senseFly Inaugural User Conference Aims to Optimize Drone Operations for Customers

Cheseaux-Lausanne, Switzerland, May 14, 2018—senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of professional mapping drones, and a commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group, is hosting its first-ever user conference June 14-15 at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Colorado.

For the first time in the company’s nine-year history, senseFly is giving customers exclusive access to its product management and customer service & satisfaction teams for an exclusive two-day educational event. The conference, which is designed to support users by addressing their biggest operational and business challenges, will bring senseFly operators together, where they will benefit from senseFly staff’s technical expertise and share best practices with other knowledgeable operators from around the world.

The program will include insights and advice on the following topics and more:
• How to optimize project accuracy
• How to manage large projects
• How to fly in extreme conditions
• How to grow/scale your drone business
• eMotion flight planning super tips

“Attendees at the user conference will get invaluable one-on-one time with senseFly technical staff,” said Jean-Thomas Celette, head of product management, business development and customer support at senseFly. “In addition to answering any questions they might have, those that join us in Denver will also have the opportunity to network with fellow senseFly operators and share their knowledge, ensuring they leave with insights that will optimize their operations and boost business performance.”

In addition to informative sessions led by senseFly’s technical staff, attendees will hear success stories from geospatial professionals who have used senseFly solutions to achieve tangible, transformative results.

Guest speakers include:
• Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne, director of the Spatial Analysis Laboratory at the University of Vermont. In 2012, O’Neil-Dunne founded the university’s UAS Team, which works with government organizations, private companies and non-profits to advance UAS technology in the region.
• Dr. David W. Johnston, associate professor of the Practice of Marine Conservation & Ecology at Duke University and the director of the Marine Robotics and Remote Sensing (MaRRS) Lab at the Duke University Marine Laboratory. Johnston’s professional experience ranges from leading research programs for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to working as an ecologist within the NGO sector.
• Barritt Lovelace, regional manager at Collins Engineers, Inc. Lovelace is a licensed professional engineer, with 20 years of structural engineering experience in both bridge design and inspection. He has designed more than 50 bridges and has performed more than 1,000 bridge inspections, including complex, fracture critical, underwater and rope access inspections.
• Aaron Woods, technical support trainer at Pix4D. Woods helps customers process, visualize, assess and edit their own maps and 3D models using digital imagery. He has provided GIS support to a diverse set of clients for the past 20 years and today solves UAV-mapping related issues for a wide variety of professional customers.
• Mark Romero, solutions engineer at Esri. Romero helps users maximize the value of their imagery. His areas of expertise include satellite, aerial, drone, LiDAR and full motion video.

Early-bird pricing ends Thursday, May 17, but space is limited. Register today at

For more information about the senseFly User Conference, go to

About senseFly
At senseFly we believe in using technology to make work safer and more efficient. Our proven drone solutions simplify the collection and analysis of geospatial data, allowing professionals in surveying, agriculture, engineering and humanitarian aid to make better decisions, faster. Founded in 2009, senseFly is the commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group. For more information, go to

About Parrot
Founded in 1994 by Henri Seydoux, Parrot is today the leading European group in the fast-growing industry of drones. Visionary, at the forefront of innovation, Parrot is a real ‘End to End’ drone group from hardware and software to services. Parrot, the world’s number 2 of the consumer drone market, is also offering business solutions, covering drones, software and services mainly focusing on 3 major verticals: (i) Agriculture, (ii) 3D Mapping, Surveying and Inspection and (iii) Public safety. The Parrot Group mainly designs and engineers its products in Europe. For more information, go to