Who is AUVSI

Who is AUVSI?

AUVSI is the world's largest nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community. Serving more than 7,500 members from government organizations, industry and academia, AUVSI is committed to fostering, developing, and promoting unmanned systems and robotics technologies. AUVSI members support the defense, civil and commercial sectors.


By becoming an AUVSI member, you will gain access to the world's largest unmanned systems community. From exclusive networking events to exciting business development opportunities, our experts can help you navigate the ever-evolving world of unmanned systems. Among your benefits you will receive exclusive access to:

  • Vital industry data and information including subscriptions to Unmanned Systems magazine, eBrief and the Daily Robot, a daily news email.
  • Forums to discuss ideas, solutions and experiences with colleagues and potential customers.
  • Networking opportunities with professionally like-minded individuals and key industry government figures.
  • Discounts on AUVSI's Xponential and Unmanned Systems Defense, and FREE access to AUVSI's Webinar Series
  • Access to AUVSI's Members-Only community
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We Advocate for You

AUVSI represents the views of the unmanned systems and robotics community to government officials, regulators, media and the public. On behalf of our membership we are committed to shaping global policy by advocating on behalf of the unmanned systems and robotics community, monitoring legislation and assessing the global impact of the industry to ensure that obstacles to advancing and fielding these technologies are removed. We represent the industry in congressional hearings, participate in coalitions and rulemaking committees, and collaborate with various trade associations and stakeholders to serve and achieve the interests of our industry.

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AUVSI Events

AUVSI's Startup Connection

Bringing investors together with startups in an interactive format that combines demonstrations and presentations. Onsite program advertising opportunities available.

Automated Vehicles Symposium

Dedicated to understanding and working to solve the core challenges impacting automated vehicle integration onto tomorrow's roadways. Onsite program advertising opportunities available.

The Defense Show

Bringing together industry representatives and components program managers. Each day is dedicated to a specific platform — ground, air and maritime. Onsite program advertising opportunities available.


XPONENTIAL is committed to serving as the ultimate industry event experience. Onsite program, Floor Plan and Map advertising opportunities available.

AUVSI Webinars

With a full line-up of webinar topics slated for 2016 — advertise to the unmanned systems market, featuring commercial and civil applications.

Publications and News

Unmanned Systems Magazine

Unmanned Systems Magazine

AUVSI's monthly print publication, highlights current global developments and unveils new technologies in air, ground, maritime, robotics and space systems. The publication encompasses civil, commercial and defense markets worldwide. Unmanned Systems reaches trendsetters, influencers and thought leaders involved in the unmanned systems industry. Unmanned Systems magazine has a worldwide readership of over 27,000 and reaches a highly desirable audience of decision makers and organizations driving the industry forward. This monthly publication provides the very latest news and in-depth information in the world of unmanned systems.

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AUVSI eBrief

AUVSI's eBrief

AUVSI's weekly eBrief is the premier electronic newsletter in the global unmanned systems and robotics community, averaging more than 40,000 viewers.

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Additional Resources

The Robotics Database

AUVSI’S Unmanned Systems and Robotics Database brings you the world’s unmanned systems and robotics — past, present, and prototype — in a highly searchable and user-friendly database.

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