The IDEA Room

hosted by AeroVironment
A Series of Conversations Where Industry & Technology Meet

AUVSI Exponential 2019

April 30 – May 2, 2019
McCormick Place | Chicago, IL
Booth: 1631 (click here for interactive floor map)
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Join AeroVironment and our featured guests at AUVSI for the following sessions:

Industry and Academia Collaboration: The Future of Drones

Learn how various universities are partnering with the unmanned systems community to push the envelope in future drone technology.

Wednesday, May 1
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Room: 505A

Dr. Mujahid Abdulrahim – Moderator
Robotics GNC Engineer, Sr. Staff, AeroVironment

Scott Newbern – Participant
V.P & Chief Technology Officer, AeroVironment

Dr. Marvin Andujar – Participant
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida

Dr. Kevin Kochersberger – Participant
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech

Dr. Jack W. Langelaan – Participant
Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Louise Manfredi – Participant
Assistant Professor, Industrial and Interaction Design, Syracuse University

Dr. James Fathers – Participant
Director, School of Design, Syracuse University

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The Power of People & Culture
AeroVironment Leadership Roundtable & Networking Mixer

Innovative collaborators thrive at AeroVironment. Learn about AeroVironment’s mission of innovation and opportunities to become our next generation of explorers.

Wednesday, May 1
Roundtable: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Networking Mixer: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Room: 505

Open Recruiting: 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Speak one on one with a representative to learn more about career opportunities at AeroVironment. 

Steve Gitlin – Moderator
VP, Corporate Strategy, Investor Relations & Communication, AeroVironment

Alison Roelke – Participant
V.P People & Culture, AeroVironment

Scott Newbern – Participant
V.P & Chief Technology Officer, AeroVironment

Ken Karkin – Participant
Sr. VP, Operations, AeroVironment

David Sharpin – Participant
VP Sales & Business Development, AeroVironment

Tom Vaneck – Participant
VP & Managing Director, AeroVironment New England Innovation Center

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