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Dronecode Foundation 2016 Meeting @ Embedded Linux Conference

By April 7, 2016April 11th, 2017Events

The 2016 Dronecode Foundation member meeting will be held April 7th 2016 at Marriott Marquis, San Diego CA. This event will bring together representatives from corporate, developer, and open source communities to explore the many ways, to collaborate and strengthen Dronecode’s project eco-system.

The Dronecode Foundation meetings will be held in conjunction with the 2016 Embedded Linux Conference (ELC).  ELC is the premier vendor-neutral technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products. This conference, now in its 12th year, has the largest collection of sessions dedicated exclusively to embedded Linux and embedded Linux developers, with tracks on Automotive Linux, IoT and Drones.

We will have a room all day for talks and discussions on all things related to DroneCode.


Member meeting 
(Member representatives & invitees)

Registration is available to Dronecode members only, and subject to approval. To register, please select the Member Meeting option when you register.

8:00 am.   –  8:30 am.       Check-in at registration desk
8:30 am.   –  9:30 am.       Welcome followed by address by Brandon Basso, VP Software Engineering 3DR
9:30 am.   – 10:30 am.      The Dronecode software stack, by Lorenz Meier
10:30 am. – 10:45 am.      Coffee Break and Networking

10:45 am. – 11:15 am.      Silver Member Insights and Priorities, Discussion led by Jaime Machuca

11:15 am. – 11:30 pm.      Open Q & A Session.


11:30 pm  – 12:00 pm.      Break for lunch.


Technical Community Session

(open to the community)

Dronecode Technical Team “Unconference” and Steering Committee meeting


12:00 – 5:30pm

Speaker lineup:

12pm Roman Bapst 
VTOL – From Quad Planes to Tailsitters

Ramon Roche
Beginners DroneKit
Advanced DroneKit


Lucas De Marchi

Intel, Linux, and Dronecode development

Jaime Machuca
Drones and Camera control using MAVLink

Tom Pittenger
Advanced  Plane functions


Zongbo Wang 15

Flying with SoC – hybrid FPGA and ARM processing platform for UAVs

Richard Parker 15
Airspace management

Randy Mackay  15
Copter Roadmap

245-3pm break


Don Gagne
Creating a new user interface for QGroundControl

Lorenz Meier
Towards full 3D Obstacle Avoidance on Open Source Drones

Pavel Kirienko

Adam Paugh
ADSB Support


Andrew Tridgell
MAVLink 2.0 work in progress

John Finley
Drone communication via RTPS

Liam Staskawicz
Drone message formats – harnessing work from other fields


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