25–27 July 2016
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

Rising Leaders in Aerospace

What I really like about AIAA is their commitment to students. They have so many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to get involved in the aerospace and astronomy communities.Kathie L. Olsen, Founder and Managing Director, ScienceWorks and winner of the 2014 AIAA Public Service Award

Rising Leaders 3 P&E2015 Young Award Team

Rising Leaders in Aerospace LogoThis is a special initiative that provides a forum for young aerospace leaders, age 35 and under, to learn from and engage with others.

The multidimensional program features a speed mentoring leadership exchange, panel or keynote sessions, Q&A with top industry leaders, and multiple opportunities for networking. This exciting and energetic forum will provide access to top aerospace leaders and their perspectives, with subject matter relevant to your career stage.

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2016 Programming Will Include:

RLA Dessert Reception
  • Monday, 25 July 2016
  • 1930-2100 hours
  • Room – TBD

This reception kicking off the Rising Leaders in Aerospace events is a perfect opportunity for young leaders to mingle with others that that will be participating at Propulsion and Energy as an attendee, presenter, or veteran professional. After the Exhibit Hall Reception stop by for a little dessert with your fellow young professionals. Come meet other participants in a casual environment. You’re bound to see them again at the Speaker, Networking, Panel Event, or passing by in the hallways.


Rising Leaders of Aerospace Speed Networking and Mentoring

  • Tuesday, 26 July 2016
  • 1000-1130 hours
  • Room – Exposition Hall

Senior members of corporations and AIAA will be taking time to meet with the Rising Leaders in Aerospace participants and share their experiences. This event is a great way to get insight from top-level officials and make some great new contacts. And, maybe, they will end up being a mentor for more than just the 15 minutes at this event. Don’t miss a terrific opportunity.


Rising Leaders of Aerospace Panel Discussion - Topic to be Announced

  • Wednesday, 27 July 2016
  • 1030-1200 hours
  • Room – TBD


We look forward to connecting with you!


Dates to Remember

  • Early Bird Reg Deadline: 06 Jul 2016
  • Cancellation Deadline: 11 Jul 2016

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