XPONENTIAL is the largest, most significant event for the unmanned systems industry. The 2020 conference will be held in Boston from May 4 – 7, 2020 and will showcase 700 cutting-edge companies from around the world and feature educational programming by unmanned systems experts, providing information about the future of policy, technology and business solutions and trending topics.

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5th Annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Symposium

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will co-host the 5th Annual FAA UAS Symposium on June 16-18, 2020, at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD. With interest in UAS technology, uses and operations at an all-time high, the Symposium is an opportunity for commercial remote pilots and drone enthusiasts to get the latest information on the burgeoning industry from leading experts in the field, including representatives from the FAA, other government agencies, industry and academia.

For more information about event programming and registration, please visit the symposium website.

National Model Aviation Day

National Model Aviation Day brings together thousands of model aircraft enthusiasts across the country, including members of local Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) clubs, to enjoy family-friendly model aircraft flying events. Activities vary at each event, but most include model airplane plane demonstrations, simulated flying stations, opportunities to learn how to fly, STEM activities for kids, raffles, camping and much more. is the largest, most significant event for the unmanned systems industry. This year, National Model Aviation Day will be held on August 15, 2020.

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National Drone Safety Awareness Week

The first National Drone Safety Awareness Week was November 4 to 10, 2019. The public, including organizations from all 50 states and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, participated in over 125 events during this inaugural event.

More information on National Drone Safety Awareness Week 2020 will be available soon.