Assistant Professor Timothy Ravich continues to be a sought-after expert on drones and the law. This summer he made presentations or gave interviews locally, nationally and internationally.
Fox 35 reporter Dana Jay visited UCF in July to interview Ravich about Florida’s new “drone law” (Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act), which went into effect July 1. View her July 31 report
Shortly thereafter he traveled to Chicago, where he was an invited showcase speaker at the the American Bar Association’s Annual Summit, held July 30 to Aug. 1. He spoke as a panel member during a presentation titled “Drones Incoming! Are You Ready for Unmanned Vehicles (UAVs)?,” offered by the ABA’s Section on Science and Technology. (See www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/events/science_technology/stam15.authcheckdam.pdf#page=10)
Ravich was subsequently interviewed about drones by the Russian television channel NTV for an Aug. 14 broadcast in Russian. (See http://www.ntv.ru/novosti/1466197/)
And most recently, he spoke again with reporter Dana Jay on close calls between drones and planes (photo). View the Aug. 21 segment
Ravich is an attorney and pilot who has written extensively on drones. He is the author of a comprehenisve treatise on “drone law” to be published by the ABA. Currently, he is surveying the regulatory environment in every region of the world, from Asia to Europe to the Middle East to Australia.