At the world’s largest (virtual) 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 discover groundbreaking innovation, immerse yourself in new ideas, gain new perspectives and experience everything you need to elevate your business from the comfort of your own home.
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From energy to transportation and construction to defense, join the unmanned systems community including 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 virtual exhibits, community Q&A, and roundtable discussions with hundreds of manufacturers and service providers. SEE WHO'S EXHIBITING
Get practical solutions and easily implementable ideas you can put into action right away through live-streamed and on-demand 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

Virtual Platform Launch

Note: only registered attendees can access the virtual platform and virtual booth. 

September 28, 2020

Virtual Platform Coffee Talk

  • Zoom Link 
  • Meeting ID: 865 9877 2303
  • Passcode: 447699
  • Phone: +1 301 715 8592

October 1, 2020

1:00pm EST

XPONENTIAL 2021 Rebook

Rebook will take place during XPONENTIAL 2020. You will receive an email by Thursday, October 5 with your rebook time. This will be the time that you can log into the system and select your physical booth location for XPONENTIAL 2021 scheduled for Atlanta May 3-6.

October 7-8, 2020

Use our Promotional Toolkit to share your participation at XPONENTIAL and give your customers a discounted registration with code EXHOFFXPO20!

Vern Sallee

Patrol Captain
Chula Vista Police Department (United States)


Captain Vern Sallee is a 25 year veteran of the Chula Vista Police Department. In December 2014, he was promoted to captain where he commanded the Support Operations division and subsequently the Investigations division. In May 2018 he was placed in command of the Patrol Operations division and is second in command to the Chief of Police.
Captain Sallee established CVPD’s drone program in January 2016 and since October 2018, Captain Sallee has led a significant expansion CVPD’s UAS program known as Drone as a First Responder (DFR) as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP). CVPD’s groundbreaking DFR program has been recognized nationally as a revolutionary public safety model which provides real-time video and decision quality data to officers on routine calls for service.
Captain Sallee is a subject matter expert with the Office of Community Oriented Policing (COPS Office) UAS Working group, to help develop guidance for police agencies to effectively use UAS technology to enhance public safety, while also protecting the public from the malicious use of UAS. He has also represented CVPD as a presenter and subject matter expert on police use of drones at the FBIAA national conference, the IACP technology conference, the IACP national conference and numerous other UAS and public safety forums.
Captain Sallee has a Master of Science Degree in Administrative Studies with a criminal justice emphasis from Missouri State University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from San Diego State University. He is a graduate of the Los Angeles Police Department Leadership Program, California P.O.S.T. Command College (Class 53) and the FBI National Academy (Class 270). He has been published in Police Chief Magazine and is a former adjunct community college instructor; having taught police ethics, forensic photography and police community relations.


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