Idea Challenge: Applying Aerospace Technologies to Solve Societal Problems 23 January 2023 1430 - 1600

Now in its fourth year, the AIAA Idea Challenge at AIAA SciTech Forum provides young professionals with the opportunity to develop a pitch for an idea or product that fits under the challenge theme. Each team will present ideas for how aerospace technologies and techniques can contribute solutions to large global issues, such as climate change, food sustainability, or access to resources. By introducing these ideas, they will showcase how the aerospace industry acts as a pathfinder for humanity. Teams comprising a mix of industry, government, and academic members will present their pitches during this session. Audience members can ask questions, evaluate the pitches, and choose the winning team.