August 20 - 22, 2019
Washington, D.C.

CUAS Resource Center

Counter UAS 2019 Onsite Agenda

In light of the recent passing of the Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018, IDGA is excited to bring back our Counter UAS series this March 12-14, in Washington, D.C., to discuss the provisions that give the government new authority to counter airborne drone threats.To help you underst ...

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Counter UAS - Sponsorship/Exhibition Prospectus

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Counter UAS - Past Attendee Snapshot

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Featured Content

COUNTERING THE DRONE THREAT: An Overview of the DoD's FY19 C-UAS Budget

The increased affordability and availability of recreational drone aircraft has introduced a whole host of new, unprecedented security concerns for the DoD. Criminal and terrorist organizations have already started using drones for a wide variety of illegal activity such as spying on law enforcement, intimidating witnesses, smuggling contraband and dropping...

SPEAKER Q&A: Are We Prepared to Protect America’s Skies From Domestic Drone Threats?

Over the past few years, it’s become clear that recreational drones pose a significant risk to national security and public safety. In this Q&A, we asked C-UAS speaker, Rob Thompson, Co-Founder of the CUAS Coalition, "Are law enforcement and national security agencies currently equipped to confront malicious and/or reckless drone...

Counter UAS Post Show Report

Check out the most unforgettable moments from our inagural Counter UAS Summit in the Post Show Report. Included in the report is a list of our top speakers, attending companies, top benefits of attending, sights of CUAS18 and what our attendees had to say!Check out the Counter UAS Post Show...

Counter UAS Global Outlook Report

In advance of our Counter UAS Spring Summit,  we’ve made it our mission to keep you informed on the latest innovations in counter UAS technologies, the FY19 budget, Procurement and more. 

Taking Action Against Malicious Drones: Highlights from The Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018

On October 5, 2018 President Trump signed the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act into legislation. This act funds the FAA through 2023 and includes the Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018. The Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018 authorizes the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security to...

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Counter UAS 2019 - Current Attendee Snapshot

Take a peek at who you can expect to network with on-site based on our 2018 Attendee Snapshot. Contact us today and find out more on how to join this list! Alternatively, feel free to send your request to to receive your copy via email.

Dear Boss Letter

Get a head start on justifying your attendance to Counter-UAS Summit this March 12-14, 2019 in Washington D.C. with our customizable Dear Boss Letter.

Registration Form

Registration for the Counter UAS Summit is easier than ever. Just download this registration form and send it to with the subject line CUAS Registration.

Past Attendee Snapshot

Curious who attended last year's Counter UAS? We have a past attendee snapshot complete with job titles and organizations for you to peruse! See which of your peers were at the last event to get an idea of who to expect onsite Mach 12-24, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Registration Packet

Your one-stop-shop for justifying your attendance, this packet includes:Dear Boss LetterPast Attendee SnapshotRegistration Form

Digital Content Library

Taking back the sky: Counter UAS

Commercially available unmanned aircraft systems are becoming concerns for the defense, intelligence, and commercial worlds. Improper drone flights, misses, and crashes all threaten our security and have the potential to do serious damage. Read more about the importance of taking back the skies and how to protect our security.

The $330 Million Problem: Countering Drones in the Middle East

First-hand account from Colonel Amine Elkai on how the growing use of commercial and military spec drones by non-state actors on the Middle East’s battlefield is changing the nature of warfare.

Europe’s Drone Conundrum: Identifying and Confronting the Emerging Threat of UASs

Our editorial team asked European drone experts from a broad range of industries to provide their insight on the increasing use of commercial drones and the issues this generates. In this infographic, find out why:60% of respondents see the growing use of commercial drones as a potential threat.75% of respondents...

Center for the Study of the Drone: Drones in the FY 2019 Defense Budget

This document reflects an estimate of drone-related procurement, research and development (RDT&E), and military construction in the FY 2019 budget request. Learn more about the: $1.05 billion funding for counter-drone systems and why it continues to rise$9.39 billion to be invested in drone-related procurement, research and development, and construction fundingNew...

Past Presentations

Counter UAS Past Presentation Packet: Part 1

Check out part 1 of our past speaker presentations to get an idea of the topics and sessions from the 2018 Counter UAS.This packet contains presentations from:J. Scott Mathews, Senior Privacy Advisor, Intelligence Department of Homeland SecurityPeter "Pepe" Le Hew, Senior Consultant, Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.Rob Thompson, Jr., Co-founder, CUAS...

Counter UAS Past Presentation Packet: Part 2

Check out part two of our past speaker presentations from the 2018 Counter UAS. Speakers include:Arthur Holland Michel, Founder and co-director, Center for the Study of the DroneRobert Schena, President & CEO, RajantDCS, G-2 TRADOC, Mad Scientist InitiativeGregory S. Walden, Senior Advisor, McGuireWoods Consulting LLCMajor Clifford Plowman, USA Force Protection...