As the futuristic world of unmanned systems, intelligent robotics and drones unfolds, what may once have seemed like science fiction is now becoming a reality. These technologies are changing the way we work, live and play, and they will have a significant impact on our lives in the years to come.
Join us as we discuss how unmanned systems are shaping Big Industry, where opportunities are emerging, how our community will address important challenges, and how we’ll prepare ourselves for the “work of the future.”
The age of AI, digital connectivity, automation and intelligent machines has arrived. Even though the “Jetson lifestyle” isn’t upon us just yet, technology advancements have drastically changed our lives in just a few short years.
Our Day Two keynotes will continue to build on the ideas and concepts presented on day one as we explore the cross-section between technology and society. From the emergence of AI in our everyday lives, to the prospects of on-demand automated mobility, and everything in between, we will explore what these advancements mean for us today, and what the future holds tomorrow.
In the wake of multiple hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters last year, unmanned systems across all domains became widely recognized as the future of disaster relief. From search and rescue to humanitarian missions, unmanned technologies were utilized around the world providing aid to those who needed it most. Our Thursday keynotes are dedicated to the humanitarian and public safety communities and the responders who risk their lives every day to make us all safer.
The AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian award recipients will be announced during a special ceremony followed by an interactive discussion with first responders who conducted numerous unmanned missions in response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria as well as the recent wildfires.