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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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    What to Know On-Site

    What to Know On-Site

    New! Continental Breakfast

    A great way to start the day and interact with other attendees, a continental breakfast will be offered on Monday–Wednesday, 0700–0800 hrs. Breakfast will be served in the California Foyer on Monday and in the California Showroom Tuesday and Wednesday. This event is open to all attendees. No tickets required.

    New! Speakers’ Briefing Format

    Authors who are presenting papers, session chairs, and co-chairs will meet for a short briefing in their session room. Monday–Wednesday morning sessions will meet from 0730–0800 hrs, and afternoon sessions Monday–Wednesday will meet from 1300-1330 hrs.

    New! Official Conference Mobile App

    Download the free AIAA Aviation Conference mobile app! Versions for iPhone/iPad, and a web version for Android, Blackberry are available. How To Download >

    New! Print Your Member ID Card Online

    AIAA now lets you print your membership identification card online! It’s quick, easy, and convenient. Even better, your membership card now includes a QR code to improve your conference check-in experience.

    Printing your new membership card is as easy as 1–2–3:

    1. Log in to www.aiaa.org using the email address associated with your member account and your self-created password. 
    2. Select “My AIAA” at the top right of the screen, or select the “Membership and Communities” tab and scroll down to “My AIAA.” 
    3. Under the “My Account Information” section, select “Member Card” and Print. 


    Printing your conference badge and tickets:
    1. Upon arrival at the conference, visit our conference registration area.
    2. Scan your QR code through an ExpressPass kiosk at Advanced Registration.
    3. Your conference badge and event tickets will print out in a flash!

    Registration Hours

    Sunday, 11 August 1500-1900 hrs
    Monday, 12 August 0700-1700 hrs
    Tuesday, 13 August 0700-1800 hrs
    Wednesday, 14 August   0700-1800 hrs

     

    Cyber Cafe (Internet Access)

    There will be computers with complimentary Internet access in the Nautilus Foyer for conference attendees during the following hours:

     

    Sunday, 11 August 1500-1900 hrs
    Monday, 12 August 0700-1700 hrs
    Tuesday, 13 August 0700-1800 hrs
    Wednesday, 14 August    0700-1800 hrs

     

    Complimentary Internet access is provided in the hotel sleeping rooms at the Hyatt Regency Hotel for conference attendees booking within the AIAA room block. AIAA cannot guarantee complimentary Internet access for those attendees who book rooms outside the room block. Wi-Fi internet access will not be provided in the conference meeting space.

    AIAA Bookstore

    The Aircraft Designers: A Grumman Historical Perspective Author Signing
    Monday, 12 August 1700 - 1800 hrs

    Meet The Aircraft Designers: A Grumman Historical Perspective author, Michael Ciminera, at the AIAA Bookstore near registration on Monday, 12 August 1700 - 1800 hrs. Speak with the author and have your copy of The Aircraft Designers signed. The Aircraft Designers will be on sale for $27.97 (org. $39.95) at the AIAA Bookstore.

    Fundamentals of Aircraft and Airship Design, Volume I & II Author Signing
    Tuesday, 13 August 0900 - 0930 hrs

    During the Networking Coffee Break, meet Fundamentals of Aircraft and Airship Design, Volume I & II author, Leland Nicolai, at the AIAA Bookstore near registration on Tuesday, 13 August 0900 - 0930 hrs. Speak with the author and have your copy of Fundamentals of Aircraft and Airship Design, Volume I & II signed. Fundamentals of Aircraft and Airship Design, Volume I & II will both be on sale for $83.97 (org. $119.95) each at the AIAA Bookstore.

    30% Off All AIAA Books at AVIATION

    AIAA publications is offering a special show discount on all titles featured at AVIATION 2013. Attendees receive a 30% discount off the list price of all books for sale at the AIAA Bookstore. This show special will only be available during AVIATION. Also featured will be the entire 2013 AIAA Book of Month collection at their special month prices. Lastly, the title Unmanned Aircraft Systems; Reg Austin, has been selected as the conference book of AVIATION and is on sale for $79.95 (org. $124.95). Take advantage of these super savings and visit the bookstore in the AIAA Bookstore. Take advantage of these rare savings and visit the bookstore near registration.

    Speakers’ Practice

    The Bel Air room will be available for speakers wishing to practice their presentations. A sign-up sheet will be posted on the door for half-hour increments. 

    Timing of Presentations

    Each paper will be allotted 30 minutes (including introduction and question-and-answer period) except where noted.

    “No Paper, No Podium” and “No Podium, No Paper” Policy

    If a written paper is not submitted by the final manuscript deadline, authors will not be permitted to present the paper at the conference. Also, if the paper is not presented at the conference, the written paper will be withdrawn from the conference proceedings. These policies are intended to eliminate no-shows and to improve the quality of the conference for attendees.

    Audiovisual

    Each session room will be preset with the following: one laptop, one LCD projector, one screen, and one microphone (if needed). Please note that AIAA does not provide security in the session rooms and recommends that items of value, including computers, not be left unattended. For additional audiovisual requirements please send an e-mail with presentation information to Anna Kimmel, annak@aiaa.org, by 19 July 2013. Any additional audiovisual requirements or equipment not requested by 19 July 2013 will be at cost to the presenter.

    Conference Certificate of Attendance Available

    Certificates of Attendance are available for attendees who request documentation at the conference itself. AIAA offers this service to better serve the needs of the professional community. Claims of hours or applicability toward professional education requirements are the responsibility of the participant. Please request your copy at the on-site registration desk starting on Tuesday afternoon.

    Committee Meetings

    AIAA committee meetings provide incredible opportunities for networking, building your resume, and professional development. Scores of committees and subcommittees meet at AVIATION. Stop in to see how you can participate! Download the 2013 committee meeting list (PDF).