Forum 360: The Pandemic: A Catalyst for Innovation 12 January 2021 1400 - 1515

Accelerating change is challenging, especially in an industry steeped with regulations and layers of processes, and with a propensity to minimize risk to the 10-9. But the pandemic has given the industry an opportunity to highlight the collaborative spirit that is at the core of aerospace. The unprecedented response to the pandemic has removed departmental and organizational silos to develop and produce innovative and advanced products needed to flatten the curve. Hear from leaders in government, academia, and industry on how aerospace has reacted to combat this global crisis.
  • David-Stargel David S. Stargel
    Deputy Chief Scientist, 711th Human Performance Wing, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Stacey-Boland Stacey Boland
    Principal Systems Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Keoki-Jackson-2023 Dana (Keoki) Jackson
    AIAA Board of Trustees; Senior Vice President, General Manager; MITRE National Security, MITRE National Security
  • Palmer Sezin A. Palmer
    National Health Mission Area Executive, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Darryll-J-Pines Darryll J. Pines
    President, University of Maryland
  • Brian-West Brian West
    Team Lead, Additive Manufacturing and Digital Solutions, Advanced Manufacturing Branch, EM42, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center