MAY 8-11 | KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON CONVENTION CENTER DALLAS

Select Criteria: Tracks = Defense and Government

Monday, May 08, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Monday, May 08, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Monday, May 08, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: C144/145
Inspections by drone have obvious financial, speed and safety benefits, especially for cell towers, roofs and infrastructure to ensure the supply of electricity, gas and oil, regular inspections. Yet, the manual process of watching a drone video in prone to error and is tiring for the inspector. Artificial intelligence using... read more...
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  • Intermediate
  • Technical Session

Monday, May 08, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: C140
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  • Intermediate
  • Technical Session
  • Room: C144/145
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  • Intermediate
  • Technical Session

Monday, May 08, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: C147/148/154
As the use of small UAS increases for a number of beneficial missions, so does the threat of their misuse, either intentionally or unintentionally. This panel will address the potential threats that must be considered, both here at home and abroad. Government representatives will participate in a disussion addressing key... read more...
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  • Panels

Monday, May 08, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: C140
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  • Intermediate
  • Technical Session
  • Room: C142
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  • Expert
  • Technical Session

Tuesday, May 09, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Hall A
As the futuristic world of unmanned systems, intelligent robotics and drones unfolds, what may once have seemed like science fiction is now becoming a reality. What does that mean for our future and how will we seize the momentum and propel the movement forward? Join us as we imagine, depict, and... read more...
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  • Keynotes

Tuesday, May 09, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Room: XPO Hall- Booth 1635
This poster is part of the Texas UAS Summit Poster Series. In recent years, the investigation in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for research developments and industrial applications has evolved rapidly. The motivation behind the prosper growth of the UAV technology lies in its wide field of applications, such as search and... read more...
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  • Poster Session

Tuesday, May 09, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: C140
Airworthiness safety reviews are designed to assess risks of a flight operation to the aircraft, personnel, and bystanders stemming from a variety of in-flight failures. Loss of control is one of the most critical failures, since the flight path is no longer affected principally by the pilot or autopilot actions.... read more...
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  • Intermediate
  • Technical Session

Tuesday, May 09, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room: C141/143/149
Seven XPONENTIAL Interactive Discussion Groups will provide conference attendees an opportunity to deeply engage, network, and evolve the thinking on topics for which they care deeply. Each discussion group will consist of an integrated roundtable of industry specialists, such as: researchers, entrepreneurs, regulators, service and product designers, or end-users with... read more...
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  • Discussion Group

Tuesday, May 09, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: C146
This discussion covers the current Air Force UAS programs including Predator, Reaper and Global Hawk including perspectives on the future of tcurrent programs as well potential paths forward. The technological challenges of employing small UAS for Air Force missions including much needed improvements in sensor data processing, exploitation and dissemination... read more...
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  • Presentations

Tuesday, May 09, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: C147/148/154
This debate-style session will address different kinds of artificial intelligence that are deemed feasible and clarify the remarkable differences of opinion that are held by researchers and computer scientists.  Will robots ever be developed that are as smart as people?  Will intelligent machines only benefit us or, on the other... read more...
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  • Hot Issue Debate

Tuesday, May 09, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: C142
The Kokes Marine ‘Constellation’ submarine (RS2) is an advanced diesel electric threat representative submarine that is civilian owned, affordable platform for UUV Technology RDT&E and for ‘on-demand’ ASW training. RS2 represents the state of the art in mature underwater manned vehicle technologies. The proliferation of diesel submarines continues to represent... read more...
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  • Intermediate
  • Technical Session

Tuesday, May 09, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Tuesday, May 09, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: XPO Hall- Booth 3365
This session identifies the challenges and opportunities for transitioning veterans. Further, it addresses what skills the market wants. During the talk, veterans from Trumbull Unmanned will ask audience members to assess skills possessed and skills needed to succeed, bridging the gap from boots to business....
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  • Starting Point Theater

Tuesday, May 09, 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Tuesday, May 09, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: XPO Hall- Booth 3365
This presentation will cover an overview of the Teledyne Marine unmanned system portfolio including ROVs, AUVs, USVs, gliders and towed systems along with recent operational results....
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  • Starting Point Theater

