Learn to Fly Drones and Gather Field Data at DroneCamp 2024

Get Ready for DroneCamp 2024: Hands-On Learning in Monterey Bay

Drone enthusiasts, researchers, and educators, mark your calendars! DroneCamp 2024 is set to take place at State University, Monterey Bay from June 24-28. Whether you're a beginner or have some experience with drones, this event promises to equip you with essential skills for and data collection. Can't make it in person? There's an online option, too.

A Comprehensive Curriculum for All Levels

DroneCamp is designed to be accessible to everyone, no prior experience needed. The five-day course covers everything from basic flight to advanced data analysis, reports FarmProgress. Topics include:

  • Equipment and safety
  • Drone regulations
  • Flight planning
  • Manual and autonomous drone flight
  • Photogrammetry
  • Data processing and analysis
  • Data management
  • Research discussions

For the first time, 2024 introduces a concurrent track for educators. These sessions will focus on developing drone programs in schools, discussing , safety, and the remote-pilot code of conduct.

Learn from the Drone Experts

A diverse team of 21 instructors from universities like UC Merced, UC Santa Cruz, CSU Monterey Bay, and others will lead the sessions. They bring a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to help you master drone operations.

Hands-On Experience in the Field

If you attend in person, you'll get hands-on experience with various drone platforms, engage directly with instructors and peers, and explore the stunning Monterey Bay Area. The registration fee includes light refreshments, daily lunches, and a Monday evening dinner social. However, you'll need to arrange your own lodging as campus housing isn't available.

Registration Details

In-person registration closes on June 5 or when capacity is reached. Fees are $1,200 for general participants, $700 for academics and students, and $120 for virtual attendees. To register, visit DroneCamp 2024 Registration.

For more details, check out the agenda at DroneCamp 2024 Agenda, watch video highlights from last year, or contact info@dronecampca.org.

DroneXL's Take

DroneCamp 2024 is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to dive into the world of drones. The comprehensive curriculum and hands-on workshops make it an invaluable experience for both beginners and advanced users. Plus, the new track for educators shows a forward-thinking approach to integrating drone technology in educational programs. Don't miss out on this chance to expand your drone skills and network with experts in the field.

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