Australian Association for Unmanned Systems


Maritime Unmanned Systems Conference at Pacific 2017

The AAUS Maritime Unmanned Systems conference at Pacific 2017 will attract Defence, Industry & Academia from around the world to present, promote and discuss unmanned technologies.

The AAUS unmanned systems conference is held in conjunction with Pacific 2017 (   PACIFIC 2017 will be staged in the new International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) on the shores of Sydney Harbour and runs from October 3-5, 2017.  Our event will be held in a conference room at this venue.

The 2017 conference will focus on unmanned technologies relevant to future defence programs and maritime applications and has been well supported by the Australian Defence Force who use our conferences to engage with industry on unmanned systems programs.   We expect key presentations from Navy, Air Force, Army and CAS-G.


    • Domains: Air, Surface, Subsurface
    • The integration of domains, C2 and cross-cueing – single asset and multiple asset control
    • Platforms and sensors including sensor research
    • Applications – Defence, Civil Security, other 

  • Relevant Defence Projects include:

    • SEA 129 Phase 5 (MTUAS)
    • SEA 1180 and SEA 5000 – (UAV / UUV / USV)
    • SEA 2400 – Hydro – (USV / UUV)
    • SEA 1179 – Mine Countermeasures– (UUV /USV)
    • AIR 7000 Phase 1B  (Multi-mission UAS)
    • LAND 129 Phase 4 (SUAS)
    • SEA 1000 – (UUV)



The call for papers is now open.  Interested people should submit a short abstract (1/2 page) on their proposed presentation to by August 18, 2017.


AAUS is a not for profit organisation that aims to promote the unmanned systems industry through quality events at affordable prices.  This is only possible through the generous support that we receive from Sponsors.  

Flexible sponsorship packages are available for organisations wishing to bring a team and promote its activities.

AAUS Pacific 17 Sponsorship Packages v1.0.pdf


Pricing details for the 1 day event are:


Early Bird Price

Normal Price




AAUS Member



Industry (non AAUS)






Conference Dinner




Early Bird prices will be available until August 31, 2017.

Pricing is exclusive of GST.


Greg Tyrrell - AAUS Executive Director

Telephone 0458 850 202

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