Drone Technology Workshop for Parents, Students and Educators
Designing · Building · Coding · Cybersecurity · GIS/GPS · Careers · Scholarships 


Date September 25, 2017
Location Benedict College Swinton Center Ballroom 1600 Harden Street Columbia, SC Outdoor exercises will take place on the activity field by the gym.
Time Session 1: 10am to 12pm , Session 2: 1pm to 3pm
Cost $25 per person, refreshments will be provided
How to Register Send email to Keiyoung@ecotek-us.com. Place “RSVP- Drone Workshop” in Subject Field. An RSVP confirmation email with PayPal registration link will be sent to you to finalize your registration for the event. Please call Mr. Keith Young at 313-399-7893 if you have questions.

At the completion of the workshop you will be able to explain the basic concepts related to:

  • Identifying different field applications and benefits of drone technology
  • Configuring drone functions through coding and programming
  • Collecting, compiling, analyzing and integrating images, video and meta data stored on a drone   
  • Developing an understanding of drone cybersecurity risks and counter measures
  • Securing STEM internships, jobs  and scholarships in autonomous engineering
  • Earning a FAA drone pilot license
  • Integrating drone technology into an existing STEM curriculum to improve SC Palmetto Assessment   EOCEP test proficiency


This informational workshop is best suited for individuals working in the following positions:

  • School Leaders/principals
  • Curriculum leaders and career counselors
  • Science and math teachers
  • Parents of students in grade 5 thru 12 that have an interest in UAV technologies
  • College students majoring in a STEM field

About Ecotek Lab Ecotek is a science research lab program for young inventors and researchers in grades 5 thru 12. Student scientists work on projects aligned with the issues being addressed by world leaders at the United Nations. To learn more about Ecotek Lab go to http://www.ecotek-us.com

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Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm