April 30 – May 3: Educational Program | May 1 - 3: Exhibits

Defense and Security

Defense + Security

What's New in Unmanned Systems for Defense + Security

New capabilities and technology advances are paving the way toward safer environments for the military. Now is the time to learn about the trends and best practices for the next generation of unmanned technology as well as identify new unmanned systems solutions that will advance the defense and security industry.

Join 8,500 colleagues at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 for four days of cutting-edge education, networking and the largest showcase of UAS, robotics and unmanned systems.

Educational Sessions

XPONENTIAL 2018 is THE spot for the industry’s most energizing and visionary leaders. XPONENTIAL keynote speakers will inspire you with revolutionary ideas and motivational insight. You’ll walk away, equipped with knowledge and power, ready to take your business to new heights.

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XPO Hall

Innovative new ideas take center stage at XPONENTIAL, the largest unmanned systems event in the world. It’s the spot where more than 725 exhibitors showcase the full spectrum of technologies, products and solutions that are driving the upward movement of unmanned systems and robotics. With more than 370,000 square feet of space filled with hands-on exhibits, interactive demos, never-before-seen products and devices, XPONENTIAL offers the largest showcase of UAS, robotics and unmanned systems in existence.

Check out the latest floor plan and complete exhibitor list.


If you are looking to build your list of “go-to” defense and security pros in the unmanned systems space, you won’t want to miss one minute of our networking events. Click here for the schedule of networking events.