2022 Region VI Student Conference 1 April - 3 April 2022 University of California, Merced, Merced, CA, USA

Registration is now closed.

Scholars Lane, University of California, Merced | Credit: Qymekkam; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 3.0

Take part in AIAA’s Regional Student Conference by presenting your research in a formal technical meeting, exchange ideas, and discuss programs with students from other universities in your region. 

You must be an AIAA Student Member and attending a college/university or high school in Region VI to participate in the Region VI Student Conference.

Region VI includes Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii. Additionally, it includes the Canadian provinces of Yukon and British Columbia. 

Cash prizes are awarded for first, second, and third place winners for each category. First-place regional winners are then invited to participate in the AIAA Foundation International Student Conference, held during the AIAA SciTech Forum each January. 

Refer to the Student Conferences webpage for conference rules and FAQs.

Call for Papers
Abstract Submission is Closed

Abstract Deadline: 5 February 2022
Manuscript Deadline: 5 March 2022

Hotel and Travel
Recommended Hotels

Holiday Inn Express
151 S Parsons Ave
Merced, CA 95340
15-minute drive

El Capitan Hotel
609 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340
Merced, CA 95340
15-minute drive


All times are Pacific Standard Time

Friday, 1 April
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Sign–in and mingling
6:00 pm – 6:15 pm: Kick–off
6:15 pm – 8:00 pm: Professional Development & Conference Preparation With Alumni

Saturday, 2 April
8:30 am – 9:30 am: Check–In & Breakfast
9:30 am – 9:45 am: Official Start; Itinerary Rundown
10:00 am – 11:45 am: Presentations
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm: Lunch/Speaker
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Presentations
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm: Dinner/Speaker

Sunday, 3 April
7:00 am – 8:00 am: Check–In
7:30 am – 8:30 am: Breakfast & Itinerary Rundown
9:00 am – 1:00 pm: Castle Air Museum Tour/Company Exhibit Atwater, California
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Lunch/Speaker/Awards Ceremony
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Company Exhibit Continued

Registration Fee

High School Member: $15
University Student/Educator Associate/Professional Members: $30
Non-Members: $95

Registration is now closed.

Sponsored By
AIAA Foundation
Lockheed Martin

Contact AIAA Student Programs at studentprogram@aiaa.org.