Train Like
You Operate

Tactical Drone and Robotics Training Conference for Police, Public Safety, Government and Defense

Guardian Centers of Georgia | Perry, GA


3 Days, October 21-23, 2024


5 Days, October 21-25, 2024

Uniting Technical and Tactical Excellence

UTAC 2024 is a fully immersive training event where public safety, government, enterprise, and defense operators gather to learn best practices, establish procedures, and gain experience with the latest innovations in unmanned aerial, ground, and maritime systems alongside augmenting technology solutions.

Through carefully curated hands-on training scenarios, technology workshops, live demonstrations, and expert-led presentations, UTAC 2024 provides an immersive training environment unlike any other industry event.

Members of the armed forces training with UAS technology at UTAC 2023.

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Drone view of the Guardian Center in Georgia that UTAC 2024 will take place at.

The UTAC 2024 Training Campus

UTAC 2024 is held at the Guardian Centers of Georgia, a world-class facility that sets the stage for an unparalleled experience for both participants and sponsors. Located in Perry, GA, this 830-acre, state-of-the-art training campus offers an unmatched environment for showcasing technology, conducting realistic scenarios, and facilitating in-depth training and networking experiences.

Exhibit/Sponsor UTAC 2024

UTAC 2024 presents an exceptional opportunity for organizations to position themselves at the forefront of defense and security innovation. As a sponsor, you play a pivotal role in shaping an environment where technical and tactical excellence converge to redefine the future of defense and security operations.

Vendors interacting with attendees at UTAC 2023
An instructor that attended UTAC 2023.

Speak / Instruct at UTAC 2024

We are seeking thought leaders and skilled trainers to lead workshops, demonstrations, and immersive scenarios at our world-class facility. Whether you're an industry innovator, academic researcher, or military expert, we want to hear from you.

Attendee Demographics

Security + Enterprise

Frequently Asked Questions

What is UTAC 2024?

UTAC 2024 is no traditional exhibition — it’s a hub where public safety, government, enterprise, and defense operators gather to learn best practices, establish procedures, gain tech exposure, and practice new skills. We set ourselves apart by removing the limitations of traditional tradeshows, taking solutions off the table, and putting them into action, encouraging our attendees to “Train Like You Operate”.

Who should attend UTAC 2024?

UTAC 2024 is designed for a wide range of participants including defense and security professionals, commanding officers, technology vendors, UAS pilots, robotics operators, IT administrators, procurement staff, and anyone interested in the latest unmanned systems and robotics technologies.

Where and when is UTAC 2024 held?

UTAC 2024  is held annually at the Guardian Centers in Perry, GA. UTAC 2024 will take place October 21-25.

How can I register for UTAC 2024?

Complete the registration form here. Early registration is recommended as spaces can fill up quickly.

Can I just come and observe?

The Observer Pass is a new option this year designed specifically for Command Staff, Procurement Personnel and IT members. While this pass does NOT allow you to earn certifications or get hands on, it will allow you to observe all Scenarios, Technology Trials, Workshops, and Presentations. Observers will be granted access to the Exhibit Hall, Tactical Marketplace, and Networking Socials.

What types of training and demonstrations are offered at UTAC 2024?

At UTAC 2024, attendees can immerse themselves in a wide array of trainings and demonstrations tailored to the cutting-edge of defense and security technologies. From counter-UAS tactics and direct action operations to urban sniper training and CBRNe scenarios, each session is designed to reflect real-world operational environments. Moreover, the event showcases live demonstrations of the latest in unmanned systems and robotics, providing hands-on exposure to augmenting technologies within meticulously crafted, realistic scenarios.

How can my company become a vendor or sponsor at UTAC 2024?

Companies interested in vendor or sponsorship opportunities can find detailed information here.

Can I receive technical certifications at UTAC 2024?

Yes, UTAC 2024 offers technical certification opportunities for attendees covering a variety of tactics and technology platforms.

What networking opportunities are available at UTAC 2024?

UTAC 2024 hosts a variety of networking events, including socials, panel discussions, and collaborative scenarios, allowing attendees to connect with thought leaders, technology operators, and fellow professionals in an informal setting.

What airport should I fly to for UTAC 2024?

UTAC 2024 is located at the Guardian Centers in Perry, GA, about 90 minutes south of Atlanta. We recommend flying into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Where should I stay for UTAC 2024?

We have several recommended hotels in Perry, GA, a short distance from the Guardian Centers. Please ask about Guardian Centers rates/Government rates.

  • Avid hotel: 209 Hampton Ct, Perry, GA 31069
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites: 1502 Sam Nunn Blvd, Perry, GA 31069
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