Climate Research Lab hosts information session on new Canadian drone regulations, February 20

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Photo by Don Jardine

The UPEI Climate Research Lab will host an information session on new Canadian drone regulations on February 20 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in room 235 of UPEI’s Robertson Library.

The event features Roger Smith of Transport Canada and the Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) Task Force. The new regulations come into effect June 1.

The UPEI Climate Research Lab has done extensive work with drone technology, including studying dune systems, coastal erosion, shoreline armouring, wind turbine inspection, and waste management.

Space is limited. Please contact climate@upei.ca with your name, affiliation, email and mailing address to reserve your spot. All are welcome.

Please direct all inquiries regarding the RPAS Task Force or Transport Canada drone regulations to Transport Canada at (613) 993-0055 or media@tc.gc.ca.

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