AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 has been POSTPONED. Learn More


AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 has been postponed

At the world’s largest event for unmanned and autonomous systems, you’ll find your momentum, that something extra that gives you a competitive edge – your X factor.

Only AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 allows you to get up close to groundbreaking innovation, immerse yourself in new ideas, gain a new perspective and experience everything you need to elevate your business.
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From energy to transportation and construction to defense, join 8,500+ users, technologists and policymakers to collaborate on ideas, share lessons learned and build new partnerships. SEE WHO ATTENDS
Explore today’s proven capabilities and tomorrow’s advancements through hands-on exhibits and interactive demos from 700+ manufacturers and service providers. LEARN MORE
Get practical solutions and easily implementable ideas you can put into action right away through educational sessions covering the industry’s most pressing topics.

Welcome to your XPONENTIAL Exhibitor Console!

The Exhibitor Console is your XPONENTIAL hub for all the information you need to know – from deadlines to promotional items - in one convenient location.

Important Dates and Information
Update Online Booth Information ASAP
Update Print Profile + Cross-Reference Categories March 2, 2020
Insertion Order Deadline for Official Printed Program and Show Daily March 16, 2020
Submit Certificate of Insurance April 1, 2020
Authorize Exhibitor Appointed Contractor April 1, 2020
Secure your Hotel Room April 6, 2020
Register your Team Members May 1, 2020


AUVSI partners with leading organizations to offer additional opportunities alongside XPONENTIAL. These co-located events provide an in-depth look into specialized topics and solutions you need to harness the power of unmanned technology.

Become a Co-located Partner

High-Accuracy Mapping with UAS: Standards, Principles, and Best Practices

Monday, May 4 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration Fee:

  • $479
  • Registration includes XPO Hall Pass

Learn basic principles of mapping and avoid missing out on the latest technology advances. Benefit from having someone explain system design, best practices, and quality control processes step-by-step, in simple terms, without a lot of equations and complicated jargon. Hear from geospatial professionals with years of practical experience who are now working on the “bleeding edge,” using UAS to produce accurate products that meet client expectations.

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DARTdrones AUVSI Trusted Operator Program® (TOP) Level 2 Certification

1 Day In-Person Training: Monday, May 4 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
+ 1.5 Hour Hands-On Flight Evaluation: Tuesday, May 5 or Wednesday May 6*
Registration Fee:

  • $1,850
  • Registration includes XPO Hall Pass

Earn your AUVSI Trusted Operator Program™ (TOP) Level 2 Certification and prove your expertise as a drone pilot. Complete a one-day hands-on training with a TOP Certified instructor followed by a 1.5 hour one-on-one flight evaluation. Sign up before April 1 to get TOP 1 for free!

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Progress Towards Autonomous Vertical Flight Plenary

Monday, May 4 |1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Registration Fee:

  • Complimentary for All Registered XPONENTIAL Attendees
  • Pre-registration is required

The future of vertical flight, especially for eVTOL including cargo delivery, will require autonomous flight. There has been exciting progress from both the eVTOL and Cargo Delivery. The Vertical Flight Society brings innovative leaders together to share their progress and discuss what yet needs to be accomplished to reach the ultimate goal of pilotless flight.

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UAS Weather Forum

Monday, May 4 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Registration Fee:

  • Complimentary for All Registered XPONENTIAL Attendees
  • Pre-registration is required

The UAS Weather Forum provides a platform for UAS operators, federal and state agencies, weather researchers and providers, trade groups, safety and insurance groups, UAS manufacturers and others to discuss all aspects related to weather and UAS operations.

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DRONEPORTS: Unlocking Economic Potential for your Community

Monday, May 4 | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration Fees:

  • Early Bird: $299 (through March 16) | Standard: $349 (on or after March 17)
  • Registration includes XPO Hall Pass

Discover how Droneports are becoming an epicenter for regional UAS activities. Learn from industry leaders and visionary communities about how Droneports are serving as nodes for testing, training and commercial drone operations by obtaining permissions for flight, and providing facilities for housing, maintenance, fueling, piloting of fleets and more.

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Monday, May 4 (invite only); Tuesday, May 6 – Wednesday, May 7 | 9:00 – 4:30 PM
Registration Fees:

  • Registration fee starting at $349, includes XPO Hall Pass
  • Special offer for Public Safety professionals - $349, includes Full Conference Pass

As we enter a new decade of unmanned vehicle systems, first responders around the world are embracing the notion of using the sky to help save lives and property. Unmanned aircraft systems are quickly evolving the way all types of public safety agencies and organizations operate. Yet there is still much to be discovered as this amazing new technology comes into the mainstream.

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Tuesday, May 5 OR Wednesday, May 6 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration Fee:

  • $649
  • Registration includes XPO Hall Pass

The AUVSI Trusted Operator Program (TOP) Level 1 Certification Workshop is designed for certified remote pilots. This face-to-face session covers low-risk operations under the FAA's small UAS rule (Part 107), such as flights during the day, below 400 feet and away from people.

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The Idea Room

Wednesday, May 6 | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Registration Fee:

  • Complimentary for All Registered XPONENTIAL Attendees
  • Pre-registration is required

AeroVironment presents a series of compelling forums that bring together some of the greatest minds in the unmanned systems community. These forums are engineered to engage, inform, and educate our audience on a variety of topics regarding robotics, military and commercial unmanned systems, and where the industry is headed in the future. Please join us in this ongoing conversation that will push our industry forward.

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Hear how past attendees have benefited from the education at XPONENTIAL:

Stay tuned for the announcement of more co-located partners!