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 | 12:30 PM - 1:00 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 Enabling 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
Wednesday, October 7 | 12:30 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 Finals
Thursday, October 8 | 12:05 – 1:00 PM
The AUVSI Startup Showdown is a live competition for early-stage, disruptive companies who are creating, innovating or enhancing unmanned systems technologies and applications. Five finalists will have ten minutes each to pitch their business to a panel of judges followed by a five-minute live question and answer session.