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The World's Forum for Aerospace Leadership

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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

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    Why Attend?

    Why Attend?

    Nowhere else will you get the depth and breadth of sessions on Propulsion and Energy Conversion than at the AIAA conferences in San Jose, California.


    • Expand your knowledge, as expert engineers and scientists share their latest research and development findings.
    • Find out what lies ahead, as senior leaders in industry discuss their programs and business challenges during plenary and interactive panel sessions.
    • Network, discuss challenges, and share ideas during technical sessions, luncheons, networking breaks, and social activities.

    Who Should Attend?

    • Engineering managers and industry executives
    • Engineers, researchers, and scientists
    • Young aerospace professionals
    • Educators and students
    • Media representatives

    What to Expect?

    Discussions with distinguished government and industry speakers.
    • James Halsell, Technical Director, Aerospace Systems, Dynetics
    • Garry Lyles, Space Launch System (SLS) Chief Engineer, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) 
    • James Maser, President, Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne
    • John Olson, Assistant Director for Space and Aeronautics, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
    • Ric Parker, Director of Research and Technology, Rolls-Royce plc

    Networking and interaction with your peers during:
    • Conference Evening Reception
    • Coffee Breaks
    • Awards Luncheon

    Opportunities to enhance your career through:
    • Continuing Education Courses
    • STEM Workshops