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Posted on: March 28, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Two-day event focuses on the advancement of technology and unmanned systems


March 28, 2017 - What is the future of unmanned systems in the country and in Hampton Roads? What advanced technology and markets are available or on the horizon? Join the discussion on Thursday and Friday, April 20 and 21, when the 4th annual Jacobs Technology Days will be held at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

Sponsored in conjunction with The Virginia Aerospace Business Association and the Hampton Roads Unmanned Systems Opportunity Exchange, Jacobs Technology Days is designed to advance unmanned systems capabilities, technology commercialization and regional economic growth.

Speakers will include Karen Jackson, Virginia’s Technology Secretary, Andy Schaudt of Automated Vehicle Systems and Dan Stillwell of Virginia Tech’s Ocean X-Prize team.  Panel discussions will include “Barriers to Innovation: Bridging the Gap” and “Regional Ecosystems.”

Registration online is required.  For more information, contact Vic Tumwa at

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