EVENT: Unmanned Canada Conference and Trade Show, October 30 – November 1, 2018 (Vancouver, BC)

 

Unmanned Canada presents their 16th annual conference and trade show, “Unmanned Canada:  Innovating Canada by Air, Land & Sea” on October 30 – November 1, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The three day event will bring together industry experts and participants to explore themes and issues critical to the development of the unmanned industry in Canada.

As described by Unmanned Canada:

“This will be Canada’s premiere Unmanned Systems event focusing on sharing new technologies, policies and best practices shaping the aerial, marine and land-based unmanned vehicle sector.

  • Get the latest updates directly from Transport Canada’s UAS Task Force regarding changes in commercial regulations, pilot qualifications, and compliant equipment requirements.
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EVENT: Is the drone operator you hired an employee? Seminar on employment law implications for companies hiring drone services operators

Using drones as part of your business is a milestone. From a legal perspective, the classification of drone operators hired by your business matters – are they independent contractors or employees? Generally, a business has greater obligations to an employee than an independent contractor.

On May 25, 2018, we will be presenting at the Dentons’ Labour, Employment and Pensions group seminar on the legal and financial implications of classifying a drone operator as an independent contractor or an employee of your business.

You are invited to join us at this highly-anticipated and complimentary half-day seminar on emerging workplace and human resources issues.

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Drone thought leaders speaker series – Advances in the drone industry

Drones – or “unmanned aerial vehicles” – are advancing at a blistering pace. Technological improvements have made drones safer, more accessible, user-friendly and cheaper. Taking to the skies resolves logistical problems, allows for the delivering of goods, permits the collection of mass data and will soon permit passenger travel. These developments represent a paradigm shift in many industries, including: transportation, media and entertainment, mining, agriculture, insurance and logistics.

Join us as we consider a wide-range of topics including:

  • Regulatory insights – what regulations are expected to change and when?
  • Using drones in your business – how can it be done safely and efficiently?
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