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.

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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

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
Virtual Platform Resources
Virtual Platform Tips & Tricks - Webinar Recording
Virtual Platform Overview - Webinar Recording
Registration Step-by-Step Instructions
Virtual Platform Instructions + Specs + Tips
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.

Trish Gilbert

Executive Vice President
National Air Traffic Controllers Association


Trish Gilbert has served as the NATCA’s 7th Executive Vice President since she was elected in Sept. 2009. Gilbert was re-elected to a fourth 3-year term in July 2018.

Working with NATCA President Paul Rinaldi, Gilbert has helped lead & oversee NATCA’s comprehensive efforts to build successful working relationships with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT), the aviation industry, & members of Congress that have resulted in excellent
progress on aviation safety. Efforts include serving on many boards & committees: the FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee (DAC), the Aero Club of Washington Board of Governors, the National Aeronautic Association Board of
Directors, Director of the NATCA Charitable Foundation, the Vice Chair of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Air Traffic Services Committee & the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations (IFATCA) representative to the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems panel (RPASP) at the
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Gilbert also sits on the AFL-CIO Political, Legislative/Policy Committee, & the Committee on Women Workers. She is currently the Labor Chair on the FAA National Employee Involvement Committee, which is tasked with modeling collaborative behavior, providing leadership, & sharing best practices.

In May 2020, Gilbert was appointed to the Women in Aviation Advisory Board (WIAAB). The WIAAB was established under the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The purpose is to develop strategies & recommendations that would encourage women & girls to enter the field of aviation. The objective is to promote organizations & programs that are providing education, training, mentorship, outreach, & recruitment of women for positions in the aviation industry.

Prior to election as NATCA EVP, Gilbert worked 21 years as an air traffic controller at Houston Center.


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