DJI’s annual commercial drone conference, AirWorks 2022, is taking place at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas from October 10-12. The tech giant is especially thrilled about the prospect of getting the drone industry together this time because it’s been two years since the flagship event was conducted in person.

While the agenda for DJI AirWorks 2022 is quite extensive (and evolving as we publish this), here are five sessions that we would definitely be on a lookout for:

When: Tuesday, October 11, 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. PDT

Where: Breakout Room C

What it’s about: Flood models predict inundation extents and are an essential source of information for flood risk studies. However, accurate flood models require high-resolution and high-accuracy digital elevation models (DEM). Publicly available DEMs do not capture the ground surface’s details, leading to inaccurate prediction of flood extents. On the other hand, drones equipped with photogrammetry…