13–17 June 2016
Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C.

Technical Program

The consolidation of 12 individual technical conferences ensures that the scope and content of AIAA AVIATION 2016 complies with travel and mission critical policy requirements for government agencies. Nowhere else will you find the breadth and depth of aviation and aerodynamic research, analysis, and foresight at a single location.

The technical program contains more than 1,500 technical papers from about 600 government, academic, and private institutions in 34 countries reporting on the latest in aviation and aerodynamic research, and offering scores of opportunities for collaboration and discussion on high-impact topics.

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By Conference*

Conference Name Count
16th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference 252
17th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference 108
32nd AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference 84
34th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference 199
46th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference 347
46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference 137
47th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference 42
8th AIAA Atmospheric and Space Environments Conference 106
8th AIAA Flow Control Conference 91
AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference 62
AIAA Flight Testing Conference 21
AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference 99
Grand Total 1548


Topic Number of Presentations
Aerodynamic Measurement Technology 55
Applied Aerodynamics 212
ATIO - Air Traffic Systems, Aircraft Operations, and Airspace Integration 134
ATIO - Aircraft Design and Integration 54
Atmospheric and Space Environments 100
Atmospheric Flight Mechanics 62
Flight Testing 13
Flight Testing / Ground Testing 7
Flow Control 80
Fluid Dynamics 351
Ground Testing 29
ITAR Papers 47
Modeling and Simulation Technologies 99
Multidisciplinary Design Optimization 108
Plasmadynamics and Lasers 42
Thermophysics 90
Transformational Flight Testing 65
Grand Total 1548

Geographic Breakdown*

Country Count
Algeria 1
Argentina 2
Australia 12
Austria 1
Belgium 3
Brazil 32
Canada 43
China 130
Denmark 1
France 40
Germany 84
India 21
Israel 3
Italy 6
Japan 36
Korea (the Republic of) 10
Malaysia 1
Malta 1
Netherlands 22
New Zealand 3
Poland 6
Portugal 7
Romania 1
Russian Federation 8
Saudi Arabia 2
Singapore 6
South Africa 1
Spain 13
Sweden 7
Switzerland 7
Turkey 20
United Arab Emirates 5
United Kingdom 63
United States 949
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of 1
Grand Total


*Note: Data reflects submissions as of February 2016 and does not reflect withdrawn papers that may occur between that time and presentation at AIAA AVIATION 2016.

Dates to Remember

  • Cancellation Deadline: 30 May 2016

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