FAQ for Media

What is the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)?
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is the world's largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community. AUVSI serves members by providing the following services:

Industry News and Publications
Networking Opportunities Worldwide
AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America Conference and Exhibition
AUVSI's Unmanned Systems Program Review
Meetings and events
Chapters
Regional Organizations in Canada and Australia
Knowledge Services
Online Career Center
AUVSI Foundation
Student Competitions 

Who are the members of AUVSI?
Members of AUVSI represent all facets of unmanned systems from government, industry and academia. AUVSI’s membership is composed of individuals as well as corporate members. View AUVSI's Corporate Members.

How many members does AUVSI serve?
More than 7,000 individuals from more than 2,100 organizations in 55 countries.


What is the AUVSI Foundation?
The AUVSI Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 public charity established to support educational initiatives such as student competitions, AUVSI’s Youth Education Program, and other projects. The Foundation has provided more than $500,000 to educational programs worldwide.

Are Media allowed to attend AUVSI events?
Yes! Media are welcome to attend most conferences and events hosted by AUVSI.

Media registration to AUVSI events is available at no fee for qualified media. For more information or to register for an AUVSI event, contact AUVSI Senior Communications Manager Melanie Hinton at mhinton@auvsi.org or +1 703 845 9671 x202. View Media credentials here.

Does AUVSI provide interviews and expert opinions on industry topics?
AUVSI has a number of resources available to media for information on the latest industry topics and trends. For more information, contact AUVSI Senior Communications Manager Melanie Hinton at mhinton@auvsi.org or +1 703 845 9671 x202.