Symposium Objectives

The UAV industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with significant contributions to the advancement of a wide range of science and technology fields. The ISUDEF’23 is an international multi-disciplinary symposium that aims to address current issues in UAV and civil applications of aerospace technologies including topics such as Autonomous Vehicles, Unmanned Aircraft Technologies, MRO, Avionics, and Radar Systems, AI Design and Efficiency.

Symposium Format

The ISUDEF’23 will consist of the following components: short papers presented in oral sessions, keynote papers by invited speakers, and industrial special sessions on special topics, as well as, opportunities for virtual social events. High quality full papers of archival value will be considered for publication in reputable international journals and edited books of .

Symposium Topics

The Symposium welcomes a wide range of topics, including (but not limited to): 


  • Biologically Inspired Unmanned Systems
  • Energy Efficient Unmanned Systems,
  • Micro and mini Unmanned Systems,
  • Networked Unmanned Systems,
  • Reliability of Unmanned Systems,
  • Unmanned Systems Communication and Information Technology,
  • Unmanned Systems Transportation and Management,
  • Unmanned Systems Applications 
  • AI Design and Efficiency
  • Aircraft Technology
  • Autonomous Technology
  • Aerospace Robotics and Mechatronics
  • Avionics, Radar Systems
  • Composite Materials
  • Geospatial and Meteorological Support
  • Hypersonics
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotic Systems
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Smart Multi-Function Materials and Intelligent Structures
  • Smart sensors, AI Sensor Fusion
  • Swarm Technology
  • Guidance Methods
  • Navigation Algorithms
  • GIS and Mapping
  • Smart Sensing &
  • Avoidance
  • AI Applications
  • Vision Sensors
  • Image Processing
  • UVS Embedded
  • Architectures
  • Open Source Software Applications
  • Certification Standardization
  • Regulations & Environmental Challenges
  • Safety
  • Security
  • Reliability & Performance
  • Anti-drone Systems