Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

8:00 – 8:30 am EDT
Morning Session
8:30 am – 12:15 pm EDT
Lunch (on your own)
12:15 – 1:15 pm EDT
Afternoon Session
1:15 – 5:00 pm EDT


Presented by
Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Overview of Aerial Mapping Technologies in June
Manned aircraft vs. unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)
UAS platforms: fixed wing and rotorcraft
UAS photogrammetry
Aerial mapping regulation in Pennsylvania

Commercial UAS Applications
Architecture and construction
Environmental monitoring and compliance
Defense and public safety
Marketing, media and public relations
Infrastructure development and maintenance

Mapping Using UAS
Software set-up
Preflight planning
Flight operations and considerations

UAS Data-Processing Software
Drone Deploy

Photogrammetry Demonstration/Case Study
Software demonstration
Working with control points

FAA Commercial UAS Regulations
Commercial/recreational UAS
Remote pilot requirements
UAS requirements
Airspace requirements
Operating rules

FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot License
When required
Preparing for the test
Where to take the test


 Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection: Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

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Professional Engineers
7.0 PDHs

Land Surveyors
7.0 PDHs

Landscape Architects
7.0 HSW CE Hours


Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar/webinar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers, 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to landscape architects, and 7.0 PDHs to land surveyors in Pennsylvania. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Pennsylvania.

Engineers, landscape architects and land surveyors seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this seminar/webinar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. HalfMoon Education is not seeking approval for landscape architects in New Jersey.

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete the webinar online, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Principal at Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC

Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi-discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.