Identifying opportunities to develop a strong Drone, Automation and Robotics Technology cluster in the Monterey Bay Region

Join us on Friday June 21 for a day of compelling talks, networking and mobilizing around the exciting opportunity to strengthen the Monterey Bay regional economy by focusing on emerging good-fit, clean-tech enterprises in the drone, automation & robotics technology space. Symposium presentations from leading entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, educators, and practitioners will focus on:

  • Clarifying and understanding the DART Strategy & Opportunity
  • Highlighting cutting-edge DART related research & education underway across the Monterey Bay region
  • New DART related products & services currently available & in-development to solve real-world problems
  • Building momentum to realize DART related jobs growth and new venture formation

Registration Open

Don’t miss this unique event to connect with others interested in the Monterey Bay DART cluster and its businesses, workforce, entrepreneurship, economic and facilities growth potential.

Sponsors & Partners


Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities still exist. Show your support for innovation and economic development, meet new clients or customers, and highlight your organization in the Monterey Bay region. Features and benefits include brand placement, event passes and more.

IGIS is pleased to be partnering with the Monterey Bay DART to offer our third annual DroneCamp! This three-day intensive workshop covers everything you need to know to use drones for mapping, research, and land management, including:

  • Technology – the different types of drone and sensor hardware, costs and applications
  • Drone science – principles of photogrammetry and remote sensing
  • Safety and regulations – learn to fly safely and legally, including tips on getting your FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate
  • Mission planning – flight planning tools and principles for specific mission objectives
  • Flight operations – hands-on practice with both manual and programmed flights
  • Data processing – processing drone data into orthomosaics and 3D digital surface models; assessing quality control
  • Data analysis – techniques for analyzing drone data in GIS and remote sensing software
  • Visualization – create 3D models of your data
  • Latest trends – hear about new and upcoming developments in drone technology, data processing, and regulations