MDC’s Eig-Watson School of Aviation to Host Unmanned Aircraft Systems Nov. 16

Miami, Oct. 4, 2017 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) acclaimed Eig-Watson School of Aviation will host the 2017 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Summit for industry professionals from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Homestead Campus.

The summit will bring together industry representatives, aviation experts and leaders from various sectors of the community, including the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, Federal Aviation Administration and The Beacon Council. They will discuss regulations, the safety, employment outlook, and the latest drone technology, among other topics.

WHAT:    2017 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Summit

WHEN:    Thursday, Nov 16, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:  MDC’s Homestead Campus, Room F-222
500 College Terrace

For more information, please contact Carla Pinto, Eig-Watson School of Aviation chair, at 305-237-5080,

MDC Media-only contacts: Juan Mendieta, MDC director of communications, 305-237-7611,; Hessy Fernandez, MDC Media Relations director, 305-237-3949,; Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, or Allison Horton, 305-237-3359,

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