National Council on Public Safety UAS (NCPSU) Partnership

AUVSI and the National Council on Public Safety UAS (NCPSU) Partner to Benefit Public Safety Professionals

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the National Council on Public Safety UAS (NCPSU) have partnered to encourage and promote the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by public safety agencies.

Through this partnership, AUVSI is pleased to offer a dedicated membership option for public safety professionals. AUVSI will also provide special pricing for the public safety community to attend AUVSI Unmanned Systems – Defense. Protection. Security. conference, which will take place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, Md., on Feb. 6 to 8.


Special AUVSI Membership Offer:

Public safety organizations have the option to join AUVSI for $600, which grants membership benefits to all employees of that organization. For individuals, the new membership initiative offers the following opportunities:

  • One year individual membership for active public safety personnel – $100
  • Three-year individual membership for active public safety personnel – $200


Click one of the following links to join now:


Reduced Rates at AUVSI Unmanned Systems‒Defense. Protection. Security.:

  • A complimentary Expo Hall One Day Pass*; or
  • A discount on the Full Conference Pass (up to $500 savings, depending on individual factors)*
  • Sessions at the conference will include “Using Unmanned Systems for EOD and HAZMAT Applications,” “Addressing the Counter-UAS Threat at Home and Abroad,” “The New Era of Disaster and Emergency Response Utilizing Unmanned Systems” and a panel on the challenges of artificial intelligence for security and public safety applications. (Full agenda here.)

Use this link to register at the special public safety rates:

*Must be an NCPSU Member in good standing and belong to at least one other qualifying organization [see list of organizations below] at the time of submission; must show valid agency ID or provide proof of employment when obtaining badge and conference materials.

Qualifying Organizations:

  • Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA)
  • Airport Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA)
  • American Association of Corrections
  • Center for Robotics-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR)
  • InterAgency Board
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
  • International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)
  • International Public Safety Association
  • Major Cities Police Chiefs Association (MCCA)
  • Major County’s Sheriffs Association
  • Metro Fire Chiefs Association
  • National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation (NAPSG)
  • National Association of EMTs (NAEMTs)
  • National Association of Search and Rescue (NASAR)
  • National Association of State Aviation Officials
  • National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Officials (NASEMSO)
  • National Association of State Technology Directors (NASTD)
  • National Association of Technical Investigators
  • National Emergency Management Association (NEMA)
  • National EMS Management Association
  • National Information Sharing Consortium (NISC)
  • National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC)
  • National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
  • National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC)
  • Police Foundation
  • Tribal Emergency Management Association (iTEMA)