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?

    • Find out what lies ahead, as leaders in space exploration, spacecraft systems and design, space science, military space, and more discuss their programs, challenges, and solutions during plenary and panel sessions. 
    • Expand your knowledge, as expert engineers and scientists share their latest research and development findings. 
    • Network, discuss challenges, and share ideas during technical sessions, luncheons, networking coffee breaks, and social activities. Meet and greet your current and future colleagues, business partners, and employers, and learn about the newest groundbreaking technologies in the exposition hall. Check out the presentation stage, enjoy refreshments, and network with your peers. 
    • Daily exhibit activities will attract 1,000+ participants into the hall. 
    • Stay at the top of your game with AIAA’s Continuing Education programs. Leave with insights and solutions that you can put to immediate use. 

    Who Should Attend?

    • Industry executives 
    • Government and military officials 
    • Program managers 
    • Business developers 
    • Engineers, scientists, and researchers 
    • Professors, educators, and students 
    • Consultants Press/media 

    What to Expect?

    Insight into the latest and future technologies and developments in:


    • Commercial Space 
    • Intelligent Systems 
    • Nanosats and Smallsats 
    • National Security Space 
    • Robotic Technology and Space Architecture 
    • Space and Earth Science 
    • Space Colonization and Space Tethers 
    • Space Exploration Space History, Society, and Policy Space Logistics and Supportability 
    • Space Operations 
    • Space Resources 
    • Space Systems and Sensors 
    • Space Systems Engineering and Space Economics 
    • Space Transportation and Launch Systems 


    Networking and partnership-building with your industry peers during:

    • Opening Reception 
    • Poster Sessions 
    • Networking Coffee Breaks 
    • Networking Luncheons 
    • Young Professional Networking Reception