Robotic and Unmanned Systems Hardware Manufacturers and Experts Convene in Denver

AUVSI's Unmanned Systems North America 2010 is the largest display of robotic and unmanned systems hardware in the world, Aug. 24-27.


ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AUVSI's Unmanned Systems North America 2010 is the largest display of robotic and unmanned systems hardware in the world. It's the only event to gather so many air, ground and maritime technologies and components in one place at one time. AUVSI's 2010 convention will host 450 exhibitors, 140 technical presentations, indoor vehicle demonstrations, and much more.

EXHIBITS: 450+ Exhibitors featuring cutting edge unmanned and robotic technologies. Download the Exhibitor list.

DEMONSTRATIONS: Indoor Air, Ground and Maritime Demonstrations - New for 2010 - Three live demonstration areas including an aerial enclosure, ground track and 9,000 gallon tank.

INDUSTRY TOPICS COVERED: Access to Civil Airspace for UAVs, Unmanned Systems for Law Enforcement, Unmanned Systems for Fire Fighting, Unmanned Vehicles in the Gulf Oil Spill, Driverless Automobiles, Explosive Ordnance Detonation/Disposal, and much more.

PRESS CONFERENCES: Several exhibiting companies will host press conferences. View the schedule.

PHOTO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITIES: Several Exhibitors will have full size unmanned technologies on display including Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk; there will also be hands on demonstrations. AUVSI will have a professional photographer and videographer onsite and we can arrange to provide photos/footage upon request.

BEYOND THE BOOTH SHOWCASE: A forum in the exhibit hall where exhibiting companies will provide product updates and presentations. View the schedule.

RoboTour 2010 - A free educational program open to middle and high school students including a guided tour of the exhibit hall where students will learn about unmanned and robotics systems and participate in hands on activities.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Tuesday 24 August 2010

0830-0930 General Session - The Honorable Bill Ritter, Jr. Governor of Colorado

0930-1830 Exhibit Hall Open

0930-1830 Poster Presentations

1100-1200 & 1330-1500 Technical Presentations - Workshops - Panels

1600-1700 Hot Topics Sessions

1700-1830 Welcome Reception (Exhibit Hall)

Wednesday 25 August 2010

0830-1000 General Session - ADM Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy; Brig Gen H. D. Polumbo Jr., Director of Plans and Programs, Headquarters Air Combat Command, United States Air Force

1000-1700 Exhibit Hall Open

1000-1700 Poster Presentations

1030-1200 & 1330-1500 Technical Presentations - Workshops - Panels

1600-1700 Hot Topics Sessions

1830-2130 AUVSI Foundation Dinner and Awards Program

Thursday 26 August 2010

0830-1000 General Session - James Coyne, Manager, UASSG Chair, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); Frank Kendall, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology & Logistics

1000-1700 Exhibit Hall Open

1000-1700 Poster Presentations

1030-1200 & 1330-1500 Technical Presentations - Workshops - Panels

1600-1700 Hot Topics Sessions

1900-2200 Social Event: AUVSI's Stadium Stampede at Invesco Field at Mile High

Friday 27 August 2010

0830-1000 General Session - Brig Gen Dana Born, Dean of the Faculty, United States Air Force Academy; Dr. Henrik I. Christensen, Director, Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, Georgia Institute of Technology

1000-1400 Exhibit Hall Open - Uniform Day

1030-1200 Workshops - Panels

1400 Conference Ends

SYMPOSIUM WEBSITE: http://symposium.auvsi.org

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