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This is where the rubber hits the road — and the sky and sea. The XPO Hall features innovators from every link in the autonomy supply chain. See new technology in action, build relationships with partners, and problem-solve with global peers.

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New strategies for research, design, and use. Get inspired at daily keynotes, share your perspective during workshops, and talk with experts in breakout sessions.

Key themes in 2024 include:

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Make unexpected connections. Every year, XPONENTIAL attendees find new customers, partners, and peers who take their work to the next level.

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Our future depends on the perspectives and skills of everyone in our community. Join us as we shape the standards and systems to get us there.

Why Attend

Welcome to your XPONENTIAL Exhibitor Console!

The Exhibitor Console contains your account info, exhibitor registration link, and customer passes. To update your online profile and access all other show related information, visit the NEW exhibitor HUB through the link below.
Important Dates and Information

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Deadline: March 1, 2024
Submit Certificate of Insurance Deadline: March 31, 2024
Submit Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Authorization Deadline: March 31, 2024


Connect with military and industry leaders to shape the future of global security.

The Defense Technologies Zone

10,000 square feet of innovation

The Defense Zone features more than 10,000 square feet of exhibit space, including demos of the latest military technologies in the air, on the land, and at sea.

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A hub for knowledge-sharing

Visit the Defense Zone’s dedicated educational theater to hear from business, military, and academic leaders about the latest technological breakthroughs.

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The home for AUVSI Defense

AUVSI Defense is where military leaders and industry executives set the course for innovation to support critical missions. This specialized program equips the armed services and their partners with the information and relationships they need to meet constantly shifting threats around the globe.

The 2024 event series will feature high-ranking officials, industry thought leaders, and program managers from all branches of the military and public security agencies, exploring the most critical issues surrounding the incorporation of uncrewed/unmanned technologies, including:

  • Replicator
  • Multi-domain rapid, safe, technology evolution and integration
  • The optimization of manufacturing and supply chain capacity
  • Acquisition reform
  • Procurement and funding
  • Strategic competition
  • Workforce development
  • Industry-government collaboration.

Visit the Defense Technologies Zone to participate in the second AUVSI Defense event of the year. The event is open to XPONENTIAL full conference pass holders, as well as uniformed personnel with a complimentary XPO Hall Pass. Restrictions may apply.

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Pacific Pivot Demonstrations

Industry-Government Partnership for National Security

Mature, proven commercial technologies stand ready to provide critical warfighting capabilities.

New and only at XPONENTIAL 2024, AUVSI Defense will host outdoor demonstrations of multi-domain warfighting capabilities for defense military and civilian representatives. Our goal is for attendees' first-hand observations to serve as a pathfinder for defense agencies' production and R&D investment decision-making. Demonstrations of platforms and technologies in the air, maritime surface, and maritime subsurface domains will be conducted from Pepper Park to Point Loma and around San Clemente Island.

Topics of demonstration include:

  • Remote ID
  • Hydrogen fuelled platforms
  • UAS detection & mitigation
  • Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR)
  • Situational and target awareness

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Special XPONENTIAL Registration Categories

Onsite | Uniformed Military and First Responders

Members of the military and first responders who register in person while wearing their uniforms will be granted a free XPO Hall pass. The registration personnel at the onsite desk will issue this pass. Those in uniform from the military and first responder community will also be able to attend the AUVSI Defense Theatre on the exhibition floor. Please note that this complimentary pass cannot be obtained online.

Government + Military

Government and Military rates are available to U.S. Federal, state, local, and tribal government employees, to include active-duty members of the military. To register under this category, you must have a valid .gov, .mil, or .org email address. Non-U.S. or Allied Governments may attend under this category as well. Registrants may be required to show their credentials, government employee ID, or military ID. 

Please note, contractors do not qualify for government registration and must register under the standard VIP, Full Conference, or XPO Hall Pass.