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EXHIBITS

Land, sea, and air, they'll all be there and so should you. With an expanded XPO Hall including an outdoor demo space, XPONENTIAL 2022 is the place to see the latest in autonomous technologies.

EDUCATION

XPONENTIAL's educational program features curated elements that complement and frame disruptive and consequential conversations to the industry.

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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.

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.

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GENERAL INFORMATION:

Monday, April 25 | 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM ET

The Law-Tech Connect™ Workshop is an educational event that connects attorneys and thought leaders in the unmanned ecosystem in a dynamic one-day session to elevate each other and the industry through world-class legal, regulatory and policy knowledge relating to unmanned aircraft systems, autonomy and advanced air mobility. It is a Florida-bar accredited Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program (*7 General credits, 1 Substance Abuse credit, transferable to other states) for attorneys and top-tier legal and policy event for all! Topics covered include global drone regulations, artificial intelligence policy, public-private partnership legal authorities, the law of the air/land/sea, intellectual property, privacy law and more.

Registration Fees:

  • $349 Early Bird / $399 standard
    • Early Bird pricing good through March 25, 2022
  • Registration includes:
    • XPO Hall Pass
    • Meals
  • Add-on Options:
    • $50 Influencer’s Reception
    • $49 Unmanned Aircraft Systems – Legal and Business Considerations: A Modern Primer for U.S. Drone Programs book
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  • PLEASE NOTE: To register ONLY for the Law-Tech Connect workshop, choose "Co-located Events ONLY" under "Registration Options + Fees" on the online registration form. 


PROGRAM AGENDA:

Registration/Breakfast/Coffee
7:30 – 8:30 AM

Welcoming Remarks: The Dawn of Connections
8:30 – 8:40 AM

Welcome and overview of workshop mission, vision and goals, brief administrative announcements, and acknowledgement of sponsors.

Legal Issues in Autonomy-Enabling Tech
8:40 – 9:30 AM

Attorneys provide an overview of the legal issues associated with the technologies that enable autonomous vehicles including block chain, IoT, spectrum, geolocation, 5G and more

(*Worth 1 General CLE Credit Hour)

Forecasting the Future: What to Watch for in Drone Law & Regulations
9:30 – 10:20 AM

Attorneys and industry leaders discuss what is on the horizon in global UAS law and regulation, with an emphasis on the U.S., including BVLOS ARC, Part 135 delivery, Remote ID updates, and Unmanned Traffic Management CONOPS

(*Worth 1 General CLE Credit Hour)

Break
10:20 – 10:35 AM

Lawyering for Global Drone Eco-System Clients: Perspectives from Both Sides of the Table
10:35 – 11:25 AM

In-house/private practice attorneys and industry leaders provide their unique perspectives and practical lessons learned, best practices and what-not-to-do in areas such as contracts, privacy and data security and other key legal and business considerations relevant to the global drone industry ecosystem.

(*Worth 1 General CLE Credit Hour)

Lunch
11:25 AM – 12:00 PM

Special Session: Lawyers & Techies: Ethical Implications of Stress, Burnout & Wellbeing
12:00 – 12:50 PM

Doctoral-level expert review of unique stressors involved in lawyering or conducting business in the innovation space, the resultant impacts, ethical implications, and mitigation strategies for a healthy lifestyle.

(*Worth 1 Substance abuse and/or Mental Illness Awareness CLE Credit Hour)

AI In Advanced Tech Platforms: Legal and Policy Considerations
12:50 – 1:40 PM

Attorneys and AI-focused industry and academic partners address the current legal and policy issues involved in employing AI in advanced tech platforms on both the military and civilian context, with an emphasis on UAS, including intellectual property, consent-notice laws and ethical guidelines.

(*Worth 1 General CLE Credit Hour)

Break
1:40 – 2:00 PM

Autonomous Vehicles: Land, Air & Sea Lanes
2:00 – 2:50 PM

Attorneys and key industry partners provide an overview of the legal regimes applicable to autonomous land, sea and air vehicles; panel will address the latest legal and regulatory updates impacting UAS/UAM, ADS/UGVs, UUVs as well as public perception, infrastructure challenges, liability issues and more.

(*Worth 1 General CLE Credit Hour)

Avigation Rights: This Sky Is Your Sky, This Sky Is My Sky
2:50 – 3:40 PM

Attorneys and key industry partners discuss toll roads in the sky - constitutional, statutory and policy considerations with who “owns” the sky; a robust discussion of “avigation,” are property and privacy rights in conflict with avigation safety?

(*Worth 1 General CLE Credit Hour)

Public-Private Connection: Policies You Need to Know to Plug into Dual Use & Other Opportunities
3:40 – 4:30 PM

An overview of Technology Transfer and Transition, SBIR/STTR programs, and various military and federal public-private partnership opportunities; will include practical information on how to plug into this lucrative R&D ecosystem for autonomous systems and related enabling technologies.

(*Worth 1 General CLE Credit Hour)

Closing Comments: Keeping the Dream Alive – Law-Tech Connections
4:30 – 5:00 PM

Host summary of workshop, next steps and future synergies. Survey administration.

AUVSI Influencers Networking Reception
5:00 – 6:00 PM

Optional add-on item ($50).


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