Press Passes Available for 2021 AIAA AVIATION Forum and 2021 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum Written 1 July 2021



July 1, 2021 – Reston, Va. – Registration is open for journalists around the world to gain access to the 2021 AIAA AVIATION Forum (2–6 August) and the 2021 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum (9–11 August). Register for one forum and receive access to both!

Request press credentials here

These two distinctive events are scheduled during consecutive weeks to meet the unique technical content needs of each forum community. This new format delivers both events with the same high quality virtual experience.

2021 AIAA AVIATION Forum“Aerospace Leadership in a Transitioning World”

The commercial air travel industry dropped to an unprecedented level in 2020, but innovation in mobility has not. Whether through digital transformation, decarbonization, or autonomous operations, the bold nature of aviation is not slowing. AIAA AVIATION Forum is the only event that covers the entire integrated spectrum of aviation business, research, development, and technology. Daily themes include:

  • Monday, 2 August: Aviation Recovery, Transition, and New Horizons
  • Tuesday, 3 August: Technologies to Reshape Aerospace
  • Wednesday, 4 August: Digital Thread Lifecycle*
  • Thursday, 5 August: Military Aviation: Delivering Performance at the Speed of Relevance*
  • Friday, 6 August: Pervasive Information Systems*

*New topics this year

Over 1,000 technical presentations on the latest innovations spanning 20+ aviation and aeronautics research topics will be available. Top 5 topics:

  • Aeroacoustics
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Applied Aerodynamics
  • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

2021 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum “Expanding Aerospace Horizons Through Sustainable Propulsion and Energy Innovation”

AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum is the only forum that includes both aeronautics and space propulsion and energy technologies in one place. The 2021 forum will explore how new paradigms in the propulsion field and operational efficiency are upon us, including in the areas of electric aircraft, sustainability, hybrid rockets, automation, robotics, and hypersonics. The tipping point for these technologies to become a reality and be fully implemented is near. Access over 600 technical presentations on the latest innovations spanning 20+ propulsion and energy research topics that will drive advancements in the industry.

For more information, contact Rebecca B. Gray, AIAA Sr. Communications Manager, at, 804-397-5270 cell.

About AIAA 
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world’s largest aerospace technical society. With nearly 30,000 individual members from 91 countries, and 100 corporate members, AIAA brings together industry, academia, and government to advance engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. For more information, visit, or follow AIAA on TwitterFacebook, or LinkedIn.