The Future of Unmanned Systems: UVID 2019 is Underway

Thousands of people from around the world are gathering at the Avenue Convention and Events Center in Israel to participate in UVID 2019 – the 8th International Conference on Unmanned Vehicles. Dozens of companies are showcasing their systems in a major exhibition held alongside the conference

Photo: Ronen Topelberg

Thousands of people are taking part in UVID 2019 – the 8th International Conference on Unmanned Vehicles, currently taking place at the Avenue Conventions and Events Center in Airport City, Israel.

An initiative of IsraelDefense, the UVID conference is the foremost meeting place for all stakeholders in the field of unmanned vehicles in Israel, attended by leading Israeli and international players.

The conference aims to coordinate a strategic vision of the world of unmanned vehicles in the air, sea, and land, to develop dialog, and to build a common world of knowledge for the broad community engaged in building the power and operation of this fascinating field.

A comprehensive exhibition is being held alongside the conference, displaying unmanned systems and supportive measures in the land, naval and aerial theaters. Among the companies participating in this event are Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, Elul Technologies, Leonardo, Aeronautics, BlueBird Aero Systems, Percepto, CTI, Mobilicom, Steadicopter, and many more.

Throughout the day, attendees will hear fascinating lectures from leading experts and senior officials in the field of unmanned vehicles. Among the speakers at the event are Brig. Gen. Yoav Amiram, Commander of IAF’s Palmachim Air Force Base; Dr. Michal Levy, Sr. Dep. Director-General, Agricultural Innovation, Israel Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development; Uzi Arad, Senior Fellow at the Yuval Ne'eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security; Asher Biton, Head of Spectrum Engineering Division, Israel Ministry of Communication; Col. (res.) Meir Ben Shaya, Business Development Director at Rafael; Brig. Gen. (res.) Eden Attias, Founder & Co-Chairman of Israel Drone Alliance and Managing Director of Parazero; and many others.

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