Aerial Evolution Canada 2023 Conference & Tradeshow

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)

Aerial Evolution Canada’s Annual Conference & Tradeshow is scheduled for November 07 - 10, 2023 at the Delta Ottawa City Centre.

Aerial Evolution Canada Conference & Exhibition 2023 is Canada’s only conference addressing all aspects of the Canadian Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) systems sector.

Learn about Transport Canada’s current rules and the shift to the future of BVLOS operations in Canada. Our major themes this year include:

  • 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.?
  • ESG: How drones are driving forward the reduction of GHG’s and having a positive effect on the environment (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 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 & 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?


Registration Rates

  • Member Registration - CA$1,150.00 
  • Non-Member Registration - CA$1,250.00
  • Student Registration - CA$650.00
  • Additional Exhibit Staff - CA$560.00


Delta Ottawa City Centre

101 Lyon Street North, Ottawa, ON K1R 5T9

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors!

For more information on sponsorship & exhibitor opportunities, please contact Declan Sweeney.