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Register to participate in the New England UAS and AAM Summit 2023


 In October, we gather some of the great thinkers and doers around autonomous flight for our annual summit. We cover a whole range of topics – from technology and infrastructure to regulations, ethics, and more.

Don't miss out - We look forward to your active participation at the summit. 

Keynotes, Panel Discussions, and Demonstrations on:

  • Industry Implications for Evolving Regulations
  • Complex UAS Operations Today 
  • An Ethics Ecosystem of AI and Big Data II: What, Why, and How Is it Going?
  • Massachusetts Leadership in Transportation Innovation
  • Massachusetts Guiding Global AAM Roadmaps
  • Charging the Skies: Reinventing Airports for Electric Flight
  • A Real-World Perspective for AAM Planning and Implementation
  • DoD Use of UTM and AAM solutions
  • FAA Perspectives on CUAS Development and Deployment
  • CUAS Regulatory Environment: Today and Tomorrow
  • CUAS in Action: Experiences from CUAS Operations in the New England Region
  • Blueprint for BVLOS: A Showcase of Critical Technology Used to Enable BVLOS Operations
  • Blueprint for Drone as First Responder (DFR): A Showcase of Critical Technology to Enable DFR Operations
  • STEMFest – STEM students present a brief summary and demonstrations of their UAS and AAM projects
  • PitchFest – "Pitch" presentations by government, non-profit, university, and start-up innovators 

40+ Speakers, Including:

  • Sultan Akbar, NASA ARMD
  • Dr. John Basl, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Northeastern University
  • Dr. Jeffrey DeCarlo, Administrator, Aeronautics Division, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)
  • Governor Maura Healey, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Lt. Col. Thomas F. Meagher, Division Chief, AFWERX Prime, U.S. Air Force
  • Abby Smith, Executive Director, Office of UAS and Emerging Entrants Security, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Senator John C. Velis, State Senate, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Jeffrey Vincent, Executive Director for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Office in Aviation Safety (AVS), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Steven Wert, Senior Executive Service, Program Executive Officer Digital, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, U.S. Air Force

When: Wednesday, October 4 – Thursday, October 5, 2023 

Where: Northeastern University Innovation Campus at Burlington, 147 South Bedford St., Bldg 5, Burlington, MA 01830 

Registered Attendees Include: Federal and state government leaders; DoD representatives; industry and academic leaders developing UAS and AAM markets; UAS and AAM operators; and technology innovators.

STEM: High school students will share their STEM activities each day!

View all the Summit details HERE.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities Still Available – Put your organization’s name in front of the foremost community of UAS and AAM across New England. Sign up for an Exhibit Hall table or Sponsorship opportunity.  

PitchFest – Pitch your new startup or ideas, research, needs, and innovations in 3 minutes! Free with registration.

See you in Massachusetts!

Register Now

Co-hosted by:
AUVSI New EnglandNDIA New EnglandMassAutonomy

Sponsored by:
MassAutonomy | NDIA New England
Northeastern University Innovation Campus at Burlington


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