2024 Region V Student Conference 5 April - 6 April 2024 Saint Louis University, 1 N. Grand Blvd, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Abstract Submissions Closed | Registration Closed

Northeast quarter of the Saint Louis University campus | Credit: Wilson Delgado; Wikipedia; Public Domain

Conference Host: Saint Louis University

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 is Closed

Conference Registration Fee: $50
Registration Deadline: 22 March 2024 Extended to 25 March 2024

 Call for Papers
Abstract Submissions are now closed

Abstract Deadline Extended: 9 February 2024
Manuscript Deadline: 1 March 2024 Extended to 6 March 2024


 SLU Campus Map

Friday, 5 April (McDonnell Douglas Hall, Davis-Shaughnessy Hall & Busch Student Center)
   0800-0900 hrs: Registration and Welcome
   0930-1230 hrs: Student Paper Presentations
   1230-1300 hrs: Lunch
   1330-1700 hrs: Student Paper Presentations
   1700-1830 hrs: Dinner
   1830-2000 hrs: Tour at Boeing Prologue Room (Off campus)

Saturday, 6 April 2024 (Lecture Halls)
   0800-0900 hrs: Breakfast
   0930-1300 hrs: Student Paper Presentations
   1300-1400 hrs: Lunch
   1400-1700 hrs: Student Paper Presentations
   1830-2030 hrs: Awards Banquet and Guest Speakers


Pear Tree Inn St. Louis Near Union Station
2211 Market St, St. Louis, MO 63103 | (314) 241-3200
Its convenient location near St. Louis University allows easy access to key attractions, including downtown landmarks. Hot breakfast is included, and there are free evening snacks and drinks. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a whirlpool, an exercise room, and free parking.

Drury Inn St. Louis at Union Station
201 S 20th St, St. Louis, MO 63103 | (314) 231-3900
Located near Union Station and St. Louis University, this mid-range hotel provides comfortable rooms, complimentary hot breakfast, and evening receptions with snacks and drinks. It's a popular choice for its value and proximity to attractions.

Hampton Inn & Suites St. Louis at Forest Park
5650 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110 | (314) 655-3993
Situated near Forest Park and St. Louis University, this mid-range hotel provides comfortable rooms, complimentary breakfast, and a fitness center. It's an excellent option for attendees interested in exploring the city's attractions in addition to the conference.

3763 Forest Park Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103 | (314) 639-0060
Within walking distance of SLU campus, The Element St. Louis Midtown offers modern pet-friendly accommodations featuring full and partial kitchens. Visit the rooftop UpBar and enjoy signature cocktails, elevated appetizers, and amazing city views.

The Angad Arts Hotel
3550 Samuel Shepard Dr, St. Louis, MO 63103 | (314) 561-0033
Located in the Grand Center Arts District, this unique boutique hotel features artistically themed rooms and is known for its vibrant decor. It's within walking distance of St. Louis University and offers a creative and stylish atmosphere.

The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta St. Louis
212 Kingshighway Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108 | (314) 633-3000
This upscale hotel is located just a short drive from St. Louis University. It offers elegant rooms, a spa, multiple dining options, and is known for its luxurious amenitie


National Sponsors
AIAA Foundation
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Contact AIAA Student Programs at studentprogram@aiaa.org.