Regions & Sections


In AIAA, local sections are where the action begins. We have 57 sections throughout the United States and overseas organized into seven AIAA Regions. Each section offers technical programs and activities tailored to local aerospace professionals, students and educators.

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To contact an AIAA section, please click on a corresponding link below. If the link leads to a website, you can click on the “Contact the section” link located at the top right of the section’s page. If you would like to know in which section you are located, please contact Lindsay Mitchell at

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Upcoming Section Events
  • AIAA-RM-ATS23-thumbnail AIAA Rocky Mountain Annual Technical Symposium 2023

    22 September 2023

    Fort Collins, Colorado

    The Annual Technical Symposium brings together the regional leaders, technical experts, and academia in the aerospace and aeronautics industry.
  • NASA-smallSats-thumbnail 2023 SmallSat Education Conference

    28 October - 29 October 2023

    Kennedy Space Center Visitors Center, Florida, USA

    Join us 28–29 October for the 2023 SmallSat Education Conference, an important East Coast gathering where educators, administrators, and students will learn about CubeSats, ThinSats, and High Altitude Balloon programs.
  • Young-Professionals-generic-thumbnail AIAA Young Professionals, Students, and Educators (YPSE) Conference

    17 November - 18 November 2023

    Laurel, Maryland, USA

    The AIAA Mid-Atlantic Section is organizing the AIAA Young Professionals, Students, and Educators (YPSE) Conference, to be held 17–18 November. The conference will be held at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Kossiakoff Center.

 Photo Album: Local Section Activities

 AIAA Student Branches

Here is a listing of all current AIAA Student Branches:

 Student Branch Directory
 Regions & Sections Map

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