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    Conference Chairman’s Welcome

    UnmannedCanada 2016 5 August 2016 Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am delighted and most honoured to be Conference Chairman for the upcoming UnmannedCanada 2016 conference to be held in Edmonton, Alberta, 1-3 November. This year’s conference theme, “At the Gateway” is particularly apt, as our host city Edmonton stands at

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    InterUniversity Drone Racing Competition – October 29th – Montreal

    École de technologie supérieure will host the 2nd InterUniversity Drone Racing Competition at their campus 1100 Rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, QC,   October 29th, 2016. Download the poster for details.

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  • Canadian Space Agency’s Bid for UAV Data Analysis

    Canadian Space Agency (CSA) located in St-Hubert, (Quebec), plans to award several contracts through the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA’s) Earth Observation (EO) Applications Development Program (EOADP) to: Highlight the added value of using UAS technology for civilian applications that currently use EO satellite data. Assess the potential viability of and

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  • 2017 Student Unmanned Aircraft Systems Competition

    Unmanned Systems Canada is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 9th Student Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Competition for 2017. The competition takes place in two phases with Phase I, a design report from each team due January 13th, 2017 and Phase II, the flying demonstration, April

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    PWGSC LOI T8493-150035/B – UAS for NASP LOI#2 – SUMMARY and UPDATE

    PWGSC has issued updated information regarding their Request for Information on the proposed Transport Canada UAS procurement for the National Aerial Surveillance Program. The updated information, and feedback on the industrial engagement sessions can be found at: https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tender-notice/PW-CAG-004-25953)

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    Fisheries and Oceans Canada RFP for VTOL UAV

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada RFP for VTOL UAV closes on 12 Sept 2016.

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    RFI – Government of Ontario – Unmanned Aerial Systems Service Providers

    UNMANNED Aerial System Service Providers   Reference Number 378888   Solicitation Number OSS_00604925   Organization Name Ontario Shared Services   Source ID PV.MN.ON.895607.C90792   Associated Components No Dates   Published 2016-08-15   Revised   Closing 2016-09-09 04:00 PM Eastern Daylight Saving Time EDT Details   Category Aerospace   GSINS N1550: UNMANNED AIRCRAFT

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    Updated Canadian UAV Training Providers Database

    The Canadian UAV Training providers database has been updated. In September we expect that all organizations will be able to add and edit their own profile. Through a partnership with AirMarket, this functionality is made available to Unmanned Systems Canada members and the drone industry. This platform is called AirMarket

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    2016 Call for Nominations for Election to the USC Board of Directors

    All Members of Unmanned Systems Canada In accordance with the By-Laws, Unmanned Systems Canada is presently seeking nominations to fill three (3) vacant positions on its Board of Directors. Board Members are elected for three years, and are expected to actively participate in the affairs of the association. Any Member

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    Chairman’s Update – July 2016

    It is timely to update the Canadian unmanned systems community on various activities that USC has been undertaking on your behalf and some items that you might find newsworthy.

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