5 Reasons You Should Attend the Forum

The 2020 AIAA SciTech Forum is headed to sunny Orlando, Florida, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando! There are many reasons why you should attend the forum, but we’ve narrowed it down to the top five.

1. Innovation Starts Here

AIAA SciTech Forum and its predecessors have been delivering aerospace research and technology findings that have driven innovative developments for more than 50 years. The 2020 forum will explore the aerospace industry’s contributions to a sustainable future. Whether it’s combating climate change via Earth-observation satellites for weather and polar ice-cap mapping or delivering life-saving supplies via unmanned vehicles, aerospace technology inspires and supports the betterment and prosperity of people and our planet. Learn about the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.

2. Papers, Papers, Papers

Your peers will present over 2,500 technical presentations on the latest innovations spanning 50 aerospace research topics that will drive advancements in the industry.

3. Make Connections

The forum will bring together over 5,000 participants from across the globe representing hundreds of government, academic, and private institutions. You’ll have daily networking opportunities to meet prospective employers, engage with industry leadership, and connect with your peers.

4. Learn Skills

Stay at the top of your game by registering for a pre-forum course or workshop. Thirteen courses and workshops including seven new ones have been added to the forum schedule.

5. Hear from Experts

The high-profile speakers and panelists participating in the plenary sessions and Forum 360s are proven business leaders and innovators. They are thought leaders with their fingers on the pulse of the aerospace industry.

Bonus Reason!


Break away from the office or classroom and be inspired by ideas that can help advance your profession and career.


Lockheed Martin
Northrop Grumman
Bastion Technologies
Millennium Engineering and Integration Company