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Droning On: Southwest Edition

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  • Center for Fine Arts (CFA)

The Federal Aviation Administration has nine regional offices within the U.S. Each region is expanding outreach with in-person events. The goal is to highlight the societal, economic, and educational benefits of drones for the general public, through a series of events focusing on different audiences. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Please note that there may be additional costs for lunch.

Droning On: Southwest Edition will take place September 21-23, 2023 at Northern New Mexico College. The event will be three days of panels, lectures, and demonstrations.

Thursday, September 21: Education Day

Learn about post-secondary schools with UAS programs
· Information on careers in drones
· Tools for educators
· Hands on activities

Friday, September 22: Public Service Day

  • Public Safety training
    · Panels on Rules and Regulations
    · Government best practices and resources

Saturday, September 23: Dro-deo!

  • Fly a drone!
    · Drone Simulators
    · Racing

Drone demonstrations will happen each day!

Come talk with professionals and experts about drones, learn about their many uses, and have fun. (Schedule will be posted soon)

To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/602685878687 Address: 921 N. Paseo de Oñate, Washington, NM, 87532

Northern offers over 50 bachelor's, associate and certificate programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math); Nursing and Health Sciences; Liberal Arts and Humanities; Arts, Film & Media; Business Administration; Teacher Education and Technical Trades.
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