AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019

Join 8,500 technologists, regulators and users across commercial and defense sectors for AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019, the largest, most comprehensive trade show for unmanned and autonomous systems. As adoption spreads and applications expand, XPONENTIAL is the one event that brings together the entire unmanned systems community to share ideas, collaborate across markets, capitalize on next practices and emerging trends and harness the power of unmanned technology for your business.

Connect the dots on cross-industry opportunities:

Connect the dots on cross-industry opportunities:

A POWERFUL EXPERIENCE

Check out all of the show features designed to shape your XPONENTIAL experience:

DRONEPORT SEMINAR: UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL IN YOUR COMMUNITY

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Monday, April 29, 2019 | 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Room: S501

Registration Fees:

  • Registration fee: $349, includes XPO Hall Pass
  • Pre-registration is required
  • PLEASE NOTE: To register ONLY for the DronePort Seminar, choose "Co-located Events ONLY" under "Registration Fees" on the online registration form. See step-by-step registration instructions >>

DISCUSSIONS WILL COVER:

Discover how Droneports are creating an epicenter for region UAS activities and providing companies the airspace to fly drones safely. Learn from industry leaders and visionary communities about how Droneports are already serving as nodes for testing, training and commercial drone operations by obtaining permissions for flight, and providing facilities for housing and maintenance, fueling, piloting of fleets and more.

This seminar is for anyone interested in developing a Droneport in their community. As the industry develops, new business opportunities are focusing their efforts around Droneports as entrepreneurs take on these new markets. Companies needing to operate fleets of drones in a region can benefit by having a facility to handle these logistical needs. The DronePort Network, working in concert with the Unmanned Aerial Systems Cluster Initiative (UASCI), funded through a contract with the U.S. Small Business Administration, brings together communities and thought leaders interested in unlocking the potential to prosper and create jobs in the emerging UAS industry.

Discussion topics:

  • What is a Droneport?
  • Varying Models of Existing Droneports
  • What Communities are Doing Now to Prepare
  • Industry Forecast: Trends and Federal Legislation
  • Determining if a Droneport is Right for Your Community
  • Building Community Support
  • Potential Funding, Operating Sources and Partners
  • Building the Eco-system to Support Droneport Development

REGISTER