From the 24th to the 25th the Conference will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre with the final day (26th) held on-site at the Avalon Air Show. This conference will focus on Aviation & Aerospace applications both Military and Civilian as well as presentations highlighting applications of Terrestrial and Marine unmanned systems in the resources. International speakers will join Australian presentations with delegates including AUVS-Australia and AUVSI members. Join us to become part of the Unmanned Systems Network.

PROGRAM: Preliminary program now available.

REGISTRATION: For conference registration please click here.

Cobham provides contracted Aviation Services under long term performance based contracts. It is the largest provider of these services in Australia providing aircraft and flight operations across Government, Airlines, the Resource and Freight Industries. Cobham provides and operates the fleet of Customs Dash 8 Surveillance Aircraft, operates the fleet of Qantaslink Boeing 717 aircraft and Qantas BAE146 freighter aircraft, as well as Fly In Fly Out passenger services for a range of mining companies across Australia and PNG.

IAI’s MALAT Division spearheads the design and manufacture of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS’s). MALAT offers a family of systems that varies in size, mission and sensors, mainly for defense-oriented customers.

MALAT offers a family of systems that varies in size, endurance mission profile and on-board sensors, covering the full spectrum of operational requirements by providing micro and mini systems as well as tactical close and short range and Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) systems.

MALAT systems are in operational service with 49 users, are deployed on five continents and have accumulated over 1,000,000 flight hours. All of this vast operational expertise is incorporated in the continuously modified, upgraded and enhanced systems MALAT offers to its potential customers worldwide.

The Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA)
The Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA) is based in Brisbane, Australia, and conducts world-leading research into advanced automated aviation systems that lead to the safer and more efficient utilisation of civilian airspace.
With project partners including Boeing, CRC Spatial Information, Ergon, Insitu Pacific, Thales and CRC National Plant Biosecurity, ARCAA is known for its high quality research and its ability to take leading edge research concepts from paper to flight-tested reality.
ARCAA is also one of the organisers for the UAV Outback Challenge, an annual event promoting the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for search and rescue applications.

General Atomics Aeronautical

Northrop Grumman Corporation
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

The company offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies that enable us to deliver innovative systems and solutions for applications that range from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace. Northrop Grumman’s core competencies are aligned with the current and future customer needs and address emerging global security challenges in key areas, such as unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics that are critical to the defense of our nation and its allies.

Insitu Pacific
Insitu is a pioneer leader in the design, development, production and operation of high-performance, cost-effective unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Our focus is to deliver our global customer base with the highest-quality ISR information, as quickly as possible. Our family of long-endurance, runway-independent UAS have logged hundreds of thousands of combat flight hours since 2004, and we have successfully operated in some of the most extreme environments in the world.

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