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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Participation is Power


Shaping the future of aerospace is no simple task.

 

Shaping the future of aerospace takes passion, discussion, innovation, collaboration, and most importantly, it takes YOU! And, AIAA forums and expositions are catalysts for inspired idea exchange, progressive problem solving, and industry innovation.

 

AIAA forums draw almost 8,000 participants from 88 countries around the world, including more than 2,000 students. Engineers and scientists from industry, government, and academia share more than 5,000 of the latest research and development findings that will shape the future of aerospace.

 

Make plans now to participate as a speaker, presenter, sponsor, exhibitor, or attendee.

 

  “Your return on investment will be high. The multiple opportunities you have to advance your career personally by learning, to advance your career professionally by networking...is worth the price of admission.”
   —Lt. Gen. Larry D. James, USAF (Ret.), NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Schedule

AIAA DEFENSE Forum
AIAA Defense and Security Forum
8–10 May 2018
Laurel, Maryland
Kossiakoff Center at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

The AIAA Defense and Security Forum (AIAA DEFENSE Forum) is a classified SECRET/NoFORN meeting for technical, programmatic, and policy issues pertaining to aerospace defense within U.S. national security. The forum is an unbiased, nonpartisan environment for defense officials to interact with industry allies, the aerospace research and development community, and government decision makers and policymakers to address critical topics from a policy, program, and technology perspective. 

 

AIAA AVIATION Forum
AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition
25–29 June 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

The AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition (AIAA AVIATION Forum) is the only event that covers the entire integrated spectrum of aviation business, research, development, and technology. The program features discussions with respected aviation leaders—providing a single, structured gathering to help delegates navigate the key challenges and opportunities affecting the direction of global aviation policy, research and development, technological proliferation, cybersecurity, environmental issues, and emerging markets.


View the 2017 recorded sessions, or check out the 2017 forum notebook to learn more about the discussions that took place 5–9 June 2017 in Denver, Colorado.


AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum

AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition

9-11 July 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio

The AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition (AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum) explores emerging technologies, research, and innovations affecting propulsion and energy systems in the aerospace industry. Every move forward in our exploration of the world relies on advancements from aerospace researchers, engineers, and technologists who attend this forum. Delegates dive into over 30 different specialized technical disciplines, from electric aircraft propulsion and fossil-fuel power technologies to gas turbine engines and space nuclear power systems.

View the 2017 recorded sessions, or read the articles in the 2017 forum notebook to learn more about last year's forum 10-12 July 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. 
      

AIAA SPACE Forum
AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum  
17-19 September 2018  
Orlando, Florida

The AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum (AIAA SPACE Forum) welcomes the entire space community in a single, integrated consortium to navigate key challenges and opportunities affecting the future direction of space. General session content focuses on space agency initiatives, opportunities for technological partnerships, space policy issues, and the general state of the space business. A strong technical program features presentations on space operations, systems, satellites, transportation, exploration, and much more!


The AIAA SPACE Forum was canceled in 2017 due to Hurricane Irma. Recorded sessions from 2016, and the 2016 forum notebook covering the high-level sessions are available. 

AIAA SciTech Forum
AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition
7–11 January 2019
San Diego, California


The AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (AIAA SciTech Forum) program covers the science, technologies, and policies that are shaping the future of aerospace. The forum is the largest event for aerospace research, development, and technology in the world—bringing together 11 individual technical disciplines. AIAA SciTech Forum delegates include over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and aerospace professionals from nearly 1,000 corporate, academic, and government institutions in 42 countries. 

View the 2018 recorded sessions, or check out the 2018 forum notebook to learn more about the discussions that took place 8–12 January 2018 in Kissimmee, Florida.

Participation is Power