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APRIL 25 - 28 | EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
APRIL 26 - 28 | EXHIBITS

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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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Tuesday, May 04, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:3354
As the first national NSF ATE center in autonomous technologies, NCAT is crafting, adapting, and implementing educational resources to help two-year college faculty and other educators meet workforce demands while increasing the quality and diversity of technicians. Developing the skilled technical workforce is critical to cultivating the potential of autonomous... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Andrew Shepherd
Executive Director and Chief Scientist, Unmanned Aerial Systems
Sinclair College National UAS Training and Certification Center
Panelist
Benigno Cruz
Director Center for Advanced Automotive Technology
Macomb Community College
Panelist
Chris Hadfield
Executive Director
Minnesota State Transportation Center of Excellence
Panelist
Jody Patterson
MATE ROV Competition Network Liaison, Gray's Reef Foundation Chapter Director
MATE Inspiration for Innovation
Panelist
Zackary Nicklin
Unmanned Aerial Systems Program Manager, Northland Aerospace, Co-Principal Investigator, National Center for Autonomous Technologies (NCAT)
Northland Community and Technical College
Moderator
Jonathan Beck
Executive Director
National Center for Autonomous Technologies
  • Panel Discussion

Tuesday, May 04, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:3430
Complex underground settings present significant challenges for civilian and military first responders. Difficult terrain, unstable structures, degraded environmental conditions, severe communication constraints, and expansive areas of operation make it difficult and dangerous for personnel to rapidly and safely map, navigate, and search underground environments like tunnels, underground urban settings (metros),... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Dustin Haley
Sergeant Major, Director, Counter Proliferation Security Operations Training Facility Combat Development Directorate
United States Army Special Operations Command
Panelist
James Mead
Expeditionary Force Protection Program Manager
Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate
Panelist
Miriam Wallace
Systems Engineer
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Laboratories and Scientific Services
Panelist
Robert Hesse
Technical Lead Army Subterranean & Dense Urban Environment Community of Practice
U.S. Army Futures Command, DEVCOM Armaments Center
Moderator
Timothy Chung
Program Manager
DARPA
  • Panel Discussion

Tuesday, May 04, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:3446
Many efforts have been taken on to demonstrate limited use cases and specific technologies, but very few are aiming at true non-segregated, on-demand, BVLOS and flight over people integrations of UAS into the National Airspace System. This effort is driving specifically at that goal, and the technologies, procedures, certifications, policies... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
John Walker
President
The Padina Group
Panelist
Laurent Huenaerts
VP & General Manager
Unifly Inc.
Panelist
Robert Pappas
Senior Technical Advisor for Special Projects, AUS-400
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Panelist
Sean Calhoun
Managing Director
CAL Analytics, LLC
Panelist
Stephanie Caporaletti
Program Manager, Aviation Safety & Security
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Moderator
Matt Scassero
Director for Research, Innovation and Outreach
University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering at USMSM
  • Panel Discussion

Wednesday, May 05, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:3445
This session will feature a panel of UAS operators who conduct drone deliveries. While an operator is pursuing Part 135 certification, Part 107 offers a pathway for operators to perform scalable drone operations, which was once thought to be a hopeless endeavor. Although maximum ROI can be realized only through... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Cameron Chell
CEO
Draganfly Inc.
Panelist
Ed Fienga
COO
Deuce Drone
Panelist
Ian Annase
Founder & CEO
Zing Drone Delivery
Panelist
Tom Walker
Founder & CEO
DroneUp
Moderator
Grant Guillot
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
DroneUp
  • Panel Discussion

Wednesday, May 05, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Session Number:3744
Speaker(s)
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:3388
Speaker(s)
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Wednesday, May 05, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:3311
A single network can redefine how we integrate UAS into the NAS. Our country’s road infrastructure is set up for multiple users to have access. Manned aviation uses shared airports and navigation systems to fly across the country. But for UAS, each user has to build their own network. By... read more...
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Boe Svatek
Program Director of UAS Strategic Programs
Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies Company
Panelist
Hannan Parvizian
Co-founder, CTO and Product Architect
Volansi
Panelist
James Cieplak
Program Manager
Vantis UAS
Panelist
Jon Standley
Business Development Lead
L3Harris Technologies
Panelist
Todd Donovan
Vice President, Airspace Mobility Solutions for the Americas at Thales
THALES
Moderator
Nicholas Flom
Program Manager
Deloitte Consulting
  • Panel Discussion

Thursday, May 06, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:3455
Speaker(s)
  • Stand Alone Presentation
  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:3761
Speaker(s)
  • Stand Alone Presentation

Thursday, May 06, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:3464
Speaker(s)
  • Panel Discussion
  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:4004
Speaker(s)
  • Panel Discussion

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