Below are on-demand sessions from the 2024 AIAA SciTech Forum for you to watch at your leisure.
Monday, 8 January

0800–0900 hrs ET
Plenary: Breakthrough Capabilities
Speaker: Lauren Knausenberger, Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, SAIC

1000–1130 hrs ET
Forum 360: Pushing the Boundaries of Computing
Moderator: Mark Linderman, Chief Scientist, Information Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory | Panelists: William Casebeer, Director of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Riverside Research; Peyman Givi, Distinguished Professor and James T. McLeod Chair in Engineering, University of Pittsburgh; Hal Greenwald, Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience; Acting Program Officer, Computational Cognition and Machine Intelligence, Air Force Office of Scientific Research; and Shawn Weil, Chief Growth Officer, Aptima

1330–1500 hrs ET
Applying Breakthrough Capabilities to Aerospace
Moderator: Graham Warwick, Executive Director, Technology, Aviation Week | Panelists: Thomas Dekorsy, Director, Institute of Technical Physics, German Aerospace Center (DLR), David Lambert, Chief Scientist, Munitions Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory; John Christopher (Chris) Moran, Vice President, Lockheed Martin Corporation; Executive Director/General Manager, Lockheed Martin Ventures; and Charles Norton, Deputy Chief Technologist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

1530–1630 hrs ET
Why Learning the Language of Business Can Increase the Likelihood of Funding Request Approval
Speakers: Kevin Koharki, Founder, CAE Consulting LLC; Associate Professor of Accounting, Purdue University; and Noel Zamot, Founder, Atabey Group
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1730–1830 hrs ET
2024 Dryden Lecture in Research: “The Promise of Quantum Computing for Aerospace Science and Engineering”
Speaker: Peyman Givi, Distinguished Professor and James T. McLeod Chair in Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, 9 January

0800–0900 hrs ET
Plenary: Fireside chat: The Future of Flight
Moderator: Juan Alonso, Professor and Chair, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University | Panelists: Ken Plaks, Director, Tactical Technology Office DARPA; and Ramy Mourad, Director of Engineering, Urban Air Mobility, The Boeing Company

1000–1130 hrs ET
Forum 360—A Systems View of Sustainability
Moderator: Dr. Phillip Ansell, Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, and Director, Center for Sustainable Aviation, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign | Panelists: Anna Oldani, Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor, Environment and Energy, Federal Aviation Administration; Sangita Sharma, Director, The Sustainable Skies Lab, Delta Air Lines; Rickey Shyne, Director, Research and Engineering Directorate, NASA Glenn Research Center; and Amanda Simpson, Chief Executive Officer, Third Segment LLC

1330-1500 hrs ET
Forum 360—Disruptive Technologies Shaping the Future of Flight
Moderator: Guy Norris, Senior Editor, Aviation Week | Panelists: Paul McDuffee, Senior Principal of Airspace Integration, Supernal; Sue Partridge, Head, Wing of Tomorrow Programme, Airbus; Jeffery Schroeder, Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Flight Simulation Systems, Federal Aviation Administration; Craig Wanke, Chief Engineer, Center for Integrated Transportation, The MITRE Corporation; and Shigeya Watanabe, Associate Director-General, Aviation Technology Directorate, JAXA

Wednesday, 10 January

0800–0900 hrs ET
Plenary: Emerging Capabilities and Challenges in Test
Speaker: Jennifer Uchida, President, Society of Flight Test Engineers

1000–1130 hrs ET
Forum 360: How Will AI Minimize Safety Risk?
Moderator: J-P Clarke, Professor and Ernest Cockrell, Jr. Memorial Chair in Engineering, University of Texas at Austin | Panelists: Julie A. Adams, College of Engineering Dean’s Professor and Associate Director for Research, Collaborative Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute, Oregon State University ; Barclay Brown, Associate Director, AI Research, Collins Aerospace; CIO, International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE); Andrew Dunbeck, General Manager, Flight Safety, Delta Air Lines; and Chuchu Fan, Assistant Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics and Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Torrey Radcliffe, Principal Director of Technology, The Aerospace Corporation

