Published on
Apr 5, 2023

The Ohio Air Mobility Symposium– brought together industry leaders, researchers, and students to explore new ideas and innovations in the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) industry. Parallax Advanced Research, a nonprofit leader in advanced research focused on unmanned aerial systems, human-machine-teaming, artificial intelligence, and space and aerospace systems, was proud to be a sponsor and participate in critical thinking challenges alongside other leaders in the field. 

The symposium was led by The Ohio State University’s Center for Aviation Studies, in collaboration The Center for Aviation Studies (CAS); The College of Engineering (COE); The Battelle Center for Science, Engineering, and Public Policy; The Aerospace Research Center (ARC); The Center for Automotive Research (CAR); The Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport; The Ohio Department of Transportation State Mobility Agency and the UAS Center; the State of Ohio’s flagship Economic Development organization– JobsOhio; Community Air Mobility Initiative (CAMI); and Vertical Flight Society (VFS). The event showcased Ohio's dedication to investing in AAM and collaboration among the industry’s leading experts. 

Bob Tanner, Parallax Advanced Research VP of Aerospace Partnerships, and Scott Swanson, Parallax Advanced Research UAS Business Concepts Director, represented Parallax and shared their insights. With over 40 years of experience in aerospace initiatives, Tanner and Swanson have deep roots in the AAM industry. Parallax’s core mission is to address challenges of national significance through innovation and collaboration, making the symposium the perfect opportunity to discuss new ideas and uncover opportunities for further growth. 

“We are thrilled to have been a part of this event, which demonstrates Ohio’s collaborative and innovative approach to AAM,” said Tanner. “Through AAM technologies developed, tested, and deployed by academic, industry, and government teams across Ohio, this state-of-the-art aerial transportation industry will advance Ohio’s aviation legacy.” 

Parallax is proud to be a part of Ohio's aviation legacy and will continue to push boundaries through AAM technologies. Learn more about Parallax’s AAM capabilities and how we are reshaping the future of aviation, here