Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials (SDM) Conference Opening Keynote
Title: "Beyond the 787: Developing the Future of Structures and Materials that Shape Aerospace"
John J. Tracy, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Engineering, Operations, and Technology, The Boeing Company, Chicago, IL
Non-Deterministic Approaches (NDA) Keynote
Title: "Assuring Aero-Structural Reliability in an Uncertain World"
Ravi Chona, USAF Senior Scientist and Director, Structural Sciences Center, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Adaptive Structures Conference (ASC) Keynote
Title: "Game Changing Activities in the Area of Lightweight Materials and Structures"
Stephen W. Gaddis, Program Manager, Org A3 Game Changing Development Program Office, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA
Title: “Magnetostrictive Alloys: The Other Smart Material”
Alison Flatau, Associate Dean for Research, Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Dynamic Specialist Conference (DSC) Keynote
Title: "Launch Vehicle and Spacecraft Structural Dynamics: State of the Art and Challenges for the Future"
Alvar M. Kabe, Associate Principal Director, Structural Mechanics Subdivision, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA
AIAA Awards Luncheon
Title: "Models in the Material World: The Asymptote is Near"
David Furrer, Senior Fellow Discipline Lead, Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, CT
Gossamer Systems Forum (GSF) Keynote
Title: "SPS-ALPHA: A Practical New Approach to the Vision of the Solar Power Satellite"
John Mankins, CEO, Artemis Innovations, Santa Maria, CA
Multidisplicinary Design Optimization (MDO) Keynote
Title: "The Role of MDO in the Design for Complex Engineered Systems"
Christina Bloebaum, Dennis and Rebecca Muilenburg Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State