10–12 July 2017
Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

Networking and Special Events

Networking 1

This year AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum is expected to draw more than 1000 participants from across all facets of the profession working in aerospace research, development, and technology. Dedicated networking breaks, luncheons, and receptions are woven throughout the forum. Make connections at recognition ceremonies and lectureships; or simply talking with the person next to you in a session or in the hallway.

"The forum is a great place for us to make contacts, network with our customers and talk about new, innovative ideas. It's important to find the newest and best ways to make our airplanes and our industry better. This is a great opportunity to network and make that happen."—Rob Fuller, Lockheed Martin

AIAA Student Welcome Reception

Sunday, 9 July, times TBD. Mingle with your peers and hear from AIAA Executive Director Sandy Magnus. This reception provides you with the opportunity to meet your fellow students and learn more about the opportunities available to you as an AIAA student member.

Networking Coffee Breaks

Networking coffee breaks allow even more time for making new contacts, continuing discussions from sessions, visiting the Exposition Hall, or checking emails and voicemails to keep in touch with the office while you are at the forum. Networking coffee breaks will be held at the following locations and times:

Monday, 10 July
Exposition Hall
  • 0900-0930 hrs
  • 1500-1530 hrs

Tuesday, 11 July
Exposition Hall

  • 0900-0930 hrs
  • 1430-1500 hrs

Wednesday, 12 July
Exposition Hall

  • 0900-0930 hrs

Attendee Welcome Reception

Monday, 10 July 2017, 1800–1930 hrs in the Exposition Hall. A ticket for the reception is required and included in the registration fee where indicated. Additional tickets for guests may be purchased upon registration or on site upon availability.

Special Events

  • Twitter Contest
  • Tweet Up
  • AIAA Foundation Silent Auction
  • Book Signings
  • Rocket Shot contest

More details to come.


Dates to Remember

  • Manuscript Deadline: 14 Jun 2017
  • Early Bird Reg Deadline: 19 Jun 2017
  • Cancellation Deadline: 26 Jun 2017

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