Registration is now open for IDGA’s 7th Annual UAV Summit

April 11-14 * Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, VA

UAV technology is the future of the military – find out what you need to know at IDGA’s 7th Annual UAV Summit. This premiere UAV event is now open for registration.

Based on feedback from the UAV community, the UAV Summit includes topics not covered anywhere else including Small UAS and UAS in National Airspace. The 7th annual UAV Summit promises to be IDGA’s strongest yet. Download the UAV Summit agenda here.

UAV Summit speakers represent the coast guard, border patrol, acquisition, and each branch of the military. This list of “who’s who” includes:

  • Dyke Weatherington, SES, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Acquisition, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • Colonel Gregory Gonzalez, USA, Program Manager, UAS
  • Colonel Dean Bushey, USAF, Deputy Director, UAS Joint Center of Excellence, Joint Forces Command
  • Captain Paul Siegrist, USN, Program Manager, Unmanned Vehicle Office
  • Captain Jim Sommer, USCG, Deputy Director, UAS Joint Program Office, USCG & CBP
  • View the entire confirmed UAV Summit speaker roster.

Both military and commercial professionals involved in UAVs will benefit from the rich agenda put together by Conference Producer Nick Petti. UAV Summit Sessions include:

  • Acquisition initiatives and future integration
  • Breakthrough and incremental improvements for UAV technology
  • Human decision making for increased UAS mission performance
  • Enhanced UAV sense and avoid technology
  • View the entire UAV Summit agenda

IDGA’s 7th Annual UAV Summit provides you with unparalleled networking opportunities. You will meet senior professionals from the UAV Community including personnel from military units, government agencies, research, manufacturers, contractors, and technology service providers. Attendees will include Program Managers and Project Managers, Branch Heads, Project Leads, Commanders, Scientists and Engineers. The UAV Summit is the UAV event of the year. Share ideas and information across the commercial and military worlds. Establish UAV contacts you will utilize in the months and years to come.

Register at today. For personalized service contact IDGA Customer Service at 1-800-882-8684 or e-mail Please mention code 1-3316227295.

Gary Mortimer

Founder and Editor of sUAS News | Gary Mortimer has been a commercial balloon pilot for 25 years and also flies full-size helicopters. Prior to that, he made tea and coffee in air traffic control towers across the UK as a member of the Royal Air Force.