Looking to take your drone knowledge to a higher level?

A drone flying above the name Elon University and AUVSI.Every fall the School of Communications hosts the annual Elon Drone Day, providing community members with updates on the drone industry, sharing the importance of learning safe practices, earning certifications, and what the future of the industry and equipment may hold.

Established in 2021, Elon Drone Day has seen tremendous support from recreational and commercial pilots, transportation and safety officials, educators, students and community members interested in unmanned aircraft systems. And the turnout continues to soar! In 2023, Elon Drone Day welcomed its largest turnout ever with more than 175 attendees, vendors and volunteers.

The daylong program, hosted in partnership with NC AUVSI, is free and open to the public. But registration is required. Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2024 Elon Drone Day set for Friday, Nov. 1, 2024.

To learn more about the 2023 event, read our Today at Elon news release. Or check out the videos below highlighting presentations featuring industry professionals with Aloft, TruWeather Solutions and GeoOwl, discussing their products, services and industry trends.

For additional information, contact organizer Randy Piland at rpiland@elon.edu or (336) 278-5232.