Online + Atlanta | Hybrid Event Series
May 4 - 6, 2021 | Online
August 16 - 19, 2021 | Atlanta

XPONENTIAL Shifts to Virtual! Learn More



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

Update Online Profile

  • Exhibit Space Information
  • Company Description
  • Demographic Questions/Cross-Reference Categories
Submit Certificate of Insurance Deadline: July 16, 2021
Authorize Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Deadline: July 16, 2021
Secure your Hotel Room Launch: May 2021
Register your Team Members April 19, 2021

Build Virtual Exhibit Booth

Once the virtual platform launches you will have the opportunity to build a full virtual exhibit booth. The platform is expected to launch on or about April 19, 2021.

April 19, 2021
Virtual Platform Resources
Virtual Platform Overview - PDF
Virtual Platform Overview - Webinar Recording
Virtual Platform Instructions + Specs + Tips
Virtual Platform Launch Monday, April 19, 2021

Coffee Talk: Virtual Event Review with Q&A

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Coffee Talk: Virtual Event Review with Q&A

Thursday, April 21, 2021 at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET


Spotlight Sessions are open to all registered AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2021 attendees.

The unmanned systems industry sees progress every day with evolving technologies, critical policies, and a dynamic workforce. As the XPONENTIAL community shapes the future of our industry, we invite attendees to participate in unique Spotlight Sessions featuring visionaries who will focus and encourage our collective efforts for the year ahead.

2021 Spotlight Sessions will be announced soon, but check out some of our most popular sessions from last year:

Re-imagining the Airspace in an Unmanned World


Tim Arel
FAA Deputy Chief Operating Officer
Air Traffic Organization

This session discussed how drones are revolutionizing the way we think about airspace. What will air traffic management look like when passenger drones and space travel become routine?

I.D.E.A. (Inclusion + Diversity Enabling Autonomy) Workshop


Dr. Sarah Saska
Co-Founder & CEO

This session discussed how algorithms and data-driven approaches are shaping our lives now and well into the future. This talk shared examples of the ‘shadow-side’ of various forms of technology and innovation from the likes of leading global tech giants and made the case for why a diversity of people is critical to shaping the future of technology and innovation. Attendees were given tools and resources to help identify gaps, biases, and blind spots in their technologies and platforms.

NASA’s Vision and Role to Enable Advanced Air Mobility


Robert Pearce
Associate Administrator for ARMD
NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD)

This session discussed how NASA Aeronautics is focused on enabling the future of flight through long-term, game changing advanced research, concept exploration, and technology development. Mr. Pearce discussed these advancements in the context of full vision for future aviation, including what the next 50 years of commercial airline travel has in store and the first 50 years of Advanced Air Mobility.