2020 Student UAS Competition – 15 Teams Sign Up

Southport MB will open its doors to 15 university teams who signed up for the 12th annual USC-STC Student UAS competition  May 1 – 3   2020.    Canada’s top talent  took on the challenge to design and operate a UAS to deliver medical supplies from a “clinic” to “remote communities”.  A first this year,  teams […]

New USC-STC Chair Michael Cohen Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 5, 2019  MICHAEL H. COHEN ASSUMES DUTIES AS NEW CHAIR OF USC-STC OTTAWA: Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada is pleased to announce that Michael Cohen has been appointed as Chair of STC-USC, effective on the eve of #UC19Ottawa. Michael replaces outgoing chair Mark Aruja, who led the association a […]

USC-STC Recognizes DJI, Sylvie Lemay, Mark Aruja

A highlight of any USC-STC conference is our Annual Awards ceremony. This year was no exception. The USC-STC Organizational Award went to DJI, for its outstanding work behind-the-scenes to ensure that many of its RPAS aircraft satisfied new Transport Canada requirements in 2019.  It was terrific to have Romeo Durscher, DJI’s Director of Public Safety […]

$12.5M Announcement at #UC19Ottawa

By Scott Simmie There was a major announcement on the opening day of the #UC19Ottawa conference: Three Alberta-based companies in the #unmanned world are partnering with Peraton Canada on a five year, $12.5M project that will create 50 “high-value” jobs. The goal of “SkySensus” is to “advance the development and use of RPAS technology for […]

LOOKNorth: #UC19Ottawa’s Platinum Sponsor

By Scott Simmie  Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC) would like to express its gratitude to  LOOKNorth for taking on the extremely important role of Platinum Sponsor for UC19Ottawa.  Sponsors play an incredibly significant part at our annual Conference and Tradeshow, and we’re honoured that an organization with the capabilities and profile of […]

Peraton: A #UC19Ottawa Gold Sponsor

By Scott Simmie Any major conference is only as good as its content. And, it could be said with equal truth, as its Sponsors. Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada has been tremendously fortunate in attracting top-flight companies willing to share their generosity be sponsoring UnmannedCanada.19. One of those we are very grateful to […]

Federal RFI Invites Industry Input

In another sign that the role of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems will only continue to grow, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is seeking opinions from those active in the Industry. Specifically, PSPC is looking for input on the development of a proposed procurement for surveillance and inspection services that use RPAS capabilities. This RFI […]

AGM Takes Place October 29

Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada is pleased to announce that its Annual General Meeting will take place October 29, at The Westin Ottawa. The AGM will start at 5:00 PM and run for 90 minutes. This is, of course, the evening before Unmanned Canada.19 opens. Please see the agenda below. Several documents members […]

New Unmanned Canada.19 Program

As you can imagine, any conference of this scope has a lot of moving parts. Agendas can change, speakers can opt-out (or in) – and the overall program can shift. It happens with every conference, and it has happened with UC19Ottawa. Today, we have issued our *final* Conference Program. We say *final* because, well, things […]