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The HUB is a multi-use area built into the heart of AIAA expositions that features many attendee favorite activities like the AIAA Publications Pavilion and author signings, PLUS a presentation area, design challenges, charging stations, meeting space, and more. 

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  • 1330 – 1400
    2020 AVIATION Forum: We get you Here, There and Now Everywhere
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description
    Hear about current activities, planning, and programming for the upcoming AVIATION Forum in Reno, NV. Offer your feedback and ideas.
  • 1400 – 1430
    UAVs Impact on Scientific Research
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

  • 1530 – 1600
    Aerodynamic: Inside the High-Stakes Global Jetliner EcoSystem
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description

    Discussion of the $330 Billion commercial aircraft industry by expert/author Kevin Michaels, followed by a signing of his book on the topic.

  • 0930 – 1000
    SmartSat: A Modern Software-defined Satellite Architecture
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description
    A Lockheed Martin internally-developed infrastructure, middleware, and lower level drivers to create a modular, open software architecture that is abstracted from onboard avionics. This framework consists of services that provide common solutions for all different types of satellite platforms.
  • 1000 – 1030
    Interview with Aerospace America
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

  • 1030 – 1130
    AIAA DEFENSE Forum Preview: “Compete, Deter and Win: Innovation at the Speed of Relevance”
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description

    The 2020 AIAA DEFENSE Forum, to be held 5-7 May in Laurel, MD, will bring together government, military, industry, and academia to discuss the strategic, programmatic, and technical topics and policy issues in aerospace and defense. Come learn about the planned technical and plenary discussions from members of the Executive Steering and Technical Program Committees, and find out how you can participate! Discussion will include:

    • DoD Research and Engineering (R&E) Enterprise
    • Industry priorities in responding to DoD priorities
    • Accelerating technology transition
    • Innovation in missile defense
  • 1130 – 1230
    ASCEND Preview
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

  • 1300 – 1400
    Materials Start-Up Panel
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description
    Start-up companies play a unique “enabler” role to vet novel research ideas and results in commercial applications and markets, but are a currently-untapped resource for the AIAA community. In this panel session, representatives from start-up companies focused on innovative materials science will present their products, operations, and vision for future directions, to enlighten and encourage the audience about potential future collaboration.

    Companies featured in 2020:

    Helicon Chemical Company
    Keystone Synergistic Enterprises
    SynMatter
    X-MAT

  • 1400 – 1430
    Aircraft Design/RDSwin Presentation with Dan Raymer
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description
    Stage presentation of RDSwin software with book signing to follow in booth.
  • 1430 – 1500
    Propulsion & Energy 2020 Forum: : Trumpeting the Future of Propulsion & Energy: in the Big Easy
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description

    Hear about current activities, planning, and programming for the upcoming P&E Forum in New Orleans, LA. Offer your feedback and ideas.

  • 1500 – 1600
    AIAA Public Policy Tweetup in the HUB!
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description
    Spreading the word about AIAA public policy activities and Congressional Visits Day on social media.
  • 0915 – 1000
    Extended Q&A With Lori Garver
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description
    Didn’t get your question answered during the Thursday morning plenary? Come to the HUB to hear Lori Garver, Chief Executive Officer, Earthrise Alliance, continue the conversation on how “Engineers Build the World”.
  • 1000 – 1030
    Lilium: An Air Taxi to Revolutionize the Way We Travel
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description
    A presentation on Lilium vision for revolutionize the way we travel offering the first Urban Air Mobility service. The four pillars of Lilium’s vision are to democratize travel, connect the unconnected, reduce our impact on the environment, and use technology as a force for good. The 5 seats Lilium Jet will be presented as well.
  • 1130 – 1230
    ICYMI: Forum 360 Rising Leaders Idea Challenge
    Room

    The HUB in the Exposition Hall

    Description
    Did you miss the Wednesday afternoon Forum 360 where teams of aerospace’s rising leaders pitched there perspective on bringing the world closer? Perhaps you didn’t miss it, but have more questions or want to meet the winners of the Idea Challenge? Stop by the HUB for a recap on the winning pitch and opportunity to network with aerospace’s up & coming leaders.

 

 

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