Bart Massey, a Kentucky native, the Executive Director of the USA Drone Port and Program Coordinator of the Unmanned Systems Technology Program at Hazard Community and Technical College. Bart is an entrepreneur and innovator that has spoken and presented at locations and venues including the Paris Air Show, the Pentagon, the European Drone Port, AUVSI, and a variety of other locations around the world. He helped design and build a heavy payload drone for the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) in 2018. Bart has authored and published multiple books including one of the first on search and rescue with drones. Bart works with, consults and partners with multiple federal agencies and departments and has met, on this topic, with many officials including the United States Senate Majority Leader. He is a member of two contracting corporations offering training and consultation about unmanned systems and intelligence and participated in the 2020 Defense Strategies Summit. He is optimistic and vigorous in his pursuit of unmanned industry growth and security in the United States and continuing growth of unmanned systems in his region. Bart leads the annual USA Drone Conference that is hosted by the USA Drone Port in April each year, bringing professionals from around the world to the beautiful mountains of Kentucky.
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