2021 AIAA SciTech Forum Moves to Fully Virtual Event Held 11–15 January Written 26 August 2020

The AIAA SciTech Forum, held 11–15 January 2021, will be fully online.

Accelerating Innovation Through Diversity

August 26, 2020 – Reston, Va. – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced that AIAA SciTech Forum, held 11–15 January 2021, will be fully online. 

The world’s largest event for aerospace research, development, and technology, AIAA SciTech Forum brings together more than 5,000 participants from around the world, representing hundreds of government, academic, and private institutions.

In 2021 the forum will explore the role and importance of diversity in advancing the aerospace industry. The diversification of teams, industry sectors, technologies, design cycles, and perspectives can all be leveraged toward innovation.

AIAA SciTech Forum is a hub of aerospace innovation, offering more than 2,500 technical presentations on over 50 research topics that represent the vanguard of advancement in the industry, such as:

  • Fluid Dynamics 
  • Applied Aerodynamics 
  • Guidance, Navigation, and Control
  • Structures
  • and much more.

Planning remains underway for an exciting program of speakers, including business leaders and innovators. Students and professionals at all levels will appreciate the robust opportunities for networking and career growth offered at AIAA SciTech Forum; this preeminent gathering of aerospace industry leaders celebrates the resiliency and creativity that defines the aerospace community. For 2021, AIAA SciTech will move online with not only its extensive, high-quality programming but also with new opportunities for technical networking, engagement, and learning as well as the ability to later revisit and expand upon the content of the event.

AIAA looks forward to future in-person events and remains committed to the health and safety of all attendees at its forums and programs. The Institute continues to transform its events into rewarding virtual experiences, taking advantage of continually evolving platforms to welcome a broad representation from the global aerospace community.

The online AIAA SciTech Forum takes place 11–15 January 2021. For the most up-to-date information, please sign up for AIAA SciTech Forum emails.

Media contact: Brian Talbot, briant@aiaa.org, 703.980.4132

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