1230–1400 hrs ET
Rising Leaders Panel: Stories from the Sky
Moderator: Taylor Fazzini, Principal Systems Engineer – Future Technical Leaders Program, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems | Panelists: Steve Frick, Senior Principal, Advanced Technology Center, Lockheed Martin Space; Mike Rabens, Senior Director, Engineering, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems; Mike Rabens, Senior Director, Engineering, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems; and Jennifer Uchida, President, Society of Flight Test Engineers

1530–1700 hrs ET
Forum 360: Using Digital Tools to Revolutionize Test
Moderator: Philomena Zimmerman, Research Scientist, Stevens Institute of Technology | Panelists: Michael Buonanno, Lockheed Martin Fellow, Lockheed Martin; Eric Jacuzzi, Vice President, Vehicle Performance, NASCAR Research and Development Center; Mike Rabens, Senior Director, Engineering, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems; and Kevin Uleck, Program Director and Chief Engineer, Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company

Thursday, 11 January

0800–0900 hrs ET
Plenary: Future of Space Operations
Speaker: Erica Rodgers, Science and Technology Partnership Forum Lead, Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA

1000–1130 hrs ET
Forum 360: Visions Ahead: Upcoming Missions and Beyond
Moderator: Wanda Sigur, Vice President and General Manager, Civil Space, Lockheed Martin Space Systems (Retired) | Panelists: Tom Cooley, President, TC Space Consulting LLC; Ikkoh Funaki, Director, Space Exploration Innovation Hub Center, JAXA; Bo Naasz, System Capability Lead, In-space Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing and Rendezvous, Proximity Operations, and Capture, NASA; and Gregory Richardson, Executive Director, Consortium for Space Mobility and ISAM Capabilities; Senior Project Leader, Human Exploration and Spaceflight Division, The Aerospace Corporation

1300–1400 hrs ET
Idea Challenge: The Artemis Generation Speaks
Moderators: Christopher Rouw, Ball Aerospace; Kayla Zweifel, Ball Aerospace | Teams: Team 1: Sky Volt; Team 2: SCARAB; Team 3: Space4Earth; Team 4: REECycle; Team 5: RapidReg

1430–1530 hrs ET
KSP Differential Game Challenge: An Autonomy Design Competition for Non-Cooperative Space Operations in Kerbal Space Program
Speaker: Ross Allen, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

1800–2000 hrs ET
Women at SciTech Panel and Social Hour: "Making Space for Women"
Moderator: Sonya T. Smith, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Howard University, and MLK Visiting Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Panelists: Naia Butler-Craig, Aerospace Engineering Ph.D. Student, Georgia Institute of Technology; Claudine Phaire, Senior Systems Engineering Manager, Lockheed Martin; Chair, AIAA Diversity and Inclusion Working Group; Amanda Simpson, Chief Executive Officer, Third Segment LLC, Proximity Operations, and Capture, NASA; and Rhonda Stevenson, President and CEO, Above Space

Friday, 12 January

0800–0900 hrs ET
Fireside Chat: Imagining the Aerospace Engineer of Tomorrow
Moderator: Lt. Gen. Larry James, USAF (Ret.), Deputy Director, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Panelists: Mark Maybury, Vice President, Commercialization, Engineering and Technology, Lockheed Martin; and Karen Willcox, Director, Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, University of Texas at Austin

1000–1130 hrs ET
Forum 360: What Does Tomorrow Look Like?
Moderator: Casey Swails, Deputy Associate Administrator, NASA | Panelists: Kerron Duncan, Senior Director, Next Generation Technology, Northrop Grumman Chief Information Office; Olivia Fischer, Principal Research Engineer and Chief, Digital Engineering Division, Georgia Institute of Technology Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory; Knox Millsaps, Department Head, Naval Air Warfare and Weapons, Office of Naval Research; and Qiqi Wang, Co-Founder, Flexcompute; Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology



Executive Sponsor

Lockheed Martin Corporation


Bastion Technologies

Bastion Technologies

AIAA Corporate Partners

The Boeing Company

Northrop Grumman