Engage with
Drone Technology

Welcome to California Automated, the resource to help you connect to events, education, training and career opportunities in the drone industry. Discover and connect with  California community colleges, universities, and businesses in the Orange County region that are leading the way in the drone industry.

Drone Technology

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Engage in
Careers

Drones are activating change and driving growth in diverse industries and businesses, both locally and across the state.  Learn about careers in drone technology in law enforcement, public safety, television and film, surveying, agriculture and more.

Careers in Drone Technology
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Engage in
Education

Find the nearest community college or university that offers the training you need to get your Part 107 certification and develop your specialty skills in drone technology.

Find Colleges & Universities
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Engage with
Industry

Discover companies throughout the state that are using, developing and driving growth with drone technology.  Find companies by industry sector and more.

Companies Driving Drone Technology

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Our Mission

The Orange County Autonomous Systems Collaborative (OC-ASC) builds understanding, shares expertise, and forges strong connections among students and industry to prepare an effective workforce to meet current and emerging employer needs in the broad and diverse career fields in which drones and autonomous systems technology are used.

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Engage, Fly, and Create with California Drone Connect

Our interactive map will help you find your future drone training and drone industry career. Navigate through drone education programs by location, industry sector and more or find local drone companies that work with and hire professionals, interns and students in the drone industry. Get your career started by selecting Educational Institutions or Industry Partners.

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Events

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International Lidar Mapping Forum

March 23, 2020 - March 25, 2020

AUVIS Exponential

AUVSI

May 4, 2020 - May 7, 2020

Energy Drone and Robotics Coalition

ENERGY DRONE & ROBOTICS SUMMIT

June 10, 2020 - June 11, 2020

Partners

The Orange County Autonomous Systems Collabroative (OC-ASC) consists of five California Community Colleges: