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SHE FLIES SHOWCASE

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Trinity Beach State School

Madang Road

Trinity Beach, QLD 4879

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She Flies is delighted to invite you to the Cairns Drone Camp Showcase on Friday 30 June 2017.

Designed to engage, inspire, educate and empower. Please join us for a light lunch, hear from the girls who have participated in the Camp and see what they have learnt. Also engage with Dr Karen Joyce and Dr Catherine Ball about the program and our plans for the future.

We look forward to you joining us and supporting the girls of Cairns as they explore the world of drones.

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Date: Friday 30 June 2017

Times:

12.15pm for 12.30pm - Start

1.15pm - 2.00pm - Showcase of learning

2.00pm - 3.00pm - Opportunity to stay and learn more about the different activities and be taught by the girls.

Where: Trinity Beach State School, Madang Road, Trinity Beach

Speaker Profiles:

Dr. Karen Joyce and Dr. Catherine Ball are the co-founders of She Flies. She Flies generates conversation around gender equality in STEM, using the world of drones to inspire and provide a platform for change to occur.

Dr. Catherine Ball

Dr. Catherine Ball is an author, founder, and ethics advocate working across global projects where robotics and new technology meet environmental protection.

A sought after voice in industry, Dr. Ball is now working with the application of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) aka drone technology across remote communities, schools, industry, and citizen scientists. Dr. Ball is leading the call for discussions around the ethics of spatial data, and commercial drone operations.

Dr. Ball’s biggest passion is found working on projects that have a humanitarian aspect, ranging from the use of RPAS for emergency response, to recording cultural heritage, and agricultural assessments. Dr. Ball has travelled and worked globally on cutting edge projects that combine science, entrepreneurship, empowerment, education, and training.

Dr. Karen Joyce

​Dr. Karen Joyce (PhD Geographical Sciences) has been working with remote sensing and earth observation since 1998 across academia, industry, military, and government roles.

She is a certified remote pilot and has been flying a variety of different drones for nearly four years to collect imagery to map and monitor the environment, particularly coral reefs. Her experience spans microdrones all the way up to heavy lift rotory craft up to 35kg.

She brings extensive applied teaching experience to She Flies, having taught at the tertiary level since 1999, as well as coaching sports teams since the age of 12 and group fitness for five years.

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Trinity Beach State School

Madang Road

Trinity Beach, QLD 4879

Australia

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