Agenda

A detailed agenda with speakers will be released a few weeks ahead of the symposium.

Sunday, 25 August     Exhibitor Setup 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
         
Monday, 26 August     Exhibitor Setup 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Exhibit Hall Open 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Badge Pickup 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM
      Session 1 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      Networking Break 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
      Session 2 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Day 1 Social 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
         
Tuesday, 27 August     Exhibit Hall Open to Exhibitors 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
      Exhibit Hall Open 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
      Badge Pickup 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
      Day 2 Breakfast 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
      Session 3 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM 
      Networking Break 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
      Session 4 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
      Pathfinder Awards Luncheon  12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
      Session 5 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
      Networking Break 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
      Session 6 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
      Day 2 Social 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
         
Wednesday, 28 August     Exhibit Hall Open to Exhibitors 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
      Badge Pickup 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
      Flight Demos 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
      Day 3 Breakfast 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
      Session 7 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      Networking Break 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM 
      Session 8 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
      Day 3 Lunch 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
      Session 9 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
      Exhibitor Teardown 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
         
Thursday, 29 August     PM UAS Golf Tournament All Day
      Exhibitor Teardown  8:00 AM to 2:00 PM 

 

   

Who are our speakers?

Military and Civilian Leadership, Department of Defense Program Managers and Chief Engineers,  Industry and Academia Technolgists. While we are working to finalize our 2024 speakers, past speakers include the following individuals:

Cory Anderson, ISR Task Force
COL Scott Anderson, PM Unmanned Aircraft Systems
MG Robert Barrie, PEO Aviation
Tommy Battle, Huntsville Mayor
LTC Jeff Bess, PdM Tactical UAS
Dr. David Bevly, Auburn University Professor and Autonomy Researcher
LTC Michael Brabner, Manuever CDID, Robotics Requirements Division / Air Branch Chief.
MAJ(P) Michael Brabner, MCOE Aviation Branch Chief
Phil Chu, DARPA ALIAS Engineer
Forrest Collier, Chief of Staff, PEO Aviation
Patrick Comes, Deputy Program Manager Counter sUAS
Dr. Scott Crino, UAS Threats
Tony Davilla, Counter UAS Subject Matter Expert
David Dopp, Program Manager Future Battle Platforms (Robotic Combat Vehicle)
Paul Finley, Madison City Mayor
LTC Chris Getter, Endurance UAS Program Manager
George Goodman, PdM Uncrewed Vehicle Support Systems.
Ed Gozdur, PdM Small UAS
Tarun Gupta, Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office
Dr. Greg Harris, Auburn University ISE Department Chair
Jerry Hendrix, Director UAH A2R / President AUVSI Pathfinder
COL Bart Johnke, Aviation Center of Excellence
Jason Kirkpatrick, PM US Army Corps of Engineers Aviation
Dr. Mike Kweon, ARL Propulsion and Power Lead
Jenny Laird, USACE Senor and Technology PM
Dr. Scott Martin, Auburn University
Dr. Marty Moulton, Army Research Labs
Jeff McCoy, Aviation Mission System and Architecture Director
COL Danielle Medaglia, PM Uncrewed Aircraft Systems
Dr. Jay Moorthy, Aviation and Missile Center Advanced Teaming Lead
Brandon Phillips, NASA MSFC Advanced Robotic Manufacturing.
Rob Premo, Director. Center for Cyber Innovation, Mississippi State University Raspet Center
LTG Rob Rasch, Director of Hypersonic, Directed Energy, Space and Rapid Acquisition
Dr. Greg Reynolds, AvMC Nav Lead
Jason Rupert, Systems Readiness Directorate Certified Autonomy Lead
LTC(P) Nick Ryan, Aviation CDID, Director of Aviation Platforms/ACM-UAS
Matt Sipe, Chief Engineer PEO Aviation
Jeff Stevens, Program Manager Integrated Fires/ Rapid Capabilities Office
Tony Still, Digital Engineering SME
Dale Strong, Madison County Commissioner
Kris Strope, PM-UAS Science and Technology Lead
Jeff Sullivan, ACC-Redstone Contracting
Dennis Teefy, Program Manager Sensors Aerial Intelligence, PEO IEWS
CDR Chad Thompson, USCG UAS Branch Chief
Chad Tillman, Director of UAS Operation Huntsville Alabama
Sean Townsend, Chief Engineer PM UAS
Sean Tynan, PdM Endurance UAS
Charles Vanderberg, USAF MQ-9 Modernization PM
Carson Wakefield, Soldier UAS Program Manager
MG Walter Rugen, Future Vertical Lift Cross Functional Team
LTC Olin Walters, Tactical UAS Program Manager
LTC Amanda Watkins, PdM Command Control and Effects
MAJ Mark Wetsel, Corps of Engineers ERDC UAS Deputy Program Manager
Jim Williams, Beyond Visual Line of Site Operations Aviation Rule Making Committee
Brian Wohlschlaeger, Threat Systems Management Office
Curt Worshek, Director of the North Alabama Multi-Agency Crime Center.

 

What do they talk about?

Uncrewed Aircraft Systems and Robotics, Advanced Technologies and Digital Engineering, Counter UAS and Airspace.

See our Past Agendas here.