Alaska UAS Interest Group Annual Meeting

We are excited to welcome you to Fairbanks, where Alaska's UAS industry began, for the 2015 AUASIG Annual Meeting.


about the challenges and opportunities of UAS operation in the Arctic


FAA UAS test sites, how they are shaping the future of aviation, and how you can shape the future with them


with people from research, science, natural resource management, public safety, commerce, and more

2015 Meeting

AUASIG Annual Meeting: Sept 1-3, 2015
Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center
Fairbanks, Alaska

813 Noble Street, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701-4977

This year’s theme will showcase Arctic operations in recognition of the increased focus on this region with the U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council from April 2015 through April 2017. We hope you will join us for this special annual meeting!

On Site Registration:

Monday, August 31st (2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, September 1st (7:00 a.m. to Noon)

Wednesday, September 2nd (8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.)

Thursday, September 3rd (8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.)

A reduced rate is available for students. A student ID will be required for proof of student status.

Two workshops will be held the day prior and day following the Alaska UAS Interest Group meeting. These are free of charge and open to the public.

August 31st – Pre-Workshop – U.S. Department of the Interior / U.S. Department of Energy.

Geophysical measurements and natural resource monitoring in Alaska and the Arctic.

Pre-Workshop Agenda


September 4 – Post-Workshop - The Business of Unmanned Aircraft.

The Alaska Center for UAS Integration (ACUASI) will be hosting a day of presentations covering all aspects of the business of unmanned aircraft.

Post-Workshop Agenda


Register for the pre- and post-workshops

UAS in Action

SA-03 Water Bomber Test Flight – Iceland

ACUASI Arctic Missions

Special Events

Special events include an AUASIG reception to be held at the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum and an evening dining on Alaska’s famous Riverboat Discovery for a historical river cruise.