August 20 - 22, 2019
Washington, D.C.

CUAS Resource Center

Counter UAS Summer 2019 Event Guide

The World’s leading Counter UAS Summit is back for it’s third information packed iteration!  Just one year ago, we were just starting to explore what Counter UAS really involved by focusing on CUAS challenges & solutions for both military and domestic agencies. One year later we have become the g ...

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Counter UAS 2019 - Current Attendee Snapshot

Take a peek at who you can expect to network with on-site based on our 2019 Attendee Snapshot. Contact us today and find out more on how to join this list! Alternatively, feel free to send your request to Katrina.Savarino@iqpc.com to receive your copy via email.

Convince your Boss Letter

Get a head start on justifying your attendance to Counter-UAS Summit this August 20-22, 2019 in Washington D.C. with our customizable Dear Boss Letter.

Registration Form

Registration for the Counter UAS Summit is easier than ever. Just download this registration form and send it to idga@idga.org with the subject line CUAS Summer Registration.

Counter UAS - Past Attendee Snapshot

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Registration Packet

Your one-stop-shop for justifying your attendance, this packet includes:Convince your Boss LetterPast Attendee SnapshotRegistration Form

Featured Content

Top 15 Global Drone Incidents 2018-19

Governments around the world are scrambling to secure the skies against the threat from unmanned aerial vehicles. This list of notable drone incidents shows why it won't be easy.

Exclusive Interview with BG (R) David Komar

Take a moment to read our exclusive interview with the Chairperson of the Counter UAS Winter Summit BG (R) David Komar. In this interview he details mitigating C-UAS threats, the future of C-UAS technology, key take-aways from the CUAS series and more.

Drones in the National Airspace: A Growing Challenge

Safely integrating unmanned aerial systems into U.S. skies is a big challenge for the FAA. As the number of drones continues to rise, that challenge will only grow.

COUNTERING THE DRONE THREAT: An Overview of the DoD's FY19 C-UAS Budget

The increased affordability and availability of recreational drone aircraft has introduced a whole host of new, unprecedented security concerns for the DoD. Criminal and terrorist organizations have already started using drones for a wide variety of illegal activity such as spying on law enforcement, intimidating witnesses, smuggling contraband and dropping...

Counter UAS Post Show Report

Check out the most unforgettable moments from our inagural Counter UAS Summit in the Post Show Report. Included in the report is a list of our top speakers, attending companies, top benefits of attending, sights of CUAS18 and what our attendees had to say!Check out the Counter UAS Post Show...

Counter UAS Global Outlook Report

In advance of our Counter UAS Summer Summit, we’ve made it our mission to keep you informed on the latest innovations in Counter UAS technologies, budgets, procurement policies and more to help you keep your eye on the big picture view of the current state of Counter UAS systems. Take...

Taking Action Against Malicious Drones: Highlights from The Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018

On October 5, 2018 President Trump signed the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act into legislation. This act funds the FAA through 2023 and includes the Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018. The Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018 authorizes the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security to...

Digital Content Library

Taking back the sky: Counter UAS

Commercially available unmanned aircraft systems are becoming concerns for the defense, intelligence, and commercial worlds. Improper drone flights, misses, and crashes all threaten our security and have the potential to do serious damage. Read more about the importance of taking back the skies and how to protect our security.

The $330 Million Problem: Countering Drones in the Middle East

First-hand account from Colonel Amine Elkai on how the growing use of commercial and military spec drones by non-state actors on the Middle East’s battlefield is changing the nature of warfare.

Europe’s Drone Conundrum: Identifying and Confronting the Emerging Threat of UASs

Our editorial team asked European drone experts from a broad range of industries to provide their insight on the increasing use of commercial drones and the issues this generates. In this infographic, find out why:60% of respondents see the growing use of commercial drones as a potential threat.75% of respondents...

Center for the Study of the Drone: Drones in the FY 2019 Defense Budget

This document reflects an estimate of drone-related procurement, research and development (RDT&E), and military construction in the FY 2019 budget request. Learn more about the: $1.05 billion funding for counter-drone systems and why it continues to rise$9.39 billion to be invested in drone-related procurement, research and development, and construction fundingNew...

Past Presentations

Counter UAS Past Presentation Packet: Part 1

Check out part 1 of our past speaker presentations to get an idea of the topics and sessions from the 2018 Counter UAS.This packet contains presentations from:J. Scott Mathews, Senior Privacy Advisor, Intelligence Department of Homeland SecurityPeter "Pepe" Le Hew, Senior Consultant, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.Rob Thompson, Jr., Co-founder, CUAS...

Counter UAS Past Presentation Packet: Part 2

Check out part two of our past speaker presentations from the 2018 Counter UAS. Speakers include:Arthur Holland Michel, Founder and co-director, Center for the Study of the DroneRobert Schena, President & CEO, RajantDCS, G-2 TRADOC, Mad Scientist InitiativeGregory S. Walden, Senior Advisor, McGuireWoods Consulting LLCMajor Clifford Plowman, USA Force Protection...

Counter UAS Past Presentations Packet: Part 3

Check out Part 3 of our past speaker presentations from the Counter UAS Summit. Speakers include:Samuel Bendett is a Research Analyst with the Center for Naval Analyses' International Affairs GroupMarke “Hoot” Gibson, President and CEO, NUAIR Alliance; Former FAA Senior Advisor for Unmanned SystemsLeonard Ligon, Whitefox Defense TechnologiesJeffrey Randorf, Engineer...

Counter UAS Past Presentations Packet: Part 4

Check out part two of our past speaker presentations from the 2018 Counter UAS. Speakers include:Anna Williams, Research Scientist, Center for Naval AnalysesAlbert A. Sciarretta, President, CNS TechnologiesJames Truhett, Branch Head, Nuclear Weapons Safety, Security, Compliance and Incident Response at OPNAV N97 Submarine WarfareLinda Solheim, U.S. Department of Homeland Security