Here is a listing of the major events being sponsored in and around Washington D.C. Add your own events!
Monday, Sept. 14• Air Force Association Air & Space Conference http://www.afa.org/airspaceconf/Home
Tuesday, Sept. 15• Senate Aerospace Caucus For additional information and RSVP, AIAhillevent@aia-aerospace.org • Equip 2020 Meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 16• Skilled Workforce Roundtable • House Aerospace Caucus
Thursday, Sept. 17• Wings of Liberty Award Luncheon • AIA Executive Committee Meeting • DII Board Meeting
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Author: Edward Goldstein — Our AIA staff comes to the association from a variety of backgrounds. Five of us are fortunate enough to have ties to the space program. Frank Slazer, our Vice President for Space Systems has worked as an engineer and business development lead on various space activities, including the International Space Station, >> Read MoreMore details
Author: Daniel “Dan” Stohr — One key role AIA plays is as an aggregator — bringing together stakeholders to discuss topics of importance to the aerospace and defense industry. Last week was a busy one for AIA in that role — we hosted meetings and participated on a panel that demonstrated AIA’s value contributing to >> Read MoreMore details
Author: Daniel “Dan” Stohr — Passage this week of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) by Congress is a major step forward for U.S. manufacturers. AIA applauds the members of Congress who shepherded the bill through to passage and thanks them for their leadership. TPA establishes concrete rules for international trade discussions with our economic partners throughout >> Read MoreMore details
Author: Ashley Gudzak — The RCS Engineers from Russellville, Alabama, had a great first day at the Paris Air Show. Thursday was day one of the International Rocketry Competition, kicking off the two-day event with the presentation portion of the contest. All three student rocketry teams – from the United States, the U.K. and France >> Read MoreMore details
Author: Keith Mordoff — The Paris Air Show may be many things, but at the end of the day it’s about business. The business of international sales; cooperation and partnering; forging relationships and sharing ideas. AIA’s new executive leadership team understands this objective and has been doing just that at this year’s Paris Air Show. >> Read MoreMore details