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May 4 - 6, 2021 | Online
August 16 - 19, 2021 | Atlanta

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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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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

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Submit Certificate of Insurance Deadline: July 16, 2021
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Virtual Platform Resources
Virtual Platform Tips & Tricks - Webinar Recording
Virtual Platform Overview - Webinar Recording
Registration Step-by-Step Instructions
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Buyers Guide - How to Add Products a Step-by-Step Guide
One-to-One Meetings a Step-by-Step Guide

Virtual Platform Booth Build-Out

In order to be emailed a link to access XPONENTIAL virtual, you MUST be registered for an exhibit badge. Once your exhibit badge registration is processed, you will then receive an email from with a link to the virtual event. Note this process only happens three times daily during business hours.

Select Criteria: Session Type = Keynotes
Dates = 5 May, 2021

Wednesday, May 05, 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:2002
The AUVSI Board of Directors has elected new officers and directors for the board term starting in 2021. Dr. Virginia (Suzy) Young will succeed Mark Gordon as Chair of the Board of Directors, with the transition taking effect during XPONENTIAL....
Session Speaker
Mark Gordon
Stratom, Inc.
Session Speaker
Suzy Young
Director, Office of Research
University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Keynotes

Wednesday, May 05, 9:15 AM - 9:50 AM

  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:1003
Peter Warren Singer is Strategist at New America, a Professor of Practice at Arizona State University, and Principal at 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... read more...
Keynote Speaker
Peter Singer
Strategist at New America, a Professor of Practice at Arizona State University, and Principal at Useful Fiction LLC
  • Keynotes

Wednesday, May 05, 9:55 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room: Virtual
  • Session Number:1004
A leading expert in robot ethics, Dr. Kate Darling is a research specialist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, where she investigates social robotics and conducts experimental studies on human-robot interaction.  Exclusively represented by Leading Authorities speakers bureau, she explores the emotional connection between people and life-like machines,... read more...
Keynote Speaker
Kate Darling
Leading Expert in Social Robotics and Research Specialist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab
  • Keynotes