• New Room Rates for ASCEND

    ASCEND has locked in new rates for rooms at Harrah's Las Vegas! If you are joining us in-person this year, be sure to book your rooms by 1 November.

    Friday & Saturday night rate: $165
    Sunday - Thursday nights: $95

    Use this link to make your reservation:
  • 2021 AIAA State of the Industry Report Now Available

    Download the full 2021 AIAA State of the Industry Report HERE. The full report is available to current AIAA members only. Please sign in to access. 

  • New Members Welcome!

    Welcome to the AIAA Greater Philadelphia Section Engage Site! This is where we post our upcoming events and announcements about the organization. If you are not an AIAA member click the link to sign up!
  • Section Decharter

    The AIAA Northeastern New York Section was recently voted and approved by the AIAA Regional Engagement Activities Division (READ) and the Council of Directors to be dechartered. In coming months, AIAA will work to reassign you to a nearby section in the Region I Northeast and let you know when that has been made official. Stay tuned!
  • AIAA Leadership Symposium May 4-6

    Leadership is the backbone of our organization. This is your opportunity to learn how to become the type of leader that will ensure the Institute’s continued success for years to come! Each day includes two-hour sessions featuring speakers who are experts in their field. Discover how to increase collaboration across divisions and committees, share Institute best practices, network with fellow industry professionals, and more!
  • Check out our updated website!

    Please visit the Atlanta section's new and improved website at!
  • D&I SciTech Hub Session

    I am happy to announce The AIAA Diversity and Inclusion Working Group will be hosting a session in The HUB at SciTech on January 15 at 1300-1400 ET. This session will be focused on 4 themes of diversity within Aerospace; Ethnicity and Race, Women in Aerospace, Disabilities, and LGBTQ+. The platform allows time to network and share experiences by bringing academia, industry, and government attendees together. I hope all of you excited and are able to attend this wonderful session at SciTech!

  • Update your Professional Interest Codes Today

    If you haven't already done so, please be sure to sign in to MyAIAA and update your Professional Interest Codes (PIC) by the end of today to ensure that AIAA can provide you with the correct electronic ballot for the upcoming 2021 election.
  • Update: Site Navigation

    The Events tab is now called "Calendar" and the Participate tab is now called "Get Involved". Need help finding anything? Don't hesitate to reach out: Thank you!

  • RAeS Annual Assad Kotaite Lecture, 24 Nov 1900 EST

    Online Lecture: Grabbing that Dream by the Tail: Helping Youth to Achieve their Dream to Fly

    Register at:

    Major General Mark Smith is the Civil Air Patrol’s Chief Executive Officer and 24th National Commander. Following an overview of the CAP, he will show how this organization is inspiring youth towards pursuing and achieving their dreams of flying. Illustrated by his personal journey, General Smith will share the power of mentorship in the lives of young people. He will describe how the CAP provides a broad range of opportunities for youth to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)-related careers as well as opportunities for youth to fly. General Smith will also share lessons he has learned from leading a large organization during the global Coronavirus pandemic.

    Major General Smith was appointed by the Civil Air Patrol Board of Governors on June 18, 2017 and assumed command on September 2, 2017. In August 2019, General Smith accepted the Board of Governors’ offer to extend his three-year term as CEO/National Commander by an additional year. General Smith retired as a Colonel from the Air Force in 2000 after 26 years of service, followed by many years as a leader in the business world and other non-profit organizations.

    General Smith holds a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a Master of Aviation in Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and a Doctor of Education in Ethical Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University. A resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico, General Smith is widowed, has two adult children and two granddaughters.
  • 14th Annual PNW AIAA Technical Symposium | Virtual

    We invite you to attend our 14th annual Technical Symposium!

    PNW AIAA Technical Symposium 2020
    This is your chance to hear research, presentations, and discussions revolving around the ever changing aerospace industry. 

    What: ​14th Annual PNW AIAA Technical Symposium
    Where: Virtual
    When: Saturday November 7, 2020 8:00AM-4:00PM (PST)
    Cost: $25 if registered by Nov 5, $30 after Nov 5
    Who can attend: Everyone

    This year’s theme:
    Adapting the Aerospace and Aviation Industry And Leveraging 100 Years of History

    Presentations will go about discussing topics such as how the aerospace industry is adapting to the current environment, continuing to leverage past knowledge, and making breakthroughs in new technology.

    This event is virtual and contains keynote speakers, a panel, multiple technical presentations, and even a track of presentations geared towards young professionals and students! All are welcome to join, from students learning about the never ending knowledge within aerospace to astute professionals who are looking to gain perspectives on the industry from other industry leaders.

    Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you on Saturday!

  • Update to Engage Terms & Conditions

    The AIAA Engage Terms & Conditions that everyone is required to review and accept before participating in this community have been updated. Within the next 48 hours (or whenever you next Sign In), you will be prompted to review and re-accept. You can also view them by clicking on the Terms and Conditions link at the top of the site.

    The Highlights:
    • Added links to the AIAA Code of Ethics and Anti-Harassment Policy
    • Added reminder to U.S. nationals regarding International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

    If you have any questions, please contact us here. Thank you!