On behalf of the organization committee, I welcome you to the website for the 2023 International Conference on Advanced Unmanned Aerial Systems (ICAUAS 2023), which will be held during July 13-16, 2023, multi-city and hybrid, in Toronto, Canada and Harbin, China. Organized by Harbin Institute of Technology and Huazhong University of Science and Technology, this conference provides a forum for the discussion and dissemination of knowledge and results in theory, methodology and new advances in Advanced Unmanned Aerial Systems and their applications in many other fields of science and engineering.

Our conference, which I am honored to chair, is a fully approved and peer-reviewed process. Each paper is blind peer-reviewed for its suitability, academic content, and thoroughness. Accepted papers will be published in the digital proceeding. Selected papers will be considered for special issues in the International Journal of Space Science and Engineering, indexed in Web of Science.

We are pleased to invite you to submit your paper that highlights your research results to the conference. Meet and network with your peers in the area of your research.

Prof. Zheng Hong (George) Zhu

York University, Canada

Notice: The original 2023 International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems and Aerospace (ICUASA 2023), from March 1, 2023, will be renamed 2023 International Conference on Advanced Unmanned Aerial Systems (ICAUAS 2023) for some special reasons. We feel sorry for any inconvenience it may cause and much appreciate your understanding.


All accepted and presented papers will be published in the digital conference proceedings, which will send to be reviewed and indexed by major citation databases such as EI Compendex, Scopus, CPCI, Google Scholar, etc. 

Excellent papers will be considered for submission in the journal of IJSpaceSE after significant extension.


All submitted papers need to be original, must not be previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere, must not be under review by any other conference or publication during the review cycle. Authors are invited to submit Abstract or Full Paper using the On-line Submission System, Any questions, please contact inquiry@icuasa.org. Please find the paper format here (submitted papers need to follow the required fonts strictly):

Paper Submission(Authors): Paper Template

Abstract Submission( Presenters): Abstract Template

Key Dates

First Round

Abstract SubmissionFeb. 3, 2023
Full Paper SubmissionFeb. 17, 2023
NotificationApril 17, 2023
RegistrationMay 14, 2023
Main Conference

July 14-16, 2023

Second Round

Abstract SubmissionApril 5, 2023
Full Paper SubmissionApril 15, 2023



                   York University, Toronto, Canada                                                    Harbin, China


We are glad to have AIAA as Technical Co-Sponsor!

Professor Ben M. Chen from Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, the Chinese University of Hong Kong will be a keynote speaker of our conference! Professor Chen is an IEEE Fellow, CAA Fellow and Fellow of Academy of Engineering, Singapore.

We are glad to announce that Prof. Daniele Mortari will give us a keynote speech at ICAUAS 2023! He is a Fellow of IEEE, AAIA, AAS and Associate Fellow of AIAA.

ICAUAS 2023 will be held during July 14-16, 2023, with the support of York University, Canada and Capitol Technology University, USA. 

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