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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 Atlanta, GA.

    • 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.
    • Robert Lightfoot, Center Director, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
    • David Thompson, CEO Orbital Sciences Corp.
    • David Garrison, Managing Director, Engine and Component Maintenance for Delta Tech Ops 

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

    Opportunities to enhance your career through:
    • Hybrid Rocket Propulsion (2-3 August)
    • Advanced Solid Rockets(2-3 August)
    • Hydrogen Safety(2-3 August)
    • NPSS: A Practical Introduction(2-3 August)
    • Missile Design and System Engineering(2-3 August)
    • 1st Propulsion Aerodynamics Workshop (PAW01) (29 July)