World’s Largest Gathering of Robots: Xponential 2017

The Xponential 2017 national conference was held May 8-11 by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The event took place in the largest exhibit hall ever dedicated to unmanned systems and robotics, with over 370,000 square feet. It featured over 650 robotics organizations – companies, research institutions, universities, consultants, nonprofits and more – from the U.S. and countries worldwide!  Here you will find nearly 300 fascinating photos, an unprecedented gallery of the most advanced robotics technology on the planet.

Photos by Lucien Miller, CEO of;

editing by Tom Atwood, NREF executive director. © 2017

The National Robotics Education Foundation (NREF),