Deadline for XPONENTIAL 2018 Speaker Proposals is Friday, Oct. 20


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Deadline for XPONENTIAL 2018 Speaker Proposals is Friday, Oct. 13

Largest trade show for unmanned systems industry
taking place in Denver next spring

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International is currently accepting speaker and co-located event proposals for AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018. XPONENTIAL, the largest trade show for the unmanned systems and robotics industry, is taking place at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver from April 30 to May 3, 2018.

Nearly 8,000 people from more than 55 countries around the world attended XPONENTIAL 2017, which featured a wide range of educational programs and speakers from government and industry, including Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta.

AUVSI is currently accepting technical abstracts and speaking proposals covering the industry’s most cutting-edge research, business challenges, emerging trends and more for XPONENTIAL 2018.

The deadline for speaker proposal submissions is Friday, Oct. 13. Speakers will receive a complimentary Full Conference Pass to attend XPONENTIAL.

Additionally, AUVSI is accepting submissions for co-located events that will enrich the XPONENTIAL experience in areas including cybersecurity, counter-UAS, public safety, imaging, industrial robotics and sensors and payloads.

For more information and to submit a speaker proposal, visit, or contact Katie Cooper, AUVSI education associate, at



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The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) — the world's largest non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems and robotics — represents more than 7,500 members from more than 60 countries involved in the fields of government, industry and academia. AUVSI members work in the defense, civil and commercial markets. For more information, visit