Registration Dates

Online Registration Begins:
13 July 2020

Virtual Forum Opens: 
18 August 2020
Access Technical Presentations 
Live and On-Demand Presentations:
24–26 August 2020
AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum

26–28 August 2020
Electric Aircraft Technologies Symposium (EATS)
Registration Ends:
2 October 2020


The AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum is the world’s only conference event to showcase both aeronautics and space propulsion and energy technologies in a single venue. This forum brings together the global propulsion and energy community’s diverse interests, from propellers and jets to rockets and deep space propulsion, and from terrestrial energy to aerospace power systems, to cover a broad range of technologies and applications ranging from discreet components to advanced, complex subsystems. This integration of technologies, domains, applications, and systems is a unique offering by AIAA unmatched by any competitive event.



Executive Steering Committee

Jim Free, Consultant, former NASA (General Chair) 
Barb Esker, NASA
Joe Cassady, Aerojet Rocketdyne 
Todd May, KBR, former NASA
Carl McMurry, Lockheed Martin Company
Marty Bradley, The Boeing Company (ret) (Forum Technical Chair)


Forum Technical Chairs

Marty Bradley, The Boeing Company (ret) (Forum Technical Chair) 
John W. Robinson, Propellant Supply Technology (ASME Deputy Forum Technical Chair)
Kiruba Haran, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Electrified Aircraft Deputy Forum Technical Chair) 
Mike Choi, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center (Energy Deputy Forum Technical Chair)
Andrew Yatsko, Georgia Tech (Propulsion Deputy Forum Technical Chair)
Stephanie Sawhill, Systima Technologies, Inc. (Special Sessions Deputy Forum Technical Co-Chair)
Nathan Andrews, Southwest Research Institute (Special Sessions Deputy Forum Technical Co-Chair)

The Technical Program Committee is listed on the Call for Papers page.


Northrop Grumman 
Lockheed Martin 
Aerojet Rocketdyne