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Events and Activities

Explore the many interesting AIAA-organized and co-sponsored events taking place around the world. International companies and organizations are also welcome to sponsor or exhibit at AIAA events to broaden your visibility and outreach to U.S. and international markets.

IAC 2014 to Showcase North American Space Accomplishments
29 September–3 October 2014, Toronto, Ontario

IAC2014_logo_smallAIAA is proud to be a supporter of the 65th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the world’s premier space event, which takes place 29 September3 October 2014, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario. This event is hosted by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI) and organized by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF). AIAA is a founding member of IAF and has a long history of collaboration with CASI as a sister society.

Focusing on the theme “Our World Needs Space,” the IAC will promote an exploration of the relationship between Earth and space and the ways that space activities help to meet our needs on Earth. In addition, this event will showcase the global and collaborative nature of our industry, with a special focus on the capabilities and accomplishments of the two North American spacefaring nations ― the United States and Canada.

Participants representing industry, government, and academia will gather to network and present their latest accomplishments and future plans, identify opportunities for collaboration, and share their opinions on the widest possible array of topics.

IAC 2014 will have a multifaceted program that features plenary keynotes and panels, technical and poster presentations, social activities, an exhibition, and various associated and side events.

Topics include:


  • Space exploration
  • Space science
  • Space life sciences
  • Space debris
  • Applications and operations
  • Earth observation
  • Space communication and navigation
  • Integrated applications
  • Technology
  • Astrodynamics
  • Space proppulsion
  • Infrastructure
  • Space systems
  • Space transportation
  • Space and society
  • Space education and outreach
  • Space policy, regulations, and economics
  • Space law


Registration is open now.

For more information and to register, visit www.iac2014.