Tuesday, May 09, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: XPO Hall- Booth 3365
AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems and Robotics Database is the largest comprehensive and searchable database of unmanned vehicles operating in the air, ground and maritime domains.  The database includes platforms spanning the civil, commercial and military markets with new information added daily.  Whether you are an operator searching for the platform that... read more...
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  • Starting Point Theater

Wednesday, May 10, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Hall A
Wednesday’s keynotes will continue to build on the dynamic ideas and visions presented during Tuesday’s program.  Topics will include regulatory discussions and updates impacting the future of our industry....
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  • Keynotes

Wednesday, May 10, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • Room: XPO Hall- Booth 1635
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  • Intermediate
  • Poster Session

Wednesday, May 10, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: XPO Hall- Booth 2310
There is general consensus regarding the benefits of employing unmanned systems in 3D (Dull, Dirty, Dangerous) scenarios in both military and civil applications. While all unmanned systems pose a design challenge, unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), pose a particularly difficult one due to the environment in which they travel. Whereas off-road... read more...
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  • Solutions Theater

Wednesday, May 10, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: C141/143/149
This interactive discussion will focus on key international trade issues affecting the global military and commercial UAS industry. Discussion topics will include export controls, international efforts in pursuit of the Proposed Joint Declaration of Principles for the Export and Subsequent Use of Armed or Strike-Enabled Unmanned Aerial Systems, customs law,... read more...
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  • Panels

Wednesday, May 10, 10:30 AM - 11:00 PM

  • Room: C146
As the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) develops their UAS technology strategy, there is a compelling opportunity to engage the burgeoning commercial UAS market.  An optimal approach would allow the US Air Force to connect to their traditional research resources while also building research and technology partnerships in the vigorous... read more...
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  • Presentations

Wednesday, May 10, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Wednesday, May 10, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Wednesday, May 10, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: C146
Existing and Emerging tech in the RAS space is opening new opportunities and efficiencies for installation management....
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  • Presentations

Wednesday, May 10, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Wednesday, May 10, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: C146
This session will highlight the following: 1) Industry self-regulation has substantial benefits over government imposed regulations 2) UAS are used by legitimate customers, criminals and terrorists 3) The UAS threat is not just a military/government problem - success requires a community effort and holistic solutions ...
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  • Presentations

Wednesday, May 10, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: XPO Hall- Booth 3365
Commercial UAVs using batteries to provide power during flight require specific safety requirements for the safe operation of the battery and electrical system. This includes both in flight and while recharging the battery. UL 3030 was recently published to cover the electrical safety requirements as they would pertain to UAVs... read more...
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  • Starting Point Theater

Wednesday, May 10, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: C146
This session will highlight the following: 1) Export Controls as they relate to UAVs 2) Basic tools for reviewing/vetting customers...
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  • Presentations

Thursday, May 11, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: Hall A
Thursday's keynote session will convene with inspiring discussions and key take-aways for the audience....
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  • Keynotes

Thursday, May 11, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: XPO Floor – Booth 3365
Velocity Group will present its latest commercial UAS market analysis, with discussion pertaining to: Timing and nature of expanding commercial UAS access to the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS) The types of organizations addressing this market, along with their primary business focus Market transitions, consumer to commercial Business cases based upon geography, existing value... read more...
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  • Starting Point Theater

Thursday, May 11, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: XPO Hall- Booth 2310
Multispectral imaging (MSI) is a technology that combines visible and near infrared (NIR) imaging to extract information that goes beyond what the eyes can see. Advances in sensors and filters are transforming the implementation of multispectral imaging solutions from expensive military and defense systems to affordable commercial systems. In this... read more...
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  • Solutions Theater

Thursday, May 11, 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

  • Room: XPO Hall- Booth 3365
Driven by a full applications range, drones and robots market is expected to grow at CAGR of 9.4% between 2015 and 2021, reaching a total revenue of US$ 46 billion by 2021. “More and better sensors means more and better robots. Most of technologies is ready today; the market will... read more...
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  • Starting Point Theater

Thursday, May 11, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: XPO Hall- Booth 3365
The Australian Defence Force released in 2005 their Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Roadmap. It articulated the then current state of Australian academia and industry in the fields of robotics and autonomy, and proposed a framework for the future layered delivery of Unmanned Aerial System effects for the Australian Defence Force.... read more...
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  • Starting Point Theater

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