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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Allen Bishop

Allen Bishop
President and CEO
Reference Technologies, Inc.

Allen Bishop is the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Reference Technologies. He is responsible for overseeing the operations and strategic direction of the Colorado-based aerospace company and is the chief architect of its Hummingbird series of Unmanned Aerial Systems, both battery and hybrid powered VTOL unmanned aircraft.  Bishop has over thirty years of business experience and founded both VisionTEK and Automated Storage Inc. In his most recent venture, he successfully led a six-year corporate turn-a-round of a national records storage company as its president and CEO. Bishop served in the U.S. Air Force with assignments in the Space and Missile Systems Organization and a highly classified Defense Support Program, as well as other space-based surveillance systems. He currently serves on several non-profit boards including the Rocky Mountain Chapter of AUVSI as its president and UAS Colorado. He is also the Air Force’s Military Auxiliary Radio Service director for Colorado and is a reservist with the Boulder County Sheriff's SWAT ISR team.

Participating Events

Thursday, April 16, 2015
12:15 p.m.:
Salon Luncheon A - UAS Integration: Commercial Opportunities in a Dynamic Regulatory Environment
By Invitation Only
Location: Broadmoor West: Rocky Mountain Ballroom A

If you are interested in attending this event please contact the Space Foundation Corporate Services team at [email protected]


Charles R. Lucy

Holland & Hart LLP

Allen Bishop

President and CEO
Reference Technologies, Inc.

Charles Huettner

Executive Director
Aerospace States Association

Ben Marcus

No Fly Zone

Victoria Strohmeyer

UAS Practitioner
Holland & Hart

Brian Wynne

AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems)


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