AUVSI Hill Day: National Robotics Week

Thank you to our sponsors:

AUVSI Hill Day: National Robotics Week
10 April 2014 
Rayburn House Office Building
Rayburn Foyer
South Capitol Street & Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20515





For questions, please contact Mario Mairena at


Join AUVSI for a day on Capitol Hill to promote robotics technology and innovation. This event is part of National Robotics Week, a nationwide effort to highlight the growing importance of robotics in a wide range of application areas. Please click here to learn more about National Robotics Week.


Be a part of AUVSI Hill Day: National Robotics Week - Thursday, 10 April 2014
The day will include:

1130-1300  Lunch Briefing, Rayburn House Office Building, Room B 338 (Speaker TBD)
1300-1700 Meetings with Members of Congress and Staff (for AUVSI Members that requested meetings)
1700-1930 Evening Reception with Exhibits of Unmanned Systems and Robotics Hardware, Rayburn House Office Building, Rayburn Foyer.

Sign up for a tour of the U.S. Capitol!

Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.), co-chair of the House Robotics Caucus has graciously offered to sponsor a tour of the U.S. Capitol for AUVSI members participating in this year’s Hill Day activities. We highly encourage you to participate in the Capitol tour, where the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate have met for more than two centuries. The tour of the historic Capitol includes a 45-minute guided walking tour as well as a 13-minute orientation film.

Please contact Mario Mairena ( to make your reservation. Space is limited to 15 attendees.

Registration: You must be an AUVSI member to attend AUVSI Hill Day. If you are not a member and are interested in becoming a member, please contact Melissa Bowhay  +1 571 255 7790 or, Elton Sinoimeri  +1 571 255 7789.

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Ben Gielow
Government Relations Manager and General Counsel
+1 571 255 7795 (direct)  
Mario Mairena
Government Relations Manager
+1 571 255 7783 (direct)



Educate lawmakers about your robotics technology by participating in this exhibition. AUVSI has reserved the Rayburn Foyer to host an exhibition of robotics technologies. We are specifically seeking exhibits that have an interactive component or include products that can be demonstrated on site for attendees; static models and printed literature may accompany your interactive display. The exhibits will be on display from 1700-1930.
Exhibit space is free, but is limited and available to AUVSI Corporate Members (Bronze level and higher) only.  Click here for an exhibit application form. Space is limited. Please contact Wes Morrison at  with any questions.



As part of AUVSI Hill Day: National Robotics Week, AUVSI will be offering a luncheon briefing in the Capitol Visitors Center to all AUVSI members and exhibitors. If your company is interested in sponsoring opportunities to gain additional exposure at the event (company logo included on event communications, website, onsite signage and more), contact Wes Morrison at  or +1 571 255 7763 (direct) for information.