17–21 June 2019
Hilton Anatole, Dallas, Texas

AVIATION 2018 Archive

25 - 29 June 2018

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

Theme: Expanding the Envelope: Partnering for Transformation

Nearly 2,900 participants, including 700 students, and 41 countries participated in the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition. Throughout the week, leaders from industry, academia, and government discussed why they believe we’re at the dawn of a new era of aviation where technology convergence is fueling improvements in speed and efficiency, enabling new markets, and building the infrastructure necessary to allow the ecosystem to expand. The technical program contained over 1,600 technical presentations and 340 technical sessions. A highlight of the forum was the first behind-the-scenes look at the design, development, and testing of the world’s most advanced fighter aircraft, the F-35 Lightning.

Topics addressed included:

Plenary Sessions

  • New Paradigms in Aviation
  • Evolution of the F-35
  • Aviation Transformation – The Ultimate Team Sport
  • A New Era of Flight
  • Drone Technology: Leading the Date Revolution

Forum 360 Sessions

  • Rapid Spiral Development from Ground to Flight
  • Investment Perspectives on the Aviation Market
  • Reflection on Partnerships within the F-35 Enterprise
  • Inventors and Innovators
  • Air Traffic Management Modernization
  • Entering a New Era of General Aviation (Part 23)
  • NASA Aeronautics at the Dawn of a New Era of Aviation
  • Europe: Open to the World to Transform Aviation
  • A Path to Supersonic Commercial Travel

Final Program  
HUB Schedule & Presentations

Dates to Remember

  • Manuscript Deadline: 14 May 2019
  • Early Mem Reg Deadline: 27 May 2019
  • Cancellation Deadline: 27 May 2019

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