The use of unmanned autonomous systems is positioned for exponential commercial growth over the next decade. With extensive advancements in these systems for military and consumer use, this market continues to expand into numerous areas that affect our daily lives. The Next Gen Drones conference presents the latest technical advancements in unmanned systems and their applications for commercialization. Key presentations will address the most advanced research and development for commercialization with industry discussions focusing on the latest regulatory updates and advancements in safety. In addition, technical presentations on advanced UAV Communications, Navigation and Flight Control will be presented. This conference will provide attendees with high-level technical talks combined with a comprehensive industry overview of the entire UAV ecosystem and will bring together the key organizations involved in furthering UAV commercialization and its integration into commercial airspace.