The World's Forum for Aerospace Leadership

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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Why Attend?

    Why Attend?

    • Meet other professionals from government, academia, and industry, including U.S. and international constituencies
    • Learn from experts about the latest advancements and research in the field
    • Listen to high-quality technical papers and presentations
    • Network, discuss challenges, and share ideas during sessions, coffee breaks, and receptions

    Who Should Attend?

    • All levels of engineers, researchers, and scientists from government, academia, and industry
    • Engineering managers and executives
    • Business development personnel
    • Young aerospace professionals
    • Educators and students
    • Press/media

    What to Expect?


    • Access to more than 700 technical papers and presentations
    • Keynote speeches by renowned experts and decision makers during the plenary sessions
    • Continuing Education courses to keep aerospace professionals at their technical best
    • Student paper competitions to encourage and engage young minds as they enter the aerospace field


    • NEW FOR 2012! Stand-alone networking coffee breaks to allow even more time for making new contacts and continuing discussions from technical sessions
    • Sunday welcome reception and Wednesday networking luncheon
    • Awards luncheon to recognize outstanding members of the guidance, navigation, and control, atmospheric flight mechanics, modeling and simulation, and aerodynamics technical communities and celebrate their contributions
    • Minneapolis activities, such as seeing a Minnesota Twins baseball game at the fabulous new Target Field, and exploring the remarkable Mall of America