• Young Professionals, Students, and Educators Conference

    The AIAA Mid-Atlantic Section is organizing the AIAA Young Professionals, Students, and Educators (YPSE) Conference, to be held November 18th through November 19th. The conference will be held at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Kossiakoff Center. 

    Looking for 15 minute presentations by young professionals (age 35 and under), graduate, undergraduate, high school students and educators. Topics can be technical in nature or focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

    This is an excellent opportunity to share your work with the aerospace community and learn more about the innovative work of fellow aerospace enthusiasts! 

    Registration for presenters and attendees is now OPEN at

    Important Dates:

    • Presenter Abstracts due by October 28th
    • Full Presentations due by November 7th
    • Attendee Registration deadline by November 11th
    • Kossiakoff Center Address: 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, Laurel, MD 20723-6099

    AIAA Region 1 has committed to refund each student member of AIAA $75 to offset the cost of transportation and lodging. This refund will be provided upon check-in at the conference!

    For more information about the conference, please visit If you have any questions about the conference, please contact us at

    We hope you can make it!