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Drones as an Engineering Tool

  • Volta Labs , 1505 Barrington St (Maritime Centre), Unit 100 Halifax, NS Canada (map)

Location:  Volta Labs, 1505 Barrington St (Maritime Centre), Unit 100, Halifax, NS

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018

Time: Lunch and Networking: 11:40 am, Presentation: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Cost: Free (lunch – please advise of any special dietary requirements)

RSVP: Please use our Online Registration process to register by Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

NEW! A livestream of this session is available. Please select the appropriate timeslot where details are provided. 


This event qualifies for 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) for the Engineers Nova Scotia CPD program.

Presenter: Ivan Contreras, P.Eng., President, Global Skeye Engineering

Presentation Description:

We will be discussing how drones or UAVs have become an important tool for engineering purposes. Their versatility has made it possible to be implemented in almost every field. Applications go from construction, inspections, asset management, surveying, energy audits, and more. Everyday there are new uses in this ever expanding field. Join us as we discuss how they can be used and applied to a variety of engineering environments. 


Ivan Contreras P.Eng. is a Dalhousie University graduate from the Computer Engineer program.  He has experience in utilities, networks, inspections, thermography and telecommunications. He is the only certified Aerial Thermographer in the region. He is President of Global Skeye Engineering, a company that is developing innovative approaches for industrial and commercial inspections.