Harper College to host Drone Experience and Safety Day on April 27

In connection with the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2024 Drone Safety Day, Harper College will host the Drone Experience and Safety Day, from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, on campus, Building D, Room D195, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine.

Free and open to the community, the inaugural event will feature discussions on drone applications across various sectors, regulations and the safe operation of drones for recreational and commercial purposes. The afternoon will begin with a series of 15-minute “power talks” featuring experts who use drone technology in different domains. It will continue with drone demonstrations and displays, starting at 2 p.m.

Harper offers a Drone Technology and Applications Certificate program and is a proud member of the FAA’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Collegiate Training Initiative.

For information about the event or Harpers drone program, email

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