The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International will host XPONENTIAL 2016 from May 2 to 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. XPONENTIAL is the largest trade show for the unmanned systems market, drawing more than 8,000 industry leaders and professionals from more than 55 countries.

The XPONENTIAL 2016 exhibit hall will showcase more than 600 cutting-edge companies from around the world, representing more than 20 industries. In addition, the show will offer more than 300 educational sessions, providing information about the future of unmanned systems policy, regulations and technology.

XPONENTIAL 2016 also will feature the Startup Showdown, providing $15,000 in cash prizes and mentor opportunities for early-state innovators, and the return of the Innovation Hub, which offers educational programming such as poster sessions and “beyond the booth” presentations.

About AUVSI

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) — the world's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems and robotics — represents more than 7,500 members from more than 60 countries involved in the fields of government, industry and academia. AUVSI members work in the defense, civil and commercial markets.