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    Special Activities

    Special Activities

    Business-to-Business (B2B) Speed Networking

    Participate in B2B networking activities at AVIATION 2014 and find out how your capabilities match with the needs of major government R&D agencies and aerospace corporations. Learn about the latest technology opportunities, form new alliances and partnerships, and maximize business resources. Companies will outline what they’re looking for in partnerships, followed by one-on-one matchmaking and detailed discussion about programs and opportunities.
    The B2B networking activities will occur on Monday, 16 June 2014, 1000–1400 hrs. The cost to attend is $200. Register via the AVIATION 2014 registration page.
    Organizations that participated in past include:

    • The Boeing Company
    • Lockheed Martin Corporation
    • DARPA
    • NASA
    • SPAWAR

    For more information, contact:
    Jean Riley
    Exhibit Operations Manager
    +1 703.264.7553

    Recognition Activities

    AIAA ignites and celebrates ingenuity and collaboration and ensures aerospace professionals are recognized for their contributions to making the world safer, more connected, more prosperous—from the major missions that reinvent our national uses of air and space, to the inventive new applications that enhance everyday living.

    Join us at AVIATION 2014 as we recognize those individuals and teams who have taken aerospace technology to the next level... who have advanced the quality and depth of the aerospace profession... who have leveraged their aerospace knowledge for the benefit of society. Their achievements have inspired us to dream and to explore new frontiers.


    AIAA/SAE William Littlewood Memorial Lecture

    Monday, 16 June 2014, 1730–1830 hrs
    Axel Krein, Research & Technology, Airbus S.A.S
    Lecture title: "Future Aviation Challenges." The William Littlewood Memorial Lecture was jointly established in 1971 by SAE and AIAA.  It deals with a broad phase of civil air transportation considered of current interest and major importance. The objective is to advance air transport engineering and to recognize those who make personal contributions to the field.


    Awards Luncheon – Celebrating Achievements In Aerospace Sciences

    Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 1200–1330 hrs
    Presentation of the following awards:

    • Aeroacoustics Award
    • Aerodynamic Measurement Technology Award
    • Aerodynamics Award
    • Fluid Dynamics Award
    • Ground Testing Award
    • James van Allen Space Environment Award
    • Losey Atmospheric Sciences Award
    • Plasmadynamics and Lasers Award
    • Thermophysics Award


    Awards Luncheon – Celebrating Achievements In Aircraft and Atmospheric Systems

    Thursday, 19 June 2014, 1230–1400 hrs
    Presentation of the following awards:

    • Aircraft Design Award
    • Hap Arnold Award for Excellence in Program Management
    • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Award
    • Piper General Aviation Award
    • Chanute Flight Award
    • Hypersonic Systems Award


    Recognizing Technical and Scientific Excellence

    Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 1715–1745 hrs
    Join colleagues and friends in recognizing technical and scientific excellence in Aircraft and Atmospheric Systems as well as in Aerospace Sciences. Best papers have been selected in the fields of aerospace sciences or structures design and structures by the respective AIAA Technical Committees. A certificate of merit will be presented to each author. In addition, winners of the student competitions will be announced.