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2016 Schedule

At our Drones Data X Conference you’ll learn about the latest advances in Drones and Commercial UAV technology from the leading companies in Silicon Valley. Here’s a look at the itinerary of this unique adventure.

June 2nd

Evening Policy Event

Discussion around how private companies can work to help create better policy and legislation.

Policy Group Meeting



June 3rd

Conference and Expo


Conference Opens

9.30 AM-6.00 PM

Speakers and Networking

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June 4th and 5th

VIP Networking Weekend – Santa Cruz (Invite Only)

Saturday June 4th

Surfing, Biking, Kitesurfing, SUP
Tech Talks, Meet Founders, CEOs, Investors

Sunday June 5th

Sporting Activities, Networking Lunches and Private Dinners in Santa Cruz featuring speakers, sponsors and invited guests.

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Meet the


Sharpen your progressive edge at Drone Data X 2016. Meet the sharpest minds in the UAV industry and learn how drone technology will revolutionize the way we work, transport goods, and learn about the world around us.
Investment Director, Samsung Catalyst Fund

Christopher Chu

Chris is Investment Director of Samsung Catalyst Fund currently covering Smart Machines and Digital Health investments, innovations in areas such as Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence / Data Analytics. Chris holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from California Institute of Technology.
Investor, Bolt

Kate McAndrew

Kate is an investor at Bolt, a venture capital fund that invests at the intersection of hardware and software. Bolt invests in companies at the earliest stages, often writing hardware companies their first checks. In 2015, Kate founded Women in Hardware to help connect women building the future of hardware. Before joining Bolt, Kate launched an accelerator focused on digital health startups and built houses with Habitat for Humanity.

Highlights from 2015

Check out the gallery from our conference held in 2015 in Santa Cruz and Ireland
June 4 & 5 — Santa Cruz, CA

Private VIP Weekend Networking Event

This exclusive (invite only) weekend gets you unprecedented access to industry professionals, CEOs, investors and drone entrepreneurs. This all in conference pass gives you access to private networking dinners with industry sponsors, on Friday and Saturday night, as well as private weekend lunches and breakfast talks.

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The Location

Drones Data X 2016 will be hosted in the legendary Palace of Fine Arts Theater: Innovation Hangar. Set in the trendy Marine District of San Francisco, CA, this adventurous locale is perfect for our drone event. Following the conference, our VIP networking weekend is happening in sunny Santa Cruz.


Get Connected

Our conferences are designed to introduce you to the people that can make a big difference to your business. We mix world class speakers & sponsors with incredible outdoor adventures to create a unique conference. At our 2016 event, learn how drones can innovate your business in unimaginable ways directly from the sharpest minds in the UAV industry.

Invitation Only

VIP Networking Weekend

Right after our conference, our key speakers and sponsors join us to spend a unique one on one networking weekend in Santa Cruz. If you’d like an invitation, please get in touch.


Drones Data X 2016 – The Palace of Fine Arts Innovation Hangar

Meeting Facilities: The Palace of Fine Arts, Innovation Hangar in San Francisco’s Marine District will host our Exhibition Space for this year’s event.

Special Note: For the private VIP Weekend to follow, expect Santa Cruz’s finest accommodations.


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