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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.

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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.



Virtual Event Keynotes | May 4 - 6, 2021

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.

Peter Brown, Joint Global Leader, People & Organisation, PwC United Kingdom

Peter Brown leads PwC's Global People & Organisation practice. He is an expert in the full range of People and workforce disciplines from systems through all functional areas (Reward, Pensions, HR, Culture, Leadership, International Mobility, Data, Analytics and Digital HR). Following a successful career in the Royal Air Force he moved into ...
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Adam Bry, CEO & Co-Founder, Skydio

Adam Bry is co-founder and CEO at Skydio, the leading US drone company, and the world leader in autonomous flight. He has two decades of experience with small UAS, starting as a national champion R/C airplane aerobatics pilot. As a grad student at MIT, he did award winning research that pioneered autonomous ...
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Dr. Kate Darling, Leading Expert in Social Robotics and Research Specialist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab

A leading expert in robot ethics, Dr. Kate Darling is a research specialist at the MIT Media Lab, where she investigates social robotics and conducts experimental studies on human-robot interaction. Forever interested in how technology intersects with society, Kate has a background in law & economics and intellectual property, she explores the emotional connection between people and life-like machines, ...
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Congressman Garret Graves

Congressman Garret Graves represents Louisiana’s Sixth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. For the 116th Congress, Garret is the Ranking Member for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation and is the Ranking Member for the new Select Committee on the ClimateCrisis. He also serves on the House Natural Resources.
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Dr. Robert Hampshire, Deputy Assistant Secretary and Chief Science Officer, U.S. Department of Transportation

Dr. Hampshire's unique blend of engineering systems research with public policy has made him a leader in not only transportation research, but also on the disparate impact of policy decisions in transportation systems. This has led to important strides in our understanding of transportation equity. His research applies operations research, data science, and systems approaches to analyze novel transportation systems such as smart parking, connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles ...
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P. W. Singer, PhD, Strategist, New America | Professor of Practice, Arizona State University | Principal, Useful Fiction LLC

Described in the Wall Street Journal as “the premier futurist in the national- security environment,” he has been named by the Smithsonian as one of the nation’s 100 leading innovators, by Defense News as one of the 100 most influential people in defense issues, by Foreign Policy to their Top 100 Global Thinkers List, and as an official “Mad Scientist” for the U.S. Army’s Training and Doctrine Command. No author, living or dead, has ...
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Andy Stanford-Clark, PhD, CTO - UK and Ireland, IBM

Prof Andy Stanford-Clark is the Chief Technology Officer for IBM in UK and Ireland. He is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, a Master Inventor with more than 40 patents, and IBM's Quantum Computing leader ...
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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 ...
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Beyond the Diversity Tab: If We Want To Change The World, We Must Get Our House In Order.

Mignonne Hollis
Executive Director
Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation
Kenneth Bailey
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Inclusion and Civil Rights
Deven Desai
Associate Professor, Area Coordinator for Law and Ethics
Georgia Institute of Technology, Scheller College of Business
Trish Gilbert
Executive Vice President
National Air Traffic Controllers Association

Our community is familiar with examples of algorithmic bias including facial recognition systems frequently misidentify people of color and computer vision systems for self-driving cars having more difficulty recognizing pedestrians with darker skin tones. From HR to Design we must examine our internal and external commitments to diversity and inclusion, with company culture and implicit bias training going beyond ...
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2021 AUVSI Board of Directors Transition

Mark Gordon
President and CEO
Dr. Virginia (Suzy) Young
Director, Office of Research
University of Alabama in Huntsville

The AUVSI Board of Directors has elected new officers and directors for the board term starting in 2021. Suzy Young will succeed Mark Gordon as Chair of the Board of Directors, with the transition taking effect during XPONENTIAL.
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