AAUS Maritime Unmanned Systems Conference

Date: Wednesday 4th October

Time: 0900 - 1700

Registration: This event is open to all PACIFIC 2017 trade visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates however, registration fees apply.

Hosted by: The Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS)

Location: Level 3 Exhibition, ICC Sydney

The AAUS Maritime Unmanned Systems conference at PACIFIC 2017 will attract Defence, Industry & Academia from around the world to present, promote and discuss unmanned technologies.

The AAUS unmanned systems conference is held in conjunction with PACIFIC 2017.   PACIFIC 2017 will be staged in the new International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) on the shores of Sydney Harbour and runs from October 3-5, 2017.  Our event will be held in a conference room at this venue.

The 2017 conference will focus on unmanned technologies relevant to future defence programs and maritime applications and has been well supported by the Australian Defence Force who use our conferences to engage with industry on unmanned systems programs. We expect key presentations from Navy, Air Force, Army and CAS-G.


  • Domains: Air, Surface, Subsurface
  • The integration of domains, C2 and cross-cueing – single asset and multiple asset control
  • Platforms and sensors including sensor research
  • Applications – Defence, Civil Security, other

Relevant Defence Projects include:

  • SEA 129 Phase 5 (MTUAS)
  • SEA 1180 and SEA 5000 – (UAV / UUV / USV)
  • SEA 2400 – Hydro – (USV / UUV)
  • SEA 1179 – Mine Countermeasures– (UUV /USV)
  • AIR 7000 Phase 1B  (Multi-mission UAS)
  • LAND 129 Phase 4 (SUAS)
  • SEA 1000 – (UUV)


The call for papers is now open.  Interested people should submit a short abstract (1/2 page) on their proposed presentation to by August 18, 2017.


AAUS is a not for profit organisation that aims to promote the unmanned systems industry through quality events at affordable prices.  This is only possible through the generous support that we receive from Sponsors.

Flexible sponsorship packages are available for organisations wishing to bring a team and promote its activities.



Pricing details for the 1 day event are:

Category Early Bird Price Normal Price
Government $335 $385
AAUS Member $335 $385
Industry (non AAUS) $395 $445
Academic $250 $285
Conference Dinner $85 $85

Early Bird prices will be available until August 31, 2017.

Pricing is exclusive of GST.

For further information and to pre-register:
Mr Greg Tyrell
Executive Director
The Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS)

To pre-register and to pay registration fees: