Author Archives: kristin-kozuback

Conference Board of Canada Report: “The arrival of automated vehicles (AV’s) is imminent”

Industry News You Need USC is committed to conducting, compiling and sharing research relevant to the Unmanned Systems community. Email [email protected] with a ‘quick intro’ of an industry association report, research paper, or company research that you’d like to share. We can include your contact information, if requested, with your summary of its relevance to […]

Free Rides! Calgary and Edmonton to test 12-seat electric, autonomous vehicle shuttle bus system

Free Rides! Calgary and Edmonton to test 12-seat electric, autonomous vehicle shuttle bus system Two Alberta cities will offer free test-rides in autonomous, electric shuttles this fall! City planners in Alberta announced on June 6, 2018 that two AV projects will allow the public to ‘test-ride’ in Autonomous Vehicles (AV’s) in the fall of 2018. […]

Registration is open for Unmanned Canada 2018 in Vancouver

  Register now to join 400 Unmanned Systems experts, investors, policy-makers and exhibitors in Vancouver at Canada’s largest Conference and Tradeshow, #UC18Vancouver! USC Members get additional discounts on exhibitor booths and sponsorship packages – so join now to receive an email with your discount code to use when you register. Early bird rates apply until […]

Upcoming Events: Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, Unmanned Ground Vehicle Sector

The Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE) is an event partner of USC. They publish a comprehensive list of Automated Vehicle conferences, webinars and industry events in their free newsletter, AV Update.     Watch for USC’s Event List! To suggest or cross-promote events, email us: [email protected] CAVCOE’s  June 2018 AV News included this list of upcoming AV-related Events: […]

Apply soon for funding with Canada’s National BVLOS Testbed Program

Unmanned Systems Canada (USC) and partners LOOKNorth are encouraging Canadian companies, academia and R&D organizations in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) sector to apply for funding to advance Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations. USC and LOOKNorth worked together to secure funding and support from Transport Canada for projects that will shape the regulatory […]

USC’s 10th Annual Student UAV Competition Scenario

10th Annual Unmanned Systems Canada – National Student UAV Competition  May 4-6th 2018 Southport, Manitoba More details have been released about ‘the UAV Student Competition Scenari0’ This is a “made in Canada” Simulated BVLOS UAS Student Competition Challenge. In this year’s scenario, law enforcement has been called to the scene of a suspected bike gang operation in a remote farm […]