If you were not able to attend the 2024 AIAA SciTech Forum in Orlando, Florida, 8–12 January, be sure to watch some of the recorded sessions that are available on demand.

 On-Demand AIAA SciTech Forum Sessions
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

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



Signature Sponsor

Joint Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Executive Sponsors

Lockheed Martin Corporation

The Boeing Company

Northrop Grumman





Ball Aerospace


FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

Los Alamos National Laboratory

PACE Aerospace & IT

Bastion Technologies