FIND YOUR PATH FORWARD
The unmanned systems community is influenced daily by rapidly evolving technologies, critical policies, and a dynamic workforce. As we work to shape the future of our industry, we invite attendees to participate in these unique Spotlight Sessions featuring visionaries who will focus and encourage our collective efforts for the coming year.
SPOTLIGHT SESSIONS ARE OPEN TO ALL REGISTERED XPONENTIAL ATTENDEES
Re-imagining the Airspace in an Unmanned World
Tuesday, October 6 | 12:05 PM - 12:35 PM
Drones are revolutionizing the way we think about airspace. What will air traffic management look like when passenger drones and space travel become routine? To meet this need, government and industry have to adapt the way they think …
I.D.E.A. (Inclusion, Diversity + Equity in Autonomy) Workshop
Tuesday, October 6 | 3:00 PM – 4:25 PM
Dr. Sarah Saska, Co-Founder & CEO, Feminuity
Algorithms and data-driven approaches are shaping our lives now and well into the future, in this way, we’re at a critical moment in the world where we can either exacerbate existing inequities or we can make things better …
NASA’s Vision and Role to Enable Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)
Wednesday, October 7 | 12:05 PM - 1:00 PM
NASA Aeronautics is focused on enabling the future of flight through long-term, game changing advanced research, concept exploration, and technology development. Through partnership with universities and industry, NASA has been on the front lines of enabling UAS operations …
Startup Showdown Panel
Thursday, October 8 | 12:05 – 1:00 PM
The AUVSI Startup Showdown is a competition for early-stage, disruptive companies who are creating, innovating or enhancing unmanned systems technologies and applications. The finalists have each created a video presentation to pitch their business, which will be available for On-Demand viewing throughout XPONENTIAL. We invite you to attend the Startup Showdown Panel, which will feature the finalists and judges speaking about their experiences in the Startup world. At the end of the panel, the 2020 Startup Showdown winner will be announced. Please join us to celebrate the hard work and achievements of the final contestants!