Welcome to the world's largest event for aerospace R&D, where thousands come to collaborate on breakthrough science, revolutionary technologies, and next-generation capabilities that are redefining what is possible in aerospace.

Act soon. The deadline to use early-bird rates and save on your forum registration is 18 December 2023.


Outside-In: Expand the Boundaries

The 2024 theme, "Outside-In: Expand the Boundaries" represents a paradigm shift in the aerospace industry, encouraging a holistic perspective that embraces interdisciplinary approaches and encourages collaboration among diverse organizations. By integrating advancements and technologies from various fields, fostering sustainability, and promoting inclusivity, we can redefine what is possible. Join us as we explore breakthrough capabilities, the future of flight, emerging capabilities and challenges in test, the future of space operations, and imagining the aerospace engineer of tomorrow.  Learn More

AIAA SciTech Forum By the Numbers

Learn More About AIAA SciTech Forum

AIAA members are shaping the future of aerospace!
AIAA Executive Director Dan Dumbacher delivers remarks at the 2023 AIAA SciTech Forum
2023 AIAA SciTech Forum
2023 AIAA SciTech Forum attendees arrive in San Diego



Juan Alonso
Professor and Chair, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University


Lt. Gen. Larry James, USAF (Ret.)
Deputy Director, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory


Lauren Knausenberger
Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, SAIC

Mark Maybury

Mark Maybury
Vice President, Commercialization, Engineering, and Technology, Lockheed Martin

Ramy Mourad

Ramy Mourad
Director of Engineering, Urban Air Mobility, The Boeing Company


Ken Plaks
Director, Tactical Technology Office, DARPA

Erica Rodgers

Erica Rodgers
Science and Technology Partnership Forum Lead, Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA

Jennifer Uchida

Jennifer Uchida
President, Society of Flight Test Engineers

Karen Willcox

Karen Willcox
Director, Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, University of Texas at Austin

Signature Sponsor

Joint Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Executive Sponsors

Lockheed Martin Corporation

The Boeing Company

Northrop Grumman





Ball Aerospace


FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

Los Alamos National Laboratory

PACE Aerospace & IT

Bastion Technologies