Aerial Evolution Association of Canada (AEAC) 2023 Call for Abstracts

20 years and counting! A celebration of 20 years of Canada's premier drone association. (Aerial Evolution Association of Canada, formerly Unmanned Systems Canada, formerly UVS Canada).


Important Dates: 

  • Submission Deadline Date - Friday, June 30, 2023
  • Submission Notification Date - Monday, September 11, 2023
  • Conference Registration Site Opens - Monday, May 05, 2023


Location: Delta Hotel City Centre, Ottawa, ON


In 2023, AEAC will offer breakout sessions in six streams

Regulations New and Old 

How have the regulations evolved since the early 2000's, where are they now and where are they going? Since the conference last year, what are the challenges the industry is still facing in and around BVLOS, DAA, AAM, Autonomy, etc.?


How drones are driving forward the reduction of GHG's and having a positive effect on the environmental (GHG, food scarcity, etc.)

Women in Drones

New stream for 2023, celebrating and showcasing innovation and thought leadership in the RPAS sector in Canada.

Indigenous Aerial Innovations

New stream for 2023, how indigenous communities are benefitting from the use of drones, how are air space sovereignty and indigenous rights being considered?


Safety and Security

How cyber security is impacting the use of drones and risks around data collection, processing, storage and sharing. 

Military and Defense

In light of current world events, the need for drone advancements in the military is becoming more evident, how is Canada and the rest of the world answering this call? What advancements in C-UAS, drone technology and commercial tech moving into the military space are we seeing?


About Us

AEAC is a Canadian-registered not-for-profit association founded in 2003 by a small group of entrepreneurs and visionaries who were committed to protecting and representing the interests of Canada’s RPAS community.

This community of innovative thinkers has grown far beyond its government, research and military roots to include students, academia, industry, and investors who are innovating across Canada with new inventions and applications for aerial technology.