Please join me in welcoming Randy Scott Slavin for a Cake Panel! A bit about him: Randy Scott Slavin is an award-winning director, photographer and aerial cinematographer and is the founder of the New York City Drone Film Festival. He is a drone expert who is regularly featured in publications and on television. Slavin first gained attention for racking up millions of television views and YouTube hits for brands including American Express, AT&T, Bank of America, AdWeek, Tribeca Film Festival, Sunoco, Island/Def Jam Records for which he has received multiple awards. As a surrealist photographer, his work can regularly be found in the pages of Time Magazine, Gizmodo, Mashable, The Washington Post, Fast Company Design and other publications around the world. In 2014 Slavin founded the New York City Drone Film Festival, the world's first event exclusively dedicated to celebrating the art of drone cinematography. It has experienced rapid growth since its inception, counting companies like GE, NBC News, Adobe and DJI as headline sponsors. In 2016 the #NYCDFF was a three-day event including a dynamic slate of interactive panels and a "Day of Drones"hosted at the Liberty Science Center which included drone battling and drone racing. The festival received 350 film submissions from 45 countries, 5,000+ people in attendance over the festival weekend and over 270 million media impressions worldwide. Slavin lives with his wife and daughter in New York City.