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Drones - Rules and Regulations and Their Use in Risk Management

January 18 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EST 

Drones - Rules and Regulations and Their Use in Risk Management 

Speaker:                                                

Tim Billingham, Sr. Risk Analyst, City of Plano, Plano, Texas 

During this presentation, the presenter will discuss the current rules and regulations of the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems a.k.a. Drones. He will also discuss what is required to be able to fly a UAS from the public sector side of things, which will include applying for waivers and recommended insurance coverages. The final item of discussion will expand on the potential benefits from the use of UAS operations in the public sector from damage assessments, to building evaluations, to search and rescue operations.

Attendee Takeaways:

  1. Understanding of the current rules and regulations
  2. Insurance coverage for UAS operations
  3. Their use in Risk Management and Safety Operations

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Tim has been with the City of Plano for over 13 years working as their Safety and Loss Control point of contact to over 2600 employees. Tim's primary responsibility is field operations which includes, but is not limited to, public works, parks and recreation, as well as both fire and police operations. Tim has a bachelor’s degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Occupational Safety and Health with an extensive knowledge in public safety operations. In recent years, Tim has taken a lead role as technology liaison to help improve and streamline operations in the Risk Management office, which has allowed for an outside-the-box approach to safety.