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Registration for the 2023 AIAA DEFENSE Forum is now open.

Registration Rates

Full Conference Rate: $1149.00

Early Member/Government Employee Rate: $649 (by 14 March 2023)

Standard Member/Government Employee Rate: $999 (by 13 April 2023)

One Day Rate: $350 per day

How to Register
  • Submit Your Security Clearance Form 
    Conference attendance requires U.S. Citizenship and a Final SECRET security clearance or higher. The security form can be downloaded here with all the details on how your company security manager should submit your visit request.

    Attention Raytheon Technologies Employees: please email the completed security form directly to for your clearance validation, including Raytheon employee AIAA Defense Forum visit request in the email subject line.

  • If you are unable to attend the 2023 AIAA DEFENSE Forum you are entitled to receive a full refund of your registration fee. Cancellations must be in writing and received no later than 21 March 2023. Registrants who cancel beyond this date or fail to attend the forum will forfeit the entire fee.

  • For questions about registration, please contact Sandra Turner, Manager, Registration: +1.703.264.7508.
Aerospace Survivability Short Course - Friday 14 April 2023
Aerospace Survivability (Classified Course at AIAA DEFENSE FORUM - 14 April 2023)

14 April 2023 0800 - 1700
Defense Forum, Kossiakoff Center at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

This 1-day post-forum course is intended to introduce the concept of survivability to engineers, analysts, and program managers working in the aerospace industry. Students should get an introduction to the basic concepts of susceptibility and vulnerability and how these concepts affect aerospace design. Additionally, students will see examples of how the survivability design discipline is incorporated into modern military platforms to highlight the key attributes of survivability.

Who Should Attend: The targeted audience includes engineers, analysts, and program managers, both in the DoD and Industry, part of the aerospace/defense industry.

Course Registration Rates (Separate registration from AIAA DEFENSE FORUM):

Early Member/Government Employee - $299 (by 29 March)
Standard Member/Government Employee - $399 (by 21 April)
Full Course Rate - $499

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Dates to Remember

Abstract Submission Begins
16 May 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline
18 August 2022, 2000 hrs Eastern Time Zone, USA

Author Notifications Sent
30 September 2022

Final Presentation Deadline
21 March 2023, 2000 hrs Eastern Time Zone, USA

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Sponsors and Supporters

Founding and Executive Sponsor
Raytheon Technologies
Lockheed Martin Corporation
The Boeing Company
The Boeing Company