2023 Region V Student Conference 21 April - 22 April 2023 University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Registration is now closed. | Abstract submissions are now closed

Scofield Hall at UMKC | Credit: Nightryder84; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

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. 

Please note: A university student in good standing at their institution who is also an AIAA student member is eligible to submit a paper to the Regional Student Conference. The submitting and presenting author(s) must be AIAA student members. Any student may attend the Regional Student Conference but may be subjected to a higher registration fee if they are not AIAA members. Please click here for more information to join as an AIAA Student Member.

You must be attending a college/university in Region V to participate in the Region V Student Conference.

Region V includes Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana. Additionally, it includes the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. 

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. 

Registration & Cancellation

Registration Fee: $50

Registration is now closed.

Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable. We require all cancellations to occur by 7 April 2023. Any cancellations after this date will incur a $50 cancellation fee.


Friday, 21 April
   0800–0900 hrs: Registration, Breakfast, & Welcome
   0900–1200 hrs: Student Paper Presentations
   1200–1300 hrs: Lunch and Panel
   1300–1700 hrs: Student Paper Presentations
   1700–1830 hrs: Catered BBQ Dinner
   1830–2030 hrs: UMKC Lab Tours and Flight Simulation Showdown

Saturday, 22 April
   0800–0830 hrs: Breakfast & Morning Briefing
   0830–1200 hrs: Paper Presentation
   1200–1300 hrs: Lunch
   1330–1630 hrs: Kansas City Airport Day
   1830–2030 hrs: Awards Banquet

Call for Papers
Abstract Submission

Abstract Submissions are now closed.

Abstract Deadline:  Extended to 1 March 2023
Manuscript Deadline: Extended to 31 March 2023

Hotel and Travel

There are many hotels just north of campus in the Plaza area.  Here are three choices that are within 2 miles of the UMKC campus.

Courtyard by Marriott Kansas City Country Club Plaza
4600 Mill Creek Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112

Hampton Inn & Suites Kansas City-Country Club Plaza
4600 Summit St, Kansas City, MO 64112

Embassy Suites by Hilton Kansas City Plaza
220 W 43rd St, Kansas City, MO 64111
Sponsored By
AIAA Foundation
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Contact AIAA Student Programs at studentprogram@aiaa.org.