Events & Workshops

DroneTECH Educator Workshop

June, 2018–Ridgewater College Campus- Willmar MN

August, 2018–Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls MN

Description: Unmanned Aircraft Systems UAS are a technology creating new and exciting opportunities in education with a broad impact to many careers.  This workshop will provide secondary and post-secondary educators with an introduction to UAS and geospatial technology and the tools to incorporate into existing STEM education. Participants will have access to continued resources, curriculum and faculty expertise following the workshop. (12 seats)

Registration: $1395.00 Sponsored in part by AgCentric. The registration fee covers the cost of a multi-rotor UAS lab kit ($895 value) and lunch for all three days. Participants are responsible for lodging and transportation to the workshops. Registration can be completed at

DroneTECH Summer Camp

August, 2018 

Participants: Grades 9-12 and Recent Graduates


Unmanned Aircraft Systems UAS are doing it all from pizza and package delivery to monitoring wildlife and the farm field.  Come learn about this exciting technology and get a hands on experience in the maintenance and operation of UAS.  Then transform the digital data collected by UAS into usable industry products.

Registration: $25 (registration covers meals and a camp T-shirt)

Registration can be completed at

UAS Advanced Systems Training, June TBD, 2018, Central Lakes College Campus- Staples

Registration $1,075 partially sponsored by AgCentric.This event is designed to focus on educators and help them work through specific topics useful in applying UAS technology. Topics would include UAS operations, software solutions and training support, as well as training in imagery analysis. (12 seats)

Registration can be completed at