Diego FBI: What brings agency partners together to combat domestic threats?

By Kara Zink - Special Agent- WMD Coordinator at DOJ FBI

Day 1 - "How to" (Classroom)

08:30 - 09:15

Covert Drone Operations

By Morten Pedersen - Police Sergeant / UAS Consultant at Denmark National Police - Special Crime Unit

09:15 - 10:00

Safe UAS operations

By Jan Otto Johansen - Head of CUAS at Norwegian National Police

10:00 - 10:30

BREAK

10:30 - 11:15

Efficient SAR drone-operations

By Andreas Aalstad Nilsen - UAS Training Captain at Norwegian National Police

11:15 - 12:00

Use of Thermal UAS in Locating Clandestine Gravesites

By John Kuch - Unmanned Systems Analyst at Pasco Sheriff's Office

11:30 - 12:30

LUNCH

12:30 - 13:15

When situational awareness is critical in first responder missions - communication is critical

By Yoav Amitai - CEO at Elsight

13:15 - 14:00

From Eyes to AI: Assessing the Shift from Human to Digital Visual Observers in Drone First Responder Operations in Campbell"

By David Cameron - Field Services Engineer and Lead UAS Pilot at MatrixSpace

14:00 - 14:30

BREAK

14:30 - 15:15

Top 5 challenges for Public safety drones - this is how we can solve them

15:15 - 16:00

TBA

Day 2 - Best practice (Auditorium)

08:30 - 09:00

Opening of day 2 of IDES2024

09:00 - 09:30

The value of data from the droneprogram

By Joseph Walker - Supervising Public Safety Analyst at Chula Vista Police Department

09:30 - 10:00

Swedish Police operating DFR during Eurovision song contest 2024

By Rickard Henningsson - Accountable manager UAS, Swedish Police Authority at Swedish Police Authority

10:00 - 10:30

BREAK

10:30 - 11:00

COTS-drones vulnerabilities to GNSS and C2 jamming.

By Eyvind Grytting - Technical and Safety Manager at Norwegian Police - Air Support Unit UAS

11:00 - 11:30

VTOL operations from moving vessels

By Rasha Azaldin Shafii - Head of Drone Unit at Royal Malaysia Police

11:30 - 12:30

LUNCH

12:30 - 13:30

PANEL DISCUSSION

By PANEL DISCUSSION - TBA at

13:30 - 14:00

TBA

14:00 - 14:30

BREAK

14:30 - 15:00

Doing much with little

By Scott Kleinfeldt - Lieutenant of Police at City of Madison PD

15:00 - 15:30

TBA

15:30 - 16:00

TBA

Day 2 - "How to" (Classroom)

08:30 - 09:15

TBA

09:15 - 10:00

Integration remote operation with air traffic tower

By Thomas Brinkman - CEO & Co-founder at AirHub

10:00 - 10:30

BREAK

10:30 - 11:15

DFR SOPs: From Rooftop Pilot to Dock Solutions

By Grant Hosticka - Head of Solutions Engineering NA at DJI

11:15 - 12:00

Lower Airspace safety solutions for BVLOS flights

By Christian Struwe - Vice President Regulatory, Government & Industry Affairs at Altitude Angel

11:30 - 12:30

LUNCH

12:30 - 13:15

When situational awareness is critical in first responder missions - communication is critical

By Matt Service - Group Chief Executive Officer at Blue Lights Digital

13:15 - 14:00

TBA

14:00 - 14:30

BREAK

14:30 - 15:15

TBA

15:15 - 16:00

TBA