Percepto Presents Panel of Industry Giants on the Fundamental Impact of Automated Inspection at AUVSI Xponential 2023

Percepto, the leading autonomous inspection and monitoring solution provider, announced that it will present a panel of top performers in oil & gas and energy at AUVSI Xponential 2023 on May 10, 2023 to discuss how they are leveraging AI-powered drones to increase productivity while boosting safety and sustainability. 


  • Federal Aviation Administration
    • Christopher Doherty, Aviation Safety Inspector/FAA AFS-830 Special Programs
  • Vistra Corporation
    • Michael Hull, Director, Generation Technology, Fossil, Solar & Storage
  • Koch Ag and Energy Solutions
    • Tim Shanfelt, PMP, Operations Enablement Director
  • ConocoPhillips
    • Danny Allen, Geospatial Intelligence Supervisor
  • Florida Power & Light Aerial Intelligence Response (AIR)
    • Heath McLemore, Flight Operations Manager
  • Percepto
    • Ariel Avitan (panel moderator), Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer

Panel: Bottom Line Impact – Inspection Automation Case Studies from Industry Giants Worldwide, Track: Enterprise and Government Solutions

Wednesday, May 10, 9 a.m. ET / 11 a.m. MT

Colorado Convention Center, Room 201 AUVSI Xponential, the global uncrewed and robotic technology conference, May 9-11, 2023, Denver, Colorado

Following the panel, attendees can see the live video feed of an autonomous drone remotely launched 1,000 miles away at an energy facility in Texas, demonstrating Percepto’s AI-powered analysis and insight capabilities. Attendees can view the demo at Percepto booth #3409, near the entrance to the exhibit hall.

Percepto Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer Ariel Avitan will present the Percepto Air Max OGI, the only drone-in-a-box with an integrated optical gas imaging camera to help heavy industry monitor fugitive emissions as they occur to reduce product loss, streamline compliance, and minimize their carbon footprint. He can also further comment on the panel discussion, and explain how Percepto provides industrial companies with real-time visibility into their infrastructure’s integrity, allowing them to identify and address failures before they become major incidents and save millions of dollars. Percepto Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs Neta Gliksman will be on hand to speak about current and future regulatory advancements for BVLOS operations, and the company’s recent regulatory achievements. Percepto was granted by the FAA a first-of-its-kind nationwide waiver that empowers US customers with remote inspection, alongside other breakthrough waivers, including enabling operations at a record-breaking altitude without a pilot or visual observer on-site