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Thursday, November 2, 2023
9:30 am – 4:20 pm CDT

Presented by: Chuck Adams

Overview of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Heavy Industry

  • Asset integrity – visual inspections today
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Mapping
  • Thermal
  • Monitor progress
  • Decommissioning sites
  • Site reconnaissance
  • Improve safety, productivity and cost effectiveness
  • Visual inspection technologies and digitalization
  • Types of UAS for visual inspections
  • 4D technology
  • Economics of using UAS
  • In-house vs. outsource UAS

UAS Regulations, Risk and Liability

  • Federal and state regulation of drones
  • FAA remote pilot certification
  • Potential liability risks
  • Commercial drone insurance

Automated Visual Inspection Mapping with UAS

  • Benefits
  • Software
  • Process
  • Visual data management and analysis

UAS Confined Space Tank Inspections – Maintain Safety and Quality

  • Monitoring construction progress
  • Maintaining safety
  • Quality control
  • Emissions

UAS to Conduct Periodic Structural Inspections

  • High-risk inspections
  • UAS inspection capabilities
  • Case studies
  • AI for change detection

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning Introduction for Applications in Heavy Industry

  • How AI increases drone efficiency
  • With AI, drones can learn to interpret thermal data, identify people, and assess danger zones

Webinar Instructions

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.

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Professional Engineers:
6.0 PDHs
(This course is not approved for New York engineers)

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs for professional engineers in most states. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). Most other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

This course is not approved for New York engineers.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate.


Chuck Adams, CEO

1UP Aerial Drone Services, headquartered in Golden, CO

Mr. Adams is CEO of 1UP Aerial Drone Service, which sells drones and sensors, and provides expert consultation & aerial services to a range of industries, including engineering, commercial real estate, land development, construction, insurance, forensic science, & surveying. Mr. Adams is an FAA Part 107 certified pilot, and a tenured information technology and cloud industry veteran who has spent more than 25 years in the high-tech industry: the last 7 in UAS, AI, and machine learning.

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