Getting Started with Drones in Construction: Episode 1

Learn how to begin using drones on your jobsite to improve communication and increase safety

March 8, 2019
Watch episode one of a five part series with DJI, Rogers O'Brien, DroneDeploy as they discusses drone adoption within the construction industry. Interested in using drones on the job site, but don’t know where to start? In this webinar series, we’ll follow construction companies at different stages of drone adoption - from early testing to the development of fully integrated drone programs - to hear their stories, advice and best practices. In this first episode, we’ll hear from Jesse Arenivas, Virtual Design & Construction Specialist at Rogers-O’Brien Construction where they’re just starting to use drones for mapping. Join the live, interactive webinar to learn: Why Rogers-O’Brien started using drones for mapping How to use drone maps as a collaborative project management tool Tips and tricks for making effective maps The webinar will be 60 minutes and will include time for questions.


David Benowitz
Head of Research, DroneAnalyst

David is the Head of Research at DroneAnalyst, responsible for developing and expanding its drone industry research portfolio. David joins the team from DJI, where he contributed as a founding member of its Enterprise business. David is based in Shenzhen, China.

Jono Millin
Co-founder and CCO, DroneDeploy

Jono Millin is the co-founder and CCO of DroneDeploy, where he is responsible for the overall customer experience of the DroneDeploy platform. Millin completed his undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems and Applied Maths at Rhodes University before moving to the UK to obtain an MSc in Artificial Intelligence, and 2/3 of a PhD in Machine Learning from the University of Edinburgh. When not playing with flying robots and computers, Jono can be found rock climbing or playing squash.

Jesse Arenivas
Virtual Design and Construction Specialist (VDC), Rogers-O'Brien

Jesse Arenivas is a Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Specialist. He comes to Roger-O’Brien with an extensive drafting and modeling background built largely upon his detail-approach and adherence to constructability best-practices. Jesse assists the project team through the modeling of structural and architectural plans, producing 3D building envelope waterproofing details, and aiding the team with MEP clash-detection coordination.

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