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Published:July 12th, 2007 15:38 EST
Come See the World's Largest Collection of Robots, Drones and Other Unmanned Systems Hardware

Come See the World's Largest Collection of Robots, Drones and Other Unmanned Systems Hardware

By SOP newswire

The World`s Largest Collection of Robots, Drones and Other Unmanned Systems Hardware comes to the Washington Convention Center
August 6-9, 2007 " Washington, DC
WHAT: """"""""""" AUVSI`s Unmanned Systems North America 2007 - The largest show of its kind and the only event that brings together all unmanned disciplines including air, ground, and maritime, for the most extensive display of robotic and unmanned systems hardware in the world.
  • 230,000 gross square feet (over 70,000 square meters) of exhibit space
  • More than 275 international exhibitors
  • More than 4,000 international visitors, including key leaders and decision-makers from industry, government organizations and academia,
  • 60 different technical sessions
  • 60 Poster Sessions highlighting government program updates, technology briefings and operational reports
  • A live unmanned systems demonstration at Webster Field at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in St. Inigoes, MD (Monday, August 6 only)
Plenary sessions featuring the following distinguished speakers:
  • Lt. Gen. Donald J. Hoffman, Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition
  • MG Gary L. Harrell, Deputy Commanding General, United States Army Special Operations Command
  • RADM Timothy McGee, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command
  • TAN Peng Yam, Deputy Chief Executive (Technology), Defence Science & Technology Agency, Singapore
  • Dr. Delores M. Etter, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition
  • Chief Donald L. Shinnamon, Sr., Chief of Public Safety, Holly Hills Florida, and Aviation Committee Chair, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
WHO:"""""""""""""" The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). International attendees include high-level officials from government, industry and academia.
WHERE:"""""""""" Washington Convention Center " Washington, DC, USA
WHEN: """"""""""" Monday, August 6 " 8:00 a.m. " 8:00 p.m. - Unmanned Systems Demonstration
""""""""""""""""""""""" Tuesday, August 7 " 9:00 a.m. " 6:00 p.m. - Conference & Exhibition
""""""""""""""""""""""" Wednesday, August 8 " 8:00 a.m. " 10:00 p.m - Conference & Exhibition, Social Event
Thursday, August 9 " 8:00 a.m. " 4:00 p.m. " Conference & Exhibition, Youth Education Program
MEDIA INFO:""" Eligible media representatives may register for complimentary access to all events. For a registration form please visit: or call Alysa Reich at +1 703 845 9671 x202.
Full conference details and a current schedule of events can be found on the show`s website at"
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is the world`s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems community. AUVSI`s 5,000 members worldwide come from government organizations, industry and academia. AUVSI is committed to fostering, developing, and promoting unmanned systems and related technologies.