Atlanta + On-Demand | Hybrid Event Series
August 16 - 19, 2021 | Atlanta
Now - Sept. 10, 2021 | On-Demand

XPONENTIAL Shifts to Virtual! Learn More

CHART THE PATH TO
ASSURED AUTONOMY

IN-PERSON CONNECTION AND ON-DEMAND INSPIRATION.

Join a community of end users, technologists and policymakers working together to write the next chapter of autonomous innovation and assure its safe and seamless integration into everyday life. XPONENTIAL 2021 is a reimagined hybrid experience offering fresh insight across the full spectrum of unmanned innovation, from AI, to sensors, to cybersecurity. It’s more than an in-person gathering or a virtual event. It’s the best of both worlds.

Defense Energy Agriculture Retail + Logistics Public Safety Transportation Communications Mapping + Surveying Oil + Gas Construction Automated Vehicles Mining

Find new solutions
in unexpected places

From energy to transportation, construction to defense, and so many more opportunities for cross-market networking, AUVSI XPONENTIAL is the place to join the unmanned systems community including users, technologists and policymakers to collaborate on ideas, share lessons learned and build new partnerships.

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
Thank you for exhibiting at XPONENTIAL 2021, we look forward to seeing you at XPONENTIAL 2022 in Orlando, April 25-28. Click here to reserve your space.

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IMAGINATION

Find Insights That Make a Difference


The XPONENTIAL 2021 keynotes included trailblazers from across industry, government, and academia, who have the vision and drive to chart the future of unmanned systems. Our diverse line-up of speakers shared their experiences and inspired attendees to move forward and build the future together.

SEE ATLANTA KEYNOTES SEE VIRTUAL KEYNOTES

Atlanta Keynote Recordings

If you missed the keyotes on-site in Atlanta, we've got you covered. Check out the recording from Day 1 below and check in later this month for the recordings of Days 2 and 3!

Keynote Speakers

Stephen DicksonAdministrator, FAA

Steve Dickson was sworn in as the FAA administrator for a five-year term on August 12, 2019, after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate. At the FAA, Administrator Dickson has been staunch advocate for safety, global leadership, operational excellence, and the health, welfare and evolution of the FAA’s workforce. Before coming to the FAA, Dickson spent nearly three decades at Delta Air Lines ... Read more

Colonel Nathan P. DillerDirector of AFWERX, United States Air Force

Col Diller received his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2000. After simultaneous master’s degrees at Harvard and MIT, he attended Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training and flew F-16s for two Combat Air Force assignments, becoming an instructor pilot. He was selected for the French Test Pilot school and then completed his first test tour at Edwards AFB, supporting B-1, B-2, F-16, F-22 and F-35 flight test and instructing at the Test Pilot School ... Read more

Ryan English, CEO and Co-Founder , FLYMOTION

An industry leader in providing technology solutions, training and services to public safety, government agencies and defense organizations around the globe. Ryan co-founded the company drawing from his extensive operational experience in the U.S. Coast Guard and public safety working as a firefighter, paramedic and deputy sheriff assigned to the SWAT team. ... Read more

Tim Dykstra, Director, Channel Sales, Boston Dynamics

SPOT®, Agile Mobile Robot, Boston Dynamics

Tim works closely with a variety of partners to support the deployment of agile mobile robots for remote operations and autonomous inspection applications ... Read more

Spot is an agile mobile robot that navigates terrain with unprecedented mobility ... Read more

Gur Kimchi, Subject Matter Expert, Technologist, Advisor & Board Member

Mr. Kimchi is a technology veteran and an industry pioneer. After joining Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) in 2012, he co-founded the Amazon Prime Air delivery-by-drone project and led the organization for the next seven years to its FAA certification as a Part 135 commercial airline. Prior to Amazon, Mr. Kimchi spent ten years ... Read more

Keller Rinaudo, Co-Founder & CEO, Zipline

Zipline is the world’s only national-scale, instant drone delivery service. Its mission is to provide every human on Earth with instant access to vital medical supplies. Today, Zipline delivers a wide variety of medicine to 2,500 hospitals and health facilities across Rwanda, Ghana, and the US. The service directly saved 15,000 lives last year ... Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Singh, CEO, New Earth Autonomy

Dr. Sanjiv Singh is an innovator, educator, and entrepreneur. He is currently a Consulting Professor at the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University and the CEO of Near Earth Autonomy, a start-up that develops autonomy for next-generation aircraft that will inspect infrastructure, deliver cargo, and transport passengers ... Read more

Dr. Paul Root Wolpe, Director, Center for Ethics, Emory University

Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D. is the Raymond Schinazi Distinguished Research Chair of Jewish Bioethics, Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Neuroscience & Biological Behavior, & Sociology, & the Director of the Center for Ethics at Emory University. Dr. Wolpe served for 17 years as the first Senior Bioethicist for NASA ... Read more

Brian Wynne, President and CEO, AUVSI

An instrument-rated pilot for more than 20 years, electric vehicle driver for more than 15 years, early recipient of a Part 107 remote pilot certificate, and recent recipient of a commercial pilot certificate, Brian Wynne possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience in transportation and technology applications ... Read more

HOST - Michael WilburDirector of Engagement, AUVSI

Having dedicated his career to working to accelerate the deployment of advanced technologies, AUVSI’s Director of Engagement Michael Wilbur oversees all enrollment and engagement activities for the association, working to align each member’s market goals with their ... Read more


KEYNOTE PANEL:
Autonomous Racing — Pushing Technology to Its Limits

Moderator:
Bobby Hambrick
Chief Autonomous Officer
Hexagon 

Noel Marshall
Senior Account Executive, eMobility
Schaeffler Group

Dr. Chris Paredis
Professor & BMW Endowed Chair in Automotive Systems Integration
Clemson University

Justin Puent
Senior Project Manager
Hexagon

Dr. Sandeep Sovani
Industry Expert, Autonomous Vehicles, Automotive Technology & Engineering Simulation

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