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The 6th Annual Action Summit welcomed more than 250 participants to North Dakota Farmers Union in Jamestown on January 16 & 17, 2017.

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UND launches nation’s first Unmanned Aircraft Systems research compliance committee

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In a bold and innovative move, the University of North Dakota has formed the country's first Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Research Compliance Committee that aims to get ahead of federal plans to regulate UAS in terms of privacy concerns and other social issues.

The committee met for the first time Friday, Oct. 12.

"This is purely voluntary," said Dr. Phyllis Johnson, UND vice president for research and economic development. "That's what's so innovative about it. We've got multiple stakeholders involved: first responders; city, county, and state government—including a state's attorney, which I think is pretty cool—people from aerospace; and other faculty with backgrounds in law, philosophy, ethics, and history, so they bring a variety of perspectives."

The new committee also comprises local and regional law enforcement, including Grand Forks County Sheriff Robert Rost, and community members.